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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

EDITORIAL: BoA's 10 Year Anniversary in Jap...

When people refer to BoA, the following words come to mind: legendary, inspirational, talented, chameleon, phenomenal, queen, and the list could easily go on. BoA is a “backronym” for “Beat of Angel”, but others like to think the name stands for “Best ...read more

Submitted: May 30 2011 02:55 PM by DareDB

EDITORIAL: A little bit of K-rock

When you mention Korean music to someone, they most likely come up with names as TVXQ, SNSD, Super Junior, Big Bang, and other big stars. When you mention Korean Rock, they'll give you FTIsland, CNBlue, and most likely Seo Taiji. But do they know of ro...read more

Submitted: May 27 2011 09:17 PM by Kaye


In this week's SPOTLIGHT, we're going to talk a bit about a Korean group that debuted over a year and a half ago, yet never released more than one single in their home country. SHU-I consists of 5 guys whose ages vary from 20 to 23. Their band name SHU...read more

Submitted: May 21 2011 12:58 AM by Kaye

EDITORIAL: Fanboy & Fangirl Pick Best Kpop ...

Fanboy (DareDB):

With so many artists tackling the Japanese market this year, other artists have tried or plan to make the bold step by breaking into the seemingly impenetrable American music industry. American mainstream music currently c...read more

Submitted: May 18 2011 07:40 PM by MrCKDexter

SPOTLIGHT: DNT (Dragon N Tiger)

Koreaboo's Spotlight is back with another editorial about a lesser known artist that deserves a little more attention. This week's edition features Dragon N Tiger, or DNT for short.

DNT debuted in August 2008 with a fixed line-up of 4 memb...read more

Submitted: May 06 2011 06:50 PM by Kaye


To most people they’ll seem like a new band, but Smash (SM☆SH) debuted in South Korea about three years ago with the song "Emergency." Though they've not been around in the past years, these boys have kept training and putting out music, just not in Ko...read more

Submitted: Apr 23 2011 08:21 PM by Kaye

Fashion Friday: Male idols with the best sense ...

“Handsome and fashionable?”
Lately, an idol’s every move seems to be garnering an increasing amount of attention from fans. The actions of K-pop stars offstage, as well as their usual appearances on stage, have become the center of attention for ...read more

Submitted: Apr 16 2011 06:14 AM by Lucy

EDITORIAL: Fanboy & Fangirl review Big Bang...

Fangirl (MrCKDexter):

Big Bang's most recent music video is an ambitious endeavor, involving special cameras imported to Korea just for the MV, hundreds of thousands of dollars, and a stylized artistic appearance not often seen in K-pop. <...read more

Submitted: Apr 16 2011 04:18 AM by MrCKDexter

SPOTLIGHT: The Boss - The unnoticed talents

The Boss from left to right: Leader Mika, Hyunmin, Karam, Injun and maknae Jay.

In this week’s spotlight we’re going to put the attention on Dae Guk Nam Ah, or The Boss in English. These kids have been around for a little more than a year ...read more

Submitted: Apr 08 2011 06:00 PM by Kaye

EDITORIAL: Fanboy & Fangirl Talk About When...

Fangirl (MrCKDexter):

Today, Fanboy and I would like to discuss one of the great tragedies that has afflicted K-pop artists since the first K-pop note was sung: Bad Hair.

Yes, Bad Hair can happen to anybody. Even the most hand...read more

Submitted: Mar 27 2011 01:50 AM by MrCKDexter

SPOTLIGHT: Supernova fights to get what the Hal...

In this week's spotlight, and the first for Koreaboo, we're going to take a closer look at the Korean idol group Supernova and their struggle towards fame in both South Korea and Japan.

Supernova, or Choshinsung in Korean, debuted as a 6-m...read more

Submitted: Mar 25 2011 09:15 PM by Kaye

EDITORIAL: Which boy groups are coming next?

Lately there's been a lot of news about boy groups popping up from everywhere like the girl group craze we had last year. To make it easier for all of our readers, we've compiled a list of rumored and fixed debuts for the coming months.

Bl...read more

Submitted: Mar 24 2011 09:45 PM by Kaye

EDITORIAL: Fanboy & Fangirl discuss "pu...

Fanboy: (DareDB)

These days, with the music industry being highly saturated and competitive in all markets, artists are feeling the pressure to not only be recognized but also be remembered. Some people say that any kind of publicity inclu...read more

Submitted: Mar 23 2011 02:25 AM by MrCKDexter

EDITORIAL: Fanboy & Fangirl discuss funnies...

Fanboy: (DareDB)

When I first started listening to K-Pop, the first thing I noticed was the random sprinkling in of English. Personally, I like it. It gives me something to sing along to. It's easier than going out of my way to learn the K...read more

Submitted: Mar 20 2011 06:35 PM by DareDB

EDITORIAL: The Good, The Bad, and The Twitter

Have you heard of Twitter? Well, probably. It’s changing business, politics, and basically taking the world by storm, one tweet at a time. Even our favorite celebrities are in on the game and we, regular folks, are very much entertained by all the cut...read more

Submitted: Mar 19 2011 04:55 PM by StellarEffect

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