Min Yoon-gi’s alternative rap persona Agust D (as separate from Suga) dropped his second mixtape, appropriately titled D-2, on 22nd May 2020. Earlier the same week, Big Hit started a mysterious countdown showing a barely distinguishable shadowy figure against a black background with the timer at the centre, starting from D-7. On D-2, the mixtape […]

The trend, where K-pop was mostly built of incredible dance performances and not so much of strong vocals – let’s put aside experienced groups such as SHINee, EXO, Brown Eyed Girls, Super Junior, Girl’s Day or BTS as those guys can deliver striking shows – has recently changed its course. While dance performances are still […]

D.COY, a South Korean band, began their musical journey back in 2016. However, they officially debuted in February 2020 with their single, Color Magic, which also included Come to Light. With the first one being produced by Lee Seung-ju, a composer responsible for Beautiful Life, the OST of Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, and […]

Becoming a successful artist is a matter of not only talent, but also luck. Sometimes, it’s like a lottery, you can become a star overnight or you wait for a decade for it to happen. It’s common knowledge that arising singers often struggle to get noticed by record labels, however, with the power of social […]

JYP Entertainment, one of the main players on the Korean music market, made the right decision by giving DAY6 their debut. Since 2015, the group has been storming the world with its rock, K-pop and pop-punk tunes continuously. Comprised of Jae, Sung-jin, Young K, Wonpil and Do-woon, the group embarked on their 2nd World Tour […]

Looking back at the history of R&B music, some believe it’s a lost art, that the golden age of beautiful and original voices are slowly vanishing. While this might be the case in the West, the East has more to offer, especially in Asia. South Korea, in particular, has recently become a leader in pop […]

What makes music fans enthusiastic about K-pop? Is it the melody, talent or idols themselves? With several boy and girl groups debuting each month, it’s an arduous task for anyone to keep up with new acts on the market, nevertheless, one thing is certain, merely a handful of groups become successful. The Boyz have somewhat […]