Spotlight – Taeyang

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Meet Taeyang, a South Korean Kpop singer, dancer, songwriter, and producer. He began his training in YG Entertainment, a company for artists wanting to pursue R&B/Urban music, at the young age of 12. After six years of vocal and dance training, he made his debut as a member of BIG BANG.

In 2008, Taeyang released his first solo mini album titled “Hot“. He incorporated mostly R&B songs on the album, as it was the genre of music he loved. He wasn’t as happy with the album due to the fact that he didn’t get the chance to write any of the songs. However, the album was well received by fans and music critic alike; he won ‘Best R&B/Soul Song’ for his single ‘Only Look At Me‘, and ‘Best R&B/Soul Album’ for “Hot” at the 7th Korean Music Awards.

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2NE1 Says “It Hurts” on Halloween

2NE1 has released the music video for their 4th single “It Hurts” from the “To Anyone” album.

The song is more of a ballad compared to their other releases, and the music video has a halloween theme to it. It was quite amazingly directed, depicting the four young ladies in pure sadness; Dara sheds tears realising that her love is no longer with her. In my opinion, Bom owns this song with her remarkable vocals, but it’s nice to see the girls really sing so passionately.

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