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  • Amber hints she worked on a song with Sean Alexander for f(x)'s new album 'Red Light'

    July 2, 2014 @ 4:06 pm

    Did you check out f(x)'s highlight medley for their upcoming studio album 'Red Light'?  If so, you must have heard a song that was written by both Sean Alexander and... (drum roll please) member Amber herself!She hinted to fans that she personally took part in the album, which actually comes as no surprise nowadays considering how active idols are becoming in the whole music creating process!  Still, this is definitely impressive.  As a true teas

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  • The Rise of R&B in Korean Music

    June 16, 2014 @ 6:43 pm

    The Land of the Morning Calm is swept up in an R&B frenzy. With the recent comeback of the veteran R&B/urban duo Fly to the Sky, Taeyang's second full-length album, solo artist Zion. T's inexplicable popularity and the highly anticipated release of up and coming artist Crush's debut album, R&B is slowly wriggling its way into music chart positions that have long been dominated by dance-pop, ballad, and quasi-hip hop groups. It really is as

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  • Sean and Jung Hye Young pose with their children for their 10th wedding anniversary

    April 2, 2014 @ 12:18 pm

    Sean and Jung Hye Young looked like proud parents next to their four children, Ha Eum, Ha Rang, Ha Yul, and Ha El, for a family pictorial in honor of their 10th wedding anniversary! On the April 2nd broadcast of 'Good Morning', Sean gave a message to his four children, "Ha Eum ah, Ha Eum is your dad's first daughter, you came to me with the thrill of being your dad's first child. My second child Ha Rang is a very handsome and dependable hyung, a

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  • WBW: My Top 20 Old School K-pop Songs

    December 11, 2013 @ 2:05 pm

    It's a sad day here in Way Back Wednesday land as today is my final column on a subject I hold very near and dear to my heart: old school K-pop. I've been writing this column for nearly two years and it's been an absolute pleasure because I never get tired talking about the subject. Unfortunately, the rest of my life doesn't agree with me and I won't be able to write on a regular basis anymore. So like all good things, my run with the column is c

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  • Epik High releases hard hitting track '420' featuring seven talented rappers

    October 23, 2013 @ 11:34 am

    Epik High celebrated their 10th anniversary on October 23 and although you normally receive gifts on anniversaries, they decided to gift their fans with a hard hitting track. In case you missed the old Epik High they remind everyone that they never went away, in this new song "420". Epik High's very own DJ Tukutz produced the track and besides Tablo and Mithra Jin it features seven amazing rappers, Double K, Yankie, Dok2, Sean2Slow

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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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  • WBW: 10 Groups That Never Quite Made It

    July 3, 2013 @ 2:05 pm

    Popularity in K-pop is a fickle thing. Why some groups make it big and others don't is a mystery and companies are spending big bucks to try and crack that code as the industry becomes more and more saturated. K-pop's history is littered with the stories of groups and artists that had the talent but never found their groove. Today's Way Back Wednesday will revisit some of the best of the ones that never quite made it. Keep SixEven before YG En

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  • Some of the things you could get away with in Old School Kpop

    June 18, 2013 @ 3:07 pm

    Do you ever look back at old pictures of your parents from when they were younger? Of course you do.  For my fellow 90's babies out there, what we see in those photographs more or less overlap - pants that are pulled up way too high for anyone to be comfortable, puffy hair that gives our moms an extra few inches of height, and for our dads, short John Stockton shorts that should have been burned decades ago.  Nevertheless, t

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  • Jaden Smith joins Sean and 2NE1's Minzy to meet with terminally ill children

    May 9, 2013 @ 9:17 pm

    Jaden Smith joined YG Family members Sean and 2NE1's Minzy to help out children in need. Sean wrote on his Instagram, "'$10 Miracle's 124th participant, Jaden Smith (Will Smith's son), joined us to help our goal in building the children's rehabilitation hospital. He came to Korea to promote his film 'After Earth' and contacted us requesting that he wants to meet the sick children. So we went to the Severance Hospital's pediatric ward toget

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  • 2NE1's Minzy spends time with orphans at Holt Children's Services

    April 30, 2013 @ 8:41 pm

    2NE1's Minzy shared her love for orphans at Holt Children's Services. Sean tweeted the above photo of her playing with the children, writing, "Minzy was a present to the small angels we had today at Holt. They haven't seen her often, but they took her hand everywhere and asked her to play with them. ^^ She had a date with them. ^^ I hope all the children grow up in a loving family..." Quite the opposite from her fierce persona on stage,

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