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Northeast Is The Heart of The Korean Wave in India

AsiaToday | Posted 07.03.2016 | World
AsiaToday

[Five-member K-pop idol group IMFACT holds a congratulatory performance during the northeast regional round of K-Pop Contest India 2016 in Sikkim on J...

THE HOUSE CAT - Prologue

Spottoon | Posted 06.01.2016 | Entertainment
Spottoon

Jill is a house cat who has been with his owner for 10 years. They have a loving relationship and together they deal with the trials and tribulations of daily life.

Fashion Industry Individuals to Watch

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 04.12.2016 | Arts
Courtney M. Soliday

This article was originally written for and published by The Fashion Law and edited by The Fashion Law founder/editor-in-chief, Julie Zerbo. From fre...

Band Tries To Hypnotize Viewers With Truly Strange Video

HuffPost Korea | Posted 02.25.2015 | Weird News

Korean pop duo Norazo released a music video for their new song “It’s Your Fate (Ni Pal-jah-yah)” on February 22 with one goal: hypnotizing thei...

K-Pop Pioneers: Rare Photos of the Fabulous Kim Sisters

Ben Cosgrove | Posted 12.15.2014 | Entertainment
Ben Cosgrove

A few years ago, TIME.com designated K-pop "South Korea's greatest export." While the folks at Hyundai, Samsung and a few other Korean corporations mi...

Psy and Snoop Dogg's "Hangover": A Lesson in Korean Drinking Culture

Mimsie Ladner | Posted 08.10.2014 | Entertainment
Mimsie Ladner

Earlier this week, international sensation Psy debuted his latest release, "Hangover," featuring rapper Snoop Dogg (er... Lion) on his oft-visited YouTube channel. Responses to the video have been mixed.

The Met Goes Gangnam Style, Order Is Restored In The World

Posted 11.11.2013 | Arts

K-Pop sensation Psy visited New York's biggest art haven this weekend, and instead of horse-dancing around centuries-old masterpieces or overtly gestu...

K-Pop and the Future of Korea

Mimsie Ladner | Posted 10.20.2013 | Entertainment
Mimsie Ladner

K-pop is much bigger than skinny jeans and plastic faces. In fact, K-pop is transforming Korea as the world knows it.

Miley's Not The Only One Twerking Now...

Posted 08.15.2013 | Entertainment

There are a few combinations that have changed the world: Bacon and ice cream, chicken and waffles, golden doodles, and chocolate-covered coffee beans...

Jay-Z, Gatsby, Psy

John R. Eperjesi | Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts
John R. Eperjesi

In a previous blog, with tongue in cheek, I suggested that Jay Gatsby and his excessive West Egg style might be a distant ancestor of Psy and his gaudy "Gangnam Style." I showed the graph to my students and asked if we could fill in a third column for Psy. This is what we came up with.

How A Teen Immigrant Fell For 'Gangnam Style' and K-Pop Music

| Posted 02.09.2013 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Youth Communication, a nonprofit organization that helps marginalized youth develop their full pote...

How Are Songs Changing in the Move From Physical to Digital?

David Hunt | Posted 01.20.2013 | Media
David Hunt

The "hit song" is used to quickly leapfrog into another branch of entertainment or advertising -- the edges are scrubbed off of all the different genres and rap and rock and pop and electronic are melded into a vast, marketable mid region.

Who's Ready For Gangnam Style In English?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.11.2012 | Arts

PSY and his Gangnam-styled good looks are making the dreams of every American fan come true. The galloping rapper announced that he will record his ne...

The Great Psy

John R. Eperjesi | Posted 12.01.2012 | Arts
John R. Eperjesi

This wannabe Gangnam playboy, agent and victim of the Korean Dream should be rather familiar to U.S. audiences, for he has a literary ancestor that goes by the name of Jay Gatsby.

Obama (Alphacat) Takes on Gangnam Style (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Shira Lazar

Smooth-E and President Obama (Alphacat) take on Psy's viral, K-Pop hit Gangnam Style (강남스타일) in the music video parody "Obama Style."

The Ultimate 'Gangnam Style' Mashup (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.29.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

K-Pop star Psy called and the Internet responded, sending his extravagant "Gangnam Style" smash hit into a viral spiral of YouTube glory and international recognition.

What Are Some Major Differences Between the K-Pop Industry and the American Pop Industry?

Quora | Posted 10.21.2012 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Christine Choi 1. Kids are trained, molded - effectively made into K-Pop Stars, and no one bats an e...

Here It Is, That Nutso K-Pop Video Everyone's Talking About

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 08.02.2012 | Home

Clearly Park Jae Sang, or PSY, as the South Korean pop phenomenon is known, is hard to forget. Park's latest single, “Gangnam Style,” marks a retu...

K-Pop: A Secret Weapon of Korea for Future Cultural Domination?

Young-mok Kim | Posted 04.11.2012 | World
Young-mok Kim

American pop music industry, beware! Like a pied piper, these idol groups from Korea are captivating fans in North America.

I'll Miss You Dobie Gray, Plus Chatting With MTV World Exec Nusrat Durrani

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.11.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

At first, I wanted to write an obituary for my friend Dobie Gray who passed away last week after losing his battle with cancer. Instead, I decided to share a few mainly professional memories of the man who introduced amazing hits into pop culture.

K-pop: Soft Power for the Global Cool

Linda Constant | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
Linda Constant

Governmental cultural diplomacy can sometimes come off as forced or out-of-touch, but K-pop is an authentic reflection and spectacle of youth culture that is impressively close to the pulse of the "global cool."

K-Pop Gives American Pop A Run For Its Money

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 11.21.2011 | Home

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, TERESA CEROJANO MANILA, Philippines — How did Seoul become Asia's capital of cool? Even here in the Philippines, once an...