Song Review: Soyou x IZ*ONE – ZERO:ATTITUDE (ft. pH-1)
Review

Song Review: Soyou x IZ*ONE – ZERO:ATTITUDE (ft. pH-1)

Starship Entertainment’s collaboration with Pepsi continues to bear unexpected collaborations. This time, it’s ex-Sistar member Soyou and Produce 48 girl group IZ*ONE (with rapper pH-1 thrown in for good measure). With ZERO:ATTITUDE, they’re given the kind of frothy dance pop befitting a soft drink advertisement. The track is pleasant fun, buoyed by production by popular … Continue reading

Song Review: CRAVITY – My Turn
Review

Song Review: CRAVITY – My Turn

Despite boasting incredible album sales and hailing from a proven agency, I couldn’t find the reasoning to include CRAVITY in my “top rookies of 2020” list last month. To me, their music thus far has been the definition of “generic boy group.” It’s never been objectively bad, but CRAVITY haven’t yet released anything that sounds … Continue reading

Grading the K-Pop Agencies 2020: Part Two (MBK, P Nation, RBW, Starship, TOP, TS, WM, Woollim)
Feature

Grading the K-Pop Agencies 2020: Part Two (MBK, P Nation, RBW, Starship, TOP, TS, WM, Woollim)

Disclaimer: As with my write-ups on K-Pop’s biggest agencies, this is written from an outsider’s perspective. I’m not privy to any business-related financial information beyond what any other fan would know. The purpose of these articles is to examine how well these agencies are serving their artists and the general k-pop fan-base. Make sure to … Continue reading