K-Song Review: DO or NOT by Pentagon

Kaamaakshi Bhat, Zirakpur, Punjab Do or Not (stylised as DO or NOT) is the title track of Pentagon’s 11th mini album LOVE OR TAKE. The song is composed by the leader of the group Hui, the rapper Wooseok and songwriter Nathan. It is written by Hui, and Wooseok and arranged by Nathan. Do or Not is…

The Masterpiece: ‘Delight’ by Baekhyun

Vidhi Gosain, New Delhi EXO‘s main vocalist, Byun Baek-hyun, has proven time and again that he has a diverse vocal range that fits any and every genre, and his 2nd mini album, ‘Delight’ is no exception. ‘Delight’ broke the record by becoming a million seller by a soloist after 19 years. There is no doubt…

K-Song Review: ‘FOREVER 1′ by GIRLS’ GENERATION

Ashley Kumar, New Delhi. Korea’s national girl group, Girls’ Generation, came back as a full group after 5 years on 5th August 2022 with their seventh full album, ‘Forever 1’ to celebrate their 15 years of longevity and togetherness. The album has 10 tracks, but what makes the album even more special is their title…

Answer Within Ourselves: “Magic Shop” By BTS

Sumona Sinha, Silchar, Assam BTS is the world’s most renowned and popular boyband. Their slogan Love Yourself, Speak Yourself is not only a slogan but it has become a motto of lives for millions of people around the world. Their song MAGIC SHOP is from their Album named “LOVE YOURSELF: TEAR.” It is written and…

WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN TO ‘Y’ BY FANXY CHILD (K-HipHop Crew)

Ashna Susan, New Delhi Just like the American hip-hop scene, the Korean counterpart is also in a very volatile state, with new artists and crews making stunning compositions. One such crew is Fanxy Child. It is a hip-hop crew formed by Zico in 2016. It is indeed fancy, as it consists of genius rappers, Zico…

Project Arré Voice: Women-first, Audio Platform for the Hallyu-loving Community

Jasmine Khan, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh With the ever-growing presence of Hallyu and Korean-culture loving community in India; Arré, a digital content brand that produces and publishes original content with professional creators across varied genres, languages, formats, and platforms; has launched an invite-only women-first audio platform and application called Project Arré Voice (currently available on Play…

My Favourite Tracks from BTS’ O!RUL8,2?

Deepika Gill, Gurgaon, Haryana O!RUL8,2? (Oh! Are you late, too?), by BTS is their first mini-album released in 2013 after ‘2 Cool 4 Skool.’ It was released on September 11, 2013. It consists of 10 tracks namely Intro: O!RUL8,2?, N.O., We On, Skit: R U Happy Now?, If I Ruled the World, Coffee, Cypher: Pt.1.,…

K-Event Review: ‘IN2ITXION’ BY IN2IT

Smiti Iyer, New Delhi The dream of every K-pop fan of having a K-pop concert in India came true with the event of ‘IN2ITXION’ by IN2IT. IN2IT is a South Korean boy group that debuted on October 26, 2017. There are six members in the group namely, Lee In-pyo, YooJi-ahn, Jeong Yeon-tae, Hwang In-ho, Han…

K-Song Review: Hidden Track “Sea” by BTS

Nikita Punia, Mumbai, Maharashtra Flow in Psychology is defined as a state of mind in which one becomes fully immersed in the enjoyment of their activity and forgets about their surroundings. Sea, by BTS, has that very feeling of taking you into a state of flow and, for just a little over five minutes, rendering…

The Revolution that is BLACKPINK

Ayushi Saxena, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh “BLACKPINK in your area!”  Does it ring any bells? Absolutely! It is BLACKPINK, a revolutionary South Korean girl group band who has taken over the world! The South Korean company YG Entertainment’s famous Girl group K-Pop band debuted on August 8th, 2016 with four members. The group consists of rappers Lisa…