• Weekly Recap: Big Bang's takeover and dilemmas, 'call me the most watched video baby', and real-life 'Pinocchio'?

    July 3, 2015 @ 6:59 pm

    From sexual harassment reports to rumors of a possible real-life drama couple, there was just too much to keep track of in the past seven days. If you need to catch up on the news of the K-pop world, just keep reading!The Wonder Girls are back! We now know that the Wonder Girls will be coming back as an idol band, and we've managed to learn even more about their August comeback! J.Y. Park is said to be composing the title track himself, giving hi

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  • Weekly Recap: 'Secret' tensions, catch Jessica if you can, and continued legal woes

    June 26, 2015 @ 6:43 pm

    It's been a busy week for the K-pop world. Catch up on the latest rumors, legal troubles, and long-awaited comebacks! Miss Jessica? Catch her if you can in the leaked video! Earlier this week, SONEs were besides themselves with excitement over leaked screenshots of former Girls' Generation member Jessica from the previous music video of 'Catch Me If You Can.' To add onto the nostalgic excitement, the leaked video came out shortly,

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  • Lee Kuk Ju talks about her recent weight loss

    June 23, 2015 @ 2:25 pm

    Comedian Lee Kuk Ju boasted a slimmer figure on KBS's 'Crisis Escape No. 1' this week.MC Kim Jong Kook said during this broadcast, "Lee Kuk Ju came here after losing weight," to which the comedian responded, "I cut off carbs and ate konjac (devil's tongue jelly).  It was good for regular bowel movements."Within two weeks, I lost 6 kg (~ 13 lbs), but honestly, even though I lost 6 kg, it doesn't show that much.  It was good for my feces.  I though

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  • Weekly Recap: tragedy strikes, banned banned banned, and Western love for K-pop

    June 19, 2015 @ 6:47 pm

    So much can happen in just 7 days, from joyful baby announcements to amazing concerts to sorrowful tragedies. Catch up with the events that happened in the K-pop world this past week. Rest in peace Jung In Ah Tragic news hit the world of K-pop about the unfortunate death of model and actress Jung In Ah. While practicing skydiving for an upcoming movie, she met with bad weather that led to an improper and unsafe landing. After three days of search

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  • Weekly Recap: Fandom wars, breakup rumors, and an 'epik' flash mob

    June 12, 2015 @ 6:50 pm

    Conflicting dating rumors, continued feuds, ranging fandom wars, and an 'epik' flash mob rocked the K-pop world in this crazy week. Catch up on the latest gossip and news here! Relationship rumorsA flurry of dating rumors and contradictory statements surrounding After School's Jung Ah and basketball player Jung Chang Young suggest that there's some sort of relationship between the two! While representatives and After School's management at Pledis

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  • Weekly Recap: Bae finds a bae, the best revenge is living well, and brewing legal battles

    June 5, 2015 @ 7:14 pm

    Gird your loins readers, as this week was pretty hectic. News of dating, scandals, and hot music releases ran rampant for the past six days, which probably left you dazed and confused and asking, "Wait, what, he's dating her!? She did what? Ermahgerd EXO!! Ermahgerd Big Bang!!" It's okay. I'll hold your hand through it. EXO and Big Bang dominate charts and playlistsIt's a known fact that whenever EXO or Big Bang (or any YG or SM artist for that m

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  • Weekly Recap: Relationships end, families begin, and welcome back soldier!

    May 29, 2015 @ 7:08 pm

    A lot has happened in the last week... what, with the continuation of Yoo Seung Joon's controversy, breakups--both real and pretend--and teases of the return of artists from both YG and SM!!It is a lot to take in so be sure to read on to be caught up with all the latest news. Tiffany and Nichkhun go their separate ways'Smiling eyes' Girls' Generation member Tiffany and 'beast' idol 2PM's Nichkhun made headlines when their relationship was first a

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  • Staff Pick: jubilantj's Current Top 10 Songs Playlist

    May 27, 2015 @ 5:37 pm

    Well folks, you didn't ask for it but here it is! What will follow is my top 10 songs playlist, similar to the playlists that you have seen before on AKP--except of course, the songs will be different. I tend to prefer hip-hop/rock genres over any other, so if you're not a big hip-hop or rock buff then this playlist may not be to your liking. Anyhow, feel free to browse and if you find something that you like, then awesome! If not, then maybe nex

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  • 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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  • f(x)'s Amber talks about skateboard injuries and how she responds when she doesn't understand a joke

    May 19, 2015 @ 3:51 am

    f(x)'s athletic tomboy Amber appeared on KBS 2TV's 'Escape Crisis No. 1' on May 18 and recalled a skateboarding accident from the past.  She said, "I skateboarded often since I was young," and surprised the MCs on the show this day with her versatile talents. The MCs asked, "Have you ever gotten hurt from riding a skateboard?" Amber responded, "Three of my front teeth are fake. They broke because I fell over while riding my skateboard. I also hav

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