K-Pop Crossover: The Beatles and The Rolling Stones Lead Our List Of Bands WIth High Profile Member Departures
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Last week, it was reported that EXO-M band member Kris Wu Yifan, known to fans as simply Kris, was terminating his contract with SM Entertainment.
Though the news shocked K-poppers from around the world, Kris is not the first star to leave a group at the height of their fame. Some bands, like the Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd, survive the defection of key members. Other bands obviously do not.
Here”s our list of the five most infamous band members that bailed....
C-CLOWN”s new series, “Crown The Clown” is already on its second episode and the boys are wasting no time in flooding each show with their unique personalities.
The series is made and directed by member ROME (The Pink Reel) especially for the fans. In the latest episode, the boys show off their cooking skills in a cook battle.
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There were some great dishes and some not-so-great plates, but in the end there could only be one winner. Find out who it was in the clip above. ...
Group name: As One (애즈원)Label:
Brand new music Music Genres: Pop, R&B, Urban Debut date: Oct 31, 1999 Debut album: Day by Day
- Their first hit was the song “For you not to know” released in 1999 by Rock Records – They host a radio show called K-Popular on TBS eFM radio
Stage name: Crystal Chae Korean name: Chae Da Hee (채다희) Date of Birth: April 29, 1980 Place of birth: Los Angeles, California Blood type: O School: Chatsworth High School
Stage name: Min Lee Real name: Lee Min Young (이민영) Date of Birth: December 15, 1978 Place of birth: Seoul, South Korea
Blood type: O School: Fairfax High School, Los Angeles, California...
M.I.B”s Kangnam, who previously made a few appearances on MBC“s “I Live Alone”, has now joined the show as a fixed member!
MBC confirmed on the 30th, “M.I.B”s Kangnam, who received attention for his charming positivity on the “I Live Alone – The Rainbow Live” segment, has officially joined the Rainbow crew.”
According to MBC, Kangnam has already finished filming his first episode as a fixed member during which he talked about his happiness from his busier schedule nowadays and the increase in money in his bank account after his rise in popularity. He also went to buy sleepwear for his parents at Yongmun Market with his first pay check after becoming a rising star thanks to his first guest appearance on the show! ...
LEDApple is going through member changes once again, according to the boys” official Japanese website, which posted a statement regarding this development. According to the statement, their live tour, “Thank You LEDA” in December of this year, will be their last as they”re currently constructed as members Hanbyul, Kyumin, and Kwangyeon will halt their promotions with the band. As a result, Youngjun and Hyoseok will continue on with three new members next year. ...
Group name: Purfles (퍼펄즈)Label:
Crescendo Music Debut date: October 26, 2014 Debut song: 1 2 3
Stage name: Gun Hee (건희) Real Name: Park Gun Hee Birthday: May 18, 1990 Height: 167cm Weight: 45kg
Stage name: Eun Yong (은용) Real Name: Eun Yong (Shin Eun Yong) Birthday: July 20, 1991 Height: 165cm Weight: 43kg
Stage name: Woo Young (우영) Real Name: Woo Young (Yang Woo Young) Position: Maknae Birthday: June 8, 1993 Height: 165cm Weight: 45kg
Their debut track: ...
It was reported that, the f(x) member Sulli is preparing for her huge comeback with a female lead role in the upcoming “Fashion King”. Besides, the manager of Sulli also revealed that the idol will turn down any individual interviews with the press.
On October 27, the PR representative of “Fashion King” officially announced that, “Sulli will be attending both the press premiere and the VIP screening being held on the same day on October 31. She is also taking part in the stage greetings during the first week of release, as well as other official promotional activities. However, she will not be doing any press interviews associated with ‘Fashion King.’ She plans on only carrying out official schedules with the other actors.”...
After undergoing a set of scandals, SM Entertainment finally came back to their path and welcomed a new female member.
On October 27, SM Entertainment posted an art photograph of a captivating man, with a caption that reads, “New male solo artist from SM Town.”
The male artist blacked out his face by bowing his head down and letting hair hang down. SM Entertainment hasn’t revealed identity of this man....
Group name: Almeng (알맹)Label:
YNB entertainment Debut date: October 20, 2014 Debut song: Phone in love
- They were in TOP4 of Kpop Star 3, eliminated on March 23, 2014
Name: Choi Rin (최린) Birthday: October 11, 1990 Birth place: Seoul, Korea Horoscope: Libra
Name: Lee Haeyong (이해용) Birthday: October 31, 1990 Birth place: Seoul, Korea Horoscope: Scorpio
Their debut song: ...
On October 22, YM Entertainment made the public melt by releasing adorable pictures from former V.O.S member Park Ji Hun”s photo shoot with his family.
In the pictures, Park Ji Hun and his family are excited for the new addition to the family. While in the shot shown above, the boys are using a cup phone to listen to the baby. In the photos below, the family is seen kissing each other with each child wearing a number on his chest, while the mother has a heart on her belly. Wife Seo Myung Sun is expected to deliver a daughter next month. ...