K-pop

The List: Korean content everyone needs to watch

As the world locked down due to the coronavirus pandemic and people were stuck home, many turned to online streaming for comfort....

20 K-pop songs to jam through the holidays

2020 has been a difficult one but that hasn’t stopped the K-pop industry. Many groups from the industry have released inspirational, soothing,...

Thoughts we had while watching BTS Life Goes On

On Friday morning, Korean superstars BTS released their much anticipated album BE along with the title track music video, Life Goes On....

Chatting Korean beauty standards and K-pop with Frances Cha

“I would live your life so much better than you if I had your face…” muses a character in Frances Cha’s debut...

A list: Good examples of mental health representation in pop culture

Mental health representation in popular culture is often inaccurate and stigmatising. Instead of creating understanding and empathy, the representation oftentimes reinforces dangerous...

How Korean boyband BTS created a social movement

There’s an adage among the ARMY, the fans of Korean group, BTS,  “You only find BTS when you need them.” It’s something...

#TheCriticalStans2.0 Ep 1: What’s the deal with Stan?

"We stan" is something that's often used on social media to show appreciation to someone or something. But what exactly does it...

The Critical Stans 2.0 Launches

The Daily Vox launches its weekly podcast The Critical Stans 2.0! During the 2018 World Cup The Critical Stans...

8 Songs To Celebrate EXO’s 8th Anniversary

One of the biggest groups in the K-pop industry, EXO celebrated its eighth anniversary on April 8. The group might be a...

BTS Map Of The Soul 7 Is ARMY’s Delight

It’s time.  BTS has finally made a comeback.  South Korean group Bangtan Sonyeondan released their seventh studio album ‘Map...

All The Times K-pop Put Us Through The Most In 2019

With its beautiful aesthetic, the Korean entertainment industry provides hours of endless entertainment and joy to millions. It’s one of South Korea’s...

The K-pop Tracks We’re Jamming To This Summer

There’s nothing quite like Dezemba in South Africa. It’s the one month of the year we go all out and unwind in...

EXO Are Back And We’re Obsessed

K-pop group EXO made their much-awaited comeback with a sixth album called Obsession on November 27. It’s been more than a year...

In Photos: South Africa Celebrates Korean Food And Culture

South Africans got a taste of Korean culture at the 2019 Korean Film and Food Festival held in Pretoria on October 19....

Everything You Need To Know About K-Pop Group SuperM

SuperM trended worldwide as the new "super" k-pop group launched. The K-pop industry has a new boy group as of October 4....

How Hallyu Spread In South Africa

Google is a great tool to track patterns of fascination over the years. We used it to track interest in the Hallyu....

10 Bingeable K-Dramas For Beginners

If you’ve never watched a Korean drama, or K-drama, in your life: allow us to introduce you to some really good television....

VMAs: K-pop Category Is No ‘Win’ For Music Diversity

K-pop should be in a category of its own, according to the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs). MTV announced their new K-pop...

‘BTS World’ Is ARMY’s Dream

Go back to 2012 with BTS World. The game developed by Netmarble is the newest release of the biggest band in the...

SA’s Got Talent: The K-Pop Edition

You would have thought you were in the heart of Gangnam in South Korea - the home of K-Pop - if you...
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