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  • WBW: Most Game-Changing Hip-Hop Songs in K-Pop

    January 23, 2013 @ 8:06 pm

    One of the big stories on allkpop the last few days was about the project group MFBTY featuring hip-hop royalty Yoon Mi Rae and Tiger JK with frequent collaborator/Drunken Tiger member Bizzy. Hip-hop has come a long way in K-pop and while it's mainstream now, not too long ago listening to Korean rap was something very new (and sometimes very weird). Unlike its pop counterpart, Korean rap is slow to get any real attention from outside of K

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  • Way Back Wednesday: Thanksgiving Reunions

    November 22, 2012 @ 4:26 pm

    I know it's called Way Back Wednesday but I wanted this weeks WBW to be focused on a great Holiday. Today is Thanksgiving for those of us in the U.S.A. and it also marks the unofficial start of the holiday season. I love Thanksgiving and the four F's related to it: Family, Friends, Food, and Football. I love the weather from this time of year and taking time off from work and enjoying a weekend as I relax and really give thanks for what I hav

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  • Way Back Wednesday: The Best Dances (1993-1996)

    October 3, 2012 @ 6:38 pm

    If there is a defining quality to the genre of K-pop, for me, it has to be the importance placed on the choreography. K-pop places such an emphasis on the dance that songs can be better defined by its moves rather than by the musical properties. Just look at PSY's "Gangnam Style". Most of America can't understand more than a handful of words in the song but I'll bet that many can identify and probably even perform the horse dance that has tak

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  • Yang Hyun Suk received low grades in school?

    May 16, 2012 @ 12:05 pm

    Yang Hyun Suk's school transcripts were revealed on the May 14th broadcast of SBS's 'Healing Camp'. YG Entertainment CEO Yang Hyun Suk appeared as a guest on the interview program, and shared some stories from his past. What brought a lot of laughter during this particular episode was the reveal of Yang Hyun Suk's transcript from elementary school. The report showed a lot of 'yang' grades, which embarrassed Yang Hyun Suk quite a bit. Yang

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  • Old video of Yang Hyun Suk dancing shows why he's a legend

    March 23, 2012 @ 3:31 am

    An old video of former Seo Tai Ji & Boys member-turned-YG Entertainment-CEO Yang Hyun Suk has recently been revealed. The video titled "Back when Yang Hyun Suk used to dance," was uploaded to an online community board on March 22nd. In the video, Yang Hyun Suk shows why he was called the "best dancer of the time" with his flexible moves and superb dance skills, which seem to have captivated the attention of all the surrounding dance

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  • Staff Picks: allkpop's Top 10 K-Pop Classics 2

    February 18, 2012 @ 11:05 pm

    Get a glimpse of what we're talking about and listening to at the 6Theory office with this new feature! Once a week, we'll be offering you guys a personal selection of our favorite things from K-Pop. To kick off our Staff Picks feature this week, we'd like to share our all-time favorite classic K-Pop songs. This list reflects our first encounters with K-Pop, which for some of us, goes back more than 10 years. Deux - Turn Around Look a

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  • Yang Hyun Suk responds to Seo Taiji's congratulatory message

    December 30, 2011 @ 11:34 pm

    The members of legendary 1990's idol group Seo Taiji & Boys proved to still have a close relationship. Singer Seo Taiji recently informed his fans via his official website that he was doing well, and he remembered to congratulate his former group member Lee Juno on the birth of his daughter, and former member Yang Hyun Suk (YG) on his second child. He also displayed his envy for the two. In response to Seo Taiji, YG Entertainment founde

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  • Former Seo Taiji & Boys member Lee Juno becomes a father

    December 19, 2011 @ 9:03 pm

    Former Seo Taiji & Boys member Lee Juno officially became a father on December 19th. Lee Juno previously announced on an episode of SBSPlus 'Comeback Show Top10' that his wife, 23 years his junior, was pregnant with their first child. His wife was originally due to give birth in January, but according a close acquaintance, Lee Juno is celebrating his new bundle of joy a little earlier than expected. During the pregnancy, Lee Juno rev

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  • Former Seo Taiji & Boys member Lee Juno is getting married

    December 6, 2011 @ 4:13 pm

    Former member of legendary idol group 'Seo Taiji & Boys' Lee Juno (44) revealed that he is getting married. Lee Juno revealed on the December 7th recording of SBS Plus 'Comeback Show Top 10' which took place at Jamsil Lotte World that he met his wife who is 23 years his junior just a year ago, and that the two will hold their wedding early next year. Lee Juno had previously wanted to train his current wife into becoming a star, as s

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  • Teen Top's Niel gives a sneak peek into their Seo Taiji & Boys transformation

    November 22, 2011 @ 9:10 pm

    The upcoming episode of Mnet's "Moon Night 90s", will feature Teen Top's Ricky, Niel and Changjo transforming into the legendary 90's hip hop group 'Seo Taiji & Boys'. Seo Taiji & Boys consisted of three members, Seo Taiji, Lee Juno, and Yang Hyun Suk (YG Entertaimment's CEO). Ahead of the upcoming airing of the show, Niel revealed cuts of the boys singing and dancing to Seo Taiji & Boys hit songs "I Know" and "Come Back Home" on his tw

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