K-pop Idols Breaking Stereotypes

Isha Singh, New Delhi K-pop or Korean popular music has gained great popularity over the years and has been playing a crucial part in the growing Hallyu wave. But when someone hears the word K-pop, some deep-rooted perceptions engulf their minds. With the increasing popularity of Korean artists, the stereotypes associated with them are moderately…

K-Song Review: If You Do by GOT7

Riya Rawat, Noida, Uttar Pradesh The song “If you do” by GOT7 produced under the JYP label was released on 28th September 2015. If you follow GOT7, this song will make you appreciate their wholesome journey from 2015 to 2022. The members have changed completely in terms of their styling including makeup, hair, costumes, and…

K-Album Review: Flight Log Departure by GOT7

Shraddha Gupta, New Delhi GOT7, a 7-members group comprising JB (leader), Jin-young, Mark, Jackson, Young-jae, BamBam and Yugyeom was formed under JYP, and debuted on January 16th, 2014. The group released their 5th mini album Flight Log: Departure on 21st March 2016 which is also the first installment of their FLIGHT LOG Series. This album aimed to capture the feeling of ‘being free’ and ‘exploring one’s colours.’ The album was packed with a total of 8 tracks with…

K-Song Review: You Calling My Name by GOT7

Riya Rawat, Noida, Uttar Pradesh Song “You calling my name” by GOT7 (Album – Call my name) produced under the JYP label was released on 4th November 2019 and since then it has gotten more than 128 million plays on YouTube. One of the most famous songs of the group GOT7 showcases the members singing…

K-Interview: Songwriter and Record Producer Mr. Appu Krishnan

Kaamaakshi Bhat (Zirakpur, Punjab) & Sriadita Emani (Hyderabad, Telangana) Mr. Appu Krishnan is an Indian-origin LA based music producer, composer, and songwriter who has also worked with several K-artists and groups from South Korea and has contributed immensely to the K-Pop Scene. Take a look at our interview conducted with him: We are always humbled…

Superior B-Sides That Should Be On Your Playlist

Diya Nair, Kochi, Kerala Cinematic music videos, explosive choreographies, and fashion inspos for days; this is what hooks us onto the title tracks but in the midst of all this; B-sides get overshadowed by their counterparts. Here are 10 B-sides from K-Pop boy groups that you shouldn’t miss! DAY6’s Afraid Extending from the general theme…

K-Album Review: GOT7’s Flight Log: Turbulence

Shraddha Gupta, New Delhi GOT7, is a seven-member group with Jay B, Mark, Jin-young, Jackson, Young-jae, BamBam and Yugyeom. The group released their 2nd full album, which was also the second instalment for their Flight Log Trilogy, under JYP Entertainment on September 27, 2016. This album showcases 13 songs and is a complete package with a wonderful mixture of songs where…

The Third Generation of K-Pop: The Breakthrough

Chhavi Sharma, Surat, Gujarat and Ashley Kumar, New Delhi: K-pop (Korean pop music) originating from South Korea, is vast content-driven music, divided into several categories, one of which are “Generations”. Seo Taiji and Boys is considered to be the first K-pop group that gave birth to the K-pop industry. Groups debuting around the short timeline 2012-2016 are considered to be a part of the 3rd generation of K-pop. The Third Generation of K-Pop artists plays a significant role in the breakthrough of the K-pop industry in the true sense. 

K-Interview: Song Writer and Music Producer Daniel Kim

Kaamaakshi Bhat, Zirakpur, Punjab: X, The Boyz, SF9, EXO, Loona, Twice, GOT7, and many more. He started his career after graduation in 2012. Working alongside the music publishing company “Melogram” in 2017, he has been giving us one of the best songs in the industry. On behalf of Hallyuism, here’s an excerpt of the interview conducted with him:

K-Event: KHIGH Summer Camp

Nikhat Parveen (New Delhi), Riya Choudhary (New Delhi), Kaamaakshi Bhat (Zirakpur, Punjab), Shruti Mishra (Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh), Sriadita Emani (Hyderabad, Telangana): Summer Camp? Yes! you heard it right!! In this gloomy pandemic phase, the one essence of summer that we all were missing was to attend a Summer Camp. Fortunately, KHIGH, came up with a digital event called KHIGH Summer Camp. KHIGH is an independent entertainment platform providing coverage of Korean pop and culture related events, news, and trends in India. This event was designed to give the K-lovers an amazing experience to enjoy the Hallyu filled summer in the form of exclusive Fanmeets, workshops, educational content, games, activities, hangout and talent shows.