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DEAN is so popular in London they've put on a second date

DEAN is so popular in London they've put on a second date

Turns out R&B singer DEAN (or is it DΞΔN?) is so popular in the UK, concert organisers have put on a second date in London after the first one sold out.

Tickets are on sale for the gig at KOKO in Camden on Saturday the 24th June…

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HIGHLIGHT and EXID to play London Korean Festival in July

HIGHLIGHT and EXID to play London Korean Festival in July

UPDATE: There has been some confusion over the event because the KCCUK have deleted their initial Facebook post but according to event organisers Audience the event is still going ahead as announced.

Looks like this year’s London Korean Festival is back with a bigger K-pop lineup than ever…

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Is K-pop a genre? Yes. Yes it is.

Is K-pop a genre? Yes. Yes it is.

Ask a Korean recently wrote a blog post called K-Pop is Not a Genre in which he argues that K-pop is not a musical genre (as you may have guessed). (He has since also written another.)

As much respect as I have for the author, I have reservations…

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Why do BTS fans care so much about that Billboard award? Of course they won. Read More
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Will a new Korean president improve LGBT rights? Seems unlikely.

Will a new Korean president improve LGBT rights? Seems unlikely.

There’s just something about April in Korea. Alongside the annual cherry blossom bloomings and yellow dust warnings, the month also tends to bring threats of war from North of the border and challenges for the country’s increasingly visible LGBT population.

The Korean Queer Culture Festival is once again…

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GFRIEND, Korea's hidden camera problem and when fans cross the line

GFRIEND, Korea's hidden camera problem and when fans cross the line

“Hidden camera glasses” started trending on Korean twitter earlier when a video emerged of Yerin from GFRIEND removing the glasses of a man at their fansign after suspecting they contained a camera.  At around 40m 30s in the video you can see Yerin politely ask the fan about the glasses…

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allkpop are still as bad as ever

allkpop are still as bad as ever

Allkpop have published (barely anonymised) sensitive photographs of the alleged female victim of a violent crime. Just another day of responsible reporting from everyone’s favourite K-pop news website…

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