Entries by Tamar Herman

4 K-Dramas That Discuss Korean Social Stigmas

Many casual viewers of K-dramas complain about the redundancy: The love triangles, the amnesia, the chaebol who falls in love with a hardworking girl who he starts out hating, etc. Everything seems a bit trite at times, with no real substance being important except the romantic relationships. But then there are a few dramas that […]

K-Pop Release Cheat Sheet 08/31/14-09/06/14

Each week, KPOPme compiles a list of K-Pop and overall Korean releases so that you don’t have to look far to find new music. Orange Caramel made a comeback, and project group Nasty Nasty made an interesting debut. This past week also gave us alternative versions of popular music videos from Super Junior,  B1A4, INFINITE, […]

6 Reasons To Watch “High School – Love On”

It may be known only for being an “idol” drama, but High School – Love On is one of the cutest, simplest dramas on air today. It has everything anyone can ask for – romances, complex family issues, fights, magic, and chaebols with too much money and daddy issues. The drama is mostly about high school, making […]

K-Pop Release Cheat Sheet 08/17/14-08/23/14

The middle of August brought a lot of amazing comebacks from some of K-Pop’s top stars. Even though it’s the middle of the summer, many stars were active and released amazing songs. KARA returned with a new member in Mamma Mia, Orange Caramel made an interactive music video, and we also saw comebacks by BTS, Sunny Hill, […]

Artist Spotlight: HISTORY

Debuting in 2013 with Dreamer, HISTORY is a great group that hasn’t gained as much popularity as it deserves. When LOEN Entertainment (now known as 1theK) announced its first boy group, there was a lot of anticipation. This would be the first male idol group coming out of LOEN, which produces IU, Sunny Hill, Fiestar, and several of […]

K-Pop Release Cheat Sheet 08/10/14-08/16/13

In case you may have missed some of the latest released songs and music videos, KPOPme has you covered. Here’s a look at all of the K-Pop releases from the second week of August. This week was filled with high profile releases, including the two debut MVs from YG Entertainment‘s new group WINNER, and SM […]

KCON 2014 Day 2: M! Countdown 2 Nights in L.A.

The second filming of M! Countdown 2 Nights in LA at KCON on August 10th began similarly to the first night, with a pre-show hosted by Parker (formerly Dumbfoundead). The rapper introduced two performers: contestants from Dancing 9, who performed two solos and a duet, and Asian American artist Jhameel. Jhameel performed an indie-pop mashup of […]