Saturday, October 25, 2014

"Epik High’s 'Preview Night' private album premiere BTS video" plus 24 more

"Epik High’s 'Preview Night' private album premiere BTS video" plus 24 more


Epik High’s 'Preview Night' private album premiere BTS video

Posted: 25 Oct 2014 08:00 AM PDT



On the official YouTube channel of Epik High, they revealed the behind-the-scene video of their event 'Preview Night' which was held on October 17th.

'Preview Night' was a private album premiere of Epik High for their 8th album 'Shoebox.' On the video, Tablo, Mithra and DJ Tukuz had an exclusive time with their fans, and talked about their newest album.

Watch below:



written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: OfficialEpikHigh

IU undergoes wisdom teeth removal; assures fans she's OK

Posted: 25 Oct 2014 07:30 AM PDT



The 'Nation's Little Sister' IU uploaded the photos on her official fan cafe.

The photos showed her face on its before-and-after wisdom teeth removal state. The after photo showed the left side of face is swelling. She captioned it with, "Thank you for worrying about me."

After her successful collaboration with Seo Taiji, she will be having another project and now with her fellow label mate Yoon Hyun Sang. Their collab work will be released with Yoon Hyun Sang's debut album on October 31st.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

Epik High uploads live performances on KBS 'Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook'

Posted: 25 Oct 2014 07:00 AM PDT



Epik High uploaded the videos of their performances on KBS 2TV's 'Yoo Hee Yeol's Sketchbook.'

They performed their new songs 'Spoiler' and 'Happen Ending,' which also featured Akdong Musician's Lee Soo Hyun.

After five years, Epik High will be having their first concert on November 15th and 16th at the Blue Square, Samsung Card Hall in Seoul.

Watch below!




written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: OfficialEpikHigh

Rock band Gukkasten is now under the Interpark INT management

Posted: 25 Oct 2014 06:30 AM PDT



On October 24th, Interpark INT announced that Korean rock band Gukkasten has signed a contract under their management.

Interpark INT is the biggest concert ticketing company in Korea, while Gukkasten, which translates from the German language as 'Chinese-style kaleidoscope', is known for the rock music genre they offer. Gukkasten is currently polishing their new album, but there was no release date yet.

In 2003, Gukkasten was first introduced as The C.O.M. (더 시오엠). The original lineup is composed of vocalist Ha Hyun-woo, guitarist Jeon Kyu-ho, drummer Lee Jung-gil, and bassist Kim Jin-eok. They disbanded, and returned with Kim Ki-bum as bassist under the name Guckkasten in 2007. 

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Star News

Girl's Day's Hyeri poses for 'Cosmopolitan'

Posted: 25 Oct 2014 06:00 AM PDT



On October 23rd, the official Facebook of Girl's Day uploaded the photos above featuring Hyeri.

Hyeri posed for 'Cosmopolitan' magazine wearing military-inspired apparels. Also, she has been chosen as the new model for the 2014 F/W season of sportswear brand EXR.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net

Nescafé Korea reveals new CF feat. miss A's Suzy

Posted: 25 Oct 2014 05:30 AM PDT



As reported on October 20th, a representative from Lotte Nestle Korea announced that miss A's Suzy has been chosen as the new model for 'Nescafé Fresh Mocha' line. The rep stated,"Suzy's pure and innocent image is suitable to represent out product."

On October 23rd, Nescafé Korea uploaded on its YouTube channel their new CF featuring Suzy. 

Watch below:



edited by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: NESCAFÉ Korea

Rookie girl group Purfles releases MV of their 1st song '1,2,3'

Posted: 25 Oct 2014 05:00 AM PDT



A rookie sexy girl group Purfles released the music video of their debut song '1,2,3'.

Crescendo Music manages Purfles. They are consisted of Eunyong, Wooyoung, and Gunhee.

Watch below:



written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: Purfles

Actress Kim So Eun poses as an angel

Posted: 25 Oct 2014 04:00 AM PDT



On October 25th, Fantagio uploaded the photo above on their SNS featuring actress Kim So Eun.

On the photo, Kim So Eun is seen posing using an angel's wings as her background. The photo was taken at the Ihwa Mural Village in Ihwa-dong, Seoul. 

On the latest news about Kim So Eun, she's currently doing tvN's 'Liar Game,' a drama based on the Japanese manga of the same title by Shinobu Kaitani. She's with Lee Sang-yoon and Shin Sung-rok, Catch 'Liar Game' every Mondays and Tuesdays at 23:00 KST.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net

Brand New Music to have a concert this November!

Posted: 25 Oct 2014 03:30 AM PDT



Brand New Music uploaded the photo above on their official Facebook inviting all to attend their upcoming event.

They announced that they will be having a concert entitled 'Brand New Day Vol. 5 BrandNew's Brand New,' which will feature San E, Phantom, Taewan, Kanto, Champagne & Candle, Yang Da Il, and DJ IT plus two special guests, Kang Min Hee and Seventeen.

The concert will be held on November 8th at the Seoul Hongdae V-Hall at 7:00 PM KST. For tickets, click here.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net

Ahn Jae Hyun featured on 'Bazaar' magazine

Posted: 25 Oct 2014 03:00 AM PDT



Model turned actor Ahn Jae Hyun went back to his first love as a model as he posed for 'Bazaar' magazine.

On his photos above, Ahn Jae Hyun's handsome face is still obvious despite of the black and white concept of the photo shoot. His intense facial expressions deeply cut the wall between the print and reality.

Ahn Jae Hyun is busy for his two movies 'Fashion King' and 'Wedding Bible.'

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: My Daily

B.A.P grabs 'Best Korea Act' for the 2014 MTV EMA

Posted: 25 Oct 2014 02:30 AM PDT



On October 23rd, B.A.P took home the 'Best Korea Act' for the 2014 MTV EMA beating BEAST, CNBLUE, KARA and Bulletproof Boy Scouts (BTS).

Their win gave them the ticket to be included in the final list for 'Best Worldwide Act.' Their fate will depend on their fans' support as they need to vote B.A.P from October 23rd to October 29th. The final list of nominees for 'Best Worldwide Act' will be announced on October 30th.

The winning artist for the category will be known at the 2014 MTV EMA on November 9th in Glasgow, Scotland.

Congratulations B.A.P!

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: MTV EMA

Lee Minho invites fans for his global tour concert in Singapore

Posted: 25 Oct 2014 02:00 AM PDT



Lee Minho will be having the Singapore leg of 'Lee Min Ho Global Tour <RE:MINHO>.'

The concert will be taking place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium at 7:00 PM on November 9th. You can buy your tickets here.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net

Girl duo As One to comeback with 'A Day Like Today'

Posted: 25 Oct 2014 01:30 AM PDT



The girl duo As One is returning in the music scene with a new digital single entitled 'A Day Like Today.'

They signaled their upcoming comeback with a release of a still cut from the filming of their music video which features Troy's Jae Woong. According to Brand New Music, As One's agency, "'A Day Like Today' will showcase the other sides of the two talented ladies of As One."

As One is composed of Korean-Americans Lee Min-young (Min) and Chae Da-hee (Crystal). In 1999, they released their first hit song "너만은 모르길" through Rock Records.

written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: OSEN

MNET releases '2014 MAMA' teaser

Posted: 25 Oct 2014 01:20 AM PDT


The biggest KPop award will be held once again in Hong Kong this year, MNET teases fans with a trailer of the award ceremony, check out the video below:

Davichi's Kang Minkyung enjoys playing 'Clash of Lords'

Posted: 25 Oct 2014 01:10 AM PDT


Davichi's Kang Minykung has a lot of fun playing 'Clash of Lords', check out the CF below:

'Gangnam 1970' postpones premiere in January 2015!

Posted: 25 Oct 2014 01:00 AM PDT



The wait will not be over soon as the premiere date of the much anticipated Korean film of Lee Minho, 'Gangnam 1970,' was changed.

'Gangnam 1970' which was initially promoted to be released in December this year, was moved earlier to November 2014. However, it was confirmed that the release date of the movie was changed to January 2015.

On the Instagram of a Philippine fan base of Lee Minho, they posted the photo above and wrote this, "#Repost from @teamleeminho: [NEWS 10/24/14] #Gangnam1970 starring Lee Min Ho Postpones Release Date Gangnam 1970 has confirmed the delay in its premiere. The film Gangnam 1970, which was slated for November premiere has been confirmed to premiere in January of 2015. Accordingly, the film's press briefing session, which was scheduled for October 28, has also been postponed. Starring Lee Min Ho and Kim Rae Won, Gangnam 1970 is the final piece of director Yoo Ha's 'street' movie trilogy about two men's desire, loyalty and betrayal surrounding Gangnam area when in 1970's when Seoul began going through rapid development."

'Gangnam 1970' (previously entitled 'Gangnam Blues'), which used a worldwide hit OPM song 'Anak' on its trailer, is a noir action film written and directed by Yoo Ha. Lee Minho will be top-billing it with Kim Raewon. The story happened in 1970 featuring the backdrop of the real estate development of Seoul's Gangnam district. Lee Minho and Kim Raewon are childhood friends, but their friendship will be tested as the story gets deeper.

It will be released in January 2015.

Watch the trailer below:


written by: loveluytakyo@dkpopnews.net
SOURCE: @minoz_lmhph

Top 8 Sexiest moments of 9Muses' Kyungri

Posted: 25 Oct 2014 12:33 AM PDT

9Muses' Kyungri is no doubt one of the hottest KPop girls.

She impressed with her CF posters, photoshoot for album jacket, live performance as well as magazine. Check out some of her sexiest photos below:









Park Shi Hoo and Yoon Eun Hye offered lead roles in new movie

Posted: 25 Oct 2014 12:30 AM PDT


According to reps of Park Shi Hoo and Yoon Eun Hye's agencies, the actor and actress got proposals to appear on director Uh Il Seon's movie 'After Love'. 

'After Love' is a collaboration project of Korea, China and Japan. It tells a story about love and break-up of a couple. The two actors are considering the roles carefully before making their final decision.

The news is becoming a hot issue as many people wonder if Park Shi Hoo is ready to comeback after his big scandal last year. If he decides to appear on the movie, he will mark his return to Korean movie after 2 years since 'I'm the Killer' in 2012. 

Yoon Eun Hye also drew public's anticipation after 3 years since "My Black Mini Dress" in 2011.

The movie is set to start filming in the middle of November.

Jenny@dkpopnews

9Muses' Kyungri is a pretty baseball girl!

Posted: 25 Oct 2014 12:12 AM PDT


9Muses' Kyungri serves the first pitch for a baseball match earlier today.

Check out Kyungri's baseball skills below:

AOA release teaser for RPG Game 'Fantasy Hero'

Posted: 25 Oct 2014 12:08 AM PDT



AOA release teaser for RPG Game 'Fantasy Hero', check out the teaser below:

Lee Hi to join Epik High's 'Happen ending' performance

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 11:30 PM PDT


On October 24, YG entertainment revealed that Lee Hi would join Epik High's "Happen Ending" stages at Mnet's M Countdown and SBS's Inkigayo.

The original female vocal of the song is Cho Won Sun of Roller Coaster, but Epik High will collaborate with their labelmate for a live performance.

Epik High's last week comeback stage was assisted by Akdong Musician's Soohyun. Fans are expecting Lee Hi's return to the stage after one year.

Lee Hi is a 19-year-old singer and the runner-up on the first season of SBS's 'K-Pop Star'. She has been loved for her mature, deep voice. 

Jenny@dkpopnews

2NE1 will not appear in any year-end festivals

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 11:00 PM PDT


Recently, a rep of YG entertainment has stated that 2NE1 would not take part in any music festivals and events at the end of the year, even though their second studio album released in February was very successful.

They said, "It is an honor for a musician to be invited to a music festival, but we politely declined all the offers because we think it is time to focus on CL's debut in the United States".

2NE1 has experienced some big problems this year with Park Bom's drug scandal, Minzy's Instagram rumor. It seems like they need time to balance their spiritual lives.

However, CL will still collaborate with Diplo for a special performance at the Style Icon Awards (SIA) by CJ E&M.

Jenny@dkpopnews

iKON to focus on the Chinese market right after their debut in Korea

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 09:30 PM PDT


YG Entertainment's upcoming boy group iKON will start their promotions in China after they make their domestic debut in January 2015.

CEO Yang Hyun Suk said in an interview with TV Report on October 25th,"iKON has received impressive responses not only from domestic but also overseas as well. They especially receive explosive response in China. We are planning for them to have promotions in China right after their debut in Korea"

iKON previously had their fan meeting in Beijing, China on October 11th featuring B.I, Bobby, Kim Jin Hwan and more. The event achieved a great success as it attracted more than 60,000 fans. It was said that the Beijing airport was totally in chaos as soon as the members arrived, proving their high popularity.

Yang Hyun Suk continued,"Big Bang has been actively promoting in Japan which allowed them to have a successful Dome tour with 800,000 fans. This is a great result. If Big Bang targeted Japan then it will be China for iKON. Through the last fan meeting, we confirmed that they already had their local fanbase"

Regarding the question about whether it will be possible for iKON to have both Korean and China debut since there's only 2 months of prepation left, the CEO replied,"iKON's leader B.I has already been working on a lot of songs so it's possible for the debut album to be released early next year. So far there has been no YG artist that has promoted in China properly but for iKON we will let them actively promote in the China market. iKON members have been studying Japanese along with Winner so then can communicate well. Until their debut they will be studying Chinese so that their promotions can proceed smoothly"

2NE1's CL to collaborate with DJ Diplo at '2014 Style Icon Awards'

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 08:30 PM PDT


2NE1's CL will present a collaboration stage with world famous DJ Diplo.

YG Entertainment revealed that CL and DJ Diplo will have a joint stage at '2014 Style Icon Awards' which will take place at Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul on October 28th.

DJ Diplo is famous for his works as a producer with world-class artists such as Usher, Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, Christ Brown, Bruno Mars and more. He's well-known for his outstanding skills not only in the mainstream industry but also in the underground community. He previously worked with Big Bang's unit GD & TOP for 'Knockout' as well as for G-Dragon's 'Coup d'Etat'.

In addition, YG Entertainment also said that 2NE1 will stay out of all the year-end ceremonies as Park Bom is still reflecting for her drugs smuggling controversy.

Song Ji Eun to make her first acting challenge in web drama 'Drawing, Spring'

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 08:00 PM PDT


Secret's Song Ji Eun will make her acting debut in through a web drama.

According to TS Entertainment, Song Ji Eun will play as the 4-dimensional character named Mal Ja in web drama 'Drawing, Spring'. It will be her first time taking on the acting challenge through the web drama.

She will play the role of Mal Ja who is a part-time worker at a PR company. Even though she loves all living creatures, she has experienced a trauma with horses. Lee Won Geun and Yoo Se Hyung will also star in this web drama and they will involve in a love triangle with Song Ji Eun.

'Drawing, Spring' will be directed by Kim Young Min who previously worked on SBS's drama 'Sign' and Kim Hak Soo who was a cinematographer of movie 'Spy'. It will soon be broadcasted through Naver TV Cast.


Pic of the Day: After School’s Nana

Pic of the Day: After School’s Nana


After School’s Nana

Posted: 24 Oct 2014 12:00 PM PDT