Dalmatian To Leave MC Mong's Label 2012/11/08, Source, The group originally discovered and produced by MC Mong, will be leaving the rapper's label, IS Entermedia Group. The group's contract with IS Entermedia Group had expired, and the members decided to sign with a new label: Two Walks Entertainment,...More
Conviction of MC Mong upheld at high court 2011/11/16, Source,
A Seoul court upheld a suspended jail term for singer MC Mong, 32, for deliberately delaying enlistment.
The Seoul Central District Court's appellate division said Wednesday it rejected the appeal after concluding that the TV personality obstructed justice by avoiding enlistment on account of false excuses.
The same court in April sentenced the celebrity to a six-month prison sentence, suspended for one year, plus 120 hours of community service, for obstructing justice,...More
Stars Banned From KBS And MBC 2011/09/27, Source,
Recent reports have revealed a total of 36 stars banned from activities at KBS and MBC, two of the three major broadcasting networks in Korea.
According to officials from the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism and the Korea Communications Commission on September 27th, there were reports revealed from KBS and MBC listing all of the celebrities banned from the two networks. KBS had 23, while MBC has 31,...More
Singer and TV personality MC Mong, who had been cleared of military service law violation charges, will not be able to join the army,...More
MC Mong silent about enlisting (?) 2011/06/15, Source, The head of the Military Manpower Administration (MMA) said Tuesday that he will seek answers from the Ministry of Government Legislation on whether the 32-year-old entertainer,,...More
MC Mong: 'I Feel Guilty for Offending People. I Want to Enter Army' 2011/04/20, Source, MC Mong indicated his position after the court ruled that he did not violate the military service law.
Singer MC Mong, who had been charged with suspicions that he had purposely removed his own teeth to dodge mandatory military duty and had been found not guilty of violating military service law, said, "I am certainly guilty as I hurt people's mind. I would like to fulfill my military obligation". He participated in the official press conference held at the Grand Hilton Hotel for the first time after ten months since last June when the allegation concerning his military issue had been raised. On April 11, the Seoul District Prosecutor's Office judged that MC Mong was not guilty of violating the military service law, but guilty of postponing his military duty by presenting false evidence. MC Mong said while shedding tears, "Now I want to fulfill my military duty,...More
MC Mong Faces Two Year Prison Sentence 2011/03/30, Source, MC Mong gave his final testimony, saying, "I did not make up any cowardly lie".
The Seoul District Prosecutor's Office demanded two years' imprisonment on March 28 for MC Mong (real name Shin Dong Hyun, 31), who has been charged with the suspicion that he purposely removed his own teeth to dodge mandatory military duty,...More
MC Mong: 'I Will Be Judged by Public After Trial' 2010/12/02, Source, MC Mong finished his second trial on November 29 and he said at that time, "I have received too much love from the public up until now, so I put more priority on the judgement by the public. Now I am in court, but it is not because I felt unfairly treated, wanted to fight, or wanted to gain popularity again,...More
"Happy Sunday" scores 1st win atop weekly TV charts 2010/09/27, Source,
Korean variety show "Happy Sunday" [Official KBS English Website]
KBS entertainment program "Happy Sunday" scored its first win atop the weekly TV charts, beating out various dramas during the final week of September.
Data by TNmS (Total National Multimedia Statistics) and AGB Nielsen Media Research revealed that the variety show raked in viewership ratings of,...More
MC Mong climbs to No. 1 with new single on Gaon chart 2010/07/08, Source,
Korean rapper MC Mong (left) and boy band Super Junior (right) [IS Entermedia Group/SM Entertainment]
Korean rapper MC Mong has climbed to the No. 1 spot on Gaon's singles chart with his latest song "Hurts Like Death" featuring female singer Mellow.
According to data released by Gaon on Thursday, he took the title of best-selling single during the week of June 27 to July 3, pushing three-week winner IU and Seulong down the chart,...More
[REVIEW] Variety show "Haha Mong Show" - Premiere episode 2010/07/06, Source, Just who is the current target audience for "Haha Mong Show"?
Hosts MC Mong and Ha Dong-hoon (front) of variety show "Haha Mong Show" [SBS]
"Haha Mong Show" - First episode (SBS TV, Sunday 10:45 AM)
The first main guest [Korean singer Lee Hyori] on the premiere episode of "Haha Mong Show" is caught up in a plagiarism controversy while one of the show's emcees is being suspected of shirking Korea's mandatory military duties. "Haha Mong Show", which premiered on the small screen two months after its pilot broadcast, kicked off in the midst of unfavorable events surrounding the show. But apart from such external circumstances, the bigger problem lies in the "Haha Mong Show" itself and how the show was a mess overall,...More
MC Mong and Taeyang shine atop Mnet charts 2010/07/06, Source,
Korean rapper MC Mong (left) and Big Bang member Taeyang (right) [IS Entermedia Group/Official Taeyang website]
Korean rapper MC Mong has topped the Mnet's singles chart with his recent duet "Hurts Like Death" with female singer Mellow for the first week of July.
According to data released by the cable music channel on Tuesday, the rapper pushed back previous week's winner Big Bang member T.O.P (Choi Seung-hyeon), taking his first win on the music char,...More
IU and Seulong remains victorious on Gaon's singles chart 2010/07/01, Source,
2AM member Seulong and singer IU [LOEN Entertainment]
Korean idols IU and 2AM's Seulong have claimed another victory on Gaon's singles chart with their latest collaboration "Nagging" for the third week of June.
According to data released by Gaon on Thursday, the singers celebrated their third win on the music chart during the week of June 20 to 26,...More
T.O.P bows into top spot on Mnet's chart with "Turn It Up" 2010/06/29, Source,
Big Bang member T.O.P [YG Entertainment]
Big Bang member T.O.P (Choi Seung-hyeon) bowed into the top spot on Mnet's singles chart with his latest single "Turn It Up" during the final week of June.
According to data released by the cable music channel on Tuesday, the rapper knocked out last week's winners Untouchable to score his first win on the music chart,...More
MC Mong wraps up first fan meeting in Japan 2010/01/25, Source,
Korean hip-hop artist MC Mong [IS Entermedia Group]
Korean hip-hop artist MC Mong successfully wrapped up his first fan meeting in Japan, according to his agency IS Entermedia Group on Monday.
The singer held a three-hour fan event -- titled "MC Mong With Happy New Year Live & Talk" -- in Tokyo on Friday, meeting with some 2,000 Japanese fans and performing a total of 11 songs including hits "Indian Boy", "Circus" and "I Love U Oh thank U".,...More
Variety show "Two Nights" eyeing March for South Pole shoot 2010/01/12, Source,
A scene from variety show "Two Nights and One Day" [KBS]
KBS variety show "Two Night and One Days" is aimed at visiting the South Pole for a shoot in March, according to the show's producer on Tuesday.
"We haven't set a detailed schedule yet but are laying out our plans with March in mind", Na Young-suk told Asia Economic Daily over the phone.
He added cautiously though, that the date may be pushed back since it is not easy coordinating the schedules of the cast composed of singers, comedians and actors. "We're having a hard time setting a time frame because it's not easy for everyone to push back or miss out on all their other activities for two whole weeks".,...More
KBS music awards 2009/12/30, Source, Shin Seung-hoon, 2PM attend KBS music awards
Shin Seung-hoon and 2PM [KBS]
From left, singer Shin Seung-hoon and boy band 2PM members Nichkhun, Junsu and Junho perform together on stage at major broadcaster KBS' year-end music awards held at the KBS Hall in Seoul, South Korea on December 30, 2009.,...More
What are the best days of your life? For the high school friends in Riverbank Legends it's when they hang out at night on their territory, a bare riverbank; a hard-won place they fought over side by side. For the friends in,...More
MC Mong Sings Duet with Japanese Singer Lisa 2006/09/20, Source, The third album from hip-hop singer MC Mong will contain a duet song with Japanese vocalist Lisa. The Korean singer recorded "A Letter to You II" with Lisa in Tokyo in July. A former member of the Japanese hip-hop group m-flo from 1998 until 2002,,...More
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