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An artist’s rendition of how j-hope and J. Cole came together to unite the music industry through their song, “on the street,” released earlier this month.

Cultural Collab: J-hope of BTS, J. Cole bring the music world together through their mutilingual hip-hop song “on the street”

Giselle Suastegui, Feature Editor March 29, 2023

“Hope world meets Cole world.”  J-hope of BTS shared with fans an Instagram post showing that he met his longtime idol, American rapper J. Cole, for the first time backstage at Lollapalooza on...

Two years after being featured in a 2020 Netflix documentary, “Blackpink: Light Up the Sky,” Jisoo (from left), Rosé, Jennie and Lisa – members of the K-pop girl group Blackpink – release a new album, Born Pink, on Sept. 16.

Two years not worth the wait: Blackpink’s recent album ‘Born Pink’ disappoints fans

Hannah Lee, Web Managing Editor October 12, 2022

“Blackpink in your area.” Despite Blinks, fans of the K-pop girl group Blackpink, having to wait nearly two years to hear this iconic phrase again in the band’s songs, the ensemble’s recently...

Actor Ji-soo Kim from the K-pop all-girls band, Blackpink (left), glances at Jung Hae-in, who plays the character of a North Korean spy named Lim Su-ho in Disney+s Snowdrop. The episodic series was DIsney+s first Korean drama to be released on its streaming platform earlier this year and exemplifies the South Korean approach to addressing relationships known as mildang.

It’s called mildang, and that’s what keeps me hooked on K-dramas

Esther Oh, Staff Reporter May 18, 2022

Though I grew up in a fairly traditional Korean household, I didn’t join my culture’s TV/movie drama fan base until my friends persuaded me to watch one in the seventh grade.  My first K-drama...

Seniors Esther Oh (left) and Tara Kim (right) attended the first night of the BTS Permission to Dance On Stage show at the SoFi Stadium in Inglewood. For the first time since October 2019, BTS held concerts for fans, performing songs like “Life Goes On,” “Black Swan” and “Dis-ease.”

I finally got to see my favorite band perform after almost three years

Esther Oh, Staff Reporter December 14, 2021

I felt beyond devastated when I saw that the BTS Map of the Soul tour was officially canceled.  I would get a refund for my hard-earned tickets, which I had been desperately holding onto since February...

 An artist’s re-creation of a scene from the YouTube released music video of BTS’ latest single, “Dynamite.”

BTS comes back with a boom in K-pop band’s latest all-English single/music video, ‘Dynamite’

Esther Oh, Staff Reporter September 12, 2020

Three years ago, BTS entered the U.S. mainstream, attending the Billboard Music Awards and performing its “DNA” song at the American Music Awards later that November. Then last year, the K-pop band...

Art by Accolade staff reporter Katherine Kim

Escape the Corset: Koreans push back

Katherine Kim, Assistant Feature Editor August 16, 2019

Behind all the trends surrounding South Korea, what people may not know is  how much emphasis Korea puts on the need to look presentable-- no matter the price. Plastic surgery rates, celebrities and makeup...

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