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Noisey News

BTS Vaults iTunes Charts After South Korea Saves Mexico's World Cup Chances

South Korea's surprise defeat of Germany ensured that Mexico would advance to the knockout stage, and Mexican fans are showing their gratitude seemingly by downloading K-pop.
Phil Witmer
6.28.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

I Am Furious That The Beyoncé Figure Skater Did Not Win Olympic Gold

Justice for Maé-Bérénice Méité, who skated to "Halo" and "Run the World" at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and didn't come first???
Lauren O'Neill
2.12.18
Noisey News

K-Pop Star Jonghyun Dead At 27

Kim Jon-hyun, known as Jonghyun, was a member of SHINee, South Korea's biggest boy band.
Noisey Staff
12.18.17
New music

Noisey Presents Keith Ape Live in New York: Celebrate with a New Song, "Psycho" Feat. Robb Bank$

The first song in the "The Savage Haring Gallery" series sounds like the apocalypse. Come see what that looks like live at Webster Hall.
Noisey Staff
10.20.15
Interviews

Primary and Suran Just Became South Korea's Catchiest Social Critics

Credit debt, plastic surgery, and the Gangnam lifestyle come under fresh R&B fire. We sat down with Primary and Suran to discuss their hit song and Primary's new album.
Jakob Dorof
8.12.15
Premieres

Watch Ken Rebel, Keith Ape, JayAllDay, and Okasian Shut New York Down in the"Underwater Rebels" Video

The turn up doesn't recognize international borders.
Kyle Kramer
7.8.15
Interviews

An Epik Interview with Epik High

We caught up with the beloved rap pioneers at the end of the largest North American tour by any Korean act since 2010.
Madeleine Lee
6.17.15
Op-Eds

Rap Monster Is Proving Assumptions About Korean Idol Rappers Wrong

It's time to start taking the breakout star of BTS seriously as a rapper.
Blanca Méndez
5.26.15
The Noisey Guide to

The Noisey Guide to Korean Rap Pioneers Epik High

After a hiatus that sent one member into hiding from fans who wanted to kill him and the other two members into the military, one of Korea's favorite rap groups is back and about to tour North America.
Madeleine Lee
5.22.15