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....
Stage name: Hi.niReal name:
Ha Lee Ni (하이니) Music genre: Ballad Debut date: Sept 12, 2012 Debut song: I wanna see you Occupation: singer, vocal trainer Twitter: http://twitter.com/hini_official Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Hiniofficial
- Hi.ni was discovered personally by the head CEO, Jung Tae-won, who is a veteran producer who played a role in making dramas like “Iris” and “Athena” into major hits. - Hi.ni has spent six years in vocal training and working as a vocalist doing guide tracks before her debut - She sang OST track “But I Miss You” for tvN drama “The Third Hospital” - Popular ballad singers like Baek Ji Young, Heo Gak, and Yangpa left positive comments about her on social networking sites
Her latest track: ...
The three new members of idol group iKON were unveiled in early September. Recently, YG Entertainment has taken the lid on the timetable when the agency will officially introduce the remaining four members.
According to the representative of YG Entertainment, name of the iKon’s fourth member will be released on November 4. In addition, the fifth and sixth member will also be confirmed on the next days. Finally, the final seventh member is expected to be unveiled on Mnet survival program “Mix & Match” held on November 6....
It”s not just Halloween, fans of K-Pop! It”s also the birthday of Topp Dogg member, Hojoon!
The boys celebrated by cutely posting a video onto Twitter in which the boys are all gathered with prepared gifts for Hojoon, who was born on October 31, 1992, making him 22 internationally now. To make things more fun, the boys went around hiding the presents for Hojoon to find! They went into the girl”s bathroom, hid it behind a plant, and more.
The voting done by viewers and fans of “Mix & Match” has now concluded! Meaning all the votes are in and ready to be counted to reveal which YG trainees from the survival program will make it into new boy group, iKON. There are only four spots remaining after the already confirmed members, B.I, Bobby, and Kim Jin Hwan.
The fourth member will be revealed on November 4, fifth on November 5, and sixth on November 6 through the YG Life website. However, the seventh and last member will be revealed through the broadcast of “Mix & Match” also on November 6! ...
(Photo : 7000 Miles ) Kim Tae Woo will perform a solo show in New York City, this November.
Legendary Korean pop vocalist Kim Tae Woo will perform a one-night only show entitled Kim Tae Woo Live In NYC on November 13 at Rockwood Music Hall. His appearance at Rockwood Music Hall’s Stage 2 will be an opportunity for fans of g.o.d to catch Kim Tae Woo in a more intimate setting. Kim Tae Woo Live In NYC is organized by 7000 Miles.
Kim Tae Woo debuted as the lead singer of the powerhouse male group g.o.d, which gained notoriety as one of the quintessential first generation K-Pop acts. Kim Tae Woo has recently received increased attention from K-Pop fans, following the release of the g.o.d album “Chapter 8.” He also appeared on the “My Lovely Girl” soundtrack with the stirring love song “Only You.”...
stimulates curiosity of fans as the agency still keeps the name of the SONAMOO’s fourth member under wraps.
Recently, a glimpse of the fourth member has been released on the TS Entertainment’s official website. However, the image of this girl has been slightly blurred that makes viewers couldn’t clearly see her face.
A news outlet revealed that the fourth member of SONAMOO is just 20 years old and currently studying in the Department of Theater at Donguk Woman’s University....
Real name: Yoon Hyun Sang (윤현상)Birthday:
January 14, 1994 Horoscope: Capricorn Label: LOEN entertainment Occupation: singer, songwriter Debut date: October 31, 2014 Debut EP album: “Piano Forte ” Twitter: http://twitter.com/yoonhyunsang Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/yoonhyunsang1
- He made it to the top 10 of SBS’s K-Pop Star SS1 - IU is a fan of Yoon Hyun Sung, she even asked him to appear as a guest during her concert on June 9, 2012 in Ulsan. - IU also asked her agency to sign him on, revealing she was an admirer of Yoon Hyun Sang and his music.
His debut track (duet with IU):
Sonamoo reveals the powerful rap of 4th member whose name is still an unknown at the moment.
She showcases her amazing rap skills in the audio clip below, according to TS Entertainment, she”s 20 years old and attends Dongduk Women”s University majoring in theater and film.
Check out her rap skills below:
TS Entertainment"s new girl group SONAMOO ask fans to name their 4th member + self-written rap track
TS Entertainment“s upcoming girl group, SONAMOO, unveiled the silhouette of its fourth member and asked fans to enter their suggestions for her stage name! To help you figure out a name for her, a self-written rap track called “Light the Fire” has been released to showcase her skills before the group”s upcoming debut.
SONAMOO unveiled the image you see above on their official fan cafe and Facebook on the 31st, announcing the contest for the stage name of the fourth member. According to TS Entertainment, the fourth member is 20 years old, attends Dongduk Women”s University as a theatre and film major, and possesses a glamorous figure. She will be the rapper of the group with her rapping skills and low, charismatic voice. ...