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G-Dragon and Taeyang debut “GOOD BOY” on MAMA 2014

22 Nov

Breaking news BIG BANG FANS:

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The official MV has garnered over 4 million views!
Watch the new video here!

On November 22nd, YG Entertainment announced that G-Dragon and Taeyang are going to make the first official performance of ‘Good Boy’ at the 2014 MAMA (Mnet Asian Music Awards).

G-Dragon Taeyang will be sharing the stage with other amazing bands like EXO, Block B, BTS and others.

The event will be held in Hong Kong on December 4th.

Korean Plastic Surgery Tumblr Gone Viral Online

23 Feb

Hello everyone!

Just came across this clip by the The Young Turks addressing plastic surgeries in South Korea.

I think one of the point she made in the clip hit the bulls eye!

She mentioned something like this: “In the west, people expect you to wear make up and and plastic surgery is often frown upon. But in Korea, if you got the means and ability to improve yourself, whether intellectually or physically, why not? It’s often encouraged if anything when it comes to self improvement”

Therefore, in South Korea where cosmetic advancement is abundant and affordable, it becomes commonplace like going shopping, without too “much” stigma attached. Stigma is still prevalent but it is relative.

Take a look:

Some crazy transformation below:
Source: kpsurgery.tumblr.com

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Song Hye Kyo’s mini me lookalike! Child actress Kim Yoo Jung age 13!

23 Feb

WOW, I recently found out this young actress by the name of Kim Yoo Jung who’s only 13 years old and she remarkably resembles our favourite actress Song Hye Kyo!

Take a look at Song Hye Kyo and then see pictures of Kim Yoo Jung below

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KIM YOO JUNG: Age 13:
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TVXQ! Live World Tour “CATCH ME” To Be Held In Malaysia!

23 Feb

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Organizer, JPM Music has confirmed TVXQ “Catch Me” World Tour will be held in Malaysia on 18th May 2013 at Stadium Malawati, Shah Alam.

TVXQ consisting of Yunho and Changmin will be performing for Malaysian and International Cassies. The event is expected to have a huge turn out as TVXQ is after all, the top Asia’s act!

For more details of the event, head over to JPM Music Facebook.

Check out Changmin’s solo performance in Hong Kong in January! Singing one of the most famous Chinese songs by Amei “Ting Hai” Listen to the Sea. OMG!!!!!!

The original classic: by Amei:

I asked for……A poem

20 Feb

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I asked for Strength

And was given Difficulties to make me strong.

I asked for Wisdom

And was given Problems to solve.

I asked for Prosperity

And was given a Brain and Brawn to work.

I asked for Courage

And was given Danger to overcome.

I asked for Love

And was given Troubled people to help.

I asked for Favors

And was given Opportunities.

I received nothing I wanted.

I received everything I needed.

~~ Author Unknown ~~

Song Hye Kyo returns to her drama roots with “Wind Blows in Winter” in 4 years..

17 Feb

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Returning to the drama scene after almost four years, Song Hye Kyo went for the sexy bohemian look for fashion magazine, High Cut.

Looking younger than ever, Song Hye Kyo flaunted her flawless skin and beauty as she gave seductive poses to the camera.

Her big return to television comes with SBS “That Winter, the Wind Blows (Hangul: 그 겨울, 바람이 분다” a project that had her eager to start acting again.

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Happy Lunar New Years 2013

9 Feb

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The snake is an unusual creature. Some can pretend that they’re dead to ensure predators leave them alone. Others can eat animals that are three times bigger than their mouths. It can take hours for snakes to completely swallow their prey. They can be completely inactive for a month before shedding their skin. And, the really big ones can grow up to nine metres in length.

While many people dislike snakes, there’s no avoiding the fact that we’re entering the year of this slithering creature, according to Chinese Astrology. Feb. 10 marks Chinese New Year’s and the start of the year of the snake. But what does this really mean? Here’s a round-up of several astrological sites and what they say about the snake:

Its the year of the snake: Predictions for your Chinese astrological signAstrology.com notes that the snake is a positive sign, and it will likely bring advances in science, education and research. You’ll also find a detailed breakdown here of what the year will mean to each sign of the Chinese zodiac.

Horoscope.com says that it’s important to be open-minded during the year of the snake, which will be an exciting 12 months. Watch out for jealousy and secrets that work against your interests.

AstroCamp.com predicts that the year will be filled with new and different challenges. It also takes readers through predictions for each Chinese astrological sign.

If you were born in the year 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001 or 2013, you were born in a year of the snake and that means this will be an especially good 12 months for you.

Source: http://blogs.calgaryherald.com/2013/02/08/its-the-year-of-the-snake-predictions-for-your-chinese-astrological-sign/

Kpop’s CNBlue Dominates Japanese and Taiwanese Music Charts!

9 Feb

Idol band CNlue‘s fourth mini album “Re:Blue” has taken Asia by storm.

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“Re:Blue” was released in Korea on January 14 and then a special edition version of the album was released on January 31. “Re:Blue” and its main song “I’m Sorry” have taken the #1 spot on Taiwan’s top music site Omusic’s charts. “Re:Blue” has swept the charts for twenty days now.

“Re:Blue” has of course topped the charts in Japan and Korea as well. “Re:Blue” has been #1 on Japan’s Tower Records’ chart since it was released and its special edition album was sold out. The album has also reached #1 on Billboard’s world music chart.

CNBLUE will promote their mini album in Taiwan and the Philippines from February 20 to the 23. In April they will embark on a world tour to greet their overseas fans.

Big Bang Releases Best Music Video Collection to relive the 6 years of their major hits!

7 Feb

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Allowing fans to relive the past six years of their musical confection, Big Bang has released a short teaser for its Big Bang Best Music Video Collection, Korea edition.

The 30-second teaser was revealed on February 6 through Big Bang’s Youtube page, playing out short segments of some of Big Bang’s most notable music videos from La La La, Fool with Only Tears, Lies, Haru Haru to Tonight, Bad Boy, Fantastic Baby, and Monster.

The music video collection will also include the member’s solo music videos as well.
Pre-orders began on February 1 and will end on February 12. The collection will be released on February 13.

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Big Bang’s G-Dragon Criticizes K-pop for “Recycling” and Lack of Musical Innovation

2 Feb

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Recently, Big Bang’s G-Dragon, an idol who’s also a producer, has taken issue with the “recycling strategy”of the K-pop industry.

During a press conference held for Big Bang’s world tour stop in Seoul, G-Dragon openly expressed his criticism of South Korea’s music industry. “I think Korean music, for the most part, has been limited in scope to just one genre. When I produce music, I try not to simply make music that appeals to the masses,” he stated.

Korean music has a tendency of focusing on electro pop or R’n’B ballads with certain trends catching on and becoming popular with a sudden influx of music mimicking that sound. G-Dragon steers clear of being sucked into those trends, making a conscience effort to expand his musical horizons by listening to a wide range of musical genres and styles.
“Instead of just listening to K-pop, I listen to a variety of music from many genres. I wish we could go back to a time when we made music with memories,” he said.

G-Dragon was also critical of the way music is discarded like stale bread. Songs that are popular one minute are too quickly forgotten as listeners move on and demand new music to enjoy.
“In other countries, as long as the songs are good, an album can have a positive response 2, 3, even 6 months after it is released,” he said.

Written by: Aysohmay@JpopAsia