When the WNYC program Radiolab covered the Ailee nude photo scandal this week, any reference to Ailee's ex-boyfriend Daniel Lee, a suspected source, or his connection to allkpop, was conspicuously left out.
On Tuesday, surviving Ladies' Code members, Ashley, Sojung and Zuny, answered the question of whether the band would survive the tragic loss of two members resoundingly in the affirmative with "Galaxy."
The more intoxicating elements of a fling with a formerly plutonic friend are explored on "F.W.B (Friends With Benefits)," released on Friday by South Korean R&B vocalist ELO and featuring his AOMG labelmate Hoody.
"Always Awake" may have been billed as a "bonus track" on Beenzino's 2012 album "24:26," but it deserves its due as some of the most creative music to come out of South Korea's burgeoning hip-hop scene so far.
The 23-year-old EXO-band-member-turned-actor Do "D.O." Kyung Soo may have initially felt awkward onset during his time shooting "Unforgettable," but it seems to safe to assume that he made friends with the cast.
With production and hooky songwriting that walks the tightrope of being soothing while still exhilarating, "I Am You, You Are Me," released Jan. 25 by Block B's Zico, is one of the Hallyu highpoints of 2016, so far.
Retaining the ability to take your music in whatever direction you want it to go isn't easy, whether you're a so-called pop "idol" or any artist, according to Nam Taehyun of the K-pop boy band WINNER.
The bulk of the material on "Zissou," released Feb. 2 by Hwaji, could be considered experimental, but when he strips down his sound on the track "Gypsy Girl" that the Korean rapper is at his best.
South Korean R&B artist-producer zzapa's latest single "Gotta Get Along Well," released on Thursday, has all of the consistency and creativity that has made him a difficult artist to match.
For WINNER fans loving the five-member K-pop boy band's new EP, "EXIT: E," released on Monday, the group has a message for you--it's only the beginning.
Donutman doen't rely on contrived concepts or empty bombast on the mic for his single "Good," released on Tuesday, instead creating a highly musical backdrop for his skilled rapping with a somber classical piano loop.
"If I'm being completely honest, when I saw the script and even right before we went into shooting, I thought it was a little weird," EXO singer D.O.'s 'Unforgettable' co-star Kim So Hyun said of the "umbrella kissing scene."
On "backindadayz," Bumkey combines "Great Gatsby"-era swing and the seminal '80s rap sound from the days when acts like Run-D.M.C., Public Enemy Eric B. & Rakim turned the turntable into an instrument.
"Sting," the inventive new six-song extended play album released on Jan. 18 by the K-pop girl group Stellar is a celebration of K-pop's willingness to experiement with an endless variety of musical genres.
Though much of Teen Top's recent material, including the EP "Red Point" released on Jan. 18, shows a more introspective side of the group, "Warning Sign" is as fired up as anything in their recorded output so far.
"Me," the new single released Thursday by South Korean singer-rapper Loptimist and featuring Ji Jong Hwan and Kim could almost pass for a conversation between two robots if it weren't for the raw rapping on the track.
Another awards show, another chance for a Big Bang member to strike fear in the hearts of the K-pop boy band's longtime fans. This time it was T.O.P at Wednesday's Golden Disk Awards in Seoul, South Korea.
Is a South Korean performer getting married or dating someone actually a scandal? The question was among several thought-provoking issues raised in a discussion within the largest K-pop fan group on Reddit on Friday.
Laboum's single "Aalow Aalow," released on Dec. 6, is a clear riff on Cyndi Lauper's 1983 hit "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" with a bit of the sounf K-pop icons like Girls' Generation and SISTAR for good measure.