Mamamoo faced immense backlash from international fans for incorporating blackface/brownface in their cover of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' Uptown Funk at their recent concert. But then, in a rare move, RBW and Mamamoo swiftly issued an apology that does acknowledge the issue at hand.
So what does this mean? Several comments left by South Koreans
The Big 3 is a term coined to three of the most influential entertainment companies in South Korea. With years of legacy and most importantly their contribution to rising and shaping Korean Wave or Hallyu, these companies are and were homes to some of the largest acts such as TVXQ,
February was a busy month in Kpop, that's for sure. In the midst of comebacks from big names like Red Velvet, BTS, Twice, and Taeyeon, I feel like the lesser known groups may have gotten pushed to the side a little. Don't get me wrong: I loved some of the songs
Well, 2017 has finally come. That typically means taking sometime to look back on the year past, the good moments and memorable events. As for me, I'm here to talk about some of my favorite things in Asian entertainment in general: OSTs. OSTs, or original sound tracks, can really make and
T-ara is back, now with more juicy news and revelations after years of nothing but hatred and injustice. T-ara's bullying scandal remains as one of the biggest, most shocking controversy in the South Korean entertainment industry. Will something this big and volatile find a conclusion? Are we done with them yet?
A DECADE ago, a group of five fresh and talented girls rocked onto a K-pop scene, which was in transition to the next generation of leading idols.
Flowers of green, pink, white and blue created the outline of a pathway that would be scattered in the most beautiful imported white petals. The long trail of a Carven dress, especially customised for her, would follow as she walked down the aisle to officially announce her vowels. And I,
In 2011, time-traveling dramas became a trend in China, after the releases of Gong and Bu Bu Jing Xin. Both controversially and arguably based on the same novel by Tong Hua, titled Bu Bu Jing Xin. When South Korean director Kim Kyu Tae, known for It’s Okay It’s Love and
Indie groups are an interesting phenomenon in that they can go from complete unknowns to massive hits in a matter of a few good, publicized songs. This year's breakout indie group in South Korea is the female duo Bolbbalgan4, known alternatively as Red Cheeked Puberty. The group consists of vocalist Ahn Jiyoung
AFTER an impressive year in drama land, the excitement does not stop at the pointy end of 2016 and early 2017.
Some of the most talented Hallyu stars, young guns and promising idols will return to the small screen with a variety of interesting scripts.
OH!Press picks out four dramas to look