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Insider Look at SBS MTV “Music Island” Ep. 2 Feat. FT Island, MBLAQ, and Sunny

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The second episode of SBS MTV “Music Island” featured MBLAQ, FT Island, Dal Shabet, Rainbow Pixie, and Lim Jeong Hee as guests, with Girls’ Generation’s Sunny, of course, hosting the show. Despite taking place in Jeju Island, the entire convention hall was fully packed, creating an almost concert-like atmosphere and a complete “live talk music show” experience.

Soompi was given an exclusive backstage press pass, which allowed us to speak with most of the guest artists on the show. Here are some of the impressions I got from FT Island, MBLAQ, and Sunny:

FT Island: In case you haven’t seen Lee Hongki perform live, make sure you do so now. His stage presence is absolutely off the charts. If I had to pick one idol signer to run the show, Lee Hongki would be at the top of my list. Up until this show, I didn’t have much faith in idol singers being a top live performer. But Lee Hongki totally changed that perception. Don’t be deceived by his easy-going, half-joking personality. On the stage, he’s a complete beast and can single-handedly own the crowd with his vocals, actions, and engagement with the fans. He is so dynamic and “wild,” yet at the same time, so composed and vocally talented that you don’t want to miss a beat when he’s on the stage. Every great band has an outstanding vocalist. Queen had Freddy Mercury, U2 has BONO, Nirvana had Kurt Cobain—and FT Island has Lee Hong Ki.

Sunny: The recording of the first two episodes took place on the same day. So Sunny basically had a one hour interval between each episode. But she didn’t show any signs of fatigue or drop in quality, displaying the same level of professionalism throughout the second recording. In fact, I thought the second episode was even better, as she really settled in and got into a comfort zone, leading another star-packed cast at her own pace. Like I mentioned last time, she does a really good job of engaging the crowd with pretty good jokes and questions. She also never seems to panic, as she would aptly cover up any mistake made by the guest during the talk session with timely comments and jokes. Just watching Sunny lead a live music show on her own should be enough reason for you to watch SBS MTV’s “Music Island.”

MBLAQ: They’re experienced in front of the camera. They are very relaxed and know exactly how to work the camera, as was seen during Soompi’s exclusive interview. It’s pretty obvious but the more I talk to these idol bands, it’s becoming more and more evident that the longer you’ve been in the industry, the more relaxed and professional you become in front of the camera (They just know what they’re supposed to say). Even during the show, MBLAQ was the lead-talkers, constantly cracking jokes and making everyone on the set upbeat. Seung Ho impressed the crowd with his piano skills during an impromptu piano session, and proved MBLAQ’s not just a dance group with little musical talent. G.O was by far the funniest and the most playful guy from the group, but it was disappointing to see Lee Joon not much in action. It was in complete contrast to the Lee Joon we saw on MBC “Radio Star” a few weeks ago, where he pretty much took over the whole show. But all in all, MBLAQ made the second episode of “Music Island” a lot more entertaining and fun to watch. 

Park Bo Gum Talks About What type of a pal Lee Hyun Woo Is

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Park Bo Gum Talks About What type of  a pal Lee Hyun Woo Is

Park Bo Gum Talks About What type ofa chum Lee Hyun Woo Iskminjungee February 7, 2016 0 On February 4, Park Bo Gum, of Answer 1988 fame, reveals his special friendship with actor Lee Hyun Woo during an interview held with bnt News.

Park Bo Gum explains, I met Lee Hyun Woo for the primary fourth dimension at my universitys front ceremony. At the time, he was onceactually friendly to me, or evenacknowledged that he enjoyed looking at Blind. Im actually grateful that he reached out to me first, even supposing he changed into the sunbae (older in seniority). Hes a sunbae, and a friend, that I'm thankful for.

He also says that they communicate from time to time. He recollects how Lee Hyun Woo said anything about Respond 1988 that made him feel really good, and that they most often tend to beef upeach and every other a lot.

K-Pop News Weekly Best 3: GFriend Turn into Must-Watch Rookies, CNBLUE Fined For defense Song, f(x) Call Fan Club

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K-Pop News Weekly Best 3: GFriend Turn into Must-Watch Rookies, CNBLUE Fined For defense Song, f(x) Call Fan Club

Following emergingrepute since their debut in 2015 with the song "Glass Beads" and a viral video featuring participants of the gang slipping on levelall through a performance, 2016 started out in a large way for K-pop girl organization GFriend. The group took domicilea couple of wins on weekly Korean music displays for their newest song, "Rough," proving that they've staying energy and controlled to capture South Korea's attention as an act known for their candy musical tasteand strong dance routines.

Tamar Herman is a multi-media journalist and the co-founder of KultScene. She is a freelance author and reproduction editor, and has written for MTV Iggy, Noisey and Paste Magazine.

Jackson And JB Ascertain GOT7 Comeback Album Aimed For Spring Release

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Jackson And JB Ascertain GOT7 Comeback Album Aimed For Spring Release

(Photo : Grazia)(Photo : Grazia)(Photo : Grazia)(Photo : Grazia)(Photo : Grazia)GOT7's Jackson and JB starred in "Chemistry of Opposites" for the February factor of Grazia.

Since Jackson is referred to as a strong-willed and loud celebrity, his cloth wardrobeintegrated a bee-anagram jacquard jacket by way of Gucci and sparkling Giuseppe Zanotti loafers. Meanwhile, JB's calmer personalityused to be portrayed with clean-cut blazers and denim pieces by brands like Saint Laurent.

During the interview, JB showed that GOT7 are gearing up for a comeback. He stated, "We're latelyoperating and aiming for spring, yetit is too early to exposeexplicit concepts. Each personis operatingchallenging to make an incomparable thought for GOT7."

2NE1's Dara Looks Summer Brand new In New Penshoppe Campaign

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2NE1's Dara Looks Summer Brand new In New Penshoppe Campaign

(Photo : Dara Instagram)(Photo : Dara Instagram)2NE1 member Sandara Park is starring in any othercrusade for typeemblem Penshoppe.

After rocking edgier styles final year for Penshoppes Urban Rebels campaign, this time Dara is appearing off the informal and colorful summer styles from the brands 2016 collection.

The first photo presentations Dara dressed in a striped sweater, a mild denim skirt and knitted leg warmers. In the 2d one photo, she will also benoticed wearing a donut whilst donning a pale jacket, crimson print shirt, casual shorts and a headband.

K-Pop Boy Band A-JAX Trade Member Lineup Forward Of Planned 2016 Promotions In China

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K-Pop Boy Band A-JAX Trade Member Lineup Forward Of Planned 2016 Promotions In China

(Photo : L. Lim)A-JAX has a new starting for 2016.

On Friday, DSP Media issued an reputableremarksayingadjustments to the boy band A-JAX. A-JAX will continue on as a five member act following the departure of 3participants and the addition of vocalist Joong Hee.

DSP Media printed that Jihoo and Sungmin are still finalbeneath the company, while Jaehyung will pursue his musical profession netherevery other agency.

BTOB Parody Red Velvet And Get 'Dumb Dumb' VIDEO

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BTOB Parody Red Velvet And Get 'Dumb Dumb' VIDEO

In the Lunar New Year debut episode of The Boss Is Watching, a new provethat includes K-pop celebrities along their entertainment agencys CEOs, Dice Entertainment boy band BTOB captured the hearts of audiences by ability ofplacing on dresses. 4participants of BTOB donned dresses, aprons, and stockings very an identical tothe ones worn by Red Velvet all over their promotional length for the song Dumb Dumb, and promptly danced to the song in a comical manner.

BTOBs Eunkwang, Minhyuk, Changsub, and Hyunsik offered themselves as a new workforcereferred to as Red Carpet, the direct competitor to Red Velvet.

The quartet garnered plenty of laughs from the audience, and the CEO of Cube Entertainment, as they danced along to the preferred Red Velvet. Members of BTS, AOA, and EXID were gigglingsooner than the four began even dancing, and several idol teams stood up to give the crowda status ovation.

Former EXO Member Kris Wu To seem In A couple of Upcoming Hollywood Film Projects

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Former EXO Member Kris Wu To seem In A couple of Upcoming Hollywood Film Projects

(Photo : Vogue)After turning heads at Burberry's Fall 2016 menswear displaywhilst walking the runway, former EXO member Kris Wu (Wu Yifan) lately announced a complete new slew of Hollywood projects.

Following the inside of trackclosing year that he'llseemalong Cara Delevingne and Ethan Hawke in the Luc Besson directed movie "Valerian and the Town of 1000 Planets," Wu was once recently announced for the followinga section of the "xXx" film series.

On Saturday, director D.J Caruso printed that Kris and actress Hermione Corfield may beacting alongside Vin Diesel, Jet Li, Nina Dobrev, Ice Cube, Samuel L. Jackson, and Ruby Rose.

4Minute's So Hyun Units Denim Sports wear In Sure

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4Minute's So Hyun Units Denim Sports wear In Sure

(Photo : Sure)(Photo : Sure)(Photo : Sure)4Minute's maknae is all grown up! Singer-actress So Hyun had a shocking solo pictorial for the February factor of Sure.

According to the magazine, "Kwon So Hyun used to be never one to rush. Slowly and often she has concerned about changing. Now drawing closer to twenty-three, the youngest 4Minute member is ready to draw attention and display a new side!"

The photoshoto revolved around workout and sportswear. So Hyun modeled washed-denim looks that incorporated Levi's jean short-shorts, YMC informal tees, and Calvin Klein undies bra tops. Her hair changed into loose to sing their own praises her new pink-purple highlights.

Ladies’ Code Aiming for Comeback This Month

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Ladies’ Code Aiming for Comeback This Month

Ladies Code Aiming for Comeback This Monthehk38 February 7, 2016 0 Ladies Code is creating a comeback.

This will mark Women Codes first authentic comeback since taking a hiatus following an coincidence that ended in the deaths of fellow contributors EunB and RiSe. The surviving members did unencumber a tribute to EunB and Upward push entitled Smile Although It Hurts last year, but the song was onceno longer officially promoted.

Reportedly, Polaris Entertainment has been making selections about Girls Codes comeback thought with fantastic deliberation in gentle of the fact that its the teams starting time comeback because the tragic deaths in their members.

Han Ye Seul Is Undeniably Stunning In Chanel For Cosmopolitan

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Han Ye Seul Is Undeniably Stunning In Chanel For Cosmopolitan

(Photo : Cosmopolitan)(Photo : Cosmopolitan)(Photo : Cosmopolitan)Actress Han Ye Seul starred in "Her Most pretty Moment" for the February factor of Cosmopolitan.

The beauty's cloth cabinetwas once Chanel from head-to-toe and ranged from informal pullover dresses to couture runway pieces. Meanwhile, her accessories belonged to several fine jewellery collections. One of the crucial standout pieces changed intoindisputably the Camlia Ring in 18K white gold and diamonds. The thingseems like a sparkling rose, may also beobservedbeneath and might be yours HERE.

"I generally tend to pay special attention to my eye makeup. I in point of fact like the smoky-eye makeup style." She said. "I make a selection my outfits dependent on my temper for the day, yetI lovethe entire thing from casual to dramatic."