SM Entertainment’s fresh faces, EXO-K, recently graced the cover of ‘High Cut’, a fashion publication that has some of K-Pop’s most iconic stars under its belt. Amidst the magazine’s glossy pages featuring the six up-and coming-idols, the EXO-K boys sat down for a brief interview, spilling their pre-debut stories, dorm room antics and future goals. While the boys seemed timid and shy by the unfamiliar atmosphere of an interview, High Cut’s first encounter with these young idols proved to be a down-to-earth and a heartwarming one.
– Because EXO is SM Entertainment’s newest project since 2009, there is obviously a lot of expectations for the group. Any last words before the big debut? – Continue reading
-Why did you choose to appear in ‘Mozart!’ despite your busy schedule?
‘Mozart!’ is a production that I hold so dear to me. It opened my eyes to the charm of the musical genre and it’s a musical that gives me great strength. When I was worn out, it helped me face the world again. So I always told myself that I would take up any chance to sing in ‘Mozart!’ again. When I heard that there were going to be ‘Mozart!’ performances this year, I pestered my agency into letting me join. (laughter) I wanted to do this because it’s ‘Mozart!’ Continue reading
After a 11 month hiatus, f(x) returned to the music scene with “Pinocchio.” While other idol groups release back-to-back albums in order to stay relevant, f(x) proved that they didn’t need to rely on those typical marketing tactics; their unique and distinctive style would speak for them instead.
“It feels like we’re finally being acknowledged for our style,” Luna excitedly said. Continue reading
Fans have probably noticed by now, but Dalmatian is anything but rookie when it comes to talent. Each of the individual members are known for their extensive experience prior to their debut as a group, such as leader Inati with People Crew, Day Day as the rap instructor for JYP Entertainment, and Daniel with B2ST’s Yoseob.
Six of the seven tracks were produced by the members themselves, which gives a deeper meaning to the overall album in comparison to their “Round 1” debut. Inati revealed, “We still consider ourselves rookies, and we still rehearse through the night and into the morning. Just because we’ve released a mini-album doesn’t mean anything’s changed. Our hearts are more determined than ever, but other than that, nothing’s changed.” Continue reading
Q: What are your impressions to stand on stage as Tohoshinki?
Changmin: I wanted to stand on stage. But I did not think of standing on stage feeling the obligation that I have to stand on it as soon as possible. I wanted to be more talented, and I thought that the first priority was to show a stage in high-quality finished form. So I did not think that I wanted to stand on stage as soon as possible. Continue reading