Tiger JK’s Father Passes Away Due to Cancer

It’s unfortunate to report that Tiger JK’s father recently passed away. Tiger JK updated his fans through a tweet. “My Father left. He said life is loving and thank you all.” His father Seo Byung Hoo, a pop columnist, passed away around 4pm on February 1 at the age of 72 in the city of Uijeongbu just north of Seoul. It’s been reported that cancer was the cause of his death. He graduated from Seoul...

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Must Watch Performances from the Year End Music Festivals

The year end music festivals for the big three broadcasting stations aired last week and brought us many amazing special stages from 2013′s top artists. The KBS Gayo Daejun aired on December 27, followed by SBS Gayo Daejun on December 29 and finally the MBC Gayo Daejun  on December 31. While SBS did seem to be the largest scale of the three, celebrities and fans complained about the poor cam...

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[Live Blog] 2013 SBS Gayo Daejun – Redefining The Meaning Of Extravagance

Welcome to Soompi’s live recap service! We’re trialling a new system to bring you better coverage of the end of year award ceremonies, so please bear with any hiccups tonight :) Let’s have some fun with this! If you would like to know more about the 2013 SBS Gayo Daejun, please read our live blog introduction page here. Follow the live recap up top, and join in on the live chat below! We welcome y...

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What to Expect at “2013 SBS Gayo Daejun” [D-1]

With slightly over a day left till “2013 SBS Gayo Daejun,” here’s a primer on what you can expect to see at tomorrow’s show. 2013 SBS Gayo Daejun Friendship Project: Music producer Kim Hyung Suk and writer Kim Yi Na, alongside 34 teams of artists, a total of 125 people, took part in a music project titled “You Are a Miracle.” The full song will be heard for the first time at the last stage of the ...

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Lee Hyori to Collaborate with Tiger JK and Yoon Mirae

Lee Hyori and Tiger JK has announced their collaboration performance for the upcoming MBC Gayo Daejun! On December 24, according to broadcasting sources, Lee Hyori, Tiger JK and Yoon Mi Rae will be putting on a ccollaborative performance on December 31 for the MBC Gayo Daejun. They will be performing a hip-hop version of one of Lee Hyori’s songs. Lee Hyori is also planning on working with 2N...

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[Event Recap] Kollaboration Star 2013 with Drunken Tiger

We’ve got this year’s coverage of Kollaboration Star 2013, featuring a special performance from K-Hip Hop legend, Drunken Tiger! Kollaboration, established in 2000, provides Asian-Americans all over the US and Canada the chance to have their voices heard on stage, where they go head to head with other talented performers in an effort to make it to Los Angeles’ Kollaboration Star. Following l...

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Kollaboration Star Aims to Save a Life, Announces Guest Judges, Pre-Show Festivities

Kollaboration Star 2013 marks the event’s return to the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, where Kollaboration first reached a record number of donor registrations for its community partner Asians in Miracle Marrow Matches (A3M).  In 2006, Kollaboration set an all time record by registering 140 bone marrow donors for A3M’s Be the Match registry, and now in 2013, it aims to beat this record during Kollabor...

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Tiger JK Displays His Affection for His Wife Yoon Mi Rae on “Top Gear Korea Season 5”

Tiger JK recently appeared as a guest in the “Star Lap Time” segment of XTM’s “Top Gear Korea Season 5” where celebrities put their driving skills to the test. “Star Lap Time” is a popular segment of the show where celebrities drive a Volkswagen Polo on a track, and their lap time gets recorded. Tiger JK, who is famous for his lack of direction and doesn’t usually drive, said, “Before I did ...

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