Oh! Press Talk: Should K-Pop groups add new members?

Throughout the history of K-Pop, various groups have been known to add new members to their existing line-up to adapt to the demands of the K-Pop industry. But how does adding new members fare for the groups that have done so? Does it bring more recognition and success? With their

The End of K-pop As We Know It Or Fear-Mongering At Its Best? A K-pop Fan’s Guide To THAAD

THAAD - the acronym spreading fear and speculation among K-pop fans. These days, if any China-adjacent K-pop controversy arises, THAAD is sure to come up. For some it’s a harbinger of doom, the end of Korean entertainment as we know it; for others it’s just another controversy, one that will

#5YearsWithEXO: The Best of the Best

Five years have passed since EXO debuted with "What is Love", then "History" and "MAMA". They have proven themselves to be a group to watch out for, in talent, discography and success. As we remember 5 outstanding years of record breaking, hurt, and sacrifice, it's time to take a look

Oh! Press Talk: Are idols artists too? [Part 1]

Who is an artist? What makes an artist different from an idol? These are some of the most hotly debated topics in the K-pop fandom. Opinions differ: some say an artist is one who writes their own music; others say an artist is an idol whose success transcends that of

Why OneHallyu Blog Has Officially Disassociated with OneHallyu (ft. God Ok Taecyeon)

I was taking a casual stroll through OneHallyu's forums the other day and something of such dire urgency cropped up.  It is exactly the reason, this blog, along with other less important issues that have arisen between the two parties of OneHallyu and OneHallyu Blog, that we have officially announced

Oh! Press Talk: Mamamoo’s Blackface Controversy

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

OH! Press Talk: Do groups from the Big 3 have it easy?

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,