Relive the Good Times in DEAN’s “넘어와 (Beyond)” MV

After finishing up a livestream through his V-Live channel, DEAN‘s new single, limbo, dropped at midnight on February 17 (KST). This single features the title track, “넘어와 (Beyond)”, with vocals from Baek Yerin, along with another track, “불청객 (Invisible)”.

He also released a music video for the title track, the setting taking place in a dream. DEAN described during his V-Live stream that the song is about “reliving the good memories, entering the dream like an intro” followed by an “outro”. The song begins with the man entering his dream “into the good memories of his relationship, reminiscing but knowing he shouldn’t”.

Upon release, “넘어와 (Beyond)” charted at #1 on various music charts including Genie, Naver, Mnet and olleh, along with charting at #3 on Melon. “불청객 (Invisible)” also charted right behind it as well.

DEAN reassured that he’ll definitely have a full album release this year, including a tour. Let’s look forward to more music from him!

DAY6 Drops MV for “You Were Beautiful”

It’s time for DAY6‘s monthly comeback! This comeback features two songs, “You Were Beautiful” and “My Day” for their single, Every DAY6 February. In addition, a music video was released for the title track, “You Were Beautiful”, starring the actress and actor from their debut music video, “Congratulations“.

The music video picks up from the story in “Congratulations”, with the girl looking back at memories she had with her past boyfriend. Despite her smile carried on throughout the video, the song exudes a melancholic feeling that comes from reminiscing the past, whether happy or sad.

A remarkable thing about the song was that certain members sang at a different note/range than they usually sing at, experimenting with their own sounds. Nevertheless, their new music continues to bring forth more appreciation as they expand themselves. What are your thoughts about the music video?

DAY6 Comebacks With “I Wait” Music Video

The wait is finally over for DAY6 fans—the boys officially dropped their music video for their title track “I Wait“! After much anticipation, they have shown never before seen colors different from their past music. 

The title track features a stronger rock sound than ever before accompanied with various lengths of synth waves to compliment the beat. Apparent beats of the drums highlight the rhythm of the song, leading up to the vibrant chorus. The attractive visuals of the music video appeal to the audience with a trippy aesthetic flowing through the city to emphasize the rush felt throughout the song. By the end of the song, you’ll find yourself rocking your head to the beat! 

The title track “I Wait” was released along with “겨올이 간다 (It’s Winter)” in their new single, Every DAY6 January. The band will have their first concert this year on February 4th and 5th, followed by new music released on February 6th

BLACKPINK Debuts with the Music Videos for “Boombayah” and “Whistle”

BLACKPINK is here!! Finally!

YG Entertainment’s first girl group in seven years has finally come to the light! The girl group for which YG has been teasing us with for four years has debuted! I can’t believe it!

On the 8th of August 2016 at 8PM KST, BLACKPINK, a four member girl group composed of Jennie, Lisa, Jisoo and Rose, debuted with two singles, entitled “Boombayah” and “Whistle“. The music videos for both singles were released on BLACKPINK‘s official YouTube channel on the same day and boy… you won’t believe your eyes. Are they truly rookies?

Check out both music videos below and please, don’t forget to support the new girls~

BLACKPINK – “Boombayah”

The song has an EDM beat and starts off with what most of us thought would be the name of a track “BLACKPINK in your area”. Although the music video is super colorful with a lot of pink everywhere, there’s still a dark atmosphere making it look badass. The chorus is really not what I thought it would be, but it’s ok because it’s actually better. It sounds good and it’s super catchy, you’ll definitely start singing it after your first listen. As for the girls, I really have nothing to say except… they are perfect. The rapping and singing is on point, and we can definitely see they have trained for a long time and the dance parts are… AMAZING. They are really talented just like YG had said. You sure won’t be disappointed!

BLACKPINK – “Whistle”

The beat for this song is a lot more heavy; it sounds more hip hop than the previous one. This music video also has a lot of pink, but the girls are making it look black and badass with their charisma and moves. It really looks like what YG had said earlier with the girls showcasing pink, not as a cute color, but something dark and black. The car scene where the girls are all in looking at the camera really looks like the car scene that was in IKON’s MV “Dumb&Dumber”. It’s a really nice scene with nice colors and you get to see closeups of the girls beautiful faces. Both MV’s are really artistic and original, so it’s nice to see something different. The bridge part is amazing and just for this part of the song it’s worth watching! I’ll let you imagine what the rest sounds like **

I really like the fact that none of the girls seemed to be cast aside. They all have a fair amount of lines, which is not given to all groups. They really have a unique and original concept that will surely make them stand out! Please support them as much as you can.

As revealed previously through reports and other sources, the girls will continue to promote and release new songs until the end of the year. Their debut showcase will be on the 14th of August, so make sure to support and maybe give the girls their first win. Who knows? 😉

What do you think of YG’s first girl group in 7 years? Did they meet your expectations? Which song/MV did you prefer?

Hyuna Releases 5th Mini Album “A’wesome” + MV for “How’s This?”

Hyuna is back with her 5th mini album and a new MV!

On the 1st of August, former 4Minute rapper, Hyuna, came back with her 5th mini album “A’wesome” and the music video for its title track “How’s This?“. For her first solo comeback since 4Minute‘s disbandment, Hyuna wanted to show off a new sexy concept, suitable for summer. Before releasing the full album and MV, she had teased us with two beautiful album images, which showed off both the sexy and cute side of Hyuna. If you missed the teaser pictures, you can check them out here and here.

Check out below a review of Hyuna‘s mini album “A’wesome” and the MV for “How’s This?“:

Hyuna – “A’wesome”

Hyuna‘s 5th mini album “A’wesome” is composed of six songs, including the title track “How This?” and two songs featuring Brand New‘s rapper Hanhae and rapper Isle Qim. Hyuna participated in the writting of all the songs on the album with the exception of the song “Freaky“.

Full tracklist:

  1. U & Me
  2. How’s This?
  3. Do It!
  4. Morning Glory (Feat. Isle Qim)
  5. Freaky
  6. Wolf (Feat. Hanhae)

Songs I Recommend:

  • U & Me – I loooooove this song! It is so addictive, the melody is really nice to the ear and Hyuna’s voice is amazing. It’s a dance song perfect for the summer or to throw a party! Easily the best track on the album in my opinion!
  • Wolf – Ok so… Right at the intro I knew I was going to love this song! Both Hyuna and Hanhae sing, rap and harmonizing perfectly. The melody isn’t as heavy as most of the songs on this album, it’s more of a R&B melody and it’s nice. Definitely a track you need to listen on this album!
  • Do It – I actually only recommend this song for the chorus. I didn’t really like the electro part, it was too much and overwhelming. A part from that, Hyuna’s rap was good and the chorus was for me the best part. It’s nice to listen to and it felt light although it has an heavy melody.

As for the title track “How’s This?“, I don’t think it was that great. There’s definitely much better songs on this album, because we barely hear Hyuna sing/rap. When she does, it’s to say 3 times the same line. I think her previous title track “Roll Deep” was and still is one of the best. Although I’m not a fan of the song, it’s a perfect song to put on at a party or a club. “Morning Glory” and “Freaky” are ok songs. I thought the songs didn’t really stand out compared to the other ones, “Morning Glory” was too monotone, while “Freaky” sounded a bit repetitive.

Note: 7/10

I give it a 7 because I only really liked half of the songs on this album. Although the other songs are not bad, as I said earlier Hyuna can do better and last year’s album is proof of it. Overall it’s not a bad album and it’s still worth listening and supporting our lovely Hyuna.


Hyuna – “How’s This?”

The music video for “How’s This?” is a huge fun twerking party showcasing alcohol, booty, and sexual allusions. For this MV, Hyuna asked more than 100 professional dancers to star in it, her biggest scale MV so far. The song sounds like a club song, making you wanna dance and move your body. This explains why the MV is happening in a club~ We can also see Hyuna showing off sexy dance moves and ruling the party as the beautiful Queen she is~ The MV is worth watching although I’m not a huge fan of the song. I think she has done better in the past and that some of the songs on “A’wesome” are by far better.

Check out the MV for “How’s This?” below:

What do you think of Hyuna’s comeback? Which song is your favorite?

9MUSES A Makes Debut with “Lip 2 Lip” MV

9MUSES A finally debuted!

On the 4th of August 2016, 9MUSES new sub unit, 9MUSES A, made their debut with the mini album “MUSES DIARY” and the music video for its title track “Lip 2 Lip“. As a reminder, the unit is composed of four members including Kyungri, Hyemi, Keumjo and Sujin. For more information on the album and the tracks, you can check out this article.

The MV starts off with a 1 minute intro where the girls are all hanging out in a room full of cuddly toys while they’re reading a book and imaginating things. The next moment we see each of the girls, one after the other, hanging out with the same boy while having different scenes with him. You also get to see dance breaks of the girls showing off their moves and nice close ups of the girls’ beautiful faces **. As expected from 9MUSES, it’s a nice song with their signature sound and the MV is really nice to watch.

Check out the MV for “Lip 2 Lip” below:

What do you think of 9MUSES A’s debut?

Rapper Sik-K Drops Music Video for “Rendezvous”

Sik-K is back with his first mini album and a new music video!

On the 20th of July 2016 KST, rapper Sik-K came back with his first mini album “FLIP” and the music video for its title “Rendezvous“. The album is composed of eleven tracks including the title track and the two pre-release tracks “Alcohol” and “Nowhere” featuring Jay Park and Loco respectively. You can check out more information on the album, like the full tracklist and the production team here.

The music video of “Rendezvous” casts YG actress Kim Hee Jeong, who recently appeared in the hit drama “Who Are You: School 2015“. As the title says, the MV showcases Sik-K and Kim Hee Jeong going on dates and having fun together. You get to see them laugh, tease each other and take care of each other. It’s a really really nice MV to watch and they are cute together. The song is an nice R&B track where you get to hear Sik-K both Rap and sing. Both the song and MV are worth having a look at it!

Check out the MV for “Rendezvous” below:

What do you think of the music video? What about the album? Make sure to support Sik-K by watching the music video and buying the album on iTunes!