• 7 hopefuls cover 'Rock U' for the second episode of 'KARA Project'

    June 4, 2014 @ 1:01 am

    The competition got tougher for DSP Media's seven trainee hopefuls to become a new member of KARA in the second episode of MBC Music's 'KARA Project'!The seven contestants known as 'Baby KARA', including So Jin, Shi Yoon, Young Ji, Chae Kyung, So Min, Chae Won, and Yu Ji, tried their hands at singing and dancing KARA's "Rock U" for their second mission. Young Ji, who won the first round of votes, was unable to participate again but she showed her

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  • DSP Media loses lawsuit filed by KARA's previous endorsed clothing company

    May 21, 2014 @ 1:01 am

    DSP Media lost the lawsuit against them by KARA's previous endorsed clothing company 'ASK' and its parent company Real Company, which previously sought compensation for damages following negative press surrounding KARA's lawsuit against DSP Media in 2011. To recap the situation a few years back, the clothing company claimed that because of the controversy surrounding KARA at the time, it had suffered losses. In addition, although KARA was schedu

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  • DSP Media announces Jiyoung's departure for London and the expiration of her contract

    April 4, 2014 @ 11:03 pm

    It has been revealed that Jiyoung left for London to study abroad with the expiration of her contract with DSP Media. DSP Media released a statement on the 5th to update fans and announce that their contract with the idol has expired."Hello, this is DSP Media.After Jiyoung revealed her intent to study abroad in January, she had been on a break and had been preparing to study abroad, and has now departed for London on Friday morning to take langu

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  • DSP Media updates fans on KARA's whereabouts

    February 5, 2014 @ 2:05 am

    DSP Media updated Kamilias on what KARA is up to these days! With Nicole and Jiyoung's leave, attention has been turned towards what the remaining members are up to. To resolve curiosities, a DSP Media rep spoke with MyDaily to reveal the whereabouts of the three members.The rep stated, "Gyuri recently went on a vacation with her family. It looks like she will be on vacation for a bit longer. After taking time to think on how to self-progress an

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  • Rumors arise suggesting DSP Media is looking to recruit new members for KARA + agency responds

    January 28, 2014 @ 8:45 pm

    With two members having left or getting ready to leave, DSP Media is rumored to be looking for two new members to continue on a 5-member KARA. According to one report, the media outlet claims that they've heard from a high ranking employee of the agency, "For the first half of the year, members like Seungyeon and Gyuri will be focusing on acting and other such individual activities, and afterwards, in the latter half of the year, 2 members will

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  • Nicole reaches out to fans about her current plans after various rumors

    January 22, 2014 @ 3:07 am

    If you've been keeping up today, you may have noticed that Nicole suddenly found herself as the topic of several rumors regarding which agency she may decide to join with the expiration of her contract with DSP Media. Although she spoke through her reps to respond to the situation in the previous article, the idol also reached out to fans directly with her latest tweet to clarify her current plans.She wrote on Twitter, "To all my fans whom I

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  • DSP Media rep comments on KARA's plans for 2014

    January 18, 2014 @ 11:15 am

    Following the breaking news of Nicole and Jiyoung's plans to leave KARA, a DSP Media rep spoke up about the group's future activities and assured Kamilias that they're scheduled to make a comeback later this year. In a phone call with 'Entertainment Relay', a DSP Media rep stated, "They will probably focus on their individual activities during the first-half of the year and return to fans with an album in the latter-half." In response to the que

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  • [Breaking] DSP Media releases official statement to confirm Jiyoung's leave in April

    January 14, 2014 @ 11:33 pm

    After reports broke out earlier revealing that Jiyoung does not intend on renewing her contract, DSP Media has now confirmed fans' fears as they dropped their official statement revealing that she will indeed leave.Their statement reads as follows:Hello. This is DSP Media.We wanted to inform you of our official position on the article concerning KARA's Jiyoung's contract expiration which was released on the morning of the 15th.Jiyoung still has t

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  • KARA's Gyuri confesses she tried out for the Big 3 (JYP, SM, YG) + Sechskies & Click B reunite at the 'DSP Festival'

    December 28, 2013 @ 12:00 pm

    KARA's Gyuri confessed that she tried out for the 'Big 3' agencies before joining DSP Media! Some of the DSP Family members appeared as guests on the December 28 installment of 'Entertainment Relay'. Rainbow's Jaekyung introduced the 'DSP Festival', "DSP Media is holding their first family concert." Reporter Jisook asked, "There is YG-JYP-SM. What is the special reason that you chose DSP Media? Gyuri unni?" Gyuri shly chuckled as she confessed,

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  • KARA and Rainbow to go back in time as 1st generation idol group Fin.K.L at 'DSP Festival'

    December 10, 2013 @ 3:17 am

    KARA and Rainbow will take fans on a trip down memory lane as Fin.K.L at 'DSP Festival'! DSP Media tweeted, "★ DSP Festival D-4★ KARA-Rainbow putting the finishing touches on their practice! What are they preparing together? ;)!" The agency also added a behind-the-scenes photo of the 12 members channeling the cheerful and confident charms of one of the original girl groups, Fin.K.L. KARA and Rainbow will perform their label's

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