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Coffee Break: Big Bang (the underrated version)

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Coffee Break: Big Bang (the underrated version)

If you are a loyal k-pop lover, the group name Big Bang may be all too familiar. The group debuted in 2006 with their first single album, Big Bang Vol. 1, not knowing that they would someday become known as the revolutionary k-pop group. Consisting of Seungri (the youngest), Daesung, Taeyang, T.O.P, and G-Dragon as their leader, the nation was finally introduced to a group with one of the most radical styles and talent with which they dominated the stage.

Big Bangs first debut performance of La La La didnt have a wow factor but the song is to not be ignored as it was their first solid stepping stone to their road to becoming one of the best. You can clearly see the overly baggy, one-sized clothes that all the members wore in order to increase the American hip-hop feel to their stage. This is as close to standard hip-hop as Big Bang will get and thats whats so great about this song. The fresh young faces of the members bring out the naive artists pursuing their true passion.

Shortly after Big Bangs debut stage, criticisms flooded in as they made several comments about the members visuals compared to other top idols at the time. But because of this, the anticipation for the groups talent blew up throughout the nation. Big Bang made a breakthrough in 2007 when they came out with one of their most popular song, Lies. It also drew much interest as G-Dragon, the leader was the one who wrote and produced the song. The song proved that he had grown from a young rapper featuring in Sean and Master Wus tracks to a phenomenal artist who knew what the public wanted and gave them just that.

With that being said, while there were songs that stood out like a sore thumb, there were some that didnt quite make it. For example, Dirty Cash (2006), which was written by G-Dragon and 072 and produced by Andy Love and Jos Jorgensen, has to be one of the top on my list for the songs that should have been, but was overshadowed by other tracks on the album.

Dirty Cash is written about how people would go above and beyond for white envelopes full of dirty cash. In other words, rather than giving a sincere apology, all you need is money to compensate for those feelings. Big Bang emphasizes on how money is dangerously poisonous and fantasizes about a world where we all live with the things that we have. Although we all know that reality doesnt work like that people do sometimes sell-out to make a living, the song helps you generate some kind of hope in the future. Your dreams may come with a cost, but at least dreaming doesnt cost a thing.

From their 3rd mini album, Stand Up, released in 2008, the title song Haru Haru stole the spotlight as it was the only one that was actually promoted. But the album included strong supporting songs such as Lady, produced and written by Teddy, and Oh My Friend. The song Lady speaks for itself as its a upbeat song of proposing your interest for the person you have your eyes on in a light-hearted way.  This song will make you feel like as if all 5 men of Big Bang are trying to hollar at you, which is, Im sure something everyone wouldnt mind getting approached by a group of cuties.

Oh My Friend on the other hand, was a song originally sung by indie rock band, No Brain. The boys did a great rendition of the song, emphasizing the upbeat, and the naive yet charismatic charm of the song.

By the time Big Bangs 4th mini album released in 2011, the world was already knew the influence that the group has on generations all across the board. Big Bang had made a permanent imprint in the industry and has been going overseas, even getting recognized by top artists such as Lady Gaga. No matter what song they released next, was a guaranteed hit to their loyal followers and fans.

Tonight was the title track for this mini album and to no surprise, it was a huge hit. With no objections to the song itself, it was upsetting to see the other tracks fall so low in interest as it lacked promotion. In an album full of tracks with electronic sounds and auto-tuned vocals, comes along Cafe. With this track, we can finally listen to the raw vocals of the members the high and the low. Daesungs husky yet smooth vocals streams down the throat like that first sip of coffee, T.O.Ps signature stinging rapping style feels like the bitter after taste of black coffee. And personally would like to one day hear a slower version of this song.

And from their latest album, Alive, released in 2012, every song made its way to the top as YG Entertainment decided to hold a On Air live concert for the boys giving them the chance to perform and perfect each and every song. But because of the level that Fantastic Baby and Bad Boy was at in terms of musicality, Daesungs solo track, Wings, became the underdog of the tracks.

Despite my personal bias to the song, Daesungs clear-cut vocals and crisp layers of instrumentals give a strong feeling of starting over and knowing that things will get better. His voice shines and throughout the song as if it actually had a pair of wings. It may be the way Daesung sings the song with such emotion, but the most important aspect of the song has to be the hopeful message that the lyrics give to the hopeless and the broken. If you cannot understand Korean, make sure to look up the lyrics to the song!

Big Bang has come a long way since their debut in 2006, and in the year 2012, they are already making their way into touring around the world. Lastly, I speak for many when I say that Big Bang will one day have rookie artists celebrating their songs on a much futuristic version of Immortal Song.

On next weeks edition of Coffee Break, well resume to more k-indie groups! Stay tuned to allkpop!

Fans shield Red Velvet opposed to accusations of having “short stubby legs”

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Fans shield Red Velvet opposed to accusations of having “short stubby legs”

Ever sine workforce Red Velvet has change intosome of themost neatly liked groups, many hate posts had been attacking the gang and person members. In particular, the maximum recentstyleused to be attacking member Joy for having thick legs.

B1A4 CNU Cut His Signature Long Hair Short…And Lovers LOVE IT

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B1A4 CNU Cut His Signature Long Hair Short…And Lovers LOVE IT

However, lovers were surprised after seeing the WM Entertainment singer rocking a far shorter haircut in contemporary photos. After going loopy over CNUs new short hair, many fans have also expressed their preferenceto peersome other comeback through B1A4.

Koreaboo has gathered reactions from Netizens who commented at theusual article from our Korean source. The beneath comments are the preferred comments at the time of this article being published.

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QUIZ: Are we in a position to Bet What Blood Sort You Are?

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QUIZ: Are we in a position to  Bet What Blood Sort You Are?

QUIZ: Are we in a position toBet What Blood Sort You Are?mayme22 Would possibly 26, 2016 0 In Korean culture, asking what your blood type is like soliciting for your zodiac sign. Koreans accept as true with that positive blood sorts are related alongsidesure personalities. Are you the perfectionist type A, the bubbly type B, the self-assured type O, or the cool type AB? Take the quiz beneathto discover out!

Did we guess correctly? Let us know in the comments!Besides obsessing over K-dramas and TVXQ, mayme22 enjoys making a song Disney songs off-key, munching on yummy fruit, and overusing the smiley face emoticon. : ) Her favourite Bible verse is 1 Peter 3:3-4.

ZE:A’s Leader Moon Junyoung To Liberate First Solo Album

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ZE:A’s Leader Moon Junyoung To Liberate First Solo Album

ZE:As Leader Moon Junyoung To Unlock get-go Solo Albumkokoberry Would possibly 26, 2016 0 ZE:As Moon Junyoung, who also is goingthrough DJ ZE:After, may beliberating his first solo album!

His agency, Celebrity Empire, stated, Following ZE:As unit workforce ZE:A Js solo project, leader Moon Junyoung will be releasing his solo song Too Past due on May 28 at midnight.

His solo album will be released in Korea and Japan at the similar time. His album will be made out of3 songs: namemusic as well as Late, For My Lady, and intro track Birth.

Red Velvet Making ready For Comeback, Most probably Summer

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Red Velvet Making ready For Comeback, Most probably Summer

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Red Velvet to check in for summer woman workforce comeback battle

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Red Velvet to check in for summer woman  workforce comeback battle

In fact, Wonder Girls2NE1SISTAR, and EXID are just a few of the large names that might be competing in the ladycrewcombat this summer, with several others hoping for the danger to make the following summer hit as well. And while SM Entertainment seemed to be staying clear ofthis kind oftricky competition, it was oncethese daysprinted that they would be entering the struggle with popular group Red Velvet.

According to a couple of entertainment staff Red Velvet has begun running on their album, with July in brain for a comeback date. This will likelyfinish their four month hiatus since their newest mini-album The Velvet. Even if the girls had been incredibly a hit since their debut in 2014, they are going toindubitably exist facing some troublesomefestivalall over this next promotion cycle.

Watch: Kim Woo Bin And Suzy Get started Their Romance In 2nd Teaser For “Uncontrollably Fond”

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Watch: Kim Woo Bin And Suzy Get started Their Romance In 2nd Teaser For “Uncontrollably Fond”

Watch: Kim Woo Bin And Suzy Get started Their Romance In 2nd Teaser For Uncontrollably Fondkokoberry Might 26, 2016 0 After revealing their first teaser for Uncontrollably Fond, KBS has printed its second teaser featuring leads Kim Woo Bin and Suzy.

On May just 26, KBS posted, Revealing the second one teaser for Uncontrollably Fond! Tremendousbestsuperstar Shin Joon Young (Kim Woo Bin) and super documentary PD No Eul (Suzy)s complex and fond love story! First episode on July 6!

While the previous teaser presentations the pair assembly in provide time, the second teaser displays how the couple first met. Kim Woo Bin says, What type of bad thing did you do for you to be so surprised? Then he asks, Did you consume yet? I havent eaten yet.

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Actress Kim Min-hee smiles at a press preview of her new movie "The Handmaiden" in Seoul on Wednesday.

Fan relays unhappy tale about WINNER’s Yonsei Univesity performance

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Fan relays unhappy  tale about WINNER’s Yonsei Univesity performance

And there were numerous them, so it turned intotrulydemandingnow not to notice. And when Two times came, they all stood up and cheered. Im not even keen on WINNER, but I truly felt bad for them. TWICE and Lee Hi were the sole female performers that day, but the target market treated TWICE like angels descending from heavenbut the male students close to me were even announcing that Lee Hi looked very pitiful. 

I had so much of amusingall through AKARAKA, but I used to be also disappointed in the audience. Lots offolks were hurt, which led to me to worry. I wish theyll have a snappy recovery! 

Fans amazed by capacity of TWICE’s authentic achievement

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Fans amazed by capacity of TWICE’s authentic achievement

And whilst many enthusiasts take praised the JYP Entertainment girl staff for their achievements so far, which come with six trackdisplay wins and several best all-kills at the chart, they couldnt agree with the teams amazing virtual achievement. While many groups have ranked highly on the Gaon Electronic Charts, fans spotted that Two times has turn out to be just the 3rdwomanneighborhoodto hangthe head spot on the charts for 3 or more weeks, joining fellow JYP Entertainment girl groups Wonder Girls and miss A.