• Weekly Recap: a flurry of comebacks, a not-so-gay comedian, and please forgive me

    May 22, 2015 @ 6:57 pm

    This week I could hardly keep up with all that's happened in the K-Pop sphere. All these comebacks, controversies and scandals are just too much for me to handle! But don't worry readers, it's my job to keep you updated on all the latest gossip so follow me down the K-Pop brick road and in no time you will be abreast the most interesting happenings of the week. N.Flying debuts with "Awesome" trackFNC's newest act N.Flying finally made its debut w

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  • [DEBATE] SM Entertainment vs. Kris and Luhan: Chinese promotions

    May 22, 2015 @ 5:18 pm

    The SM Entertainment vs Kris & Luhan battle is ever the rage amongst the topics currently trending in K-Pop, and the prolonged controversy doesn't appear as though it will simmer down any time soon. The former EXO-M members, having been part of the monolithic music label for nearly four years, is now seeking to terminate their contracts. The two artists are now pursuing other interests over in China, disregarding their obligations to SM. There is

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  • [Drama Review] 'The Girl Who Can See Smells' - Episode 16 (Finale)

    May 22, 2015 @ 4:17 pm

    THE GIRL WHO CAN SEE SMELLS - EPISODE 16 (FINALE)"Keep dreaming! There's no way you're beating my score on Super Mario World" Another series has come to a close. I feel content. That's different because, when a series ends, it usually feels like there's some part of my life missing. In part because the characters have been your constant companions while you make your way through the series, and there's a serious disruption in routine when you are

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  • [Album and MV Review] N.FLYING - 'Awesome'

    May 22, 2015 @ 2:48 pm

    N.FLYING - 'AWESOME'Tracklist:1. One N Only2. Awesome3. Heartbreak4. All in5. 1 MinuteFNC's first new band in three years, N.Flying, follows in the footsteps of CNBLUE and F.T Island with their new mini-album. Although they'd been active in Japan with indie singles and performances, 'Awesome' is their Korean debut EP. You may have already seen and heard leader Seunghyub (under the pseudonym J.Don) with AOA's Jimin, teaming up for the single "God.

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  • Giveaway: Win an autographed CD from Hyosung!

    May 22, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

    Just a week ago, SECRET's Hyosung made her sexiest solo comeback yet and received a whopping 8.3 on her full album from our official reviewer. Her revamped flirty look with highlighter-orange locks captured the hearts of many fans and you would have gotten a closer look at this sooner if you would have signed up for your very own allkpop newsletter! Sign up for allkpop newsletter today and get a chance to win an autographed Hyosung CD w

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  • Eye Candy: 15 Male stars who are beach-ready

    May 21, 2015 @ 6:57 pm

    Summer is approaching and even though you may think your body isn't ready for this, your eyes are surely ready for the eye candy to come because women aren't the only ones who bare it all in the sun!That's right, check out these hunkalicious male stars below with their chiseled abs, broad shoulders, and never-skip-leg-day mentality as they get ready to bask in the sun and dive into the water. In case you like this article, check out our Men's Hea

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  • [Drama Review] 'The Girl Who Can See Smells' - Episode 15

    May 21, 2015 @ 5:09 pm

    THE GIRL WHO SEES SMELLS - EPISODE 15Wow. We're down to the end of the series. And tonight you'll get to see the very last episode of the series. Ack! I'm gonna miss our sensory couple."That was nasty, dude! What did you eat today?" With Kwon jailed and Yeom Mi recovered (hooray!), Moo Gak regains his sense of touch and Cho Rim remembers everything. Connections to Cho Rim's past are re-forged, as Moo Gak gives her the ring and photo that Mr. Oh w

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  • allkpop is Hiring: We're looking for summer intern writers! (NYC / NJ)

    May 21, 2015 @ 4:57 pm

    Are you highly passionate about K-Pop? Think you have what it takes to be a part of the 6theory or allkpop team? Time to put your skills to the test and apply for our summer internship!Now that summertime is coming and all the college students are embracing their freedom from finals, we're looking for a few interns to join our allkpop staff.  We are looking for talented, highly-motivated individuals who are extraordinary writers and lovers of eve

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  • [DEBATE] Should Yoo Seung Joon (Steve Yoo)'s apology be accepted?

    May 21, 2015 @ 4:09 pm

    It isn't an understatement to say that Yoo Seung Joon is one of the most frowned upon former Korean Pop stars in Korea for a mistake that he made 13 years ago. From 1996 to 2001, Yoo Seung Joon was labeled as the leader of Korea's "Beautiful youth" movement, gaining fans of all ages with his energy on stage as well as his honorable and pure image. It was in early 2002 when Yoo Seung Joon made a life-changing mistake, resulting in deportation and

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  • [Album Review] SHINee - 'Odd'

    May 21, 2015 @ 3:05 pm

    Track list: Odd EyeLovesickViewRomanceTrigger이별의 길 (Farewell My Love)너의 노래가 되어 ( An Ode to You)AliveWoofBlack Hole재연 (An Encore) 'Odd' is oddly pleasant. It is an album packed with rich R&B jams, dance anthems, and soppy, melodic ballads (and more), taking the listener on an unforgettable emotional roller coaster ride. Released on May 18, 'Odd' features the SHINee 'staples' of addicting dance beats and sing-along-ready hooks that w

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