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TWICE, Aluna, Kim Petras & More Enter the K/DA Universe

League of Legends is really onto something. Following the much-buzzed about successful 2018 launch of the game's first virtual girl group called K/DA, originally voiced by Madison Beer (put your cans up, fellow Beercans!), Jaira Burns and Miyeon and Soyeon of (G)I-DLE, Riot Games developers very…


GFriend 回:WALPURGIS

GFRIEND Announce New Studio Album, '回:Walpurgis Night'

The return of GFRIEND is nearly upon us. The South Korean girl group - which inked a deal with BTS's Big Hit Entertainment last year, resulting in a bigger budget and even more frequent comebacks - is set to release their new studio album, 回:Walpurgis Night on November 9, they announced via…


BLACKPINK The Album

BLACKPINK's 'The Album' Officially Makes Music History

BLACKPINK: not only in our area, once again - but also making history while doing so. The unstoppable foursome - individually Jennie, Lisa, Jisoo and Rosé - have debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 as of this week with their formal debut, The Album. (If you missed it, heres are my thoughts about…


BLACKPINK The Album Tracklisting

BLACKPINK Reveal 'The Album' Tracklisting

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CL Post Up

'Post Up': CL Reintroduces Herself Ahead of Her Solo Return

"I go by the name of...you already know." CL is back. Well. Almost. After half a month of teasing nonstop lyrics, photos and videos in usual K-pop campaign fashion, the 29-year-old Baddest Female™ and 2NE1 leader returned on Monday (September 14) with what is essentially a reintroduction, called…


BLACKPINK Netflix Documentary

Netflix Is Releasing a BLACKPINK Documentary

BLACKPINK in your area, and on your streaming platform - and, oh yes, on your Billboard Hot 100 charts too. Fresh off the "Ice Cream" truck with their new BFF Selena Gomez, the unstoppable South Korean foursome just scooped up their highest-ever chart ranking (No. 13) on the Hot 100 as of Tuesday…


Taemin Criminal

'Criminal': Taemin Happily Submits for Your Bad Romance

A wise woman once declared: "Mama, I'm in love with a criminal." Taemin's here to say: "girl, same." Now I'm not one to Stan Men too often, but the 27-year-old Shinee boy band member-turned-solo star is a consistent exception to the rule - especially once he made us "Move." When Taemin's not too…


CLC Helicopter

CLC Take Flight in Their 'Helicopter'

CL comeback? Maybe, hopefully. CLC comeback? Look up in the sky. One year after the release of their last single ("Devil") and mini-album (No.1), the ladies of CLC are officially back with a fierce burst of electro-empowerment: "Helicopter," a rallying cry of encouragement from seven Girls On Top.…


Selena Gomez BLACKPINK Ice Cream

'Ice Cream': Selena Gomez & BLACKPINK Serve a Sugary Treat

"Ice cream, chillin', chillin' / Ice cream chillin'..." When it was first announced that Selena Gomez would be the special guest on BLACKPINK's "Ice Cream," the next single from their upcoming debut, The Album, the response on social media was decidedly, erm...mixed. How would the breathy "Lose…


BoA Vogue September 2020 Korea

BoA Celebrates Her 20th Anniversary

Today, August 25 (well, it’s technically already today in South Korea) is a very special day: the 20th anniversary of the debut of the Queen of K-pop™, BoA. On August 25, 2000, at the absurdly young age of 13, Kwon Bo-ah debuted on the South Korean and, immediately after, Japanese scene with…


BoA Gallant Only One

Gallant Covers BoA's 'Only One' for Her 20th Anniversary

The Our Beloved BoA festivities continue – and this time, we’re going international. As part of SM Entertainment‘s continued celebration of the Queen of K-Pop™ and her two boundary-breaking decades in the music industry this month – did you see their newly launched,…


Jisoo Drama Blackpink Snowdrop

BLACKPINK's Jisoo Is Going Solo (As an Actress)

View this post on Instagram A post shared by JISOO🤍 (@sooyaaa__) on Aug 12, 2020 at 5:37am PDT BLACKPINK is preparing to give us their new single (a Cold Popsicle, it seems?) with Selena Gomez in mere days, but Jisoo‘s already got additional plans.…