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Hello Asia! Interview: Zion. T & Crush (South Korea) talk KCON LA and the track 'Just'

Hello Asia editor Johnny Au sat down with breakthrough Korean hip hop artists Zion. T & Crush backstage at KCON 2015 LA. The duo was performing for the first time at one of Korean Pop culture's biggest events and we ask Zion. T & Crush what their KCON experience has been like and about Holocoin, and VV:D.

Hello Asia! Live Review: KCON LA 2015 M! Countdown Day 2 - Staples Center (02.08.15)

Another August in Los Angeles, another KCON and MCountdown concert bonanza! Now in its fourth year, the All Things Hallyu event ballooned once again in size, scope, and attendance. This year’s mantra was “Ignite Your Feelz” and the double concerts indeed ignited all kinds of feelz for the 90,000 attendees who took over the Staples Center on August 1st and 2nd. Here’s a brief rundown of the second of the 2-night conflagration of fan emotions.

Hello Asia! Feature: Korean Hip Hop 101 - Amoeba Culture

Curious about Korean Hip Hop, but not sure where to start? Hello Asia! has you covered! This is the first of a series featuring the more prominent players in contemporary K-hip hop and we’re taking a label-based approach. (And if you’re following Show Me The Money 4, we’ll hit all of the judges and producers, and many of the contestants before we’re done.) Hello Asia writer Ariel Alkire takes you on the first part of our series on Korean hip hop.

Hello Asia! New Music Video: Crush feat. Zico – “Oasis” (South Korea, 2015)

Kick back and relax with Crush’s 'Oasis'! A smooth hip-hop track, the video features beautifully shot seaside scenery and colours, perfect for the Korean summer. Crush sings about a love interest being an oasis in his life, with his perfect vocals lifted by Block B Zico’s rap verse. Labelmate Zion. T also makes an appearance in the video so check it out below!

KCON 2015 USA Announces Complete K-Pop Artist Lineup

The full lineup for KCON 2015 USA has been announced, and it’s a doozy. Besides the K-Pop artists, a number of celebrity guests are expected to join, with names to be announced soon.