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Bobby Kim

Prosecution Calls For Bobby Kim To Serve A Year In Prison For Assaulting Stewardess: Singer Blames It On 6 Glasses Of Wine

Scandals 06.04.15 | 03:27PM EDT

If South Korean prosecutors have their way, Bobby Kim will received a yearlong prison sentence, two years of probation and a $4,500 fine, for a Jan. 7 incident on a Korean Air flight from Incheon to San Francisco.

Profile Of A K-Pop Fan: Rae Biller of Michigan Gets Inspiration From Block B and Henry Lau

Profile Of A K-Pop Fan: 14-Year-Old Rae Biller Of Michigan On Why She Is Inspired By Block B

Hot Issues 07.01.15 | 08:29PM EDT

14-year-old K-popper Rae Biller of Grand Rapids, Michigan talks about how she got into Hallyu, what she thinks makes it different from mainstream American music and why Block B is the best.

Mamamoo

Mamamoo, The KpopStarz Interview: The Soul-Stirring K-Pop Quartet On Their Unique Sound And Vision [EXCLUSIVE]

Buzz 06.02.15 | 06:07PM EDT

In their first ever exclusive interview with KpopStarz US t K-pop R&B girl group Mamamoo. discussed their early days, their collaborations with Bumkey and K.Will and their innovative music videos.

Nichkhun & Tiffany

2PM's Nichkhun And Girls' Generation Singer Tiffany No Longer Dating According To Label Reps

Hot Issues 05.28.15 | 10:32PM EDT

It looks like the end of the road for K-pop power couple Nichkhun of the boy band 2PM and Girls' Generation vocalist Tiffany.

BIG BANG - BAE BAE finale

K-Pop Double Take: How Big Bang Brought The Fire On Last Month's Comeback Single 'Bae Bae' [VIDEO]

Reviews 06.12.15 | 03:40PM EDT

With this flurry of new Big Bang material, it is easy to take for granted what a phenomenal song "Bae Bae," released on May 1 as part of the first installment of the "MADE" series of singles, really is.

Former K-pop star Yoo Seungjun (also known as Steve Yoo) once again broke down in tears, in a second Q&A aired Tuesday morning by the website AfreecaTV.

Off-Camera Profanity Undermines Yoo 'Steve' Seungjun's 2nd Plea To Regain His South Korean Citizenship After Dodging Military Service

Scandals 05.27.15 | 10:53PM EDT

The end of Yoo 'Steve' Seungjun's 2nd interview on why he dodged mandatory military service in South Korea featured what some news outlets have speculated is the pop star-turned actor cursing.

MC Sniper Releases His New Album 'B-Kite 1'

K-Pop Double Take: MC Sniper And Song Rapper Find Sonic Equilibrium On 'Do Or Die' [AUDIO]

Buzz 06.05.15 | 05:14PM EDT

MC Sniper and Song Rapper's "Do Or Die," released on May 14, is a hard hitting piece of Southern rap-influenced beats and rhymes that is, at once, both rugged and smooth.

shirosky

Review: South Korea's Premier Female Hip-Hop Producer Shirosky Takes Her Sound To The Next Level On 'Last Flight' [AUDIO]

Reviews 05.29.15 | 08:25PM EDT

On "Last Flight," released on April 25, Shirosky reveals a fresh, intricately layered beat that that demonstrates her growth as an artist.

Big Bang on

Taeyang And G-Dragon Of Big Bang Recall The Time Starvation Drove Them To Break Into Their Manager's Room In Search Of Food

Issues 05.22.15 | 10:46PM EDT

Apparently, the members of Big Bang were once pretty hungry for success.

The music-first auteur known as Kirara.

K-Pop Beyond The Charts: Electronic Artist Kirara Leads With The Music On The Innovative 'ct14091' [AUDIO]

Hidden Treasures 06.05.15 | 04:06PM EDT

Released on Feb. 17 by Seoul-based electro artist Kirara, "ct14091" reveals an artist who places musical integrity above all else.

HIstory

K-Pop Beyond The Charts: Vibe To The Irresistible Groove Of History's 'Mind Game' From Their New EP 'Beyond The History' [AUDIO]

New Release 05.22.15 | 01:51AM EDT

Though they are barely two years old as a group, the five-member boy band History has already shown a profound ability to create music that makes you want to move; their new song "Mind Game" clinches it.

album cover for San E's

K-Pop Double Take: San E Turns A Hypnotic Groove Into A Hip-Hop Anthem On 'I Deserve It' Featuring illinit, i11evn, Jessi Of Lucky J [AUDIO]

New Release 05.19.15 | 07:55PM EDT

With San E, Lucky J, illinit and i11evn each bringing their A game, "I Deserve It" is easily the standout track on San E's "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" album, released on April 23.

a still from SISTAR's

K-Pop Throwback: SISTAR Mix The Sounds Of Amadou & Mariam, The Bee Gees And Bollywood On Their 2012 Hit 'Alone' [VIDEO]

Old K-Pop 05.18.15 | 08:54PM EDT

SISTAR's 2012 hit "Alone" still sounds as fresh as the day it was released, another master class from producer Brave Brothers on how to use familiar sounds to create something strikingly new.

the album cover for the new Kim Ban Yang single

Review: Windy City Frontman Kim Ban Jang Brings Back The Best Of '90s Hip-Hop On 'No More Sad-Mistake' [AUDIO]

New Release 05.15.15 | 09:29PM EDT

On Windy City frontman Kim Ban Jang's new single "No More Sad-Mistake," released on Friday, the best minimalist production of the 1990s is sprinkled with distinctly Korean styles and sounds.

g-dragon

G-Dragon Explains The Meaning Behind Big Bang Single 'Loser': 'People Who Stand Under The Spotlight Are Just Human Beings'

Issues 05.15.15 | 05:38PM EDT

Though some fans may doubt it, Big Bang rapper G-Dragon wants you to know that he and the rest of his band are not supernatural beings, but actually just people.

the cover of DAB19's new EP

Review: South Korean Rap Artist DAB19 Blends Several Eras Of Dance Music On 'The Dream Is Not Different' [AUDIO]

New Release 05.14.15 | 06:38PM EDT

DAB19's "The Dream Is Not Different," would surely sound best with a burger in one hand and the cold beverage of your choice in the other.

the album cover for BoA's

Review: BoA's New Single 'Kiss My Lips' Recalls The Classic Sound Of Early Electro [VIDEO]

New Release 05.12.15 | 07:57PM EDT

The spirit of early electronic innovation is embodied in South Korean solo artist BoA's new single "Kiss My Lips," released on Tuesday.

Jay Park in the

Editor's Pick: Jay Park Forgoes Rapping For Dreamy West Coast-Style R&B Production On 'Sex Trip' [VIDEO]

New Release 05.07.15 | 09:31PM EDT

Jay Park threw the world a curveball on Thursday, with the release of his day dreamy new R&B ballad "Sex Trip."

The reclusive and sinister mastermind of Infinite Hatred.

Korean Rock Recall: Relive The All-Out Assault Of Infinite Hatred's 2004 Track 'Forest Of Black Shadows' [AUDIO]

Old K-Pop 05.15.15 | 11:58AM EDT

On the raging 2004 musical missive "Forest Of Black Shadows" Korean one-man black metal band Infinite Hatred seek to destroy all good will, but create some compelling music in the process.

the album cover for Jessi's

K-Pop Double Take: Lucky J's Jessi Smolders On The 1980s-Influenced Power Ballad 'I Want To Be Me' [VIDEO]

New Release 05.05.15 | 06:33PM EDT

"I Want To Be Me," released on April 25 by Jessi of the hip-hop trio Lucky, has an emotional effect that is so powerful it seems to almost be beyond the listener's power to resist.

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K-Pop Throwback: Remember When 4Minute's eSNa-Penned 2014 Album Track 'I'll Teach You' Made You Want To Dance All Day? [VIDEO]

Old K-Pop 05.04.15 | 07:27PM EDT

There is a fresh and arresting quality to 4Minute's 2014 track "I'll Teach You" from the album "4Minute World" that makes it a must to revisit even though it's been over a year since its release.

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