2PM’s Taecyeon Says He’s Not Jealous of Nichkhun and Tiffany’s Relationship

On the August 30 broadcast of KBS 2TV’s “Entertainment Weekly,” 2PM’s Taecyeon sat down for an interview at the set of his photo shoot for an outdoor clothing brand. During the interview, the reporter asked the 2PM member about his acting in romance genre productions. In response, Taecyeon shared, “I should be experiencing it in real life, but it’s not happening,” sharing his bittersweet feelings....

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Soompi K-Pop Idol Rap Battle: Quarterfinals

And now it’s time for Round 3 of the Soompi K-Pop Idol Rap Battle! We’re now down to a quarter of our original contestants, and there have been some unexpected casualties along the way. Round 2 was pretty tough. There weren’t any rappers that were outright crushed; a lot of battles were, in fact, very, very close. The biggest gap in votes was seen between BIGBANG‘s T.O.P an...

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Soompi K-Pop Idol Rap Battle: Round 2

Welcome to Round 2 of the Soompi K-Pop Idol Rap Battle! The first round was a motley assortment of battles, some of them being complete runaway matches (T.O.P vs. HyunA, G-Dragon vs. Jung Hana), with no question as to the clear winner, and others with less of a split (CL vs. Rap Monster, Bang Yong Guk vs. Ilhoon). Still, some of the matches were neck and neck all the way (Jackson vs. Yong Junhyung...

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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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2PM’s Taecyeon Shows His Support for Fellow JYP Family Member Ye Eun

Taecyeon of 2PM showed his support for Ye Eun—a member of Wonder Girls—who has made a solo comeback as HA:TFELT. On July 31, Taecyeon complimented her new album on his Twitter, “The album quality is so high~ They are songs that try to show her own unique color rather than just appeal to the public. But do you know the feeling of having to keep listening to it because the quality is so high? P.S. T...

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2PM’s Taecyeon Dishes on His Dating Style and Ideal Type for InStyle

2PM member Taecyeon displayed his refreshing yet boyish charms in a recent pictorial for star and fashion magazine InStyle. It has been reported that Taecyeon entertained the female staff members on the set of the photo shoot with a variety of facial expressions full of aegyo. During an interview following the shoot, the 2PM member was asked about his dating style, to which he responded, “I think ...

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Soompi Ideal Type World Cup: Semifinals

Welcome back! The time is drawing near… we are now down to four guys and four girls! Who are the celebrities that you’ve picked as your ideal types so far? With the exception of the 2PM Nichkhun vs. EXO Luhan match, which ended with just a 9% difference in favor of Luhan, most of the matches in the quarterfinals round were more or less runaways. The results probably won’t surpris...

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Soompi Ideal Type World Cup: Quarter Finals

Congratulations for surviving round two – the Soompi Ideal Type World Cup: Round of 16! Congrats to the celebs and the fans, too, who had to make some difficult decisions! Half of the contestants have been knocked out, and we are down to 8 girls and 8 guys! Check out the Round of 16 here for more details on who knocked who out and by how much: Soompi Ideal Type World Cup: Round of 16 As was ...

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