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Throwback Thursday: Tasha a.k.a Yoon Mi Rae
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Throwback Thursday: Tasha a.k.a Yoon Mi Rae

Spotlighting old school K-Pop artists who started it all.   Today I’ll talk about the female dynamo that has become Korean R&B and hip-hop royalty: Tasha Reid a.k.a Yoon Mi Rae. Born in the U.S, and facing down obstacles due to being biracial (African-American and Korean), Tasha (Real Name: Natasha Shanta Reid; DOB: May 31, 1981) … Continue reading

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2013 in Review: Our Comeback Wishlist
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2013 in Review: Our Comeback Wishlist

With each year, we get way so many comebacks, that it is hard to keep track.  Often, our favorite groups come back and wow us (*coughBlockBcough*). Even though we love and are thrilled with their comebacks, we still feel like something is missing. Naturally, there are artists we wish would have made comebacks. Here is … Continue reading

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2013 in Review: Most Improved Artists
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2013 in Review: Most Improved Artists

Over time, many artists improve either musically, in performances, or their concept. This year, a few of them have stood out or gained favor in our eyes. Therefore, here are our most improved artists of 2013. BIGSTAR Last year, I saw the potential BIGSTAR had, naming them one of my male Rookie Reserves. You could … Continue reading

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2013 in Review: Rookie Reserves
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2013 in Review: Rookie Reserves

“Rookie Reserves” are rookie artists I feel were either good, great, or have massive potential, but weren’t nominated for a MAMA. Once again this year, there were a massive amount of rookie groups that debuted. When doing this list, I think of artists that quickly jump to my mind. This means they were memorable for … Continue reading

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2013 in Review: Embracing Your Inner Creeper
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2013 in Review: Embracing Your Inner Creeper

K-Pop is rife with trends and common threads (read: every MV seemingly using the same set and props). In 2013, we saw a trend pop up in MVs: the supernatural and disturbing. From vampires, to voodoo, to eerie living dolls, kpop artists have embraced their inner creepiness, in some rather artful ways. (Warning: Slight overuse of … Continue reading

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The Bogusness That Is MAMA

So, in case you’ve been living under a rock, the 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) were recently held in Hong Kong. MAMA is known for being relatively fair and logical, however, this year, the level of bogusness was astounding. From the award winners, to the people attending (or not), to the performers, MAMA has … Continue reading

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BLOCKTOBER: Favorite Songs – Solo/Sub-Unit Review
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BLOCKTOBER: Favorite Songs – Solo/Sub-Unit Review

Once again, it’s BLOCKTOBER in the k-pop world. BLOCKTOBER YAY!!! For those who are unaware, BLOCKTOBER is basically the BBC’s celebration of the return of Block B in October. After another painful and rough year for Block B, they are returning to us this month. So, in honor of that, BLOCKTOBER is taking over K-Pop … Continue reading

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