K-Pop News 190424: YooA, Jay Park, G-Dragon, YUQI and more

Here is our roundup of the hottest news from Korean Entertainment for April 19, 2024. Without further ado … let’s dive right in.

Joo Hyun-Young Grateful for G-Dragon’s Generous Gift

Actress Joo Hyun-Young has publicly expressed her gratitude towards G-Dragon for a thoughtful gift. On social media, she shared her excitement and surprise at receiving a special gift. A limited edition perfume from a collaboration between G-Dragon and the luxury brand Frederic Malle. To make things even more special, only 100 sets exist.

Hyun-Young, a longtime fan of G-Dragon, reminisced about her aspirations of working closely with him … Reflecting on her past dreams and auditions inspired by the idol. This interaction comes amid announcements of G-Dragon’s awaited comeback later this year.

YooA Releases Visual Clip for Love Myself

Oh My Girl’s YooA has unveiled a charming visual clip for her new track Love Myself, featured on the group’s single album Borderline. The clip, which captures YooA in a cosy setting making a phone call and selecting snacks, offers fans a glimpse of her personal style and artistic identity. Fans are encouraged to watch and share their thoughts on this latest release, which promises to resonate with themes of self-care and personal reflection.

Jay Park Teases Anticipation with Jay Park Season 1

Jay Park is gearing up to captivate fans with his upcoming digital single, Jay Park Season 1. Revealing a teaser that includes a moody, grainy black-and-white photo, Jay Park has announced that the single will feature the tracks Your/My and a remix of Like I Do. Scheduled for release on April 25, this single is eagerly awaited by fans eager for new music from the artist.

Yuqi of (G)I-DLE Set for Solo Debut with YUQ1

Yuqi from (G)I-DLE is stepping into the spotlight with her first mini-album YUQ1, marking her solo debut. She has released a music video teaser for the title track FREAK, which features a blend of mystery and intensity, showcasing Yuqi in a state of panic. Fans are on the edge of their seats as they await the full release scheduled for April 23.

Kim Soo-Hyun Returns to Singing OST After a Decade

Actor Kim Soo-Hyun is set to sing an OST for the first time in ten years for the drama Queen of Tears, where he plays the lead role. Known for his roles and previous OST performances, Kim Soo-Hyun’s involvement is highly anticipated and is expected to add a deep emotional layer to the drama’s narrative, reflecting his character’s profound feelings.

ILLIT Shows Improvement in Encore Performance Amidst Criticism

After initial criticism regarding their live singing skills, ILLIT has demonstrated significant improvement in their recent performances. The group, which faced intense scrutiny over their vocal capabilities, has responded with enhanced live performances that have begun to sway public opinion, showing that perseverance and hard work can lead to noticeable progress in the highly competitive K-pop industry.

C-Jes Entertainment’s WHIB Prepares for Comeback

WHIB, an 8-member rookie boy group from C-Jes Entertainment, is set to make their first comeback since their debut. Their return on May 14 with a second single album promises to further define their unique portrayal of youth, continuing the narrative outlined in their debut work, Cut-Out.

That’s our K-Pop News roundup for April 19. Bookmark us and check back for the latest news from the land of Hallyu!

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