Tuesday, June 4, 2013

"ZE:A’s Dongjun to appear as assassin on ‘Mandate of Heaven’" plus 24 more

"ZE:A’s Dongjun to appear as assassin on ‘Mandate of Heaven’" plus 24 more

ZE:A’s Dongjun to appear as assassin on ‘Mandate of Heaven’

Posted: 04 Jun 2013 07:30 AM PDT

Following fellow member SiWan, Dongjun will be the next ZE:A member to appear in a historical drama through KBS 'Mandate of Heaven'.

Dongjun will play the role of the skilled assassin Moo Myung of the Soyoon gang. In the revealed still cuts, he took off his signature cute and pretty-boy image, and display cold and masculine charisma in Korean traditional costume.

'Mandate of Heaven' airs every Wednesday and Thursday at 10:00PM (KST). Dongjun will make his first appearance in the 14th episode which will air on June 5th.

KPop Who Am I #14

Posted: 04 Jun 2013 07:16 AM PDT

Hi DKP fans, we are back with more challenging question!
See those photos below and guess who are they?

Number 1: 

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Number 3: 

Number 4:

Wonder Girls’ Sohee passes high school GED

Posted: 04 Jun 2013 07:00 AM PDT

It has been revealed that Wonder Girls' Sohee has passed her GED (General Educational Development) tests.

According to JYP Entertainment, Sohee took the exam in April and got her results last month. The agency said, "It's true that Sohee took her GED tests in April in order to graduate from high school. She recently received word that she has cleared the tests."

Sohee dropped out of high school with Wonder Girls' Sunmi to pursue her career and promote in the United States back in June 2009. After four years, she will be receiving her high school graduation certificate but she is still undecided whether she will be attending college as yet.

Congratulations Sohee!

LEDApple covers Muse’s “Uprising” for ‘Music Note’

Posted: 04 Jun 2013 06:30 AM PDT

Known for bringing fantastic cover song each week, LEDApple has now returned with another cover performance for this week's episode of LEDApple's 'Music Note'.

On June 4th, LEDApple released a cover of English alternative rock band Muse's track, "Uprising". The group gives the track their own rock twist, backed up with their instruments.

Check out their performance below.

Lee Soo Man’s son revealed to be lyricist for EXO and Girls’ Generation

Posted: 04 Jun 2013 06:00 AM PDT

It has been revealed that the 19 year-old son of SM Entertainment's chairman, Lee Soo Man, has already making a name on the music industry as a lyricist.

According to a report, Lee Soo Man's son Lee Hyun Kyu had penned the lyrics to the track, "Let Out the Beast" which is included in EXO's recently-released 1st full-length album 'XOXO (Kiss&Hug)'.

In addition, Lee Hyun Kyu was revealed to have also wrote the lyrics for Girls' Generation's hit song, "Hoot". Lee Hyun Kyu is fluent in English and is currently enrolled in Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles.

Girls’ Generation’s Yuri practices playing guitar for upcoming movie

Posted: 04 Jun 2013 05:30 AM PDT

Girls' Generation's Yuri is determined to become a great musician for her role in upcoming debut movie, 'No Breathing'.

On June 4th, Yuri posted a photo of herself strumming her guitar on Girls' Generation's official homepage and wrote:
No Breathing. I film tomorrow~^^
In order to become school band member Jungeun, dinggaringdingga
I've been playing the guitar and playing these days^^
Laaaaater on~ I'm going to work hard
In order to show Yul playing guitar and singing on stage.
Until I get blisters on my fingers, heating.
Yuri will be making her full-fledged debut on the big screen with 'No Breathing'. She will play the role of Jung Eun, a girl who dreams of becoming a musician.

Credit: ch0sshi

KARA’s Seungyeon is a lovely flower-lady for ‘SURE’

Posted: 04 Jun 2013 05:00 AM PDT

KARA's Seungyeon showcased her bright and lovely charms in her latest summer pictorial for fashion magazine, 'SURE'.

Seungyeon follows summer concept using bright-colored outfits and flowers to display her charming beauty while bringing bright atmosphere to the set. She also gives her trademark eye-smile, stirring the hearts of men.

In the accompanying interview, Seungyeon talked about her true personality. She said, "Truthfully, I don't have aegyo unlike what is shown on television. I just want to show a mature image suitable for the age of 26. I hope the drama 'Jang Ok Jung' becomes a great chance to change my image."

SISTAR releases album tracklist for ‘Give It To Me’

Posted: 04 Jun 2013 04:30 AM PDT

Celebrating their third year anniversary since debut, SISTAR began releasing teasers for 'Give It To Me' comeback as a special gift for their supportive fans. After unveiling Bora's teaser image, the group has now released the full album tracklist.

On June 4th, Starship Entertainment uploaded new photo featuring the tracklist for SISTAR's 2nd official album 'Give It To Me'. The album includes a ten new tracks and an instrumental. The title song of the same title was produced by hit maker Duble Sidekick, who also behind their summer hit song "Loving U".

'Give It To Me' will be released on June 11th.

T-ara’s Boram, D-Unit’s Wooram and their father Jeon Young Rok release family CF

Posted: 04 Jun 2013 04:00 AM PDT

T-ara's Boram, D-Unit's Wooram and their 80's pop star father Jeon Young Rok got together for their first family CF for a beverage brand, OranC.

The CF was uploaded via D-Unit's official Youtube channel showing the two sisters having a wonderful time with his father. Especially, Boram and Wooram display great resemblance but each boast different charms and great looks.

Jeon Young Rok said, "I do not know if I will have such a chance again in my life, but it was great to be with my daughters." Wooram added, "I could enjoy such a chance, because I debuted as a singer. This video will remain as a special memory forever."

Check out the CF below.

RaNia flaunt bikini bodies for Woongjin Play City

Posted: 04 Jun 2013 03:33 AM PDT

The ladies of RaNia put their sexy bodies in display as the new endorsement models of 'Woongjin Play City' water park.

In the revealed cuts that were filmed last month, RaNia members are seen in bikinis of various colors and displayed their healthy and lively charms. Another cuts show the group enjoying a night pool-party.

A representative of Woongjin Play City said, "RaNia shows their sexy and bright image that matches well with the water park's characteristics."

San E signs with Brand New Music + releases “Rap Circus” MV

Posted: 04 Jun 2013 03:13 AM PDT

After the surprising departure from JYP Entertainment, San E is back to the music scene under new management agency, Brand New Music, the home of talented hip hop artists including Verbal Jint, Phantom, Swings and more.

To celebrate his new journey, San E released his new single titled "Rap Circus" along with its full music video. This marks his first release under his new agency, and his second single after his departure from JYP Entertainment.

Check out the MV below!

Rainbow unveil individual concept photos of "Rainbow Syndrome"

Posted: 04 Jun 2013 02:36 AM PDT

Rainbow released the official MV of "Sunshine" earlier today, their new song is well-received by fans and here comes the individual concept photos of their latest album.

Check out the photos below.

Girls' Generation release dance version "Love & Girls" PV

Posted: 04 Jun 2013 02:13 AM PDT

Check out the dance version PV of Girls' Generation's latest Japanese single "Love and Girls"


Posted: 04 Jun 2013 12:48 AM PDT

Group name: HISTORY
Label: LOEN entertainment
Debut date: April 26, 2013
Debut song: Dreamer


 Name:Song Kyung-Il (송경일)
Position: Leader / Sub Vocal / Rapper
Date of Birth: 1987 Nov 28
Weight: 72kg
Blood type: A

 Name: Na Do-Kyun (나도균)
Position: Main Vocal
Date of Birth: 1991 Feb 01
Weight: 65kg
Blood type: O

Name: Kim Si-Hyoung (김시형)
Position: Rapper
Date of Birth: 1992 May 15
Height: 182cm
Weight: 63kg
Blood type: A

Name: Kim Jae Ho (김재호)
Position: Sub Vocal / Rapper
Date of Birth: 1992 Sept 17
Height: 174cm
Weight: 58kg
Blood type: B

Name: Jang, Yi-Jeong (장이정)
Position: Main Vocal
Date of Birth: 1993 Sept 10
Weight: 58kg
Blood type: A

Their debut track

Psy attracts over 20 million followers on Weibo

Posted: 04 Jun 2013 12:00 AM PDT

Psy, who recently became the most-followed foreign star on China's social network service Weibo, has now reached over 20 million followers, making him one of the best-known Korean stars in the country.

As of June 3, Psy has reached over 20 million followers proving his popularity in China. In addition, the popular singer is now ranked at 36 at Weibo star TOP 50, thank to his ever-popular hits "Gangnam Style" and "Gentleman".

Psy first opened his Weibo account in November of 2012 and hit the most followed Korean artist in February of this year. He also surpassed 10 million followers in the same month.

Epik High to perform at biggest music festival in Thailand

Posted: 03 Jun 2013 11:30 PM PDT

Epik High will share the stage with the world's top-class artists at the biggest music festival in Thailand this coming August.

According to YG Entertainment, Epik High will be participating at the 'Sonic Bang 2013' music festival to be held at Impact Muang Thong Thani in Thailand on August 24. The festival expected to draw 50,000 music fan and it will also be participated by about 30 different artists from different countries.

Artists both from the West and the East, include pop artist Jason Mraz, the Pet Shop Boys, Pitbull, Owl City and Japanese pop sensation Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and many other world class musicians.

KARA's Nicole shows off her "lotus hairstyle"

Posted: 03 Jun 2013 11:03 PM PDT

KARA's Nicole updated her twitter on 2nd June.

She wrote,"I don't regret having lotus hairstyle again" and shared the photo shown above.

She is seen pouting in her latest picture, attracting much attention with her new hairstyle.

Fans commented,"you look great in this hairstyle","so pretty","I miss you long hair already" and etc.

SHINee to release second Japanese album ‘Boys Meet U’

Posted: 03 Jun 2013 11:01 PM PDT

Following the massive success of their third album 'Why So Serious? – The Misconceptions of Me' which dominated both local and international charts, SHINee announced that they will be releasing a new album in Japan next month.

SHINee will release their second Japanese album 'Boys Meet U' on June 26th. The upcoming album will have 12 tracks, including hit singles such as "Sherlock", "Dazzling Girl", "1000nen", "Zutto Soba ni Ite" and "Fire" along with other tracks "Password", "Breaking News", "Run With Me" and more.

'Boys Meet U' comes in three different editions; Regular Edition (CD-Only), CD+DVD Edition and a Limited Edition. The DVD consists of bonus music videos of the boys as well as dance versions of "Sherlock" and "Dazzling Girl".

Kim Hyun Joong to release new single on his birthday

Posted: 03 Jun 2013 10:30 PM PDT

Celebrating his birthday with his fans, singer-actor Kim Hyun Joong will be releasing a special single later this week.

On June 6th, Kim Hyun Joong will release his new single "The Reason I Live" in order to return his Korean fans' love for him. This is second digital single in Korea after his "Marry Me" in 2011.

According to his agency, KEYEAST Entertainment, the singer decided to release new single as an special event for his fans in Korea in celebration of his birthday. The single "The Reason I Live" is a ballad song with sweet melody accompanied by Kim Hyun Joong's soft voice.

Meanwhile, Kim Hyun Joong will also be releasing his third Japanese single 'Tonight' on June 5th.

After School’s Nana rejects blind date offer from Kim Bum Soo

Posted: 03 Jun 2013 10:01 PM PDT

After School's Nana and singer Kim Bum Soo have been caught up in an embarassing situation.

On the June 2nd episode of SBS 'Barefooted Friends', the cast members along with singer Lee Hyori visited Kim Bum Soo's home. The members were asked to go through their contact list and find someone who is most likely to go out with Kim Bum Soo.

Kim Hyun Joong made a phone call to After School's NaNa, and asked her if she has any intention of having a blind date with Kim Bum Soo.

Kim Hyun Joong asked Nana, "You know Bum Soo hyung right? He currently doesn't have girlfriend so what do you think…?" Nana answered, "Why are you doing this to me? Although he seems to be a good guy, I think he is too much older than me."

Then, Kim Bum Soo took the phone and said, "Why are you doing this to me? I'm your big fan" to which Nana responded, "I'm also your fan. Of course, I was just joking. You know it, right?"

Netizens commented, "She's so funny", "I think Kim Bum Soo was bewildered because of NaNa's words" and "Yes, their age gap is quite big."

Henry releases highlight medley for ‘Trap’

Posted: 03 Jun 2013 09:19 PM PDT

Returning to the music scene as a solo artist, Super Junior-M's Henry has just unveiled a highlight medley teaser for his upcoming first mini album 'Trap'.

On June 4, SM Entertainment's official homepage and Youtube channel posted a highlight medley for Henry's solo debut. Henry enlisted the help of composing team, Noise Bank to bring out unique styles in the tracks.

Henry will be releasing his first solo mini album 'Trap' on June 7th and will promote his album in Korea.

MV for BoA’s OST single “Between Heaven and Hell” released!

Posted: 03 Jun 2013 08:53 PM PDT

The full music video for BoA's OST single "Between Heaven and Hell" has been released.

On May 27th, BoA released her new single titled, "Between Heaven and Hell", as part KBS new drama 'Shark' first OST single album. Is is a minor waltz ballad song, produced by popular hit maker Kim Hyung Suk. The song serves as the main theme song of Son Ye Jin's character Jo Hye Woo in the drama.

Check out the MV below!

Jessica thanks fans for her win at ‘The 7th Musical Awards’

Posted: 03 Jun 2013 08:31 PM PDT

After receiving the "Popular Star" award at 'The 7th Musical Awards', Girls' Generation's Jessica thanked her fans with a set of lovely selcas.

On June 3, Jessica posted a message on Girls' Generation's official website saying, "Thank you, SONE^^ I received a really special award today~ There were over 8,000 votes. A round of applause to you all! Let's hurry and meet at the concert."

Jessica won the "Popular Star" award for playing Elle Woods in the musical "Legally Blonde". She received the award with Super Junior's Kyuhyun, who starred in "Catch Me If You Can".

Two Months’ Kim Ye Rim (Lim Kim) pre-releases “COLORRING” MV

Posted: 03 Jun 2013 08:07 PM PDT

Following the release of Two Months' 2nd anniversary single "Number 1", member Kim Ye Rim (Lim Kim) is returning to fans with her preview single "COLORRING".

Released on June 4th, "COLORRING" will be a part of her upcoming official mini album which will be released on mid-June. The song was made by genius musician 'Black Skirt' in indi-pop area, and it has lively acoustic guitar sound highlighting Kim Ye Rim's unique voice color.

Check out the MV below!

Rainbow heats up summer with “Sunshine” MV

Posted: 03 Jun 2013 08:03 PM PDT

Rainbow, who recently charmed with "Tell Me Tell Me", is returning to fans with their latest summer track, "Sunshine"!

The group released their new album 'Rainbow Syndrome- Part 2' in June 4th, just after four months since the release of the Part 1 back in February. The title song "Sunshine" will be a great track for the summer which features Rainbow's trademark colorful concept.

Check out the MV below!