[The following is a direct translation of the article as it appeared on Nate via Sports Chosun.]
In New York, K-pop rewrote its history.
On August 30, JYJ member Kim Junsu started his first world tour in New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom. Until now, idol groups, girl groups, and agency ‘families’ have gone on these, but Kim Junsu is the fist solo artist to start a world tour alone.
To that extent, the New York performance had a special meaning to K-pop. This was a breakthrough not only for Kim Junsu, but also for K-pop, which had been hampered by limited genres and artists. Continue reading →
JYJ Junsu‘s philanthropy efforts have spread overseas to his Taiwan fans.
The Kim Junsu fan club in Taiwan has recently donated school supplies for 500 children at the “Xia Junsu Village” in Cambodia, which Junsu sponsors himself. The Taiwanese fan club donated supplies like notebooks, pencils, erasers, rulers, pencil cases, pencil Continue reading →
JYJ member Kim Junsu gave 8,000 of his fans a night to remember at his first solo concert.
Kim Junsu held his exclusive concert, Xia 1st Asia Tour in Seoul, from May 19-20 in Seoul. 8,000 fans not only from Korea, but also from Japan, China, Malaysia, Canada, Chile and France crowded the venue to witness Kim Junsu’s solo debut. Continue reading →
It may be difficult for fans to imagine Super Junior without member Sungmin, but the idol group member revealed he was originally set to debut in a group with well-known best friends, Eunhyuk and JYJ member Kim Junsu.
Sungmin appeared on the May 17 broadcast of tvN talk show Taxi, alongside Girls′ Generation′s Jessica and f(x)′s Continue reading →