Tag Archives: K-pop

South Korea: Hit Boy Band BTS Must Serve In Military

Reuters reports: Hit South Korean boy band BTS will not be given exemption from mandatory military service, the defense ministry has said, reaffirming its policy of no exceptions for pop stars. The decision is likely to fuel debate in South Korea, which remains technically at war with North Korea, about whether entertainers and athletes should have to do their full …

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Mitt Romney Style

Gangnam Romney has a killer body. Love the Chris Christie bit. (Tipped by JMG reader Gigi)

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K-Pop Rules Global Charts

Number one in America and pretty much everywhere else.

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BoA – The Shadow

You might recall me posting about South Korean pop vixen BoA a couple of years ago when she played San Francisco Pride. Her real name is Kwon Boa but her Ke$ha-esque stage name is spelled BoA, which stands for “Best of Asia.” In BoA’s new single below you’ll probably be able to spot influences from Britney and Janet to Christina.

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