July Boy Group Brand Reputation Rankings Announced

The Korean Business Research Institute has published this month’s brand reputation rankings for male idol groups! The rankings were determined through an analysis of the consumer participation, media coverage, interaction, and community indexes of various boy groups using big data collected from June 13 to July 14. BTS topped the rankings for a second consecutive […]

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Above And Beyond: 14 K-Pop Idols Who Showed Off Their Remarkable Fanservice Skills

Ah, fanservice: the times when our faves cherish their adoring fans as we all gleefully watch on from our screens. Since fanservice culture has always been prominent within the K-pop world, there are many touching instances of idols giving back to the fans. So as an homage to these sweet moments, I hereby present some of the idols […]

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Watch: BIGBANG’s Seungri Participates In 2018 Ice Bucket Challenge + Amusingly Tags Justin Timberlake, Ariana Grande, And Drake

BIGBANG’s Seungri doesn’t do anything by halves! On July 6, Seungri shared a video of himself taking on the 2018 Ice Bucket Challenge in style—the BIGBANG member is doused with not one, but four large buckets of ice water at Monkey Museum, his luxurious private bar. In the video, the singer announces, “Hello, I’m BIGBANG’s […]

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YG Responds To Reports That BIGBANG’s G-Dragon Has Been Discharged From Military Hospital

YG Entertainment has released statements responding to the report that BIGBANG’s G-Dragon was recently discharged from the military hospital. On June 30, it was reported by Osen that G-Dragon was discharged from Yangju Armed Forces Hospital on June 29 and was moved to the Cheorwon army division, where he was positioned after completing his basic training. […]

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Yang Hyun Suk Teases New YG HQ Building And Hints At BIGBANG’s Next Album

On June 29, Yang Hyun Suk revealed photos of the prototype for the new YG Entertainment headquarters building on his personal Instagram. He posted five photos with the captions, “#Prototype_Of_New_YG_HQ_Building #On_Track_For_Completion_July_2019, #Interior_Area_Of_6000_PY, #Took_3_Years_Of_Hard_Thinking_On_Design, and #Recording_For_New_BIGBANG_Album_Will_Take_Place_Here.” Check out the photos below: The building looks modern and sleek in the photos, adding to YG’s image of being […]

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Ministry Of National Defense Responds To Dispatch’s Follow-Up Report On G-Dragon’s Hospital Stay

Dispatch has released a new article arguing against YG Entertainment’s statement on G-Dragon’s hospitalization. The news outlet first reported on June 25 that the BIGBANG member is being hospitalized in a VIP room for colonels at a military hospital and is receiving special treatment. The reports were denied by YG Entertainment. In response to YG Entertainment saying […]

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YG Entertainment Clarifies Reports Of G-Dragon Receiving Special Treatment At Military Hospital

YG Entertainment has released a statement on G-Dragon’s reported special treatment at a military hospital. On June 25, Dispatch published a report saying that the BIGBANG member has been on sick leave from the military since June 19 due to ankle problems and will be discharged from the hospital on June 28. The article reported […]

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