Chung Ha’s unmistakable ferocity is palpable immediately upon hearing her music or watching her videos. She’s among the biggest K-pop artists of the moment, and her rise to stardom wasn’t exactly a surprise. She was introduced to the world on the reality show Produce 101, and her first audition was a major highlight—the judges immediately […]
Dreamcatcher evolved out of a chipper five-member Korean girl group called Minx that launched in 2014 and soldiered through a couple of unsuccessful years. In 2017 they started again, armed with a new name, two more members, and a gothic makeover. Their debut single as Dreamcatcher, “Chase Me”—indebted to 2000s alt-metal groups such as Evanescence—introduced […]
Ten years ago, “Gee!” by Girls’ Generation became one of the first K-pop singles to break out of South Korea. The success of that track made the group stars in Japan and the U.S. years before Psy went viral with “Gangnam Style”—and even longer before the arrival of the omnipresent BTS. Thanks in part to […]
Saturday at Soldier Field, Korean pop powerhouse BTS demonstrated their commitment to making a difference in their audience’s lives.
But the tabletop Korean barbecue isn’t exactly a big success.
Shopping at K-Pop of Chinatown is as close as you can get to Shinee and BTS without a concert ticket.
The Korean space-alien boy band releases song about being a wolf.
A track off the forthcoming debut mixtape from the maximalist pop singer-producer