NOLZA want to play in their quirky “Bubi Boom” MV

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Four member group, NOLZA (which means "let"s play" in Korean), have released a new MV for "Bubi Boom" that is bound to turn heads with its quirky nature.

Their second single is a fun dance song with an equally fun choreography. That and the funny antics and settings in the MV seem to suggest that they have all the necessary components to become the next viral hit!

Leader Ya Reu, who is an experienced back up dancer that worked with artists like Psy, UN, g.o.d, and Park Ji yoon for sixteen years, personally created the choreography, making sure to include a super catchy and fun main point. In addition, producing team 5 O"Clock (Lee Jung, Park Sang Jun, and Han Kwan Hee), were in charge of producing the song while Lee Jung personally planned out and directed the MV, even making a surprise appearance at the end that is sure to crack smiles

Rain confirmed to return to the small screen through upcoming SBS drama

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Rain"s next production has been confirmed to be the upcoming SBS Wed-Thurs drama "My Lovely Girl" (previous working title "Song For You").

If you remember, he was previously in talks for a drama called "Song For You". He has now been confirmed for it, and the drama"s title has been changed to "My Lovely Girl" (translated title).

The drama"s rep stated on the 25th, "Jung Ji Hoon [Rain] will play the role of Hyun Wook, a manly man who gets hurt from love and healed by another love."

Rain shared, "Within the music industry"s vivid reality, the youthful story of one"s hurt from love being healed by love spoke to me. I want to portray the way Hyun Wook slowly and carefully approaches a predestined love so I decided to star in it

Sistar Sells Summer Flirty Fun in “Touch My Body” MV

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Sistar Sells Summer Flirty Fun in “Touch My Body” MV Written by Joyce On July 24, 2014

After Sistar‘s summer hit “Loving U” in 2012, it’s no surprise that fans were anticipating their next summer tune. “Loving U” hit all the right spots for a fun summer song, so did “Touch My Body” achieve the same result?

While “Touch My Body” is still a fun little tune to dance along to during the hot summer months, this track by no means tops any of Sistar’s previous successes. While it’s understandable that it’s tough to constantly up your game, this track might instead disappoint some of the fans who were expecting something… more impressive, more standout.

The song and MV are by no means terrible

Yoo Jae Suk”s variety “I”m A Man” to start airing August 8 on a seasonal system

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KBS 2TV"s upcoming variety program, "I"m A Man" will start airing as a regular show on August 8 after a successful pilot run!

In addition to confirming the premiere date, KBS has also revealed that unlike most of their variety shows, which go on every week with no specific start or end of separate seasons, this will be their first variety show to be aired on a true seasonal system with 20 episodes per season.

With the confirmed MCs Yoo Jae Suk, Lim Won Hee, Kwon Oh Joong, Jang Dong Min, and Heo Kyung Hwan, the show will think of new topics and invite relevant men to the broadcasting station for some boy talk each episode. The topic of the very first recording set for July 27 will be "the only man in the world of women"

[Spoilers] “Show Me The Money 3″ reveal team line ups + two rappers make it back in through revival round

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Mnet"s rapping survival program "Show Me The Money 3" on July 24. was once again full of tension and excitement, especially with previously eliminated rappers being given another chance!

Although he previously lost to Jin Joon Hyun, B.I is now back in the game! B.I and three other rappers were given another chance to make it back after their initial elimination last week by a Revival Round where they went head to head with one other rapper. The decision was difficult but B.I. came out as the winner of his round against J.slow to clinch a spot for himself. Giriboy was the other survivor of the Revival Round.

On this day, the team line ups were also formed

“The Joseon Shooter” comes in first

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KBS 2TV drama "The Joseon Shooter" came in first.

According to Nielsen Korea, the tenth episode of "The Joseon Shooter" rated 11.9%. This is 0.3% higher than the previous episode.

MBC "Fated to Love You" broke its own record with 10.6%. This is the first double digit percentage so far.

Meanwhile, the second episode of "It"s Okay, That"s Love" rated 9.1%. This is 0.2% lower than the first episode.

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Seo Taiji May Appear on Variety Shows Later this Year

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Singer Seo Taiji, who is preparing a comeback for this fall, may appear on variety programs. It would be an unprecedented action for the mysterious singer. Seo Taiji is expecting a baby at the end of August, so he wants to meet the general public with a friendly image.

A representative of Seo Taiji’s Company stated on July 24 that “There have many places that have requested him and we are in talks with them. Though nothing has been decided yet, he is looking at all of the possibilities and positively weighing his options.”

The representative was stressing that Seo Taiji may appear on variety programs instead of restricting himself to music shows.

For a while, Seo Taiji has veiled himself. There are many things he can talk about. Broadcast companies are interested in Seo Taiji doing variety programs

Celebrities consider roles in new drama

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A number of local celebrities are considering taking part in the upcoming KBS drama, tentatively named "Healer".The drama, scheduled to debut in November, centers on a novice journalist. The drama will reportedly combine elements of a thriller and a romantic comedy. Actor Ji Chang-wook (pictured), of the MBC drama "Empress Qi"; Yoo Ji-tae, of the 2012 film "Mai Ratima"; and actress Park Min-yeong, of the MBC drama "Dr. JIN" have stated that they are interested in filming the show, media reports said. By Lee Sun-min

July Jam: From Sexy to Summery Comebacks, Girl’s Day vs. SISTAR

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Both SISTAR and Girl"s Day made a name for themselves as sexy girl groups, although they, of course, tackled the concept in different ways. SISTAR showed off their healthy curves and glowing skin as they took on more powerful and mature tracks, whereas Girl"s Day remained more feminine and soft with their whispery singing and slim figure.

Now, the two groups made their summer comeback and transformed in pretty similar ways, yet they again maintain their distinct styles that set the two apart. SISTAR returned with their flirty track "Touch My Body," which has a catchy hook and a MV set mostly by the poolside, while Girl"s Day resumed their cutesy image with "Darling."

Although the two songs and concepts decidedly have different charms, which girl group do you think did a better job of tackling a summery concept for this hotter weather in terms of music, MV, performance, and fashion?


Ji-Hae: I was surprised when I heard that the super sexy idols will be coming back this month

B.I.G releases behind-the-scenes for “Hello” MV

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On July 9th, rookie boy group B.I.G made their debut in the Korean music industry with the release of "Hello" and its accompanying music video.

B.I.G (Boys In Groove) is a five member group that consists of Heedo, Benji, Gook Minpyo, J-Hoon, and Gunmin. In addition to the release of their debut track, “Hello,” the members have been promoting the song on the live weekly music shows.

Now, their agency GH Entertainment, has released a video giving fans a look into the making of B.I.G’s “Hello” music video. In the video, the members can be seen up-close, on the set of their music video. Fans can get a glimpse of each member’s personality through the video as well as take a look at the dance skills of the members.

Take a look at the making film for B

Royal Pirates’ Moon Opens Up About Brother Who Passed Away

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Royal Pirates member Moon opened up about a very painful part of his life in the July 23 episode of the SBS variety program, “Law of the City.”

In the July 23 broadcast of the variety show, the members of the New York team who are in Manhattan talked about their families.

After the day’s activities, all the members–John Park, Kim Sung Soo, Lee Chun Hee, Baek Jin Hee, Jung Kyung Ho, and Royal Pirates’ Moon–gathered and started sharing about their families. Kim Sung Soo began, “Who do you miss most?”

Moon opened up and said, “Actually, today is a special day for me.” He continued, “I had a brother who’s two years older than me. And today’s his death anniversary

Movie questions notions about defectors, family

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Ten North Korean children and their uncle, Kim Tae-hoon-III, (third from left, back row) redefine the notion of family in the documentary "Our Family". Provided by Mountain Pictures

Despite an increase in the number of North Korean defectors in recent years, South Koreans, for the most part, remain uninterested, even indifferent, to their plight. For many who have fled to the South from Pyongyang in search of safety and security, life is not easy. Instead of a warm reception and a life of abundance as promised, it is cold stares and indifferent attitudes that mostly greet new arrivals. Compounding the problem is that the media is rife with depictions of North Koreans as petty thieves or ne"er-do-wells.Films don"t do a particularly better job, either: North Koreans are often depicted as Communist spies who choose allegiance to the North over their southern friends

Hip Hop girl group A.KOR finally drop debut MV “Payday”

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After weeks and weeks of teasing and exciting K-Pop fans, new three-member hip hop girl group, A.KOR, finally dropped their debut MV for single, "Payday"!

Their teaser attracted a lot of attention the other day as the girls wowed with their fierce charisma and got people dancing to their club sound; with the long-awaited full release, they did not disappoint! Get ready to party it up with the catchy track above.

Yunho goes into detail about his experience with a poisoned drink from an anti-fan

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Especially for fans, it is a well known fact that in the past, TVXQ"s Yunho drank a poisoned beverage sent to him by an anti-fan. He bravely addressed this rather traumatic and upsetting incident on the July 24 installment of MBC"s "Stargazing."

He said, "At the time, one fan came to me and handed me a drink. However, I have a bad habit of drinking something in one go (one shot). After drinking all of that, I noticed a strange fragrance. Then, I passed out, but I heard someone say that blood was dripping. Later on, I found out that there was a strong adhesive chemical in there." He revealed that after the substance had gone down to his stomach, it came back up.

"At that time, I briefly thought that I should stop being a celebrity

DJ Yoo Chae-yeong dead at 40

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Entertainer Yoo Chae-yeong, a prolific singer, actress and radio DJ, died yesterday at a hospital in northwestern Seoul. She was 40. The cause was gastric cancer, her family said, which she was first diagnosed with last year.On Monday, the media publicly announced that she had been battling her illness for months, overcoming some critical complications. However, she ultimately lost her fight with cancer, passing away around 8 a.m. yesterday.Yoo first found out that she had Stage 4 gastric cancer last October during a regular physical exam. She underwent surgery and was later able to resume her normal activities after she was discharged from Severance Hospital in Sinchon, northwestern Seoul. However, her condition had recently deteriorated, her husband told the press this week, and she was checked back into the hospital earlier this month to receive additional treatment

Actress Son Ye Jin Talks About Dating Rumor With Actor Kim Nam Gil

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Actress Son Ye Jin discussed about the dating rumor she had with actor Kim Nam Gil in a recent interview with Starnews.

The two worked together on KBS 2TV’s “Shark,” and now they have met again for the upcoming blockbuster film, “Pirates.”

Son Ye Jin talked about Kim Nam Gil by saying, “He’s just like Jang Sa Jung. In actuality, he’s more talkative and fun. He’s a bit of a klutz and is friendly.”

She continued on by saying, “The image of him up to now is all a lie. Since I’ve known that side of him from ‘Shark,’ it was really comfortable working with him this time. In that sense, I think Jang Sa Jung fits him well.”

Since the two actors are close, dating rumors started spreading while filming “Pirates

Clara shows off her sexy summer body in “FILA INTIMO” lingerie for “Sure”

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Any girl would be green with envy at the glamorous body Clara shows off once again, this time for a summer photo shoot with underwear brand "FILA INTIMO" and "Sure" magazine!

Perfectly capturing the sporty and sexy concept, she styles the lingerie tastefully with denim and crop tops, so that there is a fun and flirty element appropriate for the shoot. Not to mention, she has a great summer tan and the abs to boot for turning all eyes on her at the beach.

Nam Sang Mi Talks About Her Torture Scene in “The Joseon Gunman”

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Nam Sang Mi of “The Joseon Gunman” showed her passion by actually having her legs twisted as punishment for a torture scene.

On July 23, at the end of episode nine of “The Joseon Gunman,” the drama showed a preview for the next episode in which Jung Soo In (Nam Sang Mi) is dragged to Uigeumbu and tortured.

On July 24, Nam Sang Mi stated through the production team “I was in the middle of enjoyably reading the script when I found out that Soo In would have a torture scene. It’s the first time (that I had a torture scene), so I was very surprised.”

“My seniors gave me a lot of advice on torture scenes. I even imagined the pain it would take if I was barely alive. I decided that there was nothing as good as experiencing it for myself. Therefore, I actually had my legs twisted as punishment before doing the scene in the drama

\"Roaring Currents\" takes epic sea battle to big screen

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Choi Min-sik (left) of "Old Boy" fame tackles his most ambitious role yet, the Joseon Admiral Yi Sun-sin in the upcoming film "Roaring Currents". Half of the film depicts the Battle of Myeongnyang, during which Yi fought off 330 Japanese ships with just 12 of his own. Provided by CJ Entertainment

In October 1597, the Battle of Myeongnyang raged in waters off the southwestern coast of Korea, near Jindo. It could have been exceptional luck, strategy or the turn of the tides that saw Admiral Yi Sun-sin triumph over a fleet of 330 Japanese ships, with just 12 of his own. But regardless, when it was announced that the story of this epic battle would be made into a film, many wondered if the project was too ambitious. At a press conference for "Roaring Currents" on Monday, director Kim Han-min joined cast members to talk about his decision to take on one of the greatest moments in Korean history

The Boss’s Mika covers 2NE1′s “Lonely” with the help of member Hyunmin

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With Mika on the guitar and vocals and Hyunmin on the piano, these two The Boss members did a short but very good cover of 2NE1"s "Lonely" (with a surprise ending!).

Mika nailed the song with his soft and light singing, also expressing the emotions of the song with ease. The ending was completely unwarranted, but is sure to get fans smiling with amusement.

Tip: Marian