Keyword: M I B Korean Group Profile
Group name: Royal Pirates (로얄 파이랫츠) Year active: 2004 - Present
FACT: - The band was formerly known as Fading From Dawn with the members: Moonchul, Sooyoon, and Richard. - They were formerly known as "Fading From Dawn" and decided to change it after their member, Richard (Moonchul's brother) death.
Stage name: Sooyoon (수윤) Real name: Kim Soo Yoon (김수윤) Birth date:December 17, 1989 Position: Drum, Subvocal Hometown: Seoul, South Korea Height: 181cm Blood type: A
Stage name: Moonchul (문철) Real name: Kim Moon Chul (김문철) English Name: Andrew Kim Birth date: September 02, 1988 Position: Vocal, Guitar Hometown: Incheon, South Korea Height: 177cm Blood type: O
Stage name: James Lee Real name: James Joo Hyun Lee Korean Name: Lee Joo Hyun (이주현) Birth date: June 09, 1988 Place of Birth: Los Angeles CA, USA Position: Bass Guitar Hometown: Los Angeles, U
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
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
The U.S. morning show "Good Morning America", broadcast a report about the Korean girl group Crayon Pop on Wednesday, under the title "Will Crayon Pop Create a 'Gangnam Style' Sensation?"
The segment introduced Crayon Pop as "wacky and bizarre" but also said the rookie band was sitting at the top of the charts in Korea.
"It is a complete flip from the K-pop singers who have dominated the music industry with their erotic outfits and sexual moves", said the reporter, apparently taking the odd group very seriously.
In an interview, Crayon Pop member Way said that the song was meant to give a source of energy and strength to people in tough times.
Meanwhile, Crayon Pop's agency again tried quelling controversy about the group's and its agency's links to the right-wing Web site Ilgan Best Garage (widely known as Ilbe), promising "not to have any more controversies and act with prudence"
Stage name: Sunmi (선미) Full name: Lee Sunmi Nickname: Mimi, 4-D, SunMa Birthday: May 2nd, 1992 Label: JYP entertainment School: Chung Dam Middle School, Chung Dam High School Height: 167cm Weight: 43kg Blood type: AB Religion: Christian Duration of Training: 1 year 6 months Specialty: Vocal, Choreography, Poppin’, Acting, Chinese Favorite Food: Udon Favorite Artist: Beyonce, Rain Favorite Actor: Song Kang Ho Favorite Color: Purple Ideal Type: Person who is masculine Debut as a solo: August 20th, 2013 Debut single: "24 hours"
Sunmi is a former member of the Korean girl group Wonder Girls, which debuted under JYP Entertainment in 2007
"Cold Eyes", which was released on July 3, drew 5.07 million moviegoers as of Saturday, according to the Korean Film Council.
Expectations are building that it could become one of a select group in Korean cinematic history to draw 10 million viewers.
"Red 2" topped the daily box office on the same day, followed by "The Wolverine" and "Turbo".
"Cold Eyes" is an action movie that revolves around a group of detectives who track down high-profile criminals.
Ahead of the group's official debut in China and Korea, the first video teaser for one of its members was revealed alongside the release of his official profile.
The group's official website has revealed its first profile as well as debut teaser. Spelling out "Sadness" near the end, the first video features member Alen. He is one of the Chinese members and was born on December 26th, 1992. He is 182cm tall. His skills include piano and singing while he is revealed to know not only Mandarin and Korean, but also English. His Korean name was unveiled being Bang Alen.
M4M, also known as "Mystical Formula," is a four member team which will be debuting in Korea and China at the same time. They are a collaboration between Cube Entertainment and Xing Tian. Member Jimmy is originally from Hong Kong, while Bin (Yu Bin) and Alen are from Mainland China
Youtube Sensation Acoustic Group LUNAFLY To Perform in Southeast Asia, Beginning of World Expansion?
LUNAFLY, malaysia, indonesia
Lunafly is to set foot on Malaysian & Indonesian shores this March under "F.Y.I On Stage" (FYI stands for Favorite Youtube Icons), a series of events which introduce and highlight talented undiscovered artists. The program F.Y.I On Stage aspire to bring together high-profile social network sensations who have been at the forefront as influential pioneers in New Media with the hope that they will inspire young people to pursue and live their dreams.
The series' first Korean act, Lunafly, debuted in the second half of 2012 and gained attention after climbing music charts with their self-composed track "How Nice It Would Be". Even with no broadcast activities, Lunafly gained attention for their musical abilities and outstanding live performances as they often took on various street performances and music covers on YouTube, acquainting themselves with music lovers and their fans on a more personal level
Korean Cultural Center of Washington DC Puts Spotlight on K-Pop, Enter to Win a Son Dam-bi Autographed Album
Korean Cultural Center, K-Pop, Son Dam-biPsy in his "Gangnam Style" music video Singer/Actress Son Dam-bi
The surprising worldwide success of Psy's "Gangnam Style" helped raise the global profile of Hallyu, or the Korean Wave. This cultural and entertainment phenomenon, which first swept through Asia in the 1990s, has finally reached the West thanks to the singer's mega hit.
There are several young and talented K-Pop artists who have potential to follow in Psy's footsteps. Back in May 2012, Rolling Stone chose these 10 groups - Girls' Generation, SISTAR, Wonder Girls, After School, SHINee, Big Bang, 2NE1, miss A, BEAST, and Ali - as most likely to succeed in the U.S.
To celebrate K-Pop and these artists, the Korean Cultural Center of Washington DC will feature an up-and-coming singer every month on its website
The singing group Koyote’s Bbaek Ga was recently selected as a model for a famous camera brand Leica for the first time as a Korean.
Along with earning the title as an Asian professional photographer for Leica, the brand of 100 years of history with German engineering, the star was also selected to work as its model. The Leica item that Bbaek Ga worked with turns out to be X2, the follow-up product to X1, and he was given some samples to work with even before launching it on the market.
The selection process was very strict and difficult; the executive of headquarters in Germany went thoroughly over the star’s work, profile, and identity as a photographer and made its final choice. In particular, the singer was also invited to Das Wesentiliche, the launching event of Leica in Berlin, Germany on May 10 and received a number of flashlights