With the strong fan bases and dedicated following Kpop artists receive from fans all over the world, some Canadian Kpop fans may wonder why they don’t hear more of their favourite Korean artists played on Canadian radio. After some research and asking around, here are some of the […]
JYP’s Got7 dazzled at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto last month. Produced by SubKulture Entertainment and Pop! Goes The World, the first stop on the North American leg of their “Eyes On You” World Tour introduced the seven to an audience of tens of thousands of fans. The […]
At a recent demo day event hosted by Sparklabs, Park Jin Young announced a new vision for his company JYP Entertainment.
Hip Hop legends Dynamic Duo are set to play the greatly anticipated Modern Sky Festival in Toronto on September 23rd at Echo Beach (909 Lakeshore Blvd). The last time Choiza and Gaeko performed in The Six, it was for their Grand Carnival Tour of 2016. Signed to their […]
Kpop acts becoming successful in the West isn’t a completely new phenomenon. I remember when I was younger, my mom showing me SNSD’s “The Boys” and then several years later, Psy’s “Gangnam Style” became a huge hit. Many Kpop acts, unknown to the general public, have also generated […]
South Korea’s soft-power approach through Hallyu has shown some amazing success in these recent past years. With international recognition of artists like Psy, BIGBANG and BTS, Kpop has become a powerhouse industry in South Korea. C: BTS Facebook So how did Kpop become so influential today? To understand […]
Being Korean is not an obligation to be a Kpop idol and we have a list of Kpop idols who are from Canada.
So, you’ve watched the closing Olympics ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea. And the nation’s pick EXO is performing but now you’re wondering, “Who are these nine, I think nine? Extremely attractive men with their killer moves and bumpin music?” Okay, maybe not in those exact words but you’re […]
How a Canadian went from making beats in his bedroom to producing Exo’s new hit single Electric kiss
A 23 year old Montreal Canadian producer named Evan Berard has defied the odds by being virtually unknown to producing EXO’s ‘Electric Kiss’ which now has over 15.4 million views.
Kpop is a trend, and that is a fact, but do you know how it started? No? Then come and find out.
On July 30th, G-Dragon visited his Canadian fans as part of his tour Act III M.O.T.T.E. And I was among them!
Daejeon ─ As a heavy international traveller, one of my hobbies is collecting my name written in exotic language as a souvenir. Alphabet is not exotic anymore for me, but Japanese, simplified Chinese, Cambodian, Taglog, Arabic and Hebrew are. In the same reason, Hangul is exotic character for […]
MAMAMOO: Jazz, Funk, Swing, Rock ‘n’ roll, and Retro-sound whatever! Vocal, rap, dance, wild vibrato, ad lib: BEAGLEST K-pop Girl Band at all time. Well-reputed by perfect performances on stage! Agency: RBW Entertainment Fans: MOOMOO (MOO sounds like “radish” in Korean, so their mascot looks like a radish.) […]
Hey guys! I’ve been busy. I am busy, but I have just been loving this person’s album so much, so much that I just had to write an article tell you all about him. DEAN (stylized as DΞΔN), real name Kwon Hyuk, is an R&B singer-songwriter and producer. Specifically, […]
Okay my friends, it’s goosebump time! Take two soulful guys (in suits!) sharing lead vocal duties, add wah-wah guitar, electric piano, and a cello for that classical touch (and additional melancholy) and the result is the stunning, addictive video below. I like it a lot; I hope you […]
I hereby declare today to be “Musical Monday,” so I can share more songs. These are from Kim Bum Soo (김범수). From what I can see on the Internet, he is a very popular guy who has recorded many, many songs, mostly slow, sad ballads for TV dramas […]
I don’t remember exactly how I found the Korean group Hyukoh (혁오) on the Internet, but I’m so very glad that I did. So far, I have listened to eight songs from Hyukoh and I like them all very much, so of course I want to share this […]
Called it! It’s official! Bigbang is coming to Toronto October 13th and tickets went on sale this morning and Toronto is now hosting one of the largest Kpop idol groups in Kpop history! The group will be playing at one of Toronto’s largest venues — The Air Canada […]
It’s time for another one of my5 lists. I crafted this compilation using anecdotal evidence so although it may not appeal to some, I am confident it will to most because these are what we have all heard of or/and played before. They are: my5 Korean Drinking Games. […]
Hi everyone! First, I’d like to introduce myself, My name is Melina and I am going to be blogging here for the foreseeable future. Here are a quick 10 facts so you can get to know me better: I am 26 years old I am currently teaching myself Korean […]