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Naeun and Jinsol of South Korean girl group APRIL have personally responded to the bullying claims made by former member Lee Hyunjoo. On June 11, member Naeun shared a post on APRIL’s official fan cafe to address the allegations that the group had mistreated Lee. “The biggest reason that I didn’t share my statement was […]

Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, has described K-pop as a “vicious cancer” corrupting the young people he governs. On Friday (June 11), The New York Times reported that the politician has declared a new culture war to halt the spread and influence of South Korean movies, K-dramas and K-pop videos to his citizens through a secretive […]

MAMAMOO member Wheein has officially ended her exclusive contact with longtime agency RBW Entertainment. The company announced today (June 11) that the South Korean vocalist has chosen not to renew her contract with the entertainment agency. RBW noted that Wheein’s decision follows “in-depth decision” with the company and that it “fully respect[s]” her choice. “Wheein […]

CUBE Entertainment has debuted its brand-new K-pop girl group LIGHTSUM. The girl group made their debut with the dance pop song ‘Vanilla’, which was co-composed by hitmaker Steven Lee (best known for OH MY GIRL’s 2018 song ‘Remember Me’ and written by lyricist Jo Yoon-kyung (NCT Dream’s ‘Hot Sauce’ and EXO’s ‘Love Shot’). ‘Vanilla’ dropped […]

South Korean boy group TXT have dropped a teaser for the music video of ‘Magic’, a track off their recently released sophomore album ‘The Chaos Chapter: Freeze’. The boy group’s label, Big Hit Music, released the video teaser yesterday (June 9) via the label’s YouTube channel. In the clip, the members of TXT are seem […]

Former X1 member Lee Eun-sang is set to make his long-awaited return in a new boyband next year. Lee’s agency Brand New Music announced in a statement to South Korean news outlet Hanguk Kyungje today (10 June) that the singer will be included in an upcoming boyband that company is planning to launch next year […]

MONSTA X rapper Joohoney has revealed that he would like to produce a song for SM Entertainment’s rookie girl group aespa. On the June 8 broadcast of Korean radio show Kim Shin Young’s Hope Song at Noon on radio station MBC FM4U, where MONSTA X appeared as special guests, Joohoney was asked by host Kim Shin Young […]

TWICE have released the music video for ‘Alcohol-Free’, the title track off their upcoming tenth mini-album ‘Taste of Love’. In the clip, the K-pop girl group celebrate the summer season by throwing a beach party, complete with delicious-looking cocktails and a beautiful sunset. Meanwhile, the group are dressed in colourful tropical dresses and flower hairpieces […]

MAMAMOO’s Wheein has reportedly decided to leave her longtime agency RBW Entertainment. This is according to a new report by South Korean news outlet Sports Kyunghyang, which claimed that the singer has decided not to renew her contract with the music label. The publication also noted that Wheein would continue to be a part of […]

BTS are reportedly set to return with new music next month, following the release of their second English single ‘Butter’ in May. This is according to a report by South Korean media outlet SPO TV News, which claimed that the K-pop sensations will make their comeback with a new album on July 9. The publication […]