Song Review: Wanna One – Beautiful
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Song Review: Wanna One – Beautiful

Though they’ve only been around for just over three months, Wanna One already feel like a vital part of the current k-pop landscape. Their big personalities have been especially welcome on variety shows, but their debut Energetic also enjoyed unexpected staying power, becoming one of this year’s most addictive dance tracks. With Beautiful, the group … Continue reading

Song Review: JBJ – Fantasy
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Song Review: JBJ – Fantasy

Last week, fan-favorite Produce 101 spin-off group Rainz proved that the series could generate more than just one successful act. But while Rainz set the stage with a colorful collection of trainees, JBJ looks to break things wide open – debuting with some of the series’ most popular contestants among its ranks. The group has … Continue reading

Top K-Pop Songs of 2017 (So Far)
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Top K-Pop Songs of 2017 (So Far)

Before the Bias List‘s Top 50 songs countdown in December, it’s time to take a mid-year survey of the k-pop landscape in 2017. Compared to 2016, this year has been somewhat underwhelming. But that doesn’t mean 2017 hasn’t had its share of highlights. Unsurprisingly, my list includes a number of acts that overlap with last … Continue reading