I saw my first K-pop concert: Hyolyn The 1st Solo Concert TRUE

I’ve made it no secret that I’m a huge K-pop fan after having got into it in January 2018. But given the fact that it isn’t mainstream popular in the UK, I never thought I’d get to see the artists or groups I like perform live. Luckily, I was wrong. A few months ago, I saw Hyolyn, formerly of SISTAR, post on Twitter about a European tour and quickly found out she actually had a London date. Tickets were cheap, just £30 for the standard ones, and it was just a few away. I don’t have many – if any[…]

BLACKPINK’s Jennie really snapped with SOLO

BLACKPINK‘s Jennie has released her solo music video, aptly titled Solo. I’ve been eagerly waiting for the visuals since I found out it was filmed in London and I’m a big fan of Jennie, anyway. But the song and MV are even better than I had hoped. Don’t let the opening section fool you – this is no sweet, melancholic love song. In fact it’s the opposite. It’s a break up song, the type you’d listen to if you need to get over someone quick and realise you’re great on your own. Until I looked at the lyrics, I thought[…]

My Top 10 K-Pop Releases of 2018 (so far)

2018 is the year I re-discovered K-Pop and fully allowed it to take over my life. I read a Billboard list of the best K-Pop released of 2017 and have practically only listened to K-Pop ever since. I used to listen to a few Wonder Girls songs in my teens and one or two 2NE1 tracks after watching Adore Delano’s lip syncs to them. But since embracing the genre I’ve followed my favourite girl groups’ and soloists’ releases and enjoyed a number of debuts from new groups. So, here is my top 10 list of K-pop releases of the year[…]