Thursday, August 7, 2014

"Taeyang a.k.a SOL to finally release debut in Japan + trailer" plus 21 more

"Taeyang a.k.a SOL to finally release debut in Japan + trailer" plus 21 more


Taeyang a.k.a SOL to finally release debut in Japan + trailer

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 08:00 AM PDT



Taeyang will be debuting in Japan as SOL and will release his debut album 'RISE [+ SOLAR & HOT]' on August 13.

Taeyang has released a lot of hit and chart topper songs domestically including 1AM, Ringa Linga, Rise, and the latest one Eyes, Nose, Lips, and more which will total to  26 songs.

His debut album will be released in three versions including a limited edition playbutton, 2CD + DVD version, and regular 2CD version.

Check out the trailer below:


Top 10 KPop Selca Queens

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 07:16 AM PDT



KPop idols enjoying taking selca/selfie, so we asked our readers through DKP's official Facebook page, who do they think has the best skills in taking selca, here's a list of 10 idols as mentioned by our readers:

1. Taeyeon (Girls' Generation)

2. Seungah (Rainbow)

3. Nana (After School)

4. Yura (Girls' Day)

5. Hyuna (4Minute)

6. Suzy (miss A)

7. Sandara (2NE1)

8. Jiyeon (T-ara)

9. Hara (KARA)

10. Victoria (f(x))


What else should be included in the list too?

Roommate's Gayeon shares photos of her toned abs

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 07:15 AM PDT




'Roommate' Song Gayeon shares the outcome of her rigid workout in preparation for her MMA match.

Through her instagram account, Gayeon posted a mirror shot photo of her toned abs and fantastic upper body which is the result of her hardwork.

Gayeon will be making her way to be a professional MMA fighter by participating in 'Road FC 017 Road Fighting Championship' on August 17 at 8PM in Seoul Olympic Hall.

BTS to hold their first ever concert in October

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 06:45 AM PDT



Bangtan Boys are having their first ever solo concert coming this October.

The announcement is made through their agency Big Hit Entertainment. The boys are having their two-days solo concert in AX-KOREA in Gwangjangdong, Seoul on October 18 and 19.

With this news, the excitement are doubled as the group are also preparing for their 1st full length album 'Darl & Wild' scheduled to be released on August 20.

Henry to have special goodbye stages for 'Bad Girl' this week

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 06:15 AM PDT



Henry is concluding his 'Fantastic' promotions this week with a special stage performance of 'Bad Girl' from his mini album.

It's going to be a sad but exciting goodbye stages for fans since they will be able to see new stage for Henry. The song features EXO's Chanyeol so fans are anticipating if he will join Henry on stage as well.

Henry starts his 'Bad Girl' special goodbye stage on 8th at Music Bank followed by Music Core and Inkigayo.

KARA release more solo photos for 'Day & Night'

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 05:45 AM PDT






KARA release more solo photos of members Gyuri, Seungyeon, Hara, and Youngji for a combined 'Day' and 'Night' versions.

Sure the members are giving off delicate, pure yet sexy charms in the teaser photos but there are more to expect before the release of their 6th mini album on 18th.

See members beautiful solo photos below:





ZE:A's Siwan confirms lead role for tvN's 'Misaeng' alongside Kang Sora, Kang Ha Neul, and more

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 05:00 AM PDT




Im Siwan, Kang Sora, and Kang Ha Neul finally confirm their casting in the upcoming tvN drama 'Misaeng'.

Im Siwan who recently finished his drama 'Triangle' has confirmed his role for the lead cast of 'Misaeng' alongside Kang Sora, who will play the female lead role. Siwan plays the role of a frustrated baduk player who will try to find life as an office worker while struggling to adapt.

Kang Sora, on the other hand plays a cold heroine who has a strong personality but very capable in work.
It will also star Lee Sung Min who will be warm-hearted boss of the two leading cast. Kang Ha Neul is going to be an ambitious and smart co-worker who will provide complication in the story.

The drama is going to premiere in October and will take the time slot of Plus Nine Boys.

Henry to finish the promotions for his 2nd mini album with 'Bad Girl' special stages this weekend

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 03:15 AM PDT


Henry to conclude the promotions for his 2nd mini album by performing "Bad Girl" on music shows this weekend.

On the upcoming August 8th's 'Music Bank' and 'Inkigayo' on the 10th, Henry will perform "Bad Girl" as special stages for the first time. The song is a neo-soul style track with the blend of both the brass and keyboard sounds. EXO's Chanyeol also featured with his rap in the song.

Meanwhile, Henry will appear along with other SM Entertainment artists for 'SMTOWN LIVE WORLD TOUR IV in SEOUL' on August 15th.

'Little Psy' Hwang Min Woo to appear in Psy's 'Daddy' MV

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 01:29 AM PDT


Everyone will be able to see "little Psy" again in Psy's new MV.

According to Osen on August 7th, Psy is currently shooting for the MV for his upcoming single "Daddy" in Busan. It was revealed the MV this time has been worked on a large-scale as Psy has been going back and forth between Seoul and Busan from August 3rd to 7th for the filming. It was said that today will be the last shooting day as Psy will be back to Seoul later, but there might be additional works afterwards.

In particular, "little Psy" Hwang Min Woo was revealed to participated in the MV filming this time, raising everyone's anticipation towards the release day of the MV.

Psy previously released "Hangover" MV and single featuring Snoop Dogg last June. The MV is currently having over 100 million views on Youtube.

Hwayobi Profile

Posted: 07 Aug 2014 12:30 AM PDT


Stage name: Hwayobi (화요비) or Park Hwayobi
Real name: Park Re Ah (박레아)
Birthday: February 11, 1982
Birth place: Gunsan, North Jeolla Province, South Korea
Height: 160cm
Weight: 45kg
Blood type: B
Profession: singer, lyricist, composer
Label: Gloworks entertainment
Genre: R&B, ballad
Debut year: 2000

-  She is regarded as "Queen of R&B," renowned for her beautiful, soulful voice and powerful performances
- Hwayobi's talent earned many awards and credits in 2005 and 2006
- She was in MBC's We Got Married with Fly to the sky's Hwanhee in 2008

Her latest track (August 2014):



Secret's Sunhwa and Lee Jang Woo to star in new drama, "Rosy lovers"

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 11:30 PM PDT


Recently, Secret's Sunhwa has been casted as lead role in MBC's upcoming weekend drama, temporarily named "Rosy lovers" with actor Lee Jang Woo.

Sunhwa will play the character named Baek Jangmi, a sassy college student from a wealthy family who never had to go through any troubles in life. 

Han Sunhwa received quite good reactions through her previous acting roles in SBS's "God's gift 14 days"  and tvn's "Marriage not dating". People are looking for her first lead role in upcoming project.

"Rosy lovers" is scheduled to have 50 episodes and will be aired in October following "Jang Bori is Here".

Jenny@dkpopnews

KBS bans new songs of JYJ, Hyuna, HA:TFELT and more

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 11:00 PM PDT


On August 6, KBS revealed 14 songs that failed to pass the rules and regulations in terms of content, including new-released tracks: JYJ's "Back Seat" from second album 'Just Us', Hyuna's "Blacklist" and "French Kiss" from album 'A Talk', and HA:TFELT's "Bond" from her solo debut album.

KBS stated that the song contents were unsuitable for broadcast because they had sexually suggestive lyrics. The line from "Back Seat": "Put you on my back seat", the phrase "Do it" in HyunA's "French Kiss" and the curse words in HA:TFELT's "Bond" were all pointed out to be inappropriate for broadcast.

Moreover, KBS also banned many songs of rock band Unchained, Rose Garden for their harmful lyrics to the youth.

Jenny@dkpopnews

Park Boram is 'Beautiful' in debut MV ft. Block B's Zico

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 09:00 PM PDT



Park Boram confidently debuts with the MV for 'Beautiful' featuring Block N's Zico.

Park Boram once again impresses with her powerful and full vocals in this song with the help of Block B Zico's rapping.

Check it out below:


Ji Yeon (T-ara) Mini Album - Never Ever

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 08:30 PM PDT


This review is sponsored by Yesasia.com


Jiyeon made a successful solo debut with title track Never Ever.

She garnered much attention with the teaser images and impressed with her live performance, the album came along with some good quality photocards, as a T-ara fan this is no doubt a great addition to your collection.

Check out some photos of the album below:






Purchase the album here

VIXX Ken sings 'My Girl' OST for 'Fated To Love You' + MV

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 08:30 PM PDT




VIXX Ken lends his voice for the 5th part of the drama 'Fated To Love You' OST by singing the song 'My Girl'.

The song is composed by Oh Jun Seong, and features the sweet voice of Ken in a bright and lively tropical rhythms of the song which provides exciting mood.

Check it out below:

SECRET say 'I'm In Love' in MV teaser

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 08:03 PM PDT



Along with a new group teaser image, Secret release the MV teaser for their upcoming title track 'I'm In Love' from 'Secret Summer' album.

Putting aside their usually fresh and cute concept, the girls become alluring ladies with their reversed charm. The song lyrics' is said to be a direct confession of love without any hesitation will fascinate the listeners.

Check it out below while we wait for their 5th mini album to drop on 11th.

Ladies' Code want 'Kiss Kiss' in new MV

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 08:01 PM PDT



Amusing us with their quirky teasers, Ladies' Code finally made their comeback with a funky track 'Kiss Kiss' along with its MV.

The girls are looking mischievous to get their kisses in the MV while funky beat plays adding more fun to the song.

Moreover, in return to fans' support, Ladies' Code are holding guerrilla concert in Myeongdong today before starting their full comeback promotions.


HA:TFELT releases self-recorded preparation for 'Ain't Nobody'

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 07:39 PM PDT



HA:TFELT self-recorded her preparation for solo debut 'Aint's Nobody' through Daum Music.

In this video, we could get to see her candid self while diligently practicing for perfect stage performances. She is very hardworking in learning more dance moves from her teacher and more.

Watch it below:



Royal Pirates to release 2nd mini album this month

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 07:09 PM PDT




Royal Pirates are preparing for a comeback with their 2nd mini album coming this late August.

In fact, the members already tease fans with a behind-the-scene photo from their MV shooting today. They wrote on their official Facebook page,

"Shooting the MV for our album title track! It's going to be a long night~ can't wait for you all to see!" The band members are wearing black outfit and have their make up on.



Are you ready for their comeback?

Red Velvet impress with MR Removed video of 'Happiness'

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 06:27 PM PDT


Red Velvet appeared on SBS Radio promoting their debut song 'Happiness', check out the MR removed video below.



How many points out of 10 do they deserve?

G.Na performs G.O.D's 'Road' on Singer Game

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 06:06 PM PDT


G.Na does an amazing cover of G.O.D's popular song Road on Singer Game, enjoy her performance below:

Lee Jong Suk and Davichi's Kang Min Kyung are new models for casual brand 'G by GUESS'

Posted: 06 Aug 2014 05:20 PM PDT


Lee Jong Suk and Kang Min Kyung have been chosen as the new endorsement models for global unisex casual brand 'G by GUESS'.

A rep from the marketing team said,"Lee Jong Suk and Kang Min Kyung have received much love thanks to their fashionable images, and since they match well with 'G by GUESS' unique yet sensual style which targets at the young market, that's why they were selected as our new models".

Check out for some photos for the 2014 F/W season collection featuring both Lee Jong Suk and Kang Min Kyung below.