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
VV:D Crew can be considered as one of the most prominent South Korean collective, taking into consideration the popularity that is attached to each of its member: Zion.T, Gray, Loco, Crush and Elo. The first four members have enjoyed their share of fame especially after individual projects and releases. After joining AOMG in 2015, Elo’s name then gathered more popularity, especially from international fans. In … Continue reading LARW & TKL Exclusive Interview with ELO
A few months back, Jay Park has announced that he’s been preparing new projects for the fans to look out for, becoming actively traveling in between Korea and America. And yesterday, the young CEO has announced that along with his long-time friend and partner Cha Cha Malone, they have officially launched a global hiphop label H1GHR MUSIC (source). The label houses artists from both South … Continue reading Taking A Deeper Look at H1GHR Music
Who would not know of the name “Zion.T”? I know we all have heard of him and we can’t deny what he’s done for the scene ever since he debuted in 2011 with “Click Me” featuring DoK2, changing the trend in Korean RnB and soul. Shortly after his debut, he was then scouted and signed onto Amoeba Culture where he saw more opportunities to spread … Continue reading Happy Birthday Zion.T !
I love cats! We have 12 cats at home, 4 of which are really mine. It isn’t a surprise that even in the KHOP world, I would be greatly feel loving towards artists who own and take care of cats of their own. Surprisingly, most of who I really follow do love cats! It’s destiny. Let me show you who my favorites are. Zion.T … Continue reading Some Of Our Favorite Cats And Their Owners
And so we’re back with a late (very late) recap of Highschool Rapper! I’ve watched the second episode just after it was aired but I wasn’t able to finish the reaction so here we go with more episodes to come along with it. So we continue with episode two where they go to Kyungin East province, most popularly known as the center of hiphop as … Continue reading [ RECAP ] MNET High School Rapper Ep.2&3
Show Me The Money and Unpretty Rapstar are your usual go-to-show when it comes to mainstream rap shows. Since there hasn’t been any news yet if there will be a sixth season for SMTM, MNET made sure we won’t miss any of the drama and created a new rap show, this time, for high school rappers! Highschool Rapper is out to search for the next … Continue reading [ RECAP ] MNET High School Rapper Ep. 1
There’s a new rap show coming our way, MNET’s School Rapper, and it’s starting on Friday. I already have plans on watching it but I’m back logged on a lot of other shows that I should be talking about. So I decided on starting once again. And I chose my pick. Snacky Chan has started a VLOG series released through Dynasty Musik’s Youtube Channel. There isn’t … Continue reading [RECAP] Undergod VLOG
This year has definitely showcased the culture that is Korean Hiphop. There have been numerous people, songs and events that left an impression. So before the year ends, let’s look back at some of 2016’s bests. RAPPERS 1. XXX Duo made up of rapper Kim Ximya and DJ-producer FRNK. The two immediately made a name for themselves after their debut as XXX alongside their EP … Continue reading TKL’s Best of 2016