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MINO broadens his horizons with his third full-length album, “TO INFINITY”

Stream “To Infinity” here. Buy the physical album here. WINNER’s MINO has returned with a new idea called ‘Digital Gun Man,’ demonstrating his own musical spectrum.The third album, named “TO INFINITY” was inspired by the iconic lyric “To Infinity and Beyond” from the Toy Story film and shows his endless love for his followers. MINO’s second album is a “very ‘MINO-like’ album and MINO’s identity … Continue reading MINO broadens his horizons with his third full-length album, “TO INFINITY”

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Celebrating 10 Years of BEAST’s Fiction and Fact Album

On this day of 2011, Beast (now Highlight), the now-defunct K-pop boy group, released their first full-length album, “Fiction and Fact.” Topping the album was the hit song, “Fiction,” which made the group a household name in K-pop. Beast’s Fiction and Fact was an explosion upon its release. Many k-pop and even non-k-pop fans flocked over it. Thus, it became the 5th selling album in … Continue reading Celebrating 10 Years of BEAST’s Fiction and Fact Album

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Minzy Joins Viva Artists Agency in the Philippines

Former 2ne1 member Minzy is unstoppable. After 2NE1’s breakup and leaving YG in 2016, she joined The Music Works and went solo. But after that didn’t work out, she set out on her own again and built her own agency, MZ Entertainment, just recently. Right after leaving The Music Works, she releases her single album called, Lovely. And now, she’s out to make waves in … Continue reading Minzy Joins Viva Artists Agency in the Philippines

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Fritz, the K-Pop Senior Behind The Patbingsoo

Way before K-pop reached its peak as a worldwide phenomenon, there were already a few people who have devoured the genre. People from outside of Korea who have been fans of K-Pop since 2007 or earlier are now called K-pop seniors. This week, we are featuring one of the people who celebrated the K-pop craze with me during its earlier days, and he’s here to … Continue reading Fritz, the K-Pop Senior Behind The Patbingsoo

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It’s 2020. Who Still Thinks K-Pop is Cheap?

Cheap, that is pertaining to taste, like in film or music. In Filipino terms, it means “buki,” “baduy,” or something that has “no class” or something that’s of “bad taste.” I recall a conversation with a friend in 2012 regarding K-pop, and how she is so annoyed by her little sister’s qualms on the now-defunct boy group 2pm. She can’t grasp how this genre has … Continue reading It’s 2020. Who Still Thinks K-Pop is Cheap?