Monthly Archives: August 2012

2NE1 Invades America: Behind the Scenes With the K-Pop Phenomenon —

This piece is very special. In this behind the scenes article, I was allowed to let my voice truly shine as a writer and I’m thankful Billboard trusted me to write this type of piece. I was able to include … Continue reading

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Gangnam Style Explained: Breaking Down Psy’s Viral Hit (On-Air Interview) — LinkAsia TV

In a very exciting opportunity, I filmed a segment for Link TV’s LinkAsia program via a Skype interview about the viral video sensation nature of Psy’s “Gangnam Style” released today. In my interview I was asked to give my take … Continue reading

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Top 20 K-Pop Moments of the Year —

In this feature article, which was a front page story on as part of the one year anniversary of the Billboard Korea K-Pop Hot 100 chart, I was able to really expand what is typically reported on about K-pop … Continue reading

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New Position: Online Assistant Editor at Inspirer Magazine

Today I was offered the role to be the Online Assistant Editor at Inspirer Magazine! In this role I will editing articles from the site’s writers on a range of topics (music, fashion, politics, culture, sports, books, and more) on … Continue reading

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Lollapalooza Wrap-Up —

This past weekend I helped cover Lollapalooza with Billboard. Each day I covered a ton of different shows contributing to pieces on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. I contributed writing about Red Hot Chili Peppers, Franz Ferdinand, M83, Neon Indian, Miike … Continue reading

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Could These English Speaking K-Divas Make It In The U.S.? —

In this op-ed for (the biggest English-based K-pop news site in the world) I explore how two K-pop stars could break the American music industry. I focused on G.NA (from Canada originally) and NS Yoon-G (of Los Angeles) who … Continue reading

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