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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: Korean beauty trends: BB Cream, Circ...

I used to be grossly offended every single time a person would say or insinuate that “all Asians look alike.” I’d be thinking, “Have you SEEN Asians before? There is no way we all look alike!” And then I’d storm off, mad at the world for being so ignor...read more

Submitted: Mar 09 2011 03:05 AM by StellarEffect

EDITORIAL: Is 2011 the year Jay Park will take ...

Jay Park has been the focus of, arguably, the biggest story in K-pop this year. He was at the height of success in late 2009, being the leader of one of the hottest boy-bands at the time, 2PM. With the success of their song, "Again and Again", it looke...read more

Submitted: Dec 24 2010 09:53 PM by Flowsion

EDITORIAL: The "shock factor" of young ...

For a while now, I've been exasperated by how the average age of K-pop idol group members keeps declining. They just keep getting younger and younger. I should make a distinction though: There are young idol groups and then there are alarmingly young i...read more

Submitted: Dec 22 2010 12:05 AM by StellarEffect

EDITORIAL: The success and failures of Korean a...

The fact that K-pop has found immense popularity all across the sphere of Asia is pretty impressive. It’s like Asia has been introduced to this new drug that they just can’t seem to stop taking. But, this makes K-pop’s lack of success on American soil...read more

Submitted: Dec 04 2010 06:45 PM by StellarEffect

EDITORIAL: Where is CSJH The Grace now?

Old school K-pop fans will whimsically talk of the days when music was hyped by talent. Today, there is no denying that K-pop doesn’t exude the creative and artistic expression it used to. Of course this isn’t entirely the fault of JYP, SM, YG, or any ...read more

Submitted: Nov 21 2010 02:35 AM by StellarEffect

EDITORIAL: Thoughts behind the extortion and ra...

UPDATE: Agency clears 'rape-dol' rumours as accuser admits lie.

Kang Ho of Co-ed is in deep waters right now. The gravity of a rape claim isn’t exactly a light issue, but the situation has turned even more suspicious after a second allegat...read more

Submitted: Nov 06 2010 10:00 AM by StellarEffect

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