K-Pop News 180424: APINK, G-Dragon and more

After a dry spell, we are finally back with a selection of interesting news from the Korean Entertainment scene. Here is our K-Pop News roundup. Let’s dive right in.

Parc Jae-Jung Announces Military Enlistment with a Parting Gift

Vocalist Parc Jae-Jung has taken to social media to announce his upcoming military enlistment on May 21. In a heartfelt message, Jae-Jung expressed his mixed feelings about the delayed summons. He also stated his decision to release one last track … Did Something Happen? on May 9 as a farewell gift to his fans. His announcement comes shortly after he appeared at the funeral of singer Park Bo-Ram.

APINK Preps Fans with a Teaser for Their 13th Anniversary Song

Celebrating 13 years in the music industry … APINK has shared a teaser image for their upcoming fan song Wait Me There. Set to release on April 19, the track promises to deliver a warm spring vibe. The teaser hints at a sentimental journey, featuring the voices of Apink members.

Star-Studded Cast for Netflix’s New Drama Cashero

Netflix has unveiled a stellar cast for its upcoming drama Cashero, inspired by a popular webtoon. The series will star 2PM’s Junho, Kim Hye-Joon, Kim Byung-Chul, and Kim Hyang-Gi, each bringing unique abilities to their roles in this intriguing superhero narrative.

Junho will portray Kang Sang-Woong, an ordinary government employee with a power linked to cash, while his co-stars will display powers activated by alcohol and calories.

Directed by Lee Chang-Min and written by Lee Je-In and Cheon Chan-Ho, Cashero is already creating buzz for its creative premise and high-profile cast.

Lee Mi-Joo Confirms Relationship with Soccer Star Song Bum-Keun

Lee Mi-Joo, formerly of Lovelyz, and soccer player Song Bum-Keun are officially dating, as confirmed by Mi-Joo’s label Antenna. The couple, who have been subtly sharing moments of their relationship on social media, were recently spotted in Yokohama, Japan.

With Mi-Joo at 29 and Song at 26, the news has delighted fans who have shown support for the blossoming relationship between the singer and the South Korean national team goalkeeper.

Clarification on G-Dragon’s Comeback Timeline


Contrary to reports circulating about a set comeback date in August, G-Dragon’s management, Galaxy Corporation, has clarified that while a comeback is indeed planned for the second half of the year, no specific date has been confirmed.

This much-anticipated return will mark G-Dragon’s first solo music release in seven years, following his 2017 mini-album Kwon Ji-Yong.

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