Korean Pop Singer Ivys Boy Friend
“I’m so depressed, I completely screwed up on that test,” writes a sixteen-year-old Korean girl in a message to a friend that she talks to whenever she feels down or upset.
Right away, she gets a reply. “Oh no, are you okay? But how could you be?” Then another message arrives, designed to comfort her: “What’s new lately?” . ... Read more
Korean movie of the week “My Tutor Friend” (2003)Directed by Kim Gyeong-HyeongWith Kim Ha-neul, kwon Sang-woo, Gong Yoo, Kim Ji-woo, Baek Il-seob, Kim Hye-ok,…SynopsisSoo-wan and Ji-hoon are both 21 years old. But Soo-wan, a sophomore in college, is an unpolished country girl, while Ji-hoon is a major party animal and still a high school senior. Soo-wan”s mother is a master of chopping up chickens for her fried chicken business. Ji-hoon is the eldest son of a very rich and ruthless father. These two have little in common, but, when they kneel face to face at the same desk, one is the teacher and the other is the student.Release date in Korea : 2003/02/07 . ... Read more
October 8 commemorates the one year anniversary of the death of talented singer Rottyful Sky (Haneul), who passed away after battling a brain tumor for about a year. Around that time, Kahi had revealed her upcoming track “It”s ME” had been composed by Rottyful Sky, showing their close friendship and ties. . ... Read more
Following the cover phenomenon that was “Frozen“s “Let It Go” and Taeyang“s “Eyes, Nose, Lips,” Adam Levine“s “Lost Stars” from movie “Begin Again” has now become the latest national sensation in South Korea as numerous Korean artists cover the track. . ... Read more
CL will be gracing the cover of Elle Korea magazine in their upcoming October issue. According to the publication, she will be the first Korean singer and the youngest Korean star to be on the cover of the fashion magazine. . ... Read more
On August 14th, Lee Seung Chul, in collaboration with a choir of young North Korean defectors called “With-U,” sang his new song “The Day” at Dokdo.
“With-U” is a choir composed of 55 men and women between the ages of 20 and 30, who defected from North Korea to South Korea. The idea for “With-U” came from a joint effort between Lee Seung Chul and a North Korean native, Yoon Il Kon, to bring their vision of a unified Korea to life. . ... Read more
Baek Ji Young to Become the First Korean Pop Singer to Hold Solo Concert at New York’s Lincoln Center
Singer Baek Ji Young will be holding a very significant solo concert in New York on August 30.
She is scheduled to hold her very first American solo concert series “Sentimental Memories” in Los Angeles’ Club Nokia and New York’s Lincoln Center, on August 28 and August 30, respectively. . ... Read more
K-Pop Crossover: Korean-American Singer-Songwriter Mayda Miler Discusses Working With Prince's Rhythm Section
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Mayda Miller wants to break your stereo.
The Korean adoptee, who was born in Minnesota, and goes by the professional name Mayda, mixes beats and styles with furious abandon. She moves between intimate acoustic singer-songwriter paeans to full on funk thumpers and hard rock blasts. . ... Read more
Actor Kim Soo Hyun visited his friend and singer IU”s concert. Actor Kim Soo Hyun visited IU”s concert which took place on Thursday in Suh Kang University in Seoul. Actor Kim Soo Hyun greeted the fans at the concert at a surprise event at IU”s concert. Kim Soo Hyun did not get up on stage, but he cheered for IU in his seat. When IU recognized him from the stage, the 450 fans at the concert hall cheered. In related news, actor Kim Soo Hyun and singer and actress IU starred in the KBS 2 drama “Dream High” together in 2011. . ... Read more