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News

why bts was banned from japanese tv

The K-pop group’s performance was cancelled over a controversial t-shirt.
Nicole DeMarco
3 days ago
Music

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.
Lavanya Singh
10.24.18
Music

dpr live is the most creative rapper in south korea

i-D talks to the rising artist before his first-ever US tour with the DPR Crew.
Cheryl Santos
9.18.18
Music

bts, psy, and the future of k-pop crossovers

K-pop boy band BTS just broke Taylor Swift's record for the most-viewed music video in 24 hours. What does streaming history suggest happens next?
Jeff Benjamin
8.31.18
Music

momoland is smashing k-pop's 'factory girl' stereotype

The South Korean girl group was created on reality TV, but MOMOLAND might be K-pop's realest (and funniest) act.
Jeff Benjamin
8.20.18
Fashion

sauna is the mexican t-shirt label with a sense of humor

Their 'mildly wild' graphics take inspiration from bootlegging culture.
Jack Sunnucks
8.15.18
Music

eric nam is the atlantan k-pop mega star

He talks to i-D ahead of his US tour.
Cheryl Santos
5.28.18
Culture

how this k-pop idol became netflix's breakout reality star

'Hyori's Bed and Breakfast' makes us want to move to an island and rescue a pack of dogs.
Jack Sunnucks
4.13.18
Music

gallant is back with a beautiful homage to 90s r&b

'Gentleman' is his first single since being nominated for a Grammy alongside Beyoncé and Rihanna.
Nick Fulton
4.3.18
Music

dean, the k-pop star selling out shows worldwide in under 3 minutes

We meet K-Pop icon Dean, who has collaborated with everyone from Syd to Anderson .Paak, to discuss new music, fame, and feelings.
Douglas Greenwood
11.27.17
Think Pieces

the secret meanings behind seoul's outlandish street style trends

Rebelling against the constrictions of conformity and uniform dressing, young Koreans are taking to the streets in extreme pastiched looks.
Tim Chan
5.2.17
Music

international superstar jay park talks controversies and creative freedom

Having just dropped an impressive bilingual album, Jay Park talks returning to R&B, his rebellious nature, and why he will always give the artists signed to his AOMG label the creative freedom he didn't have.
Taylor Glasby
10.25.16