• Teaser released for BTOB's new reality program 'BTOB Cool Men'

    February 20, 2014 @ 8:28 pm

    BTOB will be back in another reality program called 'BTOB Cool Men,' which will start broadcasting through SBS MTV in March.  SBS MTV released the teaser on February 20, showing the seven members casually sitting on a long couch while enjoying a cup of coffee when suddenly, a pretty woman walks by and they can't take their eyes off her!  Each boy shows a humorous facial expression, giving a preview of how fun their reality program will be.  By th

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  • TVXQ's Changmin shed tears on his last recording of 'Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education'

    January 28, 2014 @ 11:45 am

    The January 28 installment of KBS 2TV's 'Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education' (aka 'Cool Kiz On The Block') featured the basketball team's departure to winter off-season training.  As this was the final recording for TVXQ's Changmin, the production team prepared a surprise video for him.  Saying they needed to analyze the team's history, they turned on the video, which instead showed the other members leaving thoughtful message

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  • 'Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education' to take on Tae Kwon Do after Basketball

    January 7, 2014 @ 1:42 pm

    Although 'Cool Kiz On The Block' ('Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education') had been enjoying their strong teamwork in basketball, it appears the cast members will be moving onto their next sport, Tae Kwon Do!In the latest episode on January 7, they featured Kang Ho Dong dressed in a Tae Kwon Do outfit to recruit people interested in this sport.  He says, "I am waiting for the 'cool kiz on the block,' who want to learn tae kwon do with Ho D

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  • allkpop's Top 50 K-Pop Songs of 2013: 21-30

    December 18, 2013 @ 6:39 pm

    From an over-abundance of debuts to a handful of career-defining comebacks, 2013 has been a big year for K-Pop. But what were the best, most important songs of 2013? Here at allkpop, we're trying to answer that question with our 'Top 50 K-Pop Songs of 2013'!Some of the staff members combed through this year's numerous releases to bring you a list of fifty of the year's most noteworthy songs. Check in every Wednesday between now and the new year (

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  • Cast of 'Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education' celebrate their second win at J.Y. Park's house

    December 3, 2013 @ 1:30 pm

    On December 3, the cast members of KBS 2TV's 'Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education' celebrated their second victory at J.Y. Park's house.His house was revealed to be a large house enclosed by a high wall with CCTV and boasting a basketball court.  As soon as the cast members arrived and saw J.Y. Park's home, their jaws dropped.Kang Ho Dong even said, "Wow, this is killer."However, John Park said, "I don't even think J.Y. Park would h

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  • Julien Kang expresses his desire for Kang Ho Dong to lose weight

    November 5, 2013 @ 5:35 pm

    Julien Kang brought up Kang Ho Dong's weight in the latest episode of KBS 2TV's 'Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education'.On the November 5 installment, while speaking to other cast member John Park, Julien Kang said, "Kang Ho Dong really needs to lose weight."Even a bit later, while he was waiting for Kang Ho Dong with Lee Hye Jung, he insisted, "He needs to lose weight.  He needs to.  I'm going to have to make Kang Ho Dong g

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  • Iconic songs from 15 of K-pop's top idol groups

    November 3, 2013 @ 12:40 am

    Veteran idols nowadays have an incredible amount of songs under their belt. But each idol group has that one song that defines them, the song that each fanbase cherishes the most. Check out our list of idol groups' iconic songs below, not in any particular order:BIG BANG - LiesSure, Big Bang has changed their color since songs like "Lies", but this is the first song that shot the boys up to fame. "Lies" snagged in fans from not just Korea, b

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  • J.Y. Park fouls out + TVXQ's Changmin hurts his ankle playing basketball on 'Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education'

    October 29, 2013 @ 4:45 pm

    On October 29, KBS 2TV's 'Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education' finally aired their very first basketball game.  The team faced their first rivals, a female basketball team from Kyungki-Do Hanam.Unsurprisingly, as the game progressed, the play got rougher.  Eventually, J.Y. Park, who had contributed greatly to the score due to his brilliant moves, eventually fouled out after he received his fifth foul.  In addition, Kang Ho

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  • Cool perform together after 4 years on 'Immortal Song 2'

    August 3, 2013 @ 5:35 pm

    Cool got together for the first time in four years on the latest episode of 'Immortal Song 2'.The August 3rd show was the old-school dance group's special, and they sang "Lovers of the Beach" and "Fate". Though it's been 20 years since Cool debuted and 4 since they performed all together, the members still sounded as good as ever. Singer Lee Jung ended up winning Cool's special with "Before Getting Sad".

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  • WBW: 20 Songs that Prove that 1997-1998 were the Greatest Years in K-pop

    July 10, 2013 @ 2:27 pm

    I will preface this article immediately by saying everyone has a different era of music that they think is the best. Having said that, there is no question that the years of 1997-1998 were, in my humble opinion, the greatest years in the entire history of K-pop. Those two years featured every major group that would go on to influence all of the boy bands and girl groups that you love today. From fashion and dance to the music and fans, these

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