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Musical Seoul: BTS solos make big impact on fans

Musical Seoul: BTS solos make big impact on fans

February 13, 2019

K-pop has been around for many years now but not always will K-pop groups be a big success. There are many entertainment agencies but there are three “main” agencies, those being: YG Entertainment, JYP Entertainment, and SM Entertainment. There have been many big groups such as EXO, Girls Generation...

Teen finds home in Kpop music

Salma Silva, Staff Writter

April 16, 2018

Jenni Zavala, an 18 year old who lives in Houston, discussed how her K-idols have influenced her life. Zavala used to be very limited in the world of social media until she started being more interested in pop culture. By getting into music artists and following more of what they do, Jenni has learned about their culture as well. For example, Zavala is a huge fan of Kpop; she feels like she has learned so much about Asian cultures that she didn’t know about before. “I am able to learn more about differ...

Musical Seoul: Death of Korean idol prompts discussion of mental health in South Korea

Musical Seoul: Death of Korean idol prompts discussion of mental health in South Korea

Mariene Sanchez, Musical Seoul Columnist

February 27, 2018

SHINEE member Kim Jonghyun tragically took his own life. As one of the biggest Korean idols, his death impacted many fans, idols, friends, and family. He was only 27 when he died on December 18, 2017. As he likely needed desperate help with his depression, he comforted others with his music as well....

Musical Seoul: Around Gfriend’s “Fingertip”

Musical Seoul: Around Gfriend’s “Fingertip”

April 12, 2017

Gfriend is a girl group with six members that was formed by Source Music who have recently gotten more famous and are no longer underrated although when they debuted with Glass Bead they didn’t have as much attention as they do today. The names of those six members are Yuju, Umji, Yerin, SinB, ...

Musical Seoul: “You Never Walk Alone” with BTS

Musical Seoul: “You Never Walk Alone” with BTS

March 3, 2017

BTS has recently let out their new repackaged album “You Never Walk Alone” but sadly, it’s only 4 new tracks along with the songs that were originally from WINGS. Although they only have four new songs, they’re still really good, in my opinion. I had introduced BTS in a previous column when they released the...

Musical Seoul: DAY6’s new single “I Wait” is something worth waiting for

Musical Seoul: DAY6’s new single “I Wait” is something worth waiting for

Mariene Sanchez, Musical Seoul Columnist

January 20, 2017

Recently, DAY6 has come out with their new album Every Day6 January which only consists of two songs. I thought there’d be more but I’m content with what they’ve released. The two songs are “I Wait” and “It’s Winter,” and they’ve been on repeat for a few days lately. DAY6 will be rel...

Musical Seoul: BTS comes back with ‘Blood Sweat Tears’

Musical Seoul: BTS comes back with ‘Blood Sweat Tears’

November 3, 2016

BTS has released its new album that fans have been anticipating ever since they released their first short film hinting a comeback. It’s a very confusing comeback as each short film has its own story, and there are 7 short films. Don’t worry, they’re at least 2-5 minutes long as if they were music...

Musical Seoul: VIXX makes a “Fantasy” comeback

Musical Seoul: VIXX makes a “Fantasy” comeback

September 19, 2016

Not too long ago, VIXX, a boy group, released a new music video named “Fantasy” that has a dark fairytale concept to it. Leave it to VIXX to have different concepts each comeback. Their new album is called “Hades” and it consists of four tracks. Although, the album only has 4 tracks, they’...

Kpop hops to top of latest poll

Kpop hops to top of latest poll

May 24, 2016

Kpop was the most popular music genre in the latest Magnet Tribune poll. Kpop had 36 percent of the vote, with hip hop and country and western following at 23 percent. Trailing was swing and big band with no votes.

Favorite kpop performers include boy and girl groups

May 6, 2016

Staff writer Kirsten Gutierrez and Cielo Camacho discuss favorite kpop performers.

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