Korea is completely inundated with singers from the pretty idols and talented dancers to the indie artists and OST stars. However, amongthe Korean artists I know, the names that immediately flood my head when I hearthe phrase "unique voice" form a much shorter list. Much like the "it factor", it"s a bit hard to quantify but when you hear it, you just know that there"s something special there.
Keepin mind that this list is solely based on my opinion and the artists are who Ideem to have unique voices. Also, I"mlimited to the scope of artists that I"ve been exposed to so I apologize in advance for notincluding your favorite artist!
Kim Yoon Ah
Let"sstart with Kim Yoon Ah. If you don"t know already, Kim Yoon Ah is the leadsinger of alternative rock band Jaurim
“Roommate” has officially dropped out the character card for EXO‘s Chanyeol, raising more anticipation to the show.
Previously, the character cards for After School“s Nana, 5urprise“s Seo Kang Jun, Shin Sung Woo, Hong Soo Hyun, Park Bom, Lee Dong Wook, and Park Min Woo have been revealed, showing their ages, careers, as well as three interesting facts.
Chanyeol’s card reads,
Chanyeol (23, Singer)
- A fruit [play on words with Chanyeol"s name (AlChan-Yeolmae)] from an EXOplanet
- ChanGyver [play on the name "MacGyver"] who knows how to work with fire
- “Growl” baby chef
“Roommate” is set to premiere on April 20th at 4:40 PM KST
“Roommate” unveiled the character cards for 2NE1″s Park Bom, Lee Dong Wook, and Park Min Woo!
Following the character cards for After School“s Nana, 5urprise“s Seo Kang Jun, Shin Sung Woo, and Hong Soo Hyun, Park Bom, Lee Dong Wook, and Park Min Woo were up next and were introduced by their age, career, as well as three charms or interesting facts about themselves.
Park Bom (31, Singer)
- World class TOP artist!
- An unidentified variety show object(?) [a play on words from UFO - unidentified flying object] who will make a path in variety shows
- Feed her anything once she wakes up
Lee Dong Wook (34, Actor)
- Endless manner King
- Unstoppable MC instinct
- Roommate”s “collector of female hearts”
Park Min Woo (27, Actor)
- “Heart stealer” who has stolen the hearts of noonas
- A hidden dating master
- A fiery competitive spirit! “Fire flower boy”
“Roommate” will premiere on the 20th, but until then, look out for more character cards and teasers to come!
2NE1″s Park Bom cheered on her “Roommate” actor Lee Dong Wook.
The two must have gotten close over filming as she tweeted on April 10, “Everyone, I watched episodes 1 and 2 of “Hotel King” exactly 4 times. Why? Because Dong Wook oppa is in it. But he doesn”t seem like the roommate oppa I live with. His eyes are filled with charisma. I wasn”t used to it, but it was fun as expected!”
Park Bom continued, “As someone who totally loves “Hotel King” and as Lee Dong Wook oppa”s “Roommate”. Hahaha. Fighting.”
Fans commented, “I guess they”ve gotten friendlier,” “I”m so jealous,” and more.
Are you excited for the “Roommate” premiere on April 20 KST?
SBS’ Roommates revealed the character card of 2NE1’s Park Bom.
Having successfully filmed the first episode, the show has been gathering attention by releasing a character card for each of the members everyday.
The sixth character card revealed on April 14 on the show′s homepage was for Park Bom. The card introduces the 2NE1 member as a ‘world class TOP artist,’ ‘an unidentified variety creature (?) to set a record in the history of variety’ and ‘when you wake her (BOM) up, feed her.’
4 member girl group 2NE1(CL, Sandara Park, Park Bom, and Minzy) has recently placed #1 on the Gaon Digital Chart for the month of March.
According to the official Gaon Chart on April 10, 2NE1, who made a comeback around late February with their 2nd studio album Crush, has snatched the first place position rather fiercely. "Come Back Home", one of their two title tracks, had been receiving steady download and streaming rates during the month of March, concluding with a total of 55,739,833 hits.
"Come Back Home" is a rather special single: it is classified into the crossover genre because of its blend of hip-hop, R&B, and Reggae. The track was a composition consisting of a collaboration between YG Entertainment"s resident producer Teddy and other in-house producers
During the press conference for upcoming reality program “Roommate” at the Lexington Hotel on April 4, it was revealed that Park Bom and Lee So Ra shared a room together as “roommates.”
Producer Park Jung Ryul said, “We started filming last Thursday and finished on Monday this week. We had five rooms with two people for each room. One room had three people living in it.”
On the April 9th broadcast of KBS Cool FM‘s ‘Lee So Ra’s Music Plaza‘, Park Bom shared her plans to get ready for that summer body, “I’m thinking about revealing my bikini body on ‘Roommate’. I bought a pretty swimming suit just in case I am able to show it off… I think I will have to start working out.”
Dara was not as confident in her bikini body, sharing, “I want to wear a bikini too