Sunmi J Y Park When We Disco

Sunmi Hits the Disco With Her Former Boss J.Y. Park

Sunmi is no stranger to a left-lane, artsy-fartsy kind of career choice – and teaming up with her former boss, J.Y. Park of JYP Entertainment, is certainly no exception. The 28-year-old “Noir” quirk-pop princess and the 48-year-old JYP record executive are starry-eyed,…


Sunmi Pporappippam

'Pporappippam': Sunmi Delivers a Swoony Song for the Summer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Is7glC9Jp7Q Sunmi isn't just one of the top soloists in South Korea - she's essentially forged her own genre. Since the split of her long-running, history-making girl group, Wonder Girls, following the release of their incredible final album Reboot in 2015, Sunmi's…


Sunmi Noir

'Noir': Sunmi Shows the Dark Side of Stunting for the Gram

Sunmi, formerly of the Wonder Girls (still too soon, gone but never forgotten), has rapidly become one of my new favorite K-pop soloists over the past two years, thanks to one-two-three punch of "Gashina," "Heroine" and "Siren" - and it appears she's just going to keep the love (and likes - more on…


Top 10 Songs of 2018

The Top 60 Songs of 2018

The year is almost over, and I still loathe lists. In fact, I sat down to do this about seven times and simply couldn't do it. So...I won't. And you can't make me! Instead, I'm choosing to take you through a very cool, urban and interesting journey through my favorite songs of the year in no real…


'Siren': Sunmi Delivers a Fierce Warning

Sunmi remains one of K-Pop's biggest weirdos, and for that, I am grateful. The 26-year-old Wonder Girls superstar has proven herself to be a very unique kind of soloist in just a short amount of time, from her re-debut with the biting "Gashina" to the slightly Cheryl Tweedy Cole Fernandez-Versini…


Cheryl Tweedy Cole Fernandez-Versini Payne Is at the Center of a K-Pop Controversy

Not since Lee Hyori's "Get Ya!" was accused of ripping off Britney's "Do Somethin'" over a decade ago has a South Korean music scandal felt so specifically tailored to my personal interests. Sunmi, formerly of the Wonder Girls, is back with a follow-up to her incredible, fiery break-up bop…


Sunmi Gashina

"Gashina": Wonder Girls Died So Sunmi Could Thrive

When the Wonder Girls — one of K-Pop's long-standing, history-making girl groups — formally called it quits after a decade earlier this year following their incredible '80s-themed comeback Reboot, their disbandment felt like a heavy loss for the community. But now that Sunmi, one of the troupe's…