Wonho Beats Adversity With His First Solo Album

From group member to solo artist, Wonho makes a comeback with his new single Open Mind. Wonho was part of a popular Kpop group named Monsta X. As a 7 member band, Monsta X reached global popularity when controversy started to surround Wonho. Generally viewed as a well mannered and kind man, rumors about his […]

Parasite: the Future of Asian Representation in American Media

By: Tahnee Riddick For decades there has been a minimal amount of Asian representation in Western media, but with the release of South Korean film Parasite, new grounds have been paved for Asian entertainers.  Following the film’s release on Aug 30 2019, many were able to witness the masterpiece of Director, Bong Joon-ho. He shared […]

Concerts Canceled due to Coronavirus

by: Tahnee Riddick Due to the massive worldwide spread of the coronavirus, long-awaited music festivals and concerts have been canceled or postponed. However, millions of international K-pop fans who anticipated their participation in such events have been just as understanding of the circumstances as those who are outraged. Fans online are furious seeing as they […]

Kpop Keeping Physical Albums Alive

By: Tahnee Riddick As streaming music digitally is becoming the preferred method of enjoying music, the purchasing of physical albums is rapidly declining. However, South Korean boy group, BTS sold over 4 million pre-order copies of their newly released album, “Map of the Soul: 7.” This record beats their previous album “Map of The Soul: […]

Korean Entertainment Companies Ignoring Artist’s Mental Health

photo: SOOMPI (left to right: Choi Jinri, Kim Jonghyun, Goo Hara) By: Tahnee Riddick Throughout the past few years, mental health awareness has gradually reached new heights. People of all ages continue to spread positivity across social platforms and those around them, some more than others. Many people have taken the initiative to get the […]