SHINee’s Taemin, EXO’s Kai, Sehun, and SISTAR’s Soyu Join H.S.g.R on “Running Man”

Fans of SBS reality show “Running Man” will be in for a treat on Sunday, August 17, according to the program’s producers, with a whole host of K-pop stars set to appear on the show. Names already confirmed are SHINee member Taemin, Kai and Sehun of EXO, the members of H.S.g.R and SISTAR’s Soyu. H.S.g.R is a supergroup project that comprises of so-called “first generation” idol stars Moon Hee Jun o...

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I Heart It: K-Pop Instagrams (July 20 – 26)

….and we’re back! Hello Soompiers! Did you miss I Heart It: K-Pop Instagrams? We’re back to giving you another run through of the adorable Instagram posts made by your beloved K-pop artists throughout the week! Are you ready? Flip through the gallery to find out what your favorite K-Pop stars were up to this past week! 15&‘s Jimin raises the bar for selcas with her tw...

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15 Crazy K-Pop Hairstyles

K-Pop is known for some of the most extreme, avant-garde fashion in today’s pop culture. The cutting edge (and sometimes outrageous!) hairstyles are no exception. With colors ranging from one end of the rainbow to the other and cuts that go from cute to crazy, K-Pop artists definitely show us the fun and funky side of fashion. For those of you feeling adventurous with your hair this summer, here a...

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SHINee’s Taemin to Make Solo Debut Possibly in August

SHINee‘s youngest member Taemin is currently preparing for a solo debut. According to several sources on July 25, Taemin is currently in the final stages of his solo album preparations. Although the official debut date has not be finalized, it is expected that Taemin will make his solo debut mid-August. According to the sources, Taemin went to Los Angeles to meet with a choreographer, among ...

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The Growth and Decline of K-Pop Fan Cafes

Before Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and even Instagram accounts were a necessity for K-Pop groups, there were and still are fan cafes.  Fan cafes are online communities where fans not only share photos and have discussion, but also become a united voice and identity in representing the fandom. You couldn’t be considered a true fan unless you were a member in an official fan cafe. Even celebri...

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SHINee’s Key, BEAST’s Yoseob, AOA’s Choa, and More Set to Star in “Zorro: The Musical”

M Musical, the company behind forthcoming performance “Zorro: The Musical,” has confirmed the lead actors of SHINee’s Key, BEAST’s Yoseob, solo star Wheesung, AOA member Choa, and musical actor Kim Woo Hyung for the musical. Promotional posters of the stars have also been released to the media. Key has already had experience in musicals, and recently performed in “The Three Musketeers” and “Bonnie...

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9 K-Pop Idols with All the Sass

Sass. It’s like hair on your toes. You’re either born with it, or you’re not. These idols were definitely born with it. Check out the list for 2AM’s Jo Kwon, SHINee’s Key, Brian, and many others (in no particular order)! jun2yng is a Soompi editorial intern who adores the sass. 1. CL (2NE1) If you have a song called “Baddest Female,” you’re going to ...

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“Running Man” to Compete with Idol Teams

The main cast of “Running Man” will intensify their colors, fashion, and even means of transportation as they go head to head with a team of idols for the next episode of “Running Man.”  On the upcoming June 22 episode of “Running Man,” the rival idol team will be made up of SHINee‘s Minho, Infinite‘s Sunggyu and Hoya, 2PM‘s Chansung, CNBLUE...

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