Taeyeon & Baekhyun’s private instagram accounts

As some fans would already know, Taeyeon and Baekhyun have private instagram accounts with similar usernames. Taeyeon tagged her private account in one of her public instagram (taeyeon_ss) posts. Since their accounts are private, I’ve took a screenshot of their followers/number of posts/following a few months back in October 2014, and revisited their private accounts… Read More Taeyeon & Baekhyun’s private instagram accounts

Red Velvet’s ‘Happiness’ was supposed to be f(x)’s song?

Red Velvet made their debut in 2014 with the song ‘Happiness’. There’s a rumour that the song was supposed to be for f(x). Below is a screenshot of a producer’s tweet, seeming to hint that ‘Happiness’ was f(x)’s upcoming release. True or not, the song was eventually given to Red Velvet instead. Many fans have… Read More Red Velvet’s ‘Happiness’ was supposed to be f(x)’s song?

[Response] Top 13 reasons why you shouldn’t be a kpop idol

About more than a year back, I posted my very first controversial article titled “Top 13 reasons why you should’t be a kpop idol”.  A reader has posted a response to my article, presenting counter-arguments to the points I’ve mentioned in my analysis. Admittedly, some of the statements in my article were sweeping statements and… Read More [Response] Top 13 reasons why you shouldn’t be a kpop idol

Korean vs American Music Industry – The Fundamental Differences

As a teenager who started listening to Korean music since 2011 and is constantly exposed to English music, I’ve noticed significant differences in the structure of both industries. While the English music industry is relatively more mature and has a longer history than the Korean music industry, the Korean industry is undeniably growing at a… Read More Korean vs American Music Industry – The Fundamental Differences

Dear SM, stop shoving your rookies into our faces

Ever since SM introduced their pre-debut team SM Rookies, they’ve been literally everywhere – on broadcast, performed during SM Town concerts, started up a Twitter account and even posted YouTube videos on SM’s official youtube channel. To be honest, I was excited at the prospect of having a rookies team as I was curious to… Read More Dear SM, stop shoving your rookies into our faces