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The erasure of Black K-pop fans in the wake of BLM & activism

The past few weeks have seen an increased interest in K-pop and the politics that surround it as U.S. fans implemented tactics used to promote their favorite acts to fight police brutality and racism. The emergence of K-pop fans as “unlikely allies” and “unsung heroes” for the Black Lives Matter movement received praise from celebrities, […]

DPR Live’s ‘Is Anybody Out There?’ album review

DPR Live made his anticipated return with Is Anybody Out There? on Mar. 3. The album comes after Dream Perfect Regime’s collaboration with Adidas and the release of fellow collective member and in-house producer DPR Cream’s solo debut. Is Anybody Out There? is a cosmic journey of hypnotic adlibs, genre-bending melodies and robust trap beats. […]

Blackpink’s ‘Kill This Love’ EP review

Last year, Blackpink dominated the summer with hit single “Ddu-du Ddu-du.” The track pushed the quartet to global recognition with the trap beats, catchy chorus, and a message for haters to back off. Fast-forward to almost a year later, the group has solidified their place as a global powerhouse with a U.S. contract with Interscope Records, […]

K-pop idol fashion trends for spring 2019

From K-pop groups successfully breaking into the western markets to beauty companies expanding their shade ranges for inclusion, last year was a stand out moment for all things Hallyu. It’s only right for fashion to be next. Korean idols are claiming their seats at the fashion table. Whether it’s turning heads at fashion week or […]

Breaking down Red Velvet’s ‘Redmare’ show in Dallas

Red Velvet traveled to Dallas for the first time ever with their Redmare tour earlier this month. The second stop by the group in the U.S. during this tour, it featured special moments, tangible energy, and fan-favorites from the group’s “red”-themed albums. Adding more meaning to the night, the sold-out show took place on the birthday of member […]

Last minute K-pop idol makeup looks for Halloween

Spooky season is at its peak with Halloween just around the corner. Some have perfected their costumes from head to toes while others have thrown something together last minute. Others are hoping to save it all with makeup. If you’re still on the fence about what to be or how to take your look to […]

Breaking down DPR Live’s ‘CTYL’ show in Dallas

After braving the Texas heat for hours on end, fans filled the room with excitement in their eyes as they waited for DPR Live’s performance. With a booming surround sound system, passionate fans of all ages and intoxicating energy filled every corner of Dallas’ Canton Hall on Oct. 10 as Live put his best foot […]

5 summer K-pop idol fashion trends for fall

Summer is ending and for some of us fall is in the air. Sweaters and scarves are slowly making their comebacks. If you’re like me, you’re not quite ready for summer vibes to end. Our favorite K-pop idols have served major looks this summer as they gracefully navigated between various concepts and trends. Their style […]