• Taeyang heats up Japan through his first ever Japanese solo tour

    August 18, 2014 @ 1:43 pm

    Taeyang's heating up Japan through his 'SOL JAPAN TOUR 'RISE' 2014'!He's the third Big Bang member after G-Dragon and Daesung to have a solo tour in Japan. He performed a total of 18 songs to 5,000 fans at Yokohama, including songs from his Japanese debut album 'Rise + Solar & Hot'.  As characteristic of Taeyang, he had his shirt off all the way from the opening stage, setting fire across fans' hearts with his perfect body. He said, "It's hard t

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  • Taeyang's Japanese solo debut album charts at #2 on the Oricon Daily Album Chart

    August 14, 2014 @ 5:32 am

    Big Bang Taeyang's Japanese solo debut album 'RISE + SOLAR & HOT' charted at #2 on the Oricon Chart! According to Oricon on August 14, 'RISE + SOLAR & HOT' sold a total of 41,090 copies on its first day of release on the 13th, charting at #2 on the Oricon Daily Album Chart.Taeyang also kicked off his first Japanese solo tour 'SOL JAPAN TOUR 2014' in Grand Cube Osaka (Osaka International Convention Center) on August 12-13 and will hold a total of

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  • Taeyang to hold a guerilla concert in Busan tomorrow + more live performances for 1theK's 'Wonder Live'

    June 26, 2014 @ 4:30 am

    Taeyang will be holding a guerilla concert in Busan! A Genie rep stated on June 26, "Taeyang will meet fans through his guerilla concert ('SURPRISE MINI CONCERT with genie') in Busan on the 27th. We will sponsor Taeyang's concert and invite our customers, so that they can have fun through a touching concert... Taeyang will perform 'Eyes, Nose, Lips' and '1AM' and will send his thanks to fans for his solo activities."Taeyang's title track "Eyes,

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  • Taeyang reveals his 'Journey to RISE' in mini-doc video

    June 11, 2014 @ 8:32 am

    YG Entertainment revealed a bit of Taeyang's journey to creating his 'RISE' album. Though fans are already aware of how much work and thought the Big Bang member put into his latest solo album, this new video clip shares accounts by producers, other YG artists, and more who saw Taeyang's 'Journey to Rise'. The work definitely paid off as his first title track "Eyes, Nose Lips" achieved an all-kill on music charts.Watch the video above for a look

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  • Taeyang's 'INTRO (RISE)', Crush's 'Give It To Me', and more deemed unfit for broadcast by KBS

    June 11, 2014 @ 12:54 am

    KBS has once again deemed a list of songs inappropriate for broadcast, and among them is Taeyang's "INTRO (RISE)" from his 2nd full-length album 'RISE'.According to the results of their music content review, KBS pointed out the curse word, "fxxk", in the lyrics of "INTRO (RISE)", making it unsuitable for public broadcst. KBS also banned Crush's "Give It To Me" (Feat. Jay Park, Simon D) due to its sexually explicit lyrics and curse words.ZIZO's "D

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  • [Album Review] Taeyang - 'Rise'

    June 6, 2014 @ 4:49 pm

    'Rise' is the latest full-length album from one of our dear Big Bang members, Taeyang. Although I can't bring myself to laud the album, I will admit it is definitely worth a listen. Or two. Or three. Or however many times you will play it for the next several days. 'Rise' is meticulously arranged and it really shows throughout the album. The tracks are diverse and many songs on the album proudly showcase Taeyang's vocals—one of his deadly

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  • Taeyang releases track preview for 'RISE' album

    June 6, 2014 @ 3:00 am

    Taeyang has released a track preview for his hit solo album, 'RISE'! The Big Bang member's 'RISE' album and title track "Eyes, Nose, Lips" hit online stores earlier this week, but for those who haven't listened to the songs yet, you can listen to a quick sampling of 'RISE' in the clip above.Check out the "Eyes, Nose, Lips" MV here if you missed it, and make sure to leave your thoughts on the 'RISE' album!

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  • G-Dragon to be a part of Taeyang's first comeback stage on 'Inkigayo' this weekend

    June 4, 2014 @ 9:32 pm

    Taeyang will make you 'rise' out of your seats during his first comeback stage on 'Inkigayo' this weekend with the help of his special guest! According to YG Entertainment on the 5th, Taeyang will perform two tracks off his second full-length album 'RISE' including title track "Eyes, Nose, Lips" and "STAY WITH ME". G-Dragon is also reported to collaborate with Taeyang as the featuring artist for "STAY WITH ME" for the comeback stage.Stay tuned f

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  • Park Bom shows her support for Taeyang's new album 'RISE'

    June 3, 2014 @ 2:07 pm

    After Taeyang's second album 'RISE' was released on music sites on June 3, Park Bom took to Instagram to show her support for her YG label mate.She wrote, "The real one has returned......ㅠㅠ  Song 'Eyes, Nose, Lips' is the bestㅠㅠ.............I'm Taeyang's fanㅠㅠ I waited so longㅠㅠ...As much as I waited, I feel this album is so precious....... I was going to upload a picture we took together keke but we both came out looking stupid, so I'm uploading

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  • Taeyang achieves an all-kill on music charts for 'Eyes, Nose, Lips'

    June 2, 2014 @ 6:53 pm

    With the release of his new solo album, 'Rise,' Taeyang has swept to the top of music charts, even achieving an all-kill by placing first on ten music charts!In a very short amount of time, his title track "Eyes, Nose, Lips" topped the real time charts of MelOn, Mnet, Olleh, Bugs, monkey3, Genie, Naver, Daum, Soribada, and Cyworld!  Meanwhile, the other songs on his album are lining up in the top rankings, as well.Congratulations to Taeyang on th

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