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Fan-signs – What you should know and my experience

Reading Time: 8 minutes I was pondering a trip to Korea and many of the groups I enjoyed listening to were having comebacks at the time! At that moment I wondered “How does one get into a fansign?” These are the things i learned, how I made it to 2 different groups signings but missed out on several others…Continue readingFan-signs – What you should know and my experience

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Hwasa goes braless at the airport and why this is important

Reading Time: 2 minutes On July 9, Mamamoo’s Hwasa appeared at an airport without wearing a bra. Instead, she only wore a white T-shirt and, as expected, this decision surprised many people. Both Korean netizens and those who were present there were shocked at such a prospect as it is almost never done by idols. Only a few days…Continue readingHwasa goes braless at the airport and why this is important

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Hong Kong journalist physically harassing Taeyeon’s female manager

Reading Time: 2 minutes A very unfortunate series of events unfolded when SNSD’s Taeyeon landed at the Incheon International Airport on the 5th of July. At the time she was travelling to Hong Kong for her SBS Super Concert appearance and no one could have predicted the malicious nature of what would transpire. As she was entering the Airport…Continue readingHong Kong journalist physically harassing Taeyeon’s female manager

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Korea Featured Stories

Founder Yang Hyun-suk and CEO Yang Min-suk resign from YG Entertainment

Reading Time: < 1 minute Earlier today, Yang Hyun-suk announced that he has stepped down from positions he held within YG Entertainment. As the original founder of YG Entertainment in 1996, Yang Hyun-suk brought an end to his 23 years working in the company. His brother, the longtime CEO Yang Min-suk, also resigned from his position soon after. Their resignations…Continue readingFounder Yang Hyun-suk and CEO Yang Min-suk resign from YG Entertainment

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Hacker enters Cube’s and Mamamoos official youtube channels and changes titles

Reading Time: < 1 minute An unknown hacker recently hacked ‘United Cube’ and ‘MAMAMOO’ and started changing titles of released videos to two things specifically – “Stan Loona” and “Stan fromis_9”. Videos that were edited belonged to (G)-IDLE, CLC and Mamamoo respectively and were believed to have been edited by an Orbit. With more changes made and people speaking up…Continue readingHacker enters Cube’s and Mamamoos official youtube channels and changes titles

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Group Health Stories

#GetWellSoonJennie, Blinks urge, after BLACKPINK finish Macao show without her

Reading Time: < 1 minute BLACKPINK’s Jennie has worried fans tweeting well-wishes under the hashtag #GetWellSoonJennie after she rushed offstage in Macao. In a video clip from the June 8th concert circulating on Twitter, Jennie can be seen adjusting her in-ear before hurrying down the stage stairs. A staffer pulls aside a curtain and she appears to be shaking as…Continue reading#GetWellSoonJennie, Blinks urge, after BLACKPINK finish Macao show without her

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BTS and BigHit CEO Bang Si-Hyuk invited to join the Recording Academy class of 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute BTS and BigHit CEO Bang Si-Hyuk are set to add yet another incredible accomplishment to their already long list of achievements. After a press release,they revealed to have been invited to join the Recording Academy class of 2019. The Recording Academy presents the GRAMMY Awards each year, and a membership means that BTS and Bang…Continue readingBTS and BigHit CEO Bang Si-Hyuk invited to join the Recording Academy class of 2019

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[UPDATE] Blinks allege Shopee Phillippines contest was a scam, #SHOPEESCAM trends worldwide

Reading Time: 2 minutes UPDATE: Shopee has released a statement on Twitter in response to the fan uproar. While Shopee may have hoped this would placate the masses, the majority seem to believe it wasn’t enough, with commenters calling on the retailer to issue refunds to those affected. Many comments also expressed intentions to switch to rival retailer Lazada.…Continue reading[UPDATE] Blinks allege Shopee Phillippines contest was a scam, #SHOPEESCAM trends worldwide

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Solo Stories

B14A’s Jinyoung set to enlist this month

Reading Time: < 1 minute B14A’s leader, songwriter, and producer Jinyoung will soon begin his military service. On June 5th, a LINK8 Entertainment source spoke of his enlistment, “Jinyoung has received his draft notice from the Military Manpower Administration. He’ll be entering a recruit training center on June 20th.” After basic training he will be serving as a public service worker.…Continue readingB14A’s Jinyoung set to enlist this month

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[UPDATE] Sunmi declares herself an LGBT ally

Reading Time: < 1 minute While performing in Amsterdam on the evening of June 4th, Sunmi decided to share more about herself with fans in a video that is quickly spreading across Twitter. The short clip shows the singer onstage at Q-Factory, speaking to the audience about the many facets of her personality. I have many different sides of me……Continue reading[UPDATE] Sunmi declares herself an LGBT ally

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Crush departs from Amoeba Culture with plans to start his own label

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crush has officially departed from Amoeba Culture after six years under the label. The popular R&B and hip-hop singer plans to start his own agency. On an Instagram post, Crush wrote a sweet message expressing his gratitude toward the members and staff of Amoeba Culture, who have supported him for many years. Amoeba Culture also…Continue readingCrush departs from Amoeba Culture with plans to start his own label