Maison Kitsuné has released their new Hot Stream campaign and playlist featuring some of Seoul’s hottest and emerging musicians. Other than the music, Kitsune also depicts the music through art with works from photographer Cho Giseok. 19XX 19xx is made up of members Jino and Kiho who have EDM and band music backgrounds. Coming together, they have been able to produce hiphop based music venturing … Continue reading Kitsune Hot Stream Seoul Takeover : 19XX, Swimrabbit, Mignon
At the start of October, we were welcomed with the news that Epik High has decided not to renew their contract with YG Entertainment. This means that their 7-year relationship has ended and that they would move on to new opportunities. Tablo first signed to YG, the only label that had the faith in him despite the scandals he went through before. Shortly after his … Continue reading A Trip Down Memory Lane with Epik High While in YG
We haven’t talked about it yet, but the fourth season of MIC SWG is currently being aired alongside the MIC SWG BPM series as well. This season is different as the rappers step up to be on the show, rather than the traditional process where production teams invite artists. Adding to Olltii being the new host of this season, here are the past seasons you … Continue reading ICYMI : MIC SWG Season 4 Episodes
In an interview released in May, YG Entertainment’s head Yang Hyunsuk mentioned HIGHGRND in his plans for this year. No word about what will happen to the artists. In an earlier entry we made, we enumerated what we thought would be HIGHGRND’s predicament. Following news that YG Entertainment’s operating profit has decreased, the label has greeted PSY’s end of contract added with the fact that BIGBANG, … Continue reading The Future of YG and YGX
It may just be the first time ever that a not so popular artist in South Korea has dominated charts in South Korea for not just a day or two but for almost 2 weeks now. That is Shaun with his song “Way Back Home” from his EP “TAKE” released in June 27th. Shaun and his label DCTOM was then accused of performing “sajaegi” or … Continue reading 10 Songs You Need To Listen To If You Like Shaun
Although not entirely popular intheir homeland, Beasts And Natives Alike have found their artists in a more international light of fame. Namely, producer-MC unit, XXX. In 2017, the duo, became part of the Trans Musicales Festival in France. A few months have gone by but we found an interview with them on French Radio show, Pony Express shared back in February. The interview is in … Continue reading [TRANS] Pony Music Interview With XXX at the Trans Musicales Festival
In case you all missed it, Mic Swagger is back with a new concept and it doesn’t just involve rappers, but musicians, too! MIC SWG BOOTH aims to introduce to the public that rap could go along really well with band music. The project curated by Nuol releases videos every Wednesday of every week with a different rapper in the spotlight. They perform live just … Continue reading Don’t Miss MIC SWG BOOTH Episodes! Trust Us!
South Korea is definitely the center for all things music here in Asia. The rise of KPOP only became a door to a spring of other music the country can offer, such as Korean hiphop, indie music, and just recently, Korean EDM music. International DJs have become widely known due to their numerous appearances in music festivals all around the world. There’s Alesso, Martin Garrix, … Continue reading Why DCTOM and its Artists Are Redefining DJs and their Names
Unpretty Rapstar’s prodigy Jeon Soyeon went back into training to CUBE. After a year since the last season, Jeon Soyeon is now out and debuted as a solo artist with the single “Jelly”. As much as we loved Soyeon from the survival show and was sincerely excited about her debut, “Jelly” was quite a disappointment. Maybe we should cut Jeon Soyeon some slack as she’s … Continue reading TKL Gives Jeon Soyeon’s “Jelly” a 6 out of 10
They call him a legend, an icon, the rap god. And just as The Anecdote Tour wrapped up last September 30th, Esens showed why he certainly is a legend. The Anecdote Tour started in August 26th went to 5 major cities in South Korea: Daegu, Gwangju, Busan, Daejeon and Seoul. At each stop, the concert lasted for 2 days. The first day featured a band, … Continue reading Esens Wraps Up The Anecdote Tour, What’s Next?
The collective 360Sounds has been focused on discovering new talent and producers. Three years ago, they originally started a DJ-producer competition called Headroom Rockers with J.Sin subsequently winning. This year, in cooperation with Adidas Originals, 360 Sounds is back with Headroom Rockers, only now, with a different format. The project was launched in September and is called “Class of 90’s”, an online platform that brings … Continue reading Headroom Rockers “Class of 90’s”
News just came out recently that a new R&B crew has been founded, and the names part of it are 100 percent, fire! According to an interview done by Chancellor recently (source). the crew is made up of Korean RnB artists Jinbo, Chancellor, Hoody, Sumin, Jooyoung and GSoul They call themselves “OFFTHE Crew”. Surprising everyone, this is the first crew that has brought together RnB … Continue reading Curious About OFFTHE? Here’s What We Know About Them
It was 4 years ago since they released their last album “YOUTH”, and Glen Check is back with a new mini EP showcasing a new and shocking band, “The Glen Check Experience”. The KHOP Loyalist has a thing for music and different genres so before we explain why we’re loving the #GCX, here’s why Glen Check is worth your time and listen. The year 2015 … Continue reading Glen Check is Back And Here’s Why We’re Hooked!
So let’s have a little knowledge time. This time, into something more relevant. I posted this on KHIPHOP PH’s spazz group. But with the urge from friends, I decided to put it here, editing out some shit you all wouldn’t like to see. Haha! Did you know that the culture of hiphop is more than just music? Hiphop is a culture, brought by the African-Americans. … Continue reading The Four Elements of Hiphop & How KHOP Lives By It
If there’s anything I am really getting myself into a lot with these days, it’s the South Korean DJ and club scene. And I don’t even usually go clubbing! But yes. I got hooked. Surprisingly, I’m even starting to listen to EDM a lot, when I usually didn’t before. But enough about me, let’s talk about another show I want you guys to be aware … Continue reading We’ve Got A New DJ Show, TRIANGLE