Roundtable: What Is a “Visual” Idol? Written by Seoulbeats On March 27, 2015
During our month of crazy March Madness, we’ve had roundtables discussing rapping, dancing and singing. It only makes sense that we’d end the month by talking about the most unique of the idol categories: The Visual. . ... Read more
Here is your weekly round-up of K-pop idol Instagram posts. See what some of your favorite stars have been up to this week!
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2NE1″s Dara shared a scene from her upcoming show Dr.Ian. . ... Read more
Mickey Mouse is one of the most beloved pop culture icons in the world. K-pop idols often show their love for the famous cartoon through their fashion. The Girls” Generation members are known for their Mickey Mouse sweatshirts in airport appearances, the Red Velvet power rookies have performed on stage multiple times with the darling mouse on their schoolgirl t-shirts, and ZE:A”s acting star Siwan was the face of a WHOLEHAUSS collection dedicated to the Disney star. . ... Read more
Although EXID’s Hani found fame through her physical appearance, the singer first distinguished herself through her intellectual attributes.
Impressed by Hani’s show of intellect on her appearance in JTBC‘s I Go to School, fans looked back and discovered that her IQ was revealed to be 145 on a past episode of Weekly Idol.
Hani’s intellect became a hot topic recently when the singer joined MIB‘s Kangnam, AOA‘s Jimin, and more on a recent episode of JTBC’s I Go to School. In the episode, Hani showed off her quick wit and vast knowledge by solving a calculus problem and excelling in English as well as Chinese.. ... Read more
Yong Joon-hyung made his acting debut in MNET”s “Monstar” as school-aged idol, Yoon Seol-chan. A role such as this the usual acting fare of idol actors. What makes Yong”s performance stand out from other such actors in similar roles is his magnetism and timing. He has a natural gift for line delivery that captures the innate sentiments of dialogue. What he brings to a scene is an intensity that cannot be taught. Of course with time, he”ll be able to tame this intensity to match the finesses of the older, more experienced actors with which he was fortunate enough to work. As Seol-chan, Yong was endearing and definitely carved a solid foundation for himself in the acting world. . ... Read more
The sexy concept has been a trend among girl groups for a while now, but the K-Pop community remains fairly split between what”s “sexy” and what”s not. Are leg spreads sexy? How much skin is too much? How much can an artist push a sexy concept until it”s considered going a bit too overboard?. ... Read more
Upcoming Pledis Entertainment idol group Seventeen have covered After School”s track “Because of You” for their next mixtape.
Seventeen”s Seungkwan, Seokmin, Joshua, Junghan got together for an acoustic version of “Because of You”, which was originally released by After School in 2010. Their voices harmonize together for another take on the sad, dance track.. ... Read more