• MBK Entertainment (Core Contents Media) to air a survival show for its new girl group + details on trainee Seulgi

    February 3, 2015 @ 12:16 am

    It has been revealed that 21-year-old trainee Seulgi will be competing in MBK Entertainment (formerly Core Contents Media)'s upcoming survival show to determine their new girl group. According to multiple insiders in an exclusive by Star News on the 3rd, Seulgi replaced Minhyun, who was initially in the group but left the survival competition due to personal reasons. Seulgi stands at a height of 167 cm (~5'5") and is a beauty

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  • MBK Entertainment (Core Contents Media) reported to also unleash a new girl group this year

    January 6, 2015 @ 2:11 am

    Not long after the report on MBK Entertainment's (formerly Core Contents Media) upcoming idol boy band was released, OSEN has reported that the agency will also be unleashing a new girl group this year! According to the report, MBK Entertainment has also been preparing for the debut of a girl group set for the first-half of 2015. OSEN also released photos of members Heehyun, Eunjin, and Minhyun. Although the total number of members and name for

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  • MBK Entertainment (formerly Core Contents Media) reportedly preparing to launch a new idol boy band this year

    January 5, 2015 @ 11:12 pm

    T-ara's agency MBK Entertainment (formerly known as Core Contents Media) is reportedly preparing to launch a new idol boy band this year! According to an exclusive by OSEN on the 6th, MBK Entertainment has been secretly planning and preparing for the debut of an idol band set for this coming summer. This marks the first band that CEO Kim Kwang Soo directly produced in 15 years since the MC the Max. OSEN also released photos of two memb

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  • Shannon reported to debut under Dap Sound rather than MBK Entertainment

    November 27, 2014 @ 12:09 am

    Rather than making her debut under the name of MBK Entertainment (formerly known as Core Contents Media), it's been reported that Shannon will start off her solo career under Dap Sound. According to music distributors in an exclusive by TV Report on the 27th, Shannon will make her debut under new agency Dap Sound, which has apparently been established as a separate, independent label of MBK Entertainment to support Shannon's style of music. Dap

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  • Core Contents Media to relaunch as MBK Entertainment

    October 1, 2014 @ 2:02 am

    Core Contents Media is reported to be in the process of changing its name to MBK Entertainment.  According to 'Ilgan Sports', the agency has already established a corporation under the name MBK Entertainment and plans to close Core Contents Media. Accordingly, T-ara, Son Ho Joon, Kim Gyu Ri, Ha Suk Jin, SPEED, and other stars under Core Contents Media will be moved over to MBK Entertainment's roster.Even when T-ara signed with Chinese entertainm

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  • T-ara's Jiyeon hospitalized before 'Show! Music Core' filming

    September 27, 2014 @ 8:48 am

    Core Contents Media just announced that T-ara's Jiyeon has been hospitalized.  The agency posted to its official Twitter on September 27: "[T-ARA] Firstly, thank you to the fans who attended the filming for 'Show! Music Core's Incheon airport festival special. Right before the 'Show! Music Core' recording today, T-ara member Jiyeon was unable to go on stage because of sudden, severe indigestion problems. Her condition wasn't good,

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  • T-ara sign with Chinese entertainment company Longzhen Culture Development

    September 26, 2014 @ 11:25 pm

    T-ara will advance into the Chinese market with the help of Chinese entertainment company Longzhen Culture Development! Their agency Core Contents Media rep stated on the 26th, "T-ara signed with influential Chinese entertainment company, Longzhen Culture Development. We held a signing ceremony with Longzhen Culture Development earlier this month and not only were the CEOs of both agencies were present, but the T-ara members as well."Longzhen Cu

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  • Core Contents Media's Kim Kwang Soo denies reports of suspicious financial transactions with an actress

    September 15, 2014 @ 12:41 pm

    Kim Kwang Soo of Core Contents Media denied that he is involved with the suspicious dealing of money with a female actress, saying that the money was appropriated to the actress for her appearance in a music video.His legal representative, Attorney Lee Jong Suk, stated on September 15, "Under the request of agency H, Kim Kwang Soo produced two studio albums and one single album for singer K, who is signed under agency H.  During this pr

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  • Authorities find suspicious financial transactions while investigating Core Contents Media's CEO

    September 14, 2014 @ 8:06 pm

    Authorities have found suspicious money transactions of large sums while investigating Core Contents Media's CEO Kim Kwang Soo for misappropriation of funds. According to Seoul News on the 15th, while the Seoul Central District Court's Financial and Tax Crime Department was investigation Kim Kwang Soo, they noticed that he had suspicious transactions with actress H as well as CJ E&M. Because of this, some believe that the investigations will spre

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  • Core Contents Media's CEO Kim Kwang Soo being investigated for alleged misappropriation of funds

    June 24, 2014 @ 9:20 pm

    Core Contents Media has found themselves in the headlines today as CEO Kim Kwang Soo is reportedly being investigated about allegedly misappropriating funds that were meant for debut and promotional activities of a former trainee. According to the prosecutor's office, Kim Kwang Soo is being investigated for misappropriating a portion of the 4 billion KRW (~ 3.9 million USD) that was given by Kim Kwang Jin (former chairman of Hyundai Swiss Saving

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