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Oh. No. They. Di’n’t.
by | July 13, 2008 | 71 Comments
Because it wasn’t enough to trot out fifteen-year-olds who can’t sing as sexually suggestive coquettes, now a nine-member “kiddie group” called Sweety is making its debut, with members ranging in age from 13 down to its 6-year-old “mascot.” (Btw, that’s eight girls, one boy. He be da pimp.) They’re being touted as a group with... More »

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Kim Jang Hoon collapses in concert
by | June 28, 2008 | 21 Comments
This should be subtitled, “Korea: The Land of Overworked Pop Stars.” Kind of a frightening sight, isn’t it? Singer Kim Jang Hoon collapsed in concert on June 28 and was sent to the emergency room while performing as part of the “West Coast Festival” concert being held for the benefit of revitalizing the local economy... More »

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Profile/Giveaway #2: YI SUNG YOL
by | June 20, 2008 | 151 Comments
First, I’d like to say that I know having lots of ads can be distracting on blogs. I’ve deliberated a lot on which ad blocks to use or not, and I’m never perfectly satisfied. But the ads are also why I’m able to give away free stuff like this, so there’s that silver lining. Since... More »

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Welcome to the Jaurim family
by | June 19, 2008 | 11 Comments
Isn’t this adorable? Rocker, songwriter and Jaurim frontwoman Kim Yoon-ah poses with husband Kim Hyung-kyu and their eight-month-old baby son for July’s issue of Marie Claire. The article notes how Kim Yoon-ah displayed a different side at the photo shoot, ditching her glamorous onstage image to spend some simple, quality bonding time with her son.... More »

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Just why is Mighty Mouth such a star magnet?
by | June 16, 2008 | 16 Comments
Here’s what I wanna know: Which industry bigwig is brand-new rap duo Mighty Mouth servicing sexually? Or bribing? Or blackmailing? First, Yoon Eun Hye lent her vocals to their debut single, “I Love You,” and her high-profile collaboration helped the track shoot to the top of music charts with stunning speed. The song was then... More »

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Jun Jin’s video too hot for network TV
by | June 3, 2008 | 31 Comments
Shinhwa’s Jun Jin is one of the last members to make his solo debut (to date, Eric is the only one left without a solo album to his name, which I don’t believe he’s planning on in any case), and his debut single off his first album is causing a stir — not for the... More »

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Tablo and Tukutz hit by drunk driver
by | May 19, 2008 | 15 Comments
Yikes. Another celebrity car accident? This time it’s Tablo and DJ Tukutz who were in a car collision that left the car “half wrecked.” The two were riding in a taxi at 3am on May 20th in Seoul’s Kangnam neighborhood and were rear-ended at an intersection where their taxi was waiting to make a left... More »

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Artist profile and free giveaway: OLDFISH
by | May 9, 2008 | 189 Comments
All right, new Dramabeans game! Based on several suggestions made in my recent song repost thread, I’m trying out the idea of profiling some indie/underrated Korean musicians outside the sphere of general kpop music, with songs and background information and such as. I don’t know how often I’ll do these, but hopefully I can manage... More »

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Mithra Jin removes foot from mouth, apologizes on air
by | May 8, 2008 | 13 Comments
On May 7, Epik High rapper Mithra Jin issued a public apology on variety show Goldfish for rude remarks made toward Min Kyung Hoon of the ballad group Buzz. The rapper had hosted a radio show on music portal site Melon, “Mithra Jin’s Music Date,” in a special New Year’s broadcast back in January, after... More »

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Rain and Colbert: The dance(Dance Revolution)-off
by | May 6, 2008 | 40 Comments
Dance Dance Revolution! HA! Anyone who’s watched The Colbert Report for a while now will probably, like me, have anticipated some kind of shenanigans to come of Stephen Colbert‘s reported dance-off challenge with Rain in a battle to assert his kpop idol supremacy. After all, Colbert’s the guy who cultivated a mock rivalry with indie... More »