appropriation or appreciation? unpacking south korea's fascination with black culture
Is Seoul’s love for the hip-hop aesthetic more fetishistic than inclusive?
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!
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.
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.'
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.
sunmi is carving out her own space in k-pop
Since going solo in 2017, the Korean star's music has been characterised by clever wordplay, endearing theatricality, and emotions laid bare.
bts drop a trailer for their new album 'map of the soul: persona'
The K-pop sensations confront their demons in 'Persona,' the first single from the record.
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.
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.
what's it like being an openly gay k-pop artist?
Holland's message couldn't have come at a better moment.
why were BTS banned from japanese tv?
The K-pop group’s performance was cancelled over a controversial t-shirt.
cifika is the next chapter in korean electronic music
Seoul's CIFIKA talks K-pop, Boston Dynamics and her desire to be a future person.