45RPM: Boom Box

One of the first rap groups in South Korea, 45RPM recall the music landscape in the late 1990s: “‘Back then, there was nothing like what we call pure rap. You know how they have some sort of bridge, and then a little rap here and there. But when I started listening to LPs, I liked…

SM☆SH (SMASH): Hitting Hallyu with Backup

While Internet searches for the stylized name SM☆SH bring back results about an Indonesian pop group with the same name, in K-pop, SM☆SH (SMASH) is a five-member group made up of World (Nam Hyun), Jerry (Shim Min Gyu), Naru (Joo Young Suk), Hanbang (also known as One Shot; Han Jung Soo), and Hero (Kim Min Soo). Cheon…

45RPM

Click to jump to a section: BASICS FANFACTS VIDEOS DISCOGRAPHY: KOREAN RELEASES BASICS Name 45RPM -kMeaning of Name The speed of single vinyl music- 45 revolutions per minute Members J-Kwondo(Park Jae Jin) Smash (Lee Hyun Bae)(Leader) Debut May 3, 2005 Status Active Label Booda Sound Fan Name sa sip oh (“45” in korean) Origin of…