Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon Becomes a “Successful Fan” of Kang Dong Won

On August 28, Taeyeon of Girls’ Generation uploaded a photo onto her personal Instagram with the caption, “Supporting the film ‘My Brilliant Life.’” The photo is of her and her long time ideal man, Kang Dong Won. In Korea, “successful fans” are fans that are able to meet up with the celebrity that they like. So Taeyeon finally became a “successful fan” of Kang Dong Won. The photo was taken while ...

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Soompi K-Pop Idol Rap Battle: Round 1

Hip-hop has played a major role in influencing the sound of K-Pop, ranging from artists who incorporate a slight hip-hop influence in certain songs (2NE1 or Girls’ Generation) to groups that have a much heavier emphasis on hip-hop (Block B or B.A.P). Even within each idol group, there’s almost always a rapper — with so many groups these days, that’s a lot of rappers. (We...

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I Heart It: K-Pop Instagrams (June 15 – 21)

Welcome back, Soompiers to another week full of adorable K-Pop Instagram posts to kickstart your weekend! Flip through the gallery to find out what your favorite K-Pop stars were up to this past week! 15& member Jimin adorably pokes GOT7‘s Yugyeom in the face! Jimin and GOT7‘s Jr. make adorable poses for the camera! Jimin, Baek Ayeon and GOT7′s Jackson take a group phot...

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New “Jessica & Krystal” Preview Released, Girls’ Generation and Super Junior Members ...

A new teaser video of the appearance of Girls’ Generation Tiffany and Hyoyeon, as well as members of Super Junior, has been revealed for an upcoming episode of “Jessica & Krystal,” raising anticipation from viewers. On June 9, OnStyle’s official Facebook page posted, “’Jessica & Krystal’ Ep.2 Never before seen, only revealed on OnStyle, ‘Big Release of Jung Sisters’ Everyday Life’ #jessica...

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I Heart It: K-Pop Instagrams (June 1 – 7)

Welcome back, Soompiers, to another round of Instagram posts from your favorite K-Pop celebrities! Flip through the gallery to catch up on this week’s latest events! 15& member Jimin reunites with fellow “K-Pop Star” contestant Baek Ayeon for a small collaboration! 2AM member Changmin thanks fans for the wine! 2AM member Seulong with BoA at a Hermes show! 2NE1 member C...

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I Heart It: K-Pop Instagrams (May 11 – 17)

Happy Friday, Soompiers! Check out the latest Instagram posts from your favorite K-Pop stars! Flip through the gallery to see who recently landed a radio DJ gig, started reviewing the script for “Priscilla,” celebrated their birthday this past week with a cake from Lee Da Hae, held a Live Twitter Q&A session and more! 2AM member Jo Kwon clutches his “Priscilla” musica...

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I Heart It: K-Pop Instagrams (Apr. 13 – Apr. 19)

 Welcome back Soompiers to another week of snapshots from your favorite stars! Can you guess whose outfit was inspired by T.O.P’s “Doomdada” music video concept? Which celebrity went to Santa Monica? Thanked fans for treating staff with snacks? Took a photo with Michael Jackson‘s Hollywood star?  Flip through the gallery to find out! 2NE1 member Dara‘s look is inspi...

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