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Koreaboo Staff Music Picks: Song of the Year 20...

2013 was filled with an abundance of debuts, comebacks, concerts, and relationships, as well as some unfavorable news. However, without a doubt, there were thousands of Korean songs released this year!

Unfortunately, it is almost impossibl... Continue reading

[Updated] SMROOKIES: SM Entertainment's pre...

SM Entertainment has been releasing video and photo teasers for its new pre-debut team, SMROOKIES.

So far, fans have been introduced to Jeno (13), Seulgi (19), Jaehyun (16), Irene (22), Lami (10), and Taeyong (18). The videos show us a gl... Continue reading

Koreaboo Staff Music Picks: First Half of 2013...

The first half of 2013 was a busy time for K-Pop. The industry saw many comebacks from popular artists, as well as the debuts of many new artists. While not a complete recap of the first half of the year, check out some of the highlights from the music...read more

Submitted: Jul 06 2013 06:48 PM by Eggyone

EDITORIAL: Discovering K-rock #7

Korean rock bands might not be that well-known compared to k-pop groups but that doesn't mean they're less involved in the music scene. Korean rock artists are more apparent in the mainstream than people notice with artists such as The Koxx writing son...read more

Submitted: Oct 27 2012 11:40 PM by Kaye

SPOTLIGHT: Able (Eunsujung)

After taking a break for a couple months, I'm back with the SPOTLIGHT series. As a reminder, the SPOTLIGHT articles talk about the lesser known groups who have been around for a while, and who also have an interesting history. Passing along before have...read more

Submitted: Sep 21 2012 06:20 PM by Kaye

Suddenly Sundays #4: "Beginner's Luck...

Suddenly Sundays is back with a quick trip back to an upbeat release from the summer. The drag of the year has begun as we've hit the final quarter of 2012. What better way to combat it than with some nice jams?

The race to beat the clock ...read more

Submitted: Sep 17 2012 12:46 AM by slidesandswings

Rookie Watch: EvoL is a bit different

Welcome to the first edition of Rookie Watch! If you've ever felt overwhelmed by the onslaught of K-Pop rookie groups this year, this column is the place for you. There have been so many debuts this year, and sometimes, it's hard to keep track of all o...read more

Submitted: Aug 30 2012 11:55 PM by Miranda

[Editorial] YouTube explodes with "Gangnam ...

PSY's "Gangnam Style" has proven to be a huge viral hit both domestically and internationally. The YG artist has been actively promoting Gangnam Style on a large scale, even bringing the "horse-riding dance" to the Dodgers baseball stadium. Mnet and Ko...read more

Submitted: Aug 21 2012 07:05 AM by Miranda

[FULL STORY] Hwayoung's departure from T-ar...

Core Contents Media's (hereby referred to as CCM) CEO announced shocking news through a press release regarding their popular girl group T-ara a few days ago. CEO Kim Kwangsoo shocked many T-ara fans after stating that he had terminated T-ara member Hw...read more

Submitted: Aug 04 2012 07:16 AM by Koreaboo

KPOP 101: Meet the members of B.A.P and their M...

It has been over half a year since Koreaboo’s last “KPOP 101” editorial, which last featured idol female group Secret. But fear not, the 3rd edition of KPOP 101 has returned with “Rice,” as I like to affectionately call them, or “Warrior” B.A.P as the ...read more

Submitted: Jul 29 2012 11:28 PM by Uni

EDITORIAL/RECAP: MBC holds successful Korean Cu...

In celebration of the 2012 London Olympics and Korean Culture, MBC held a successful festival titled "Korean Cultural Festival in London 2012."

On June 23rd, a number of fans attended the event which showcased traditional Korean dances, c...read more

Submitted: Jun 24 2012 06:35 PM by ohgelie

Infinite succesfully completes 5 showcases for ...

With the release of their 3rd mini album "INFINITIZE", Infinite started of their new round of promotions on a high level. Together with the mini album release, the group was noted to have had five different showcases throughout the whole country on May...read more

Submitted: May 15 2012 01:45 PM by Kaye

EDITORIAL: More K-rock with No Brain, My Aunt M...

Another month means time for another editorial with some of Korea's finest rock bands. Loads of the popular and less popular ones like Moon Heejun's solo career, Kim Sarang, Pia, Bye Bye Sea, Ninesin, Hlin, Monni, and many more have already been mentio...read more

Submitted: Feb 02 2012 01:45 AM by Kaye

EDITORIAL: 2011 in Kpop debuts

With new groups and solo artists rising up from everywhere during the past year, I didn't think it would be shocking to reveal that I counted a little over 130 different debuts this year, including new groups, solo artists, solo debuts from group membe...read more

Submitted: Jan 06 2012 12:45 AM by Kaye

EDITORIAL: More K-rock with Guckkasten, 4Hz, Ne...

It's the end of the year and many lists of the year's past releases are being posted everywhere. In the past months, Koreaboo has been providing its readers with a look at the Korean rock scene by giving them five recommendations each time and this mon...read more

Submitted: Dec 27 2011 12:45 PM by Kaye

KPOP 101: Meet the members of Secret

In the beginning of October, Koreaboo introduced the first edition to KPOP 101 with U-Kiss as the first group to be featured. Through KPOP 101, Koreaboo hopes for new fans to learn more about the group members individually.

As the Hallyu...read more

Submitted: Dec 23 2011 07:26 AM by Uni

[EDITORIAL/RECAP] Jungle Entertainment's ...

When announced back in November, the news that Jungle Entertainment, home to renowned rapper/founder Tiger JK (of Drunken Tiger) and more, swept through LA steadily, resulting in a capacity-crowd at the famed Wiltern Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles. read more

Submitted: Dec 13 2011 11:40 PM by Nero


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