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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.
The World's First Non-Korean K-Pop Group
We met up with the members of EXP Edition to find out why they’re trying to become the genre’s next breakout stars—and explore the backlash they're facing from people accusing them of cultural appropriation.
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!
The Noisey Questionnaire of Life
BTS on Having No Friends, Drake, and Pokemon
After Cardi B, Ed Sheeran and Donald Glover, the time has come for K-Pop sensations BTS to take on the notorious Noisey Questionnaire of Life. They give their opinions on everything from Eminem and being able to fly to anime and pets.
We visited the Changwon K-Pop World Festival in New Delhi, to hear from the kids about what's wrecking their biases.
The World's Most Controversial K-Pop Group
We met up with the members of EXP Edition, the world’s first non-Korean K-pop group, to find out why they’re trying to become the genre’s next breakout stars—and explore the backlash they're facing from people accusing them of cultural appropriation.