• '90s group Turbo considering a possible comeback with the help of Duble Sidekick + Kim Jong Kook preparing for solo

    January 29, 2015 @ 12:13 am

    With the recent revival of '90s music through 'Infinity Challenge's '90s special, Turbo is said to be considering making a return by teaming up with Duble Sidekick! A music insider told Munhwa Ilbo, "Turbo and Duble Sidekick are working on a comeback album, and are exchanging their thoughts... You can say that it's the meetup of the past's legends and today's trends." According to the exclusive, Turbo is considering returning

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  • Kim Jong Kook reveals that the recently announced Turbo's best-of album is not affiliated with the group

    January 22, 2015 @ 8:27 pm

    Singer and entertainer Kim Jong Kook has revealed that Turbo's previously announced best-of album was made and released without any consent from the members or their company and holds no affiliation with them. On January 22, the singer personally wrote on his fan cafe, "These days, although it's a little straining, I'm spending my days with a grateful and blissful heart. I was happy to be with Kim Jung Nam on 'Infinity Challenge- Saturd

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  • Kim Jong Kook's '90s group Turbo to release a best-of album

    January 19, 2015 @ 9:48 pm

    Kim Jong Kook's 90's group Turbo will release a best-of album on the 22nd! According to music distributor Pony Canyon on the 20th, Turbo (Kim Jong Kook and Kim Jung Nam) who recently reunited on MBC 'Infinity Challenge's '90s special, will release their best-of album 'REBOOT : THE BEST' on the 22nd. The 2-disc album consists of hit songs from their 1st to 5th albums as well as a carol, birthday remix song, and bonus

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  • Song So Hee wins first place on 'Immortal Song 2'

    July 26, 2014 @ 12:45 pm

    Gukak (Korean traditional music) singer Song So Hee won first place on the July 26 installment of 'Immortal Song 2'! Song So Hee sang Cho Young Nam's "Can't Live Without Love" and impressed Cho Young Nam with her traditional take on the song. She moved the audience with the strength and emotion in her voice that made it hard to believe that she is only 17 years old (international age: 16). She beat Homme with 393 points and won the first place t

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  • Homme perform a refreshing cover of 'Goodbye City' on 'Immortal Song 2'

    July 26, 2014 @ 11:03 am

    Homme got the audience smiling from ear to ear with their cover of Cho Young Nam's "Goodbye City" on 'Immortal Song 2'! The duo of Homme never fail to impress listeners with their smooth vocals and showcased their teamwork once again with their refreshing take on "Goodbye City". They even donned farmer hats to bring the lyrics of returning to one's hometown to life. Son Seung Yeon (Sonnet Son) commented, "It was a really cool and refreshing stag

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  • WBW: Top 10 Songs from 10 Years Ago (December 2003)

    December 4, 2013 @ 2:06 pm

    It's about that time when Way Back Wednesday takes a look back at the top 10 songs that were at the top of the K-pop charts 10 years ago this month. You'll see a few familiar songs and hopefully some that are new to you. This is also a bittersweet list because it'll be the second to last one that I'll be writing but more on that later. For now, let's enjoy the old school jams from December 2003.Turtles - "Come On"An underrated and often forgotten

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  • WBW: 15 Old School Fall Classics (Part 2)

    October 23, 2013 @ 2:08 pm

    Last year I wrote a Way Back Wednesday featuring some of the great old school songs that were popular during the Fall season. There was no way that list could cover all of the great music so I thought I'd extend that theme into this year with a Part 2. Today's article will take a look back at 15 more songs that were at the top of the charts during the Autumn back in the day. You may notice a slight lean to slower ballads and that was, to an exten

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  • 2PM attend event for upcoming special commemorative concert in Germany

    October 8, 2013 @ 6:30 pm

    Idol group 2PM will be performing with veteran singers Lee Mi Ja and Jo Young Nam for a special commemorative concert in Frankfurt, Germany on October 26.Ahead of the concert, an event was held on the 8th for the MBC special called 'Lee Mi Ja's Guten Tag, Lady Dong Baek,' which will commemorate 130 years of Korean-German diplomatic ties and 50 years of padok workers, or people who left the country to earn money.  2PM's Taecyeon sai

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  • Rain officially signs contract with Cube DC

    September 17, 2013 @ 12:34 pm

    Cube Entertainment has been making some strides in the business world.  Just today, they formed a strategic partnership with iHQ, a holding company that specializes in contents and now there's more good news.  Cube Entertainment revealed that famous singer and actor Rain officially signed a contract with Cube Entertainment's sub-label, Cube DC, which is also affiliated with Noh Ji Hoon, Shin Ji Hoon, and Kwak Seung Nam. Although Rain had no concr

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  • 2NE1's Dara voted as the #1 'vampire girl'?

    April 30, 2013 @ 8:26 am

    2NE1's Dara has been recognized as K-pop's 'vampire girl'. Cosmetics brand 'Clio'  conducted a survey from the 8th-28th asking 1,750 netizens, "Who is the star who still looks the same after ten years like a vampire with her age-defying beauty?" Dara came in 1st with 51.6% of the votes (903 votes), Choi Kang Hee came in 2nd with 22.2% (389 votes), and Lim Soo Jung came in third with 15.1% (264 votes). Jang Nara came in fourth with 8.2%,

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