August 14th, 2012

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CSJH's Stephanie's solo album co-produced between SM and MediaLine



CSJH The Grace's Stephanie will make a solo comeback after being on hiatus for five years in South Korea from the music industry.

On August 14th, multiple officials told Star News that Stephanie had been preparing her solo album in secrecy. Stephanie will greet her fans in South Korea with a new song as soon as September.

In addition, it was reported that Stephanie has left SM Entertainment upon the expiration of her contract and signed on with Media Line, the home of Kim Gunmo and Park Minkyung.

Media Line officials added, "Stephanie is currently practicing her choreography and recording. Stephanie's comeback track will most likely be a dance track."

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Source: Koreaboo, Star News, Newsen, Star Today

Full report. Main point: She has not yet left SM Entertainment.
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T-ara's Hyomin says with tears in her eyes, "Please only ask me about the drama"




Girl group T-ara member Hyomin cried in public.

On the 14th at the MBC Dream Center, the "One Thousandth Man" press conference began. It was attended by the main actors of the drama including Kang Yewon, Lee Chunhee and Hyomin as well as the PDs.

In the press conference before it started, the crew asked the reporters, "Please ask questions related to the drama."

However, a reporter said to Hyomin, "The public is interested in the explanation behind the Hwayoung bullying situation."

"I'm very happy today and am here because of the hard work of the staff and other actors from 'One Thousandth Man' and don't want to trouble them by these questions. So I hope that the questions can be related to the drama," Hyomin replied with tears in her eyes.

"One Thousandth Man" is a fantasy sitcom about a Gumiho who eats 999 livers and needs to eat the 1000th liver to live, but instead she falls in love.

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Source: nate, Diadem
Translated by: Nathaniel @ Diadem

Reporter-nim needs a new pair of ears. DRAMA presscon, not a Hyomin interview on recent controversies.
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SNSD's New Casio Baby-G CF and Website are Out



Casio has opened an official Korean website featuring Girls’ Generation and the “WINK” campaign for its Baby-G watches. The website, which can be found at www.baby-g.co.kr, opens with a page that shows tiles with animated photos of each of the members. Hovering a mouse pointer over any one of the members’ photo will cause the tiles on the page to flip over to reveal a different photo of that member and her Baby-G watch.


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Sources: Baby-G, casiobabygkr@YouTube.com, soshified 1 2
Written by: bhost909@soshified

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Phantom releases another preview of upcoming album ‘Phantom City’

Talented rookie group, Phantom, has just revealed a new video containing previews of the songs included on their first debut mini album, ‘Phantom City‘!

As reported earlier, the highly anticipated trio will be releasing their new album on August 16th after their having pre-released one of the tracks, “Seaweed Soup”, earlier on. “Burning” will be their title track, and you can check out the MV teaser here.

Check out the preview below and stay tuned for more of Phantom!



Source: Allkpop, Brandnewmusickorea@youtube
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Psy’s “Gangnam Style” ranks #1 on YouTube’s monthly chart

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Psy‘s “Gangnam Style” MV, which has been receiving an enormous amount of attention worldwide, has made it to the #1 spot on YouTube‘s monthly chart!

On YouTube’s ‘Most Viewed Videos‘ monthly chart revealed on the 14th, Psy ranked first, beating out superstars like Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Lopez, and Lil Wayne. What’s even more amazing is that Psy’s video achieved first place in not just a specific video category, but in general for its overall view count.

It seems viewers all over the world couldn’t get enough of “Gangnam Style” with its catchy, upbeat melody and impressive choreography. The easy to follow dance moves also inspired parodies from domestic and international fans.

Psy’s “Gangnam Style” currently has over 28 million views and counting. Congrats Psy!

Source: Allkpop
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Well this came outta nowhere...

HaHa to marry singer Byul this November!



It has very suddenly been announced that singer and entertainer HaHa (33) will be getting married!

According to industry insiders, HaHa and singer Byul (‘Star’, age 29) has decided to tie the knot after six months of dating. The two are reported to have known each other for the past 7 to 8 years, but only started dating seriously earlier this year. They are reported to have set the date of the wedding for November 30th.

HaHa is expected to officially announce the news on August 15th at the MBC Dream Center through a press conference at 2 PM KST.

HaHa made his debut in 2001 and became a well-loved celebrity for his various variety show appearances as well as his continuous effort as a singer. Meanwhile, Byul made her debut in 2002 and has been loved for many hit songs like “December 32nd“, “When Watching Dramas“, and more, and featured on the latest OST track for the current drama, ‘You Who Rolled in Unexpectedly‘.

AKP | Nate | Sports Donga
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your favorite religious oppa poses for a creepy old man


VMAN gets all the hotties!

For their Fall issue, Karl Lagerfeld photographed Korea’s K-Pop prince Siwon Choi!

In these pics the singer-slash-model is featured in dark shadowy rooms, giving this whole spread a very raw and seductive feel, in a Jack-drawing-Rose-on-the-Titanic way.

Pretty much any time Unkle Karl is behind the lens, magic happens!

Check out more pictures from the shoot (below)!

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Source: Coco Perez


so which hand should i use for fapping?
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Seo In Young makes a successful debut as an MC for ‘Star Beauty Show’ and comeback teaser pictures

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On the 13th KST, singer Seo In Young made a successful debut as an MC on SBS‘ ‘Star Beauty Show‘, impressing viewers by sharing her honest opinions and personal beauty tips.

For the first episode, Seo In Young revealed her personal dressing room and ‘bare’ face, showing her effort to help viewers with their beauty routines.

After the airing of the episode, Seo In Young shared on her Twitter, “Have you all watched ‘Star Beauty Show’ yet? Although I wasn’t perfect because it was my first time, I will work hard to share better [beauty] advice in the future.”

Viewers commented, “The first episode was daebak,” “MC Queen,” and “She seems to be working hard for the show.”

‘Star Beauty Show’ will feature new guests every week who will share their tips and stories related to beauty on the program.

Make sure to catch ‘Star Beauty Show’ every Monday at 11PM KST on SBS E!SBS MTV, and SBS Plus.



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Source + Image(s): TV Report via NateSeo In Young‘s Twitter + Allkpop
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G-Dragon sends a sweet message to his fans via Twitter

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After teasing fans with multiple photos offering a glimpse into his comeback concept, Big Bang‘s G-Dragon wrote a heartfelt message to fans via his official Twitter page.

He wrote, “To y’all luv. I want to see you guys too. It’ll be soon now. You guys have no idea what’s going on, huh? I don’t know either haha.

“Surprises are always fun. I’ll make a surprise appearance when you guys least expect it so don’t worry and please excitedly wait for me,” he continued. “It’s only because I want to do this well. Ok then, see you guys soon.”

The sweet message was met with explosive reactions from fans who are eagerly awaiting his highly anticipated solo comeback.

In related news, the singer will be celebrating his 24th birthday on August 18th.

Source: Allkpop, G-Dragon‘s Twitter
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New Girl Group TWO X Releases Debut MV Teaser For "Double Up"



It was recently revealed that MBLAQ‘s agency J.Tune Camp is getting ready to debut their new 5 member girl group ‘TWO X‘. After revealing the photos and names of the members, the group has unveiled a teaser for the MV of their upcoming title track “Double Up”

Their group name ‘TWO-X’ stands for Top (T), Win(W), One(O), and ‘X‘ signifying ‘multiply’, and the girls are more than determined to show their best to the public.

TWO X’s title track “Double Up” is slated for release on August 16th, the same day they will be holding their debut stage on Mnet‘s M!Coundown. Additionally, their first single album also titled ‘Double Up’ will be released on August 20th.

Sources: allkpop and jtunecamp@YouTube