Keeping it real: What is authentic about Korean hip hop?

Image: Contrary to what Bobby may believe, it has nothing to do with personal hygiene (or lack thereof).

Keeping it real, representing, staying true to yourself. These phrases, long ago woven into the fabric of hip hop culture, all refer to a key dialogue hip hop is constantly having with…

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BH Playlist: Korean Jazz

Korean music is so much more than K-pop and idol music. This playlist was created to show you a more mature yet still fantastically entertaining genre, Korean Jazz. You might even discover something you love. Let the voices of Winterplay, Kwon Soon-kwan, Kim Mi-jin and more soothe…

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BH Playlist: Women of Korean Hip-Hop and R&B

We saw an influx of Korean hip-hop and R&B singers towards the end of 2014. While most were enjoyable, not many were female. Not to worry because Beyond Hallyu has you covered. Introducing some of the best female vocalists of Korean hip-hop and R&B…

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The Best Korean Christmas Music Videos of 2014

Every year a bunch of Korean artists bring out various cheesy Christmas releases. Sometimes they’re good, most times they’re not but it’s always fun to see what they’ve come up this year. To help you out with this, we’ve picked out 12 of the most…

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Ask Beyond Hallyu! Announcing our new podcast

We’re currently in the process of creating a new Beyond Hallyu podcast which we should be launching in the next few weeks!

We’re working on getting lots of interesting interviews and special guest right now so hopefully we can make it a regular thing. Hopefully we will be…

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This music video is a touching tribute to mothers everywhere

 “모두가 힘든 시절을 보내고 있는 지금, 내가 살아있음을 소중하게 만들어주는 ‘엄마’의 존재를 다시 한번 생각해 보는건 어떨까?”

“Nowadays when everyone is having a hard time, how about thinking once again about the ‘Mum’ who gave us precious life?”
A cheesy question perhaps, but one that rapper Song G wants his listeners to contemplate as they listen to his latest release ‘Mum’ (or ‘Mom’ as you may say…

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BH Playlist: Disco Fever

Holiday season is here! People are hustling and bustling trying to get last minute things done before everything shuts down for the New Year. Tempers are probably short and tension is high. There is only one thing to do at a time like this. Disco. That’s right! Heading out…

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