Shin Hye Sung Wraps Up a Successful Japanese Tour

Shin Hye Sung finished the exclusive Japanese concert that was going on in Tokyo and Osaka for 4 days. He showed that K-Pop still has a strong presence in Japan. On January 9-10 the concerts were held at Osaka’s “Zepp Namba Osaka.” On January 12-13 they were held at the Tokyo “Tokyo Dome City Hall.” Around 7,000 fans attended the concerts. For the concerts, Shin Hye Sung sang the songs from his sp...

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How Well Do You Know Your Old School K-Pop?

K-Pop sure has history. Here is a list of some of the finest old school K-Pop. I’m sure Soompi would enjoy this and so should you! So in no particular order, here’s some old school K-Pop songs that are classics! 1. Hyun Jin Young - You, in My Foggy Memory   2. Seo Taiji - I Know 3. Deuce - Look Back at Me 4. Sechs Kies – Chivalry 5. H.O.T – Candy 6. S.E.S. ...

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Which K-Pop Star Shares Your January Birthday?

If you were born in January, you might share your birthday with JYJ’s Jaejoong, Super Junior’s Kangin, JJ Projet’s JB, or EXO-K’s Kai!  From AOA’s Seolhyun to Park Jin Young, we’re sending our birthday wishes to more than 20 K-Pop stars! In this article, we’ve put together some of the hottest K-Pop stars that share their birthdays in January! Just like last month, January is shaping up to be a goo...

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Shinhwa’s Physiognomy to Reveal Members’ Futures

On JTBC’s “Shinhwa Broadcast –Secret Lessons” that will air on December 30, the physiognomy expert Professor Jo Gyu Moon will be giving a lecture. As a special episode, this lecture will mainly involve the physiognomy of the members of the group Shinhwa. Based on this science, Shinhwa’s future will also be revealed in this episode. Physiognomy is the reading of facial and bodily features of a pers...

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Shinhwa to Comeback in March 2013

The male group Shinhwa will be making a comeback next March. Shinhwa Company stated, “March 2013 will mark the 15th anniversary since Shinhwa’s debut.” In March 2012, the group returned in time for their 14th year debut. Coming together after four years releasing their 10th album entitled “Venus,” they took first place without wavering in strength. Following their Asia tour, Shinhwa will be celebr...

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2012 Report Card: Idol Actors in Movies

There was a time when it was a big deal when a singer also became a film actor. Now in 2012, there is a term called “Acting-dol” (short for an idol who also acts). Already, there are quite a few idol singers who are breaking into the film industry, and we can expect more idols to do so in the future. Some of the idols that made a breakthrough in acting this year were miss A’s Suzy in “Introduction...

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Which Celebrity Do You Think Has the Best Handwriting?

Idols have been showing off their charm in the most dynamic areas whether it be singing, dancing, acting, even in variety shows and the arts. Wonder what their handwriting would be like? It appears many idol members are posting their handwritten letters through online communities and SNS sites.  They have been drawing quite a lot of attention, especially in this day and age of advancing technology...

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Harsh Realities of Show Biz Part 2: Surviving After Girl Groups’ Expiration Dates

Read part 1: Harsh Realities of Show Biz : What’s the Chance of Becoming a Top Star? ◈ Girl group members becoming actors: “I’m an actor now, but was originally a singer.”Just 15 years ago, idol groups like H.O.T, Sechs Kies, S.E.S, Fin.K.L, Shinhwa and g.o.d aka “the idol renaissance” were at the peak of their careers and enjoyed great popularity. But after some time (usually around 5 years), te...

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What Is The Alcohol Tolerance of Shinhwa Members?

On the December 9 episode of “Shinhwa Broadcast,” the members of Shinhwa learned about how to be popular at the New Years parties. During that, they each bragged about their alcohol tolerance. First, there was Junjin who could drink a whopping fifteen bottles of soju, not including shots of beers as chasers. When he is drunk he prevents people from leaving, repeats things that he has already said,...

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