kpop news september 2014

K-Pop Quick News 09/06/14-09/09/14

For this round of K-Pop Quick News, the top stories from the past four days have been little, but meaningful. For this edition, we have more news about the Ladies’ Code tragic accident, new and chart topping music, and TV shows.

Every three or four days, KPOPme compiles a list of K-Pop’s top stories so you don’t have to look around to find them or just in case you missed something.

September 6th

Ladies’ Code’s RiSe Passes Away
After being in coma for several days, Ladies’ Code’s RiSe died on September 7th at 10:10 a.m. at 23-years-old. [Allkpop]

ladies' code's rise passes away

Fire Department Reveals Sojung, RiSe, & EunB Were Inside the Car when they Reached the Accident Site
The Fire Department revealed that Sojung, RiSe ,and EunB we all still inside the car when they arrived at the site and not ejected from it during the crash as it was speculated. [Allkpop]

September 7th

SBS’s ‘Roommate’ Will Be Rebranded for 2nd Season as ‘It’s Ok Roommate’ + Cast Changes
SBS’s show Roommate will undergo major changes for season two, with a new name to It’s Ok Roommate and new addition to the remaining cast members. The new concept of the show will focus on individuals and their lives rather than living as a group under the same roof. [KdramaStarz]

2PM Releases Tracklist for ‘GO CRAZY!’
2PM released the tracklist for their comeback album GO CRAZY!, including seven songs and four additional for the GRAND EDITION. [Soompi]

2pm go crazy teaser

September 8th

RiSe Will Have Funerals in Both Korea & Japan
RiSe’s Korean funeral will take place on September 9th, but the family will hold another in Japan, where she will be laid to rest. [Allkpop]

People Pay Respect at RiSe’s Funeral Procession
Ladies’ Code members, family, friends, and even fans paid their respects to RiSe at her funeral procession on September 9th. Member Sojung, who was unable to attend EunB’s funeral due to surgery, made her way from the hospital in a wheelchair, for she is still recovering. RiSe will be put to rest in Japan. [Allkpop]

Update on Dal Shabet’s Subin’s Recovery
Happy Face Entertainment updated fans on Dal Shabet’s Subin’s recovery from her May car accident. The agency said that the member might be able to resume her activities with the group by the end of the month and that a comeback might happen until next year. [Koreaboo]

dal shabet subin accident

Yoon Mi Rae, Park Bo Ram & Zico, & Sistar top Instiz Chart
For September’s first week, Yoon Mi Rae, Park Bo Ram featuring Zico, and Sistar have the top slots on the Instiz chart. Other artists on the list include WINNER, Bobby, and Ladies’ Code. [Allkpop]

Bumkey Responds to Criticism Following his Comments on RiSe & EunB’s Deaths
Similarly to SPEED’s Taewoon, Bumkey tweeted a message saying he was thankful to the girls for their passings as they taught the public an important lesson, angering netizens. [Dinklik]

1.5 Million Audiences Have Watched ’Tazza 2’ Since Release
Not only was Tazza 2 number one on the box office on its release day, but it stayed on top throughout the weekend, reeking in 1.5 million viewers so far. [Allkpop]

September 9th

[No relevant news today, boo!]

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