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G-Dragon Continues to Soar High With ‘Kwon Ji Yong’, Ranking #5 on The Billboard’s Rap Album Chart

G-Dragon Continues to Soar High With 'Kwon Ji Yong'

G-Dragon continues to soar through unbelievable heights! His latest album “Kwon Ji Yong” still continues to achieve international recognition – proving K-pop’s success all over the world. G-Dragon’s “Kwon Ji Yong” still continues to achieve good recognition especially overseas since it was released on June 8. As reported by Koreaboo , G-Dragon’s latest EP made it into Billboard’s Rap Album Chart. G-Dragon’s “Kwon Ji Yong” ranked No. 5 on Billboard’s Rap Album Chart. The achievement of the BIGBANG member is the highest so far for a K-pop act. With this, G-Dragon beat his previous record that was achieved by his previous album “Coup D’Etat”. When the album was released in 2013, it ranked No. 19 on Billboard’s Rap Album Chart. Speaking of records, G-Dragon’ latest EP has also managed to enter Billboard’s Canadian Album’s Chart making him the first K-pop artist to do so. “Kwon Ji Yong” ranked No. 52 on the said albums chart. G-Dragon has also managed to enter Billboard’s Top Album sales, making him the first ever Korean artist to do so. “Kwon Ji Yong” is currently ranked No. 47 on the said chart. In other news, G-Dragon’s agency YG Entertainment, made an 11 th  hour decision

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Watch TWICE Record The Japanese Version of Their Debut ‘Like OOH-AHH’: ‘Nation’s Girl Group’ Bridges Gap Between The People of Japan and S. Korea

Watch TWICE Record The Japanese Version of Their Debut 'Like OOH-AHH': 'Nation's Girl Group' Bridges Gap Between The People of Japan and S. Korea

TWICE will be spreading their love towards their Japanese fans! The “Nation’s Girl Group” has recorded the Japanese version of “Like OHH-AHH” to be released this month. Summer 2017 will be the mark of TWICE’s debut in Japan. As reported by All Kpop , the girl group will be releasing a Japanese version of their debut song “Like OHH-AHH” within the month. Similarly, all of TWICE’s hit songs will be having a Japanese version for their Japanese fans. These include “Cheer Up”, “Knock Knock”, and “TT” just to name a few. In light of this, TWICE gave their fans a short behind the scenes teaser of them recording the Japanese iteration of “Like OHH-AHH”. The members showcased their Nihongo speaking (or singing) skills. TWICE will be making their official Japanese debut on Sunday, June 2. On the other hand, the Japanese versions of the songs will be made available on Wednesday, 28. In other news, TWICE has been slowly mending relations between the people of Korea and Japan. This is thanks to 3 of their Japanese members Sana, Momo, and Mina. As reported by Koreaboo , the Japanese news company NHK made a report about the girl group. Thanks to

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Hospital Gives Official Statement On T.O.P’s Condition

Hospital Gives Official Statement On T.O.P's Condition

The doctors of T.O.P just gave their official statement about T.O.P’s condition after he was found unconscious. The hospital official gave their statement because there were some conflicting reports about T.O.P’s condition. The doctors of Ewha Womans University Hospital in Mokdong, Seoul held the press conference on Jun.7 and stated that T.O.P was carried by 3 people in the hospital on Jun. 6 at 12:34 PM KST. He was in a deep sleep and semi-conscious and had decreased corneal reflection so he was moved to ICU at 4:50 PM KST. The doctors stated that T.O.P was suffering from respiratory failure due to an overdose of tranquilizers that prescribed to him, AllKpop  reported. T.O.P will receive further treatment from neurology and the mental health departments so that he can get better. Doctors give no clue when T.O.P will be fine but according to his age, he should be recovered in a week. Previously, T.O.P’s mother was mad when she was reading the news stating that T.O.P was awake when he was brought to the hospital. She stated that T.O.P was unconscious when he was brought to the hospital and that he might get brain damage due to lack of oxygen. Thankfully,

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BTS To Be Nominated For ‘2017 Teen Choice Awards,’ Group Gearing Up For Comeback

BTS To Be Nominated For ‘2017 Teen Choice Awards

2017 remains a strong year for Bangtan Boys. After being awarded as Top Social Artist of the year on “Billboard Music Awards 2017,” BTS is now eyeing another international award. ARMY is now on a mission to get BTS nominated for an award on “Teen Choice Awards 2017.” The loyal fandom of BTS aims to dominate Twitter with #TeenChoice as they try to tweet out BTS and the members for various categories in music and dancing, as per Allkpop . For a brief moment, the hashtag was able to top Worldwide Trends, as voting time is over today. Meanwhile, “Teen Choice Awards 2017” will be held on Sunday, August 13 in Los Angeles. BTS will continue to create another record apparently. On the “BBMA 2017” press conference weeks ago, BTS members revealed they’re currently working on a new comeback album. According to Koreaboo , Rap Monster on behalf of his group stated they were aiming to release the new album within the second half of this year. As of now, the group’s primary goal is to finish its Japanese tour with a huge success. “First, our goal is to successfully finish our Japanese tour. We’re also preparing an awesome song

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Rain May Consider Retiring After Releasing New Album

Rain May Consider Retiring After Releasing New Album

The multitalented celebrity, Rain is showered with joy after wife Kim Tae Hee announced her pregnancy a few weeks ago. However, the “Full House” actor is experiencing a mid-life crisis as he feels his career as a singer is almost since he decided to tie the knot. Koreaboo reported Rain opened up his feeling about his hiatus. The soon-to-be father somehow compared his career as a singer to that of a professional athlete. After gaining massive success since his debut in early 2000, Rain thinks that he’s reaching to an end. However, he still wants to show off his energetic dancing singer side one or two more times before he completely retires. “Personally I feel I don’t want to dance anymore since my body starts slowing down. But on my next album, I want to show a dance that younger singers can keep up, and I think I can show off this side one or two more times,” stated the singer. Rain’s plan in 2017 is not only releasing a new album. He just wrapped up filming his new movie “Uhm Bok Dong” that presumably will release in August. Rain also may appear in a new drama within the second

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G.Soul Decided To Leave JYP Entertainment And Joined Jay Park’s Agency

G.Soul Decided To Leave JYP Entertainment And Joined Jay Park's Agency

G.Soul’s contract with JYP Entertainment just ended and he decided to join H1GHR MUSIC. It is a label founded by Jay Park and Cha Cha Malone which focuses on hip-hop music. After G.Soul’s contract with JYP Entertainment, he received many offers from various agencies, but he chose H1GHR MUSIC as his final pick because he has been friends with Jay Park for a long time, Soompi  reported. G.Soul spent many years being a trainee in JYP Entertainment and he finally made his debut in 2015. He was training for 15 years and finally had his debut for about two years before his contract ended. He hopes to create more good music on his new label which has Yultron, Avatar Darko, and Raz Simone in it. It will be a new experience for G.Soul to have a new label because previously he only experienced being in one label for a long time. Jay Park was a former member of 2 PM and he has known G.Soul for a long time. Many fans expect to see G.Soul doing his music more because he has such an angelic voice. Even Yoo Hyeol praised G.Soul’s voice when he appeared on “Yoo Hyeol’s Sketchbook” because

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Hyorin Is The Reason Behind SISTAR Disbandment? Starship Entertainment Weighs In

Hyorin Is The Reason Behind SISTAR Disbandment? Starship Entertainment Weighs In

K-Pop communities are mourning over SISTAR that has just announcement its disbandment recently. Speculations and rumors started spreading soon as the girl group released an official statement to announce the disbandment. Starship Entertainment, SISTAR’s label, breaks its silence to reveal the truth behind SISTAR’s disbandment. According to a report from Allkpop , Starship’s representative stated that Hyorin is the one who initiated the disbandment. A report suggested that SISTAR has one rule: if a member expresses her wish to leave, then SISTAR has no other choice but disbandment. Unfortunately, Hyorin, who’s known for her powerful vocal in the group, was the one who decided to leave the group, leaving other members to go on separate ways even if they still have the desire to promote as SISTAR. The source proceeded to reveal that Hyorin is always passionate about her solo career. “Now or later, her wish will be the same even if they still promote as a group. And perhaps that’s why she always persisted,” added the source. As a result, the members now have to go separate ways. Soyou, Hyorin, and Bora will continue promoting as singers, while Dasom reportedly will shift her career into acting. Meanwhile, SISTAR has

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BTS to Join 25th Anniversary Project of Seo Tae-ji, the Biggest K-Pop Legend

BTS to Join 25th Anniversary Project of Seo Tae-ji

Seo Tae Ji will celebrate his 25th anniversary in a music career and he will work with junior singers to remake some of his songs. BTS is the first artist to join the lineup and many people are curious about the song remake. BTS is the first artist to be part of Seo Tae Ji’s 25th-anniversary project “25.” Back in 2016 at KBS Song Festival, BTS did a performance of Seo Tae Ji’s “Class Idea” and it received good comments from viewers. Seo Tae Ji also praised the performance os BTS and maybe that is the reason BTS is the first artist on the lineup, Soompi  reported. Seo Tae Ji’s 25th-anniversary project is a project to create good music between him and his juniors and the result is to show great music in overall. Seo Tae Ji is a legend in Korea and it is such an honor to work with him on his project. After BTS, there will be more other artists joining the lineup and it will not always from the group. There will be some solo vocalists among the lineup to complete the project of “25.” The selection is done by Seo Tae Ji himself and the

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G-Dragon Broke Another Promise To Fans, BIGBANG Leader Releasing New Album Next Week

G-Dragon Broke Another Promise To Fans

Old habits die hard. That’s what G-Dragon probably has to say after fans noticing he smokes after a recent photo of him holding a cigarette posted online. Earlier this year, G-Dragon committed to a New Year’s resolution to quit smoking. However, the BIGBANG leader was caught multiple times breaking his promise and has inevitably broken his fans’ heart. Allkpop revealed that G-Dragon’s fans have been sending him messages to show their concern about the singer’s smoking habit. Many of them are worried about his health, although they seem aware that quit smoking is a hard thing to do for people who have been doing it for years. A fan wrote on G-Dragon’s Instagram page, urging him to take care of his health as well as encouraging him to commit to his promise. Apparently, not all people are on the same page about the matter. Some fans don’t think that anyone has the right to tell him to do things. They demanded fans who gravely concerned about G-Dragon’s smoking habit to cut him loose for a little bit since he might feel a bit stressed out preparing for his new album. Talking about the new album, G-Dragon is releasing his comeback

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EXO Ranked #8 & Being The Only K-Pop Group On Billboard’s Boxscore Chart

EXO Ranked #8 & Being The Only K-Pop Group On Billboard's Boxscore Chart

EXO has made their history being the only K-Pop group on Billboard’s Boxscore Chart. The group ranked high at #8 with their EXO’r’DIUM tour in Los Angeles. The boxscore chart list the top 100 individual shows in the USA and EXO ranked high on the list with their great performance. They were able to sell 8668 seats out of 9739 seats in The Forum with the total sales amount of $1,436,158 USD, AllKpop  reported. It is such a big achievement for the group and they can prove that they have many international fans outside Korea. EXO just held their EXO’r’DIUM in Korea, Japan, China, Thailand, Mexico, and the United States. They had a really success tour with the tickets sold really fast, especially in Hangzhou China, sold out in only five minutes. EXO has gone through up and down with some members left the group due to several reasons. Having the members from Korea and China, they get along really well and work hard in doing promotions for their albums. Recently, there was a rumor that EXO will have their comeback in May 2017. Fans speculated that the group will have a come back soon because they just finished their

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