Jay Park: New Breed of Kpop Idol?

Jay Park (Park Jaebeom) is a Korean-American solo Kpop artist. Originally a member (and leader) of popular male Kpop group 2PM, Park left the group in 2009 after some controversy about his alleged confession of unhappiness about  working with the group and references to a “personal mistake” he committed while working under the JYP Entertainment…

Rania: Attempting a Kpop Queendom

Signed with DR Music, Rania debuted in April 2011 with seven members: Saem (Hwang Se Mi), Riko (Kim Joo Yeon), Jooyi (Yoo Joo Yi), Di (Kim Da Rae), T-ae (Lee Seul Mi), Xia, (Jang Jin Young), and Joy (Kim Ji Hye). The group is considered a multicultural one since current and former members come from…

Sechs Kies: Pebbles Rippling Out to Hallyu

During their three year tenure, Sechs Kies (German for “six pebbles”) successfully mastered and promoted several genres of music (pop, rap, R&B). Their efforts earned a number of awards (almost all Bonsang awards) from various entities, including Mnet’s Golden Disk and Korean Music Television Awards. To see the enhanced profile, including discographies and videographies, click…

After School

Click to jump to a section: BASICS FANFACTS NEWSWORTHY VIDEOS DISCOGRAPHY: KOREAN RELEASES DISCOGRAPHY: JAPANESE RELEASES BASICS  Name   After School  Meaning of Name  Members Kahi (가희) / Park Ji Young (박 지영) Leader, Lead Vocalist, Main Rapper, Main Dance (2009-present) Jungah (정아) / Kim Jung Ah (김 정아) Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer (2009-present) Jooyeon (주연) /…

Orange Caramel

Click to jump to a section: BASICS FANFACTS NEWSWORTHY VIDEOS DISCOGRAPHY: KOREAN RELEASES DISCOGRAPHY: JAPANESE RELEASES BASICS  Name  Orange Caramel  Meaning of Name  N/A (subunit of After School)  Members Raina (레이나) – 오혜린 (Oh Hye Rin) Nana (나나) – 임진아 (Im Jin Ah) Lizzy (리지) – 박 수영 (Park Soo Young) (maknae)  Debut   June 16, 2010  Status…

Iconiq (Ayumi Itō)

Click to jump to a section: BASICS FANFACTS NEWSWORTHY VIDEOS DISCOGRAPHY: KOREAN RELEASES DISCOGRAPHY: JAPANESE RELEASES BASICS  Name Iconiq (伊藤 亜由美 Itō Ayumi) former stage name: Ayumi  Debut  July 3, 2006  Status  Active  Label Starworld (2002-2006) SM Entertainment (2007-2009) Rhythm Zone (2009-present)  Fan Name  None  Origin of Fan Name  N/A  Official Website iconiq.jp  Related Websites  N/A…

Lexy

Click to jump to a section: BASICS FANFACTS NEWSWORTHY VIDEOS DISCOGRAPHY: KOREAN RELEASES BASICS  Name  황 효숙 Hwang Hyo-Sook  Debut  October 6, 2003  Status  Active  Label  YG Entertainment (2003-2007) SB&W Entertainment (2008-present)  Fan Name  None  Origin of Fan Name  N/A  Official Website  Related Websites Click to Return to Top FAN FACTS Official Fan Color:  Awards Television…

Minzy

Click to jump to a section: BASICS FANFACTS VIDEOS DISCOGRAPHY: KOREAN RELEASES BASICS  Name Gong Minji  Debut November 20, 2009  Status Active  Label YG Entertainment  Fan Name None  Origin of Fan Name N/A  Official Website http://www.ygfamily.com/artist/About.asp?LANGDIV=K&ATYPE=2&ARTIDX=28  Related Websites Click to Return to Top FAN FACTS Official Fan Color:  Awards Television Appearances Concert Tours News Click…

New.F.O

Click to jump to a section: BASICS FANFACTS VIDEOS DISCOGRAPHY: KOREAN RELEASES DISCOGRAPHY: JAPANESE RELEASES BASICS  Name   New.F.O  Meaning of Name   New Five Order  Members JN (leader, dancer, vocalist) Mima (lead vocalist) Soyi (hip-hop dancer, vocalist) Narae (vocalist) Dannah (rapper, vocalist, mangnae)  Debut November 23, 2011  Status Active  Label 6 Theory / Enterarts…