kpop news september

K-Pop Quick News 09/21/14-09/23/14

This edition of K-Pop Quick News, we gathered the top stories in the Korean entertainment industry from the last three days. The start of the last week of September brought us lots of updates on scandals and upcoming music releases.

Here’s the list compiling and summarizing the latest and most important articles in K-Pop (just in case you missed something).  

September 21st

Block B Will Release OST for ‘Secret Door’
Block B will release a fusion hip hop track as the OST for the upcoming historical drama Secret Door. The song will be a mix of hip hop with string arrangements and traditional sounds. P.O. contributed to writing the song’s lyrics. [Soompi]

ZE:A’s Lee Hoo Announces Changes in Star Entertainment & their Contracts
ZE:A’s leader Lee Ho wrote a series of tweets detailing the abuses he and the group went under Star Entertainment. [Allkpop]

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Star Entertainment Release Statement Regarding ZE:A
Star Entertainment released a statement saying CEO Shin Joo Hak and ZE:A’s leader Lee Hoo met to talk about the situation and solved the problems. [Allkpop]

September 22nd

Crayon Pop Postpones Album + Announces Sub Unit Debut
Crayon Pop pushed back the date for their first full-length album, but will debut a sub unit instead. [Koreaboo]

SM Entertainment Releases Statement Regarding f(x)’s Luna Dating Rumors
SM Entertainment released a statement following the pictures showing f(x)’s Luna with a man, which sparked dating rumors. The company stated that the man is a church friend and not her boyfriend. [moonROK]

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JPY Denies Wonder Girls Comeback Rumors
After rumors spread saying the Wonder Girls would make a comeback with four members, JYP denied these allegations saying there are no plans for that. [DKpopNews]

Yoon Gun & After School’s Lizzy Will Release a Duet
After School’s Lizzy and Yoon Gun teamed up for a duet in the latter’s upcoming album Autumn Play which will drop in October. [MWAVE]

IU Will Release a Duet with ‘K-Pop Star’s Yoon Hyun Sang
IU announced on her fan cafe that she will collaborate with K-Pop Star 2’s Yoon Hyun Sang on a duet. [Mnet America]

Roy Kim Gearing for Comeback with ‘Home’
Roy Kim will make a comeback in October with his second full-length album titled Home, which is also the title track. [Visit Korea]

September 23rd

Police Will Send Kim Hyun Joong’s Assault Case to Prosecution
Police reported on their plans to send Kim Hyun Joong’s assault case to the prosecution office. [Allkpop]

Polaris Entertainment Gives Update on Ladies’ Code’s Ashley, Zuny, & Sojung
Polaris Entertainment reported that the surviving Ladies’ Code members, Ashley, Zuny, and Sojung, are still receiving treatment in the hospital. [Soompi]

Seungri Still in Hospital + Investigation on Hold
It was reported that BIGBANG’s Seungri remains in the hospital following his September 12th accident. Plus, police revealed that an investigation has not yet happened. [Allkpop]

CNBLUE’s Yong Hwa Will Release Solo Album
According to FNC Entertainment, CNBLUE front man Yong Hwa produced a solo album that will be released soon. Moreover, the idol will hold a solo concert and possibly a world tour. [DramaFever]

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Pledis Entertainment Will Debut Han Dong Geun by Late September
The winner of Birth of a Great Star Han Dong Geun will debut on September 30th with the single Trying to Rewrite the End of this Novel. [Allkpop]

Key East Entertainment Responds to Bae Yong Joon’s Fraud Allegations
After a health supplement maker sued actor Bae Yong Joon for fraud, his agency Key East entertainment released an official statement calling the allegations “absurd.” [Soompi]

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