Category: Dance.

Fare thee well: 2NE1.

Back when I started writing about Kpop I planned to write a weekly series on disbanded groups, but soon realized that it was too sad a project and it fell by the wayside. Well today I’m writing once more about a disbanded group, and…

+HELLO BI+CHES TOUR 2016 + DALLAS

CL also known as Chae Lin Lee, or the ‘Baddest Female,’ stopped in Dallas this past Sunday as part of her 9 city North America Tour. CL is maybe better known to some as the leader and rapper in the mega popular girl group…

The Kings of Kpop.

There are a multitude of good, and even perhaps great, Kpop groups, but no group has dominated the past ten years like BigBang. Officially debuting in 2006 they are in the process of celebrating their 10th anniversary, and are hopefully culminating the year with…

Return Of The 1990’s Kpop Groups?

A recent article from Korean Yonhap News Agency noted that the 2oth anniversary reunion for S.E.S., one of the first female Kpop groups, will be held in 2017, which made me wonder which of the other early groups were still around. The average length…

Seoul Bamdokkaebi Night Markets.

Seoul is a city that never seems to sleep, maybe because there’s just so much to do at night including shopping. Most people have heard of the Dongdaemun Open Market which doesn’t even open until 10pm and stays open until 5am, but Seoul also…

Like Dance? Watch Kpop, Part 2.

I part one I discussed the choreographers behind BTS’s Fire, (Keone Madrid) SHINee’s Lucifer, (Rino Nakasone & Shim Jae Won) and Big Bang’s Bang, Bang, Bang, (Parris Goebel) pointing out the importance of choreography to the visual impact of the group in MV’s, performances, and…