K-Pop News 260124: BABYMONSTER, NCT 127 and more

Hello K-pop fans! Here’s your daily dose of K-pop News Digest for January 26, 2024. Let’s dive into today’s headline-making stories. Read about the drama surrounding BABYMONSTER’s latest concept, NCT 127 releasing MVs for Fact Check remixes,(G)I-DLE members Minnie and Yuqi taking a health break, and more. Check out today’s K-pop News Digest to catch up on the most buzzworthy moments and milestones that have captured the hearts of fans worldwide.

BABYMONSTER single concept faces criticism

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BABYMONSTER is facing criticism for their upcoming single Stuck in the Middle. The teaser poster features the members dressed in white, on a lavender fantasy set. Netizens have called the concept tacky and out of touch, with some suggesting improvements in the design and production team.

Minnie and Yuqi on health break

(G)I-DLE Minnie and Yuqi

(G)I-DLE members Minnie and Yuqi have been ordered to rest due to poor health and symptoms of fever. Cube Entertainment has canceled their schedules to allow them ample rest and treatment. This comes just before the group’s scheduled comeback with their second full album.

NCT 127 drops Fact Check remix MVs

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NCT 127 released music videos for the remixes of their song Fact Check. The MVs depict a robotic war in a matrix-like world. These remixes are part of SM EDM label ScreaM Records’ ongoing project series with 2Spade and HYPNOSIS.

Jimin ‘blue skirt’ pictorial goes viral

BTS’ Jimin broke gender stereotypes with his latest pictorial for Harper’s Bazaar Korea. Behind-the-scenes photos and videos showed him rocking a baby blue skirt. Fans have praised his confidence, with many sharing photos of Jimin wearing skirts in previous fashion shoots.

Moonbin remembered on birthday

Moonbin ASTRO
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Today would have been ASTRO member Moonbin’s 26th birthday. Friends and fellow idols from ASTRO, SEVENTEEN, VIVIZ, and more remembered the late star with heartfelt messages and photos. They shared their cherished memories and expressed their love and remembrance for Moonbin.

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