Screen captures from Mnet's "Unpretty Rapstar", in which female rappers compete with each other to win opportunities to feature on tracks composed by prominent musicians. Provided by Mnet
Rap has never been the mainstay of the country's music scene, which revolves heavily around pop.
But the genre has been gaining attention in recent months thanks to the TV show "Unpretty Rapstar"...More
Singer Son Ga-in, who will release her fourth mini-album "Hawwah" on Thursday, said she was sorry she could not perform "Paradise Lost" from her newest record on the three major broadcasting channels after they banned it for the provocative dance moves that accompany the track.
"I think the Mnet Countdown will be the first and last chance that I can present my new song", the 27-year-old singer told reporters Monday...More
Asia's leading content and media company CJ E&M has launched a new type of singing talent show, titled "I Can See Your Voice", where contestants compete to prove that they have what it takes to be "recognized" as talented singers.
Most singing talent shows pick their winners by solely judging on the musical ability and prowess of contestants. But I Can See You Voice has a different approach. It highlights a debatable notion that some great singers usually share the same physical features and that physical traits may or may not play in the act of singing...More
Singer Jung Joon-young (pictured, left) has landed a second acting role in the upcoming musical drama series "The Lover".
Mnet, a cable TV channel, said Wednesday that Jung and Terada Takuya, a regular guest on the popular talk show "Non-Summit" and a member of the boy band Cross Gene, will join the 12-episode drama series...More
The direction in "Sing Again, Hera Gu" makes the drama look like a music video. That's not necessarily an insult, it's just that realizing this helps me to understand somewhat why the plot frequently takes such radical terms. In music videos, no one really cares about situations being overly melodramatic because they're so short. Car crashes, lovelorn crooning, secret conspiracies- heck, most music videos only even have vague verbal references to their "story" at all, relying mostly on visuals. So why should an Mnet drama be any different?...More