Welcome to K-Stop, Fuse's new K-pop podcast and the new, No. 1 destination for fun, insightful commentary on the biggest K-pop news, music, issues, and beyond.
Every Wednesday, we'll deliver you a fresh episode where hosts Jeff Benjamin and Tina Xu will not only dish on the latest in the scene, but also respond to the topics that are important to you and the K-pop community at large.
In our premiere episode, K-Stop discusses the long-awaited comeback of monster-rookie boy band Winner, the Skrillex-assisted return of girl group 4Minute, and the latest solo release from Girls' Generation's Taeyeon. We'll also take a look at the K-pop songs currently shaking up America’s charts, as well in our "Deep Cuts" section, we dive into the news and controversies moving fandoms—this week examining the cultural context of some alleged racism with a Lunar New Year greeting from BIGBANG's Taeyang.
Listen to the podcast above now and click here for your iTunes download link. Got thoughts on the episode or what you want to hear on the show next week? Chat with Jeff or Tina on Twitter or just use the #Kstop hashtag!
Check out all the music and artists we talk about in our Episode 1 YouTube playlist below: