Tickets are currently on sale for EPIK HIGH’s London appearance in March: EPIK HIGH, a 3-member hip-hop group led by rapper, singer-songwriter and record producer Tablo. Debuted in 2001, EPIK HIGH is unarguably the pioneer in the Korean hip-hop scene. Their album ‘EPILOGUE’ took over iTunes and reached #1 on iTunes hip-hop/rap album chart. The […]
It’s been a quiet week in comparison to the first two of the year, but it looks like there is some interesting music on its way. Hip Hop legend Tiger JK, his wife Yoon Mi Rae (aka Tasha) and Bizzy are forming a new project group called MFBTY (‘My Fan Better Than Yours’), releasing an […]
Saharial rounds up this year’s Critics’ Choice series with her own picks. It’s not been a great year for album buying for me. I’ve been doing more film and drama watching, and the constant injection of yet anther boy or girl group into the already over-packed market is frankly quite off-putting. The longer I spend […]
by Saharial The dark jumper and checked shirt might not be the average wear by hip hop artistes, but then Tablo of the group Epik High is not your average hip hop star. Well spoken, Stanford educated, he was interviewed on a number of topics by CNN earlier this week including the censorship of his […]
Mark Russell has spotted that Epik High’s new album Epilogue has topped the US hip-hop charts on iTunes. Amazing. http://bit.ly/Y1GzU0. “Very encouraging for a more “real” group to make some noise outside of Korea, as opposed to a more manufactured teen-pop group,” notes Mark, noting that the album, released on iTunes on March 8, is […]
This year can definitely be marked down as one for the less inspiring years for discovering new musical talent. Korea is packed full of vocally gifted teens all eager to make the break into stardom and this year saw various girl and boy bands pop up from nowhere as companies vied for more of […]
Saharial shows her appreciation for the way in which hip-hop group Epik High’s new album is marketed: international fans are included, and even welcomed.
Saharial presents her choices of 2008’s finest Korean albums. And they’re not all by Shinhwa.