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[Weekly Wrapup] 4/8-4/-14

Don’t have time to keep up every day with all the latest news in the Kpop world?  Look no further as we go back and quickly review the biggest stories of the past week.

Main News

Last week, the girls of 4minute released their mini album ‘Volume Up‘.  Not to be outdone, SISTAR also released their first mini album ‘Alone‘.  Rookie group 7942 released their debut MV teaser for “I’ll Be Famous”.  Seo In Guk released his album “Perfect Fit’ and the MV for the main track “Tease Me”.  Girls’ Day released their new album jacket cover and the tracklist for their upcoming album ‘Everyday II’, as well as the teaser for their main track “Oh! My God!”

In other news, After School announced that they are adding a new member named Gaeun.  Boy group F.CUZ is also undergoing a change in members and revealed their new member Dae Geon.  Following the completion of his military service, Kangin will be rejoining Super Junior after a 3 year absence.  It was also rumored that SNSD will be forming it’s sub-unit with Taeyeon, Jessica, and Tiffany.

This week, Trax’s Typhoon and SHINee’s Jonghyun celebrated their birthdays on April 8th.  After School’s UEE had her birthday on April 9th, and Raindow’s Yoon Hee had hers on April 14th.  For other idol birthdays click here.

Drama/Variety News

In Love Rain, we finally reach the present day.  Will In Ha’s soon Joon fall for Yoon Hee’s daughter Ha Na is just 3 seconds as well?  Check out our recaps for Episode 5 and Episode 6. SNSD’s Tiffany showed her support for Yoona by singing “Because it’s You” for the OST.

In Fashion King, will Jae Hyuk catch Ga Young stealing materials?  Why is Anna paying a visit to Young Gul?  Find out in our recaps for Episode 7 and Episode 8.

MBC’s The King 2 Hearts released their OST “Love is Crying” by solo artist K.Will.  miss A’s Suzy, Gong Yoo, and Lee Min Jung have all been confirmed for the upcoming drama “Big”.

On Running Man, BoA and Jung Jae Hyung guest once more as the members explore a strange new world in Running Man in Wonderland.

Music Shows

This week 4minute, SISTAR, Jang Nara, and Yangpa all held their comeback stages while 2AM held their goodbye stage for “I Wonder If You Hurt Like Me”.

Rising star Busker Busker beat out stiff competition in CN Blue and SHINee to win their first weekly music show trophy on M! Countdown, but SHINee took home their second straight win on Music Bank and their third on Inkigayo.


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