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Why This Former K-Pop Singer Left Fame Behind To Become a Monk
From performing pop songs on stage to singing Buddhist prayer songs on YouTube.
VICE Asia Pacific
I Trained With BTS: Being on the Brink of Fame and Then Losing it All
Kim Ji-hun trained with 30 other trainees for what would later become the biggest K-pop band in the world, BTS. However, life had other plans for Ji-hun.
The Rainbow Guide to Life
How Holland Came Out as K-Pop’s First Openly Gay Idol | Rainbow Guide to Life
In this episode of Rainbow Guide to Life, K-pop star Holland speaks to us about his coming out story and normalising queer identities in South Korea.
Meet Manipur's YouTube Sensation: Gems Chongtham
Gems Chongtham is a young singer, actor and popstar from Imphal, Manipur in India, who chanced upon this career after multiple attempts at being a doctor, painter and even an archer. Now, locals can’t have enough of him!