July 20, 2016


'K-Stop' Podcast: Eric Nam Talks 'Can't Help Myself,' FTISLAND, Heize, and K-Pop on South China Sea

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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 24 YouTube playlist and read on for more on this week's topics:

This week we discuss...
-The new single from Eric Nam titled "Can't Help Myself" and get some insight from the K-pop star himself on the new track in an interview
-The latest collaboration between Heize and Dean for "And July"
-The rocking comeback of FTISLAND with "Take Me Now" off their new Where's the Truth album 

Plus in our Deep Cuts section, we have a discussion about the domestic K-pop community's response to the South China Sea conflict and how Chinese stars promoting in K-pop are being criticized for showing support to China. 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 24?

Heize & Dean, "And July"
FTISLAND, "Take Me Now"
Eric Nam, "Can't Help Myself"
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Listen to last week's episode featuring discussion on NCT 217, GFriend, Se7en and more: