March 27th, 2019

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Pentagon releases new EP after reshaping into nine-member team



K-pop boy band Pentagon on Wednesday released a new EP, "Genie:us," the first Korean-language album the band has dropped since the departure of member E'Dawn late last year reshaped it into a nine-member group.

The six-track record, the 8th EP by Pentagon, is fronted by "Sha La La," whose Korean title "Sintobuli" is an abbreviation meaning "exciting Saturday, this fire-hot night."

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soure: Yonhap News
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"Dr. Prisoner" tops weekly chart on debut week

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"Dr. Prisoner," a new medical crime drama by KBS2, topped the weekly TV popularity chart in its debut last week, data showed Wednesday.

Debuting on the small screen on March 20, the Wednesday-Thursday series garnered a Content Power Index (CPI) score of 296.2 for the week of March 18-24, landing atop the weekly TV chart compiled jointly by CJ ENM and Nielsen Korea.

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source: Yonhap News

PENTAGON "SHA LA LA" M/V



SOURCES: PENTAGON Official YouTube Channel , Stark, TongTongTV, Vstar

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OK that MV was just OK. The song is just perfect for PENTAGON and the choreo is really good! Also, I like how CUBE started to incorporate some props/background of their foreign line's country of origin (like with Sorn in "No"). As they promote on music shows, Kino wont be able to join the stages because of his injury (its been 2 months but he still can't perform huhuhu).

Edit: Added the comeback showcase performances =)
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Grandpa goes viral with "Crazy" cover



A man, 77, has wowed millions of people by performing his age-defying "Crazy" gig on a televised singing contest.

Ji Byung-soo belted out K-pop diva Son Dam-bi's up-tempo song "Crazy" on the March 24 episode of KBS TV's "National Singing Contest." He danced awkwardly to the song, but the performance went viral on major social media platforms. The clip of Ji's jaw-dropping act has garnered nearly 2 million YouTube views in only three days. "I realize my popularity," Ji said on Tuesday. "I love singing, regardless of genres. It was also rewarding to entertain people."

Son, who released the song in 2008, thanked Ji for singing it. In a show of appreciation, Son uploaded a clip of her dancing to the song and a thank-you message on her Instagram Wednesday. "I have prepared the 'response dance' to thank him for his enthusiasm," she wrote. "Please stay healthy and live long, grandpa ― I was surprised to see you dancing right on the beat."

Ji said he looks forward to performing with Son.


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He was really feeling it! And he did another song at the end of the video, I don't recognize it.


sources: The Korea Times & KBS my K 1 2

Yoon Ji Oh Takes Preventative Measures Against Potential Wrongful Death

Yoon Ji Oh has shared a document that proves the good state of her mental health.

The actress is a former colleague of the late Jang Ja Yeon, and she witnessed her being sexually assaulted and saw her preparing documents before her death. Jang Ja Yeon died in 2009 and left behind a list of powerful figures in the business and media industries that she had been forced to entertain.

Yoon Ji Oh has spent 10 years giving testimony to police prosecutors about Jang Ja Yeon’s case, and she recently has been conducting interviews with the press, talking publicly via social media, and urging other witnesses to come forward.

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It's so scary that she felt like she had to provide legal documentation to make sure people knew that if she ends up dead during the investigation it's because she was murdered. I can't imagine how she feels right now. Hopefully the two month extension for the case will accomplish something.


Source: soompi, instagram