Hip-Hop Duo Leessang to Embark on First U.S. Tour

One of Korea’s most famous hip-hop duo, Leessang, will be embarking on their first U.S tour. Sponsored by AEG Live and Powerhouse, Leessang will perform in New York and Los Angeles on January 24 and 26 respectively. R&B and soul singer Jung In will join them. The duo consists of Gil and Gary who are well-known members of popular variety shows of ”Infinity Challenge” and ̶...

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U.S. Hip-hop Magazine XXL Rates 5 Hottest K-Pop Female Rappers

Earlier this week, U.S. hip-hop magazine XXL published an interesting article rating the top five hottest female rappers in K-Pop. “Hip-hop has always played a pivotal role in molding K-Pop. The Korean genre’s fashion style, choreography, and music all showcase heavy influence from rap and hip-hop that each idol group (a common trait in K-Pop, where collection of talents debut as a unit rather tha...

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Far East Movement Thanks Tasha and Tiger JK for Featuring in New Album

World-class hip-hop group Far East Movement’s fourth studio album, “Dirty Bass” was released on June 12. In the group’s latest album was a remix version of “Live My Life” which featured the Korean rappers and married couple Tiger JK and Yoon Mi Rae. The reaction of overseas fans to the song was even more amazing. Fans comments poured in praise for the song on iTunes saying, “Yoon Mi Rae’s rap was ...

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[Ceci] Beauty Brands Showing Favoritism? SHINee, IU, and Eugene Among This Year’s M...

Some of this year’s beauty brand-model pairings are perfect matches with the model and the brand’s image, while some are a bit more questionable.  There’s a back story for these castings, so we made sure to get the inside scoop.   The Body Shop Favor Musicians? Could the popularity of the show, “I Am a Singer,” be the reason for The Body Shop’s affinity for musicians?  Kim Yoon ...

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[Exclusive] Autographed CD Giveaway from "M! Countdown One Asia Tour: Hello Japan!"

Hey Soompiers, Mnet is presenting the M! Countdown One Asia Tour: Hello Japan concert at Saitama Super Arena near Tokyo! The line-up includes many of K-Pop's hottest sensations, including 4minute, MBLAQ, FT Island, miss A, U-KISS, Secret, SISTAR, Tiger JK, Yoon Mi Rae, Dynamic Duo, Choshinsung, John Park, A Pink, J Soul Brothers, E-Girls, and Busker Busker! The concert will be held on Wednesday, A...

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