K-Pop

Music

10 k-pop tracks that'll help you pretend it's summer

Warm yourself with an all women playlist featuring Chung Ha, TWICE, Heize, BIBI, and more.
Cheryl Santos
8.11.19
Music

a beginner’s guide to k-pop

What are subunits? Is dating against the rules? Do groups write their own songs? Here’s everything you need to know about your new fave music industry!
Taylor Glasby
8.1.19
Music

k-pop’s nct 127 on the eternal struggle of being sexy and cute… at the same time

We discuss fans, tough tour life and big ambitions with your new fave Seoul boyband.
Tássia Assis
7.22.19
News

bts got the dior treatment courtesy of kim jones

The K-pop boy band will debut some retro-futuristic looks on their third world tour 'Love Yourself: Speak Yourself.'
Nicole DeMarco
5.2.19
Music

how holland is normalising queer representation in k-pop

Following the release of his first mixtape, we catch up with Holland to discuss the next steps in his career.
L. Singh
5.1.19
Music

sunmi is carving out her own space in k-pop

Since going solo in 2017, the Korean star's music has been characterized by clever wordplay, endearing theatricality, and emotions laid bare.
Lavanya Singh
4.4.19
Noticias

bts launch the trailer for their new album 'map of the soul: persona'

RM confronts his demons in 'Persona,' the first single from the record.
Cheryl Santos
3.27.19
Music

k-pop’s red velvet discuss their evolution, public scrutiny and secret dreams

As they lead the way for South Korean girlbands with a US tour, we catch up with Irene, Wendy, Yeri, Joy and Seulgi.
Taylor Glasby
1.31.19
Music

everything that happened to k-pop in 2018

2018's K-Pop felt marked by external ambition but also the desire and need for internal change.
Taylor Glasby
12.17.18
Music

what's it like being an openly gay k-pop artist?

Holland's message couldn't have come at a better moment.
i-D Team
12.11.18
Culture

seoul's young creatives on transcending the k-bubble

How young creatives are supporting each other and pushing the boundaries of the city's rapidly evolving scene.
Mitch Parker
12.4.18
News

why bts was banned from japanese tv

The K-pop group’s performance was cancelled over a controversial t-shirt.
Nicole DeMarco
11.11.18
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