October 13th, 2020

Matsujun

Goo Hara's safe reported stolen from her home

During a burglary in January, a safe was stolen from the house of late star Goo Hara.

On October 12, Dispatch reported on the burglary and released CCTV footage of an unidentified culprit climbing over the wall of Goo Hara’s house. The outlet stated that there appeared to be one or two trespassers who could possibly be acquainted with her.

Goo Hara’s acquaintance “K” said, “I noticed that the safe had gone missing back in April. I checked the CCTV footage together with her brother Goo Ho In and saw that there was a clip in which the lens had been covered with leaves. I think it was an attempt to obscure their identity.” “K” also noted that they had changed the password to the house after Goo Hara’s passing. “Goo Ho In and I are the only ones who know the password,” they said. “The person appeared to press the keys for the old password.”

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Source: Naver (1, 2) via Soompi
Mark Pumpkin

BLACKPINK makes history on the Billboard 200 Chart !



Blackpink's album "The Album" is No.2 on the Billboard 200 chart with 110,000 copies sold: 81,000 album sales, 26,000 from SEA (streaming equivalent album) units (equaling 40.3 million on-demand streams of the set’s songs) and 2,000 from TEA (track equivalent album) units.
"The Album" marks the highest-charting album by an all-female group since Danity Kane’s second album Welcome to the Dollhouse debuted at No. 1 on the chart dated April 5, 2008. "The Album" additionally is the highest-charting debut full-length album by an all-female group since Danity Kane’s self-titled effort opened at No. 1 on Sept. 9, 2006.

SuperM "Super One: The First Album" is No. 20 on their second week on the chart (they were No. 2 last week).

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Source: Photo BLACKPINK Twitter, Billboard.com 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6

dazed

K-pop stars after glory days

"Every flow has its ebb" and so does every star.

Members of K-pop groups enjoy their glory days when they are young; but after a group disbands, the stars, still in their 20s or 30s, are left to face the "real world" out of the spotlight.

This is the situation that almost all K-pop stars have to deal with after "careers" lasting just a few years. According to the Fair Trade Commission, seven years is the longest single contract period between a management company and a singer. After that, the two have to renew it to maintain a business relationship, but more often than not, they choose not to.

The reasons vary. The groups may not be profitable enough or one of the members may want to pursue their personal dreams. Even some of the most popular girl groups of their times, such as Sistar, Girls' Day and 2NE1, were not exceptions to the "seven-year curse."

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source: The Korea Times
dazed

KCON:TACT ALL-ACCESS "Ep 12. CHUNGHA: Hidden Stage"




The queen Chungha makes a grand return with a special stage living up to her reputation. It turns out that she had a new performance ready for KCON 2019 LA but couldn't participate. Finally, the day has come for this special performance to see the light, with all the stories behind-the-scenes for you to enjoy!

Watch all episodes uninterrupted with YouTube Premium now, or wait to watch each new episode every day free with ads.





source: Mnet K-POP
Sojung

♪ Omona's Pick - "Let's get Funky" playlist ♪


For the third installment on this exclusive let's move to the funky side of town.
Since the playlist is quite long and LJ sucks at handling too many media I'll just post my top 5 + the full playlist.
As you'll notice "funk" and "retro" (as well as an hint of disco) might overlap, so I decided to make a maxi playlist for those of you gluttons who want to listen to it all (do enjoy 4+ hours of kpop flawlessness).

Side note: while the girls reign supreme over the retro style, the boys came in full force for this one. I did manage to get some queens in, but it's mostly a boys club...


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Retro playlist (uptaded) - Lounge Bar playlist - The maxi retro/funk playlist
♪ Next playlist: Indie Gems ♪


* special thanks to apricotsunrises for their help.

Source: omonaplaylist, 1theK 1, 2, Amoeba Culture (아메바컬쳐) 1, officialpsy, TSENT2008, inHummingUrbanStereo

Sam Kim
  • juhli

Day6 Jae gives a sincere aplogy

Prior Omona Post: DAY6 JAE GETS INTO TROUBLE WITH STAN TWITTER


A summary from purechy914: He apologizes for the ableist comments and responding before fully understanding, and mentions he's going to take a step back, monitor his Twitch VODs and see how he can use his platform better and be more mature.



source: CB97liner

Thanks to purechy914 for letting me know about the IG Live!