Welcome to K-Stop, Fuse's K-pop podcast and the 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.
Check out all the music and artists we talk about in our Episode 21 YouTube playlist and read on for more on this week's topics:
This week we discuss...
-The solo comeback of Girls' Generation leader Taeyeon with "Why" and accompanying EP featuring the buzz
track "Starlight" with Dean
-Brave Girls showing off a new side of themselves with "High Heels" and its entertaining music video
-The debut of five-member Beast with their pre-release ballad "Butterfly"
Plus in our Deep Cuts section, we give our mid-year picks for our favorite singles, albums and concepts in K-pop (so far) in 2016. As always, we'll count down the K-pop songs shaking up the U.S. iTunes charts, respond to listener comments and give you insider tea you can't find anywhere else.
Vote on your favorite new release from the week until next week's episode when we'll reveal the winner!
What Was Your Favorite K-Pop Release From Episode 21?
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Listen to last week's episode featuring discussion on Sistar, BoA, San E, Raina and more: