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Singer-songwriter Big Phony wants your help making his 6th album

January is apparently the month for Korean indie musicians to go all out with crowdfunding campaigns to help fund their new music. First it was Love X Stereo and now singer-songwriter Big Phony is getting in on the action.

Big Phony AKA Bobby Choy, in case you weren’t…

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The Top 25 K-pop music videos of 2015

What a year 2015 was. 2014 saw some of the biggest challenges K-pop has ever had to face leaving many of us wondering were there was to go from here but the industry soldiered on diving head first into creating the most consistently solid music releases there’s been…

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Jonghyun’s tweet criticising government education policy and the value of outspoken idols

Over the past couple of years, Jonghyun from SHINee has gained a reputation for going beyond the normal bounds of idolhood and speaking out on (often controversial) issues that matter to him. Today, he added education policy to his list:

출산 유도를 위해 초 중 고 학제를 단축 한다라… 국정 교과서를 제작 한다라… 이런 정책 속에서 아이를 낳고 정신과 신체가 건강한 인간으로 자랄수 있게 도울 자신이 없어질 뿐이다. 아이를 낳지않으려는게 아니라 아이를 낳는게 두렵다.
— 김종현 (@realjonghyun90) October 23, 2015
They say they’re lowering school…

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