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 […]

From Stage to Twitch, the New Concert Experience

Grace Meyer | Image: billboard.com The electricity of the crowd ignites as the headliners take the stage. “Are we ready?” they ask, and cheers and screams respond. The opening beats of the opening song hit eardrums, people begin to sway and move their bodies to the music. The heat of bodies all around us. The […]

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: […]

Wiz Khalifa Drops Surprise EP ‘The Saga of Wiz Khalifa’

By: David Becerra 4/20 is arguably any weed smokers favorite unofficial “holiday.” One of those smokers is cannabis connoisseur Wiz Khalifa who has made it obvious that he’s a fan of the plant in many of his songs and projects. Wiz Khalifa decided to celebrate 4/20 this year with the surprise release of his EP […]

Swift and Peep – Two Netflix Documentaries Worth Watching

Grace Meyer | April 3, 2020 Staying home means needing to find things to fill our days. From video games to finally getting to start that hobby, we find ourselves doing anything to stay in as much as possible. Netflix binges and movie watching are also worming their ways into our day-to-day. This week, I […]

Make Some Noise For The Ladies

By: Grace Meyer | Image: Women In Music: Nottingham Women in the media have been making noise for years about what is unbalanced from the other sex, from the #MeToo movement and the recent shut out of female filmmakers in the 2020 Oscars nominations, women around the world are shouting, and the volume is only […]

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 […]