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Stage name: Ra.D (라디) Full name: Lee Doo Hyun Date of Birth: 1980 Profession: singer-songwriter, producer Debut Album: My Name is Ra.D (2002)
Ra. D is a Korean R&B singer-songwriter and producer who combines R&B, soul, and hip hop sounds to create a very unique and original style of music. After establishing his own record label (RealCollabo), Ra.D re-emerges on the music scene with his second solo album after a 6 years hiatus. Ra.D also actively participates in the production of many artists’ albums such as Cho PD, Dynamic Duo, and 2PM. He also worked with international artists such as Jose Feliciano, and Amy Pearson through an American Music Label ‘BeLikeWater’. Other artists under his label are Brother Su and Joo Yeong.
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On the 1st, a photo had been revealed showing the true heights of Korean celebrities through a TV show. The photo uploaded through an online community board came with a status: ‘Are IU and Seo In Young really 162cm? They are shorter than BEG‘s Narsha who is 158cm!‘ The heights are mentioned in online profiles.
The screen cap was taken through ongoing reality show ‘Good Sunday – Heroes.’ The reason why people could accurately measure heights was because everyone on screen had no high-heels or lifts on to give them any advantage. Everyone was shoeless.
The photo uploader stated: ‘We can roughly predict the real heights of celebrities through this photo.’
In the photo, it is evident that Narsha (158cm) is taller than both IU and Seo In Young, who are both supposedly 162cm
Previously, we reported that the “K-Pop Star” season 2 contestant Lee Mirim will be debuting as part of a girl group called TINT and today, more information on this group has been revealed!
The five-member group has announced their debut at the end of October. The names and faces of the group have also been revealed and they are drawing attention for the fact that all of their names have the word “mi” in it. Their names are: Mei, Sangmi, Mirim, Jamie and Minnie (Mei is the Chinese pronunciation of the Korean “mi” character).
GH Entertainment announced, “Some names are their real names and some are stage names. More information about the members will be revealed soon
2NE1, Kpop fans"They're always confident. I think that's important," K-pop fan Sejin Jang explained about girl group 2NE1. "The way they sing and rap and the fashion is interesting," Jang said about girl group 2NE1 (pictured).
NAME: Sejin Jang
BORN: Cheongju, South Korea
PRESENT HOME: Brooklyn, N.Y.
INTRODUCTION TO K-POP: Jang, who just received a master's degree from NYU in political science, moved to Japan with her family for seven years at the age of 3. Returning to school in South Korea for the fourth grade, she was forced to figure out the K-pop landscape quickly, in order to not be labeled a social outcast. "Everybody in my class was into K-pop at that time," Jang recalled. "So I felt like I had to like one group. It was a cultural thing to like K-pop
Soon-to-be groom Huh Gak shared his engagement photos and revealed his lovely fiance.
On September 26, his agency released several of Huh Gak’s engagement photos. Like most Korean engagement photos, Huh Gak and his fiance wear different wedding outfits and pose lovingly together in romantic backgrounds. The photos show Huh Gak’s fiance’s lovely side profile and slender body.
The couple will have their wedding ceremony on October 3. The wedding will be officiated by the pastor of the church they both attend. The MC of the wedding will be MC Ding Dong, and fellow singer (and best friend) John Park and his twin brother Huh Gong will sing the congratulatory songs.
After his wedding, Huh Gak will hold his first solo concert in November
Management: M.A.R.C (Mad Artist & Rude Creator) Company
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Full name: 김원 (Kim Won)
Born: September 8, 1993
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There are some artists that just really jump out at you. With lesser known K-Pop artists, sometimes all you can do is preview the mere thirty seconds of their song off a Korean website like Daum since they are not readily available on Youtube like the majority of K-Pop songs. I had the opportunity to ask One via Facebook a couple things about himself like who his musical inspirations were
Girls’ Generation’s Tiffany recently greeted fans for Chuseok holiday in a Hanbok.
On September 16, Tiffany updated her UFO profile with a beautiful photo of herself wearing a Hanbok (Korean traditional dress). The idol showed a slight smile while posing prettily and fans were stunned by Tiffany’s classic beauty.
Almost two years after the release of their latest Korean single "Lady," five member boy group The Boss will be making their return to the Korean stage.
News of the group's November comeback was revealed through a variety of articles, as well as the re-launch of their official website which had been down since last year. Included on the website are a series of newly updated profile and group pictures, showing the members' playful as well as serious sides.
The Boss debuted in March 2010 under Open World Entertainment, and debuted in Japan with Sony Music. For future promotions, the group was moved to Poom Entertainment, which also houses singer Jo Sungmo. Leader Mika ('90), Karam ('91), Hyunmin ('91), Injun ('92), and maknae Jay ('94) were originally preparing for a comeback with their first full length album in April of last year
Choi Min-sik will appear in his first non-Korean film, "Lucy", the latest flick by French director Luc Besson. It boasts a star-studded cast including Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman.
Choi has been receiving offers from around the world since the huge success in 2003 of "Old Boy", directed by Park Chan-wook. Filming on "Lucy" will begin this fall, with a release date scheduled for next year.
A number of Korean actors have been expanding their international careers recently, with actors like Lee Byung-hun and Song Kang-ho probably the highest profile as they have both appeared in current Hollywood hits.
Lee has become a staple of the "G.I Joe" series and Song worked with actor Chris Evans in director Bong Joon-ho's apocalyptic "Snowpiercer"
Actor and singer Yang Dong-geun embroiled himself in the conflict currently stirring among Korean rappers, releasing a song critical of the verbal rally of negativity that is ironically raising the profile of the local hip-hop scene.
Yang, 34, released "Mind Control" through his Twitter account on Thursday, in which he dissed local hip-hop performers in general. "Hip-hop has gone bad. It can't digest. Everyone throws up", the song goes. "We are not in the United States of America, but in the Republic of Korea. This is the country of courteous people in the East. It is a small strip of land, taking only three hours to go from Seoul to Busan".
An attack launched by E-Sens in August against his former label drew attention from not only those he criticized but also from many others in the local hip-hop scene, where beefing rarely arose