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The First Spectacular YG Family Stage Of The Night- EPIK HIGH feat Park Bom with ”UP”

MBC’s ”Gayo Daejun” year end festival’s 1st part was a blast as YG Family showed their first spectacular stage of the night! After five full years, YG Family finally appeared as a ”family” in this year’s Gayo Daejun.

Epik High started their performance with an intro of their hit song ”Don’t Hate Me” followed by their other hit song ”UP” with features 2NE1’s Park Bom. The performance was spectacular, as Epik High rapped smoothly while Bom hit the high notes perfectly. Bom stunned many with her outfit, which was her trademark mini dress, showing off her ”doll-like” legs.

Another reason for this to be the ”hype” for now is that it was kind of a suprise 2NE1’s Bom would join Epik High and it was their first ever live performance together as the comeback stage back then during Epik High’s comeback was cancelled.

Meanwhile this year’s MBC Gayo Daejun is the hype of town as artists leading the entertainment industry such as ”Super Junior, DBSK, SHINee, Big Bang, Epik High, 2NE1, Lee Hayi” and many more attended with a total of 45 teams and 165 singers.

Source: Nate

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Se7en, Big Bang, 2NE1, PSY, Epik High & Lee Hi ”YG Entertainment Artists Hitting #1 More Then 10 Times Daily”

Almost every new song YG Entertainment their artist is releasing, all easily reach the number one spot. With 7 artists of YG Entertainment who had a comeback or a debut, each one of them managed to get #1 more then 10 times daily on the charts seizing the #1 spots for quite a while.

According to a major daily music chart ”Melon”, all of YG Entertainments artists have been ”sailing” on the roof every release. YG Entertainment’s artist Se7en was the first artist to reach the roof on Melon this year with his February ”When I Can’t Sing” comeback. This song is also ranked high in the monthly chart of Februarly followed by a T-ARA track.

Following labelmate Se7en, Big Bang finally returned too to the music scene after quite a while as members Daesung and G-Dragon took a while off due to a few circumstances. Ahead of ‘‘ALIVE” mini-album’s release, YG dropped the single ”Blue” earlier then the album itself and it quickly sailed to #1 on all the charts, easily achieving an ”all-kill status. Followed by Blue single release and MV, Bad Boy was the next track followed by the rest and the ”ALIVE” mini-album itself which instantly reached #1 on the March monthly chart.

That wasn’t just all, after dominating charts for quite a while with ”ALIVE”, Big Bang released a repackaged album called ”STILL ALIVE” which once again climbed the charts seizing the #1 spots effortlessly on all the major music charts. The title track of the album ”Monster” was quite the hit as Big Bang showed a rather ”new” image with the music video released on the same day. The June monthly chart was clearly dominated by Big Bang followed by Wonder Girls with their ‘‘Like This”.

Girlgroup 2NE1 released their comeback single ”I LOVE YOU” on July 5th and as expected it dominated the weekly charts for quite a while. Even though it was a perioud of many popular artists making a comeback like SISTAR etc, it ranked quite high along with SISTAR’s ”Loving You”.

10 days after 2NE1, PSY the now called ”world star” released his worldwide hit ”Gangnam Style” on July 15th and charted high in the monthly charts for July, August and September.

After PSY it was G-Dragon‘s turn who made his solo comeback after 3 years in September with his first mini-album ”One Of A Kind” with ”One of A Kind” released ahead of time giving fans a taste of what would be coming their way. After OOAK, G-Dragon released another track, ”That XX” ahead of the mini album which topped charts directly. With the album released on the 15th of September, the title track ”Crayon” instantly reached #1 and entered the top 10 along with the rest of the tracks of his mini album that succeeded in setting up the line. For the month September, ”Crayon” was ranked 6th in the monthly charts.

After G-Dragon it was time for Epik High to return to the music scene after their 3 year hiatus. With ”It’s Cold” featuring new artist ”Lee HI” released ahead of Epik High‘s album, it topped instantly like every other song coming from any other YG artist. After releasing their full album, the double tracks ‘‘UP” feat 2NE1’s Park Bom and ”Dont Hate Me” charted high instantly followed by the rest of their tracks giving YG Entertainment another succesfull comeback,

And just a few days ago, YG Entertainment finally debuted Lee Hi who was a runner up for ”SBS K-pop Star” with the track ”1,2,3,4” loved by many as the new artist showed her incredible vocals in not a slow ”ballad” song but a groovy track many are loving at the moment. Ofcourse it reached #1 after it’s release on every chart, and is still topping charts as we speak.

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Source: Nate

Translated By: Yasmine@WeLoveBom

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Epik High Discuss Bom on MBC’s Joo Young Hoon’s Two O’Clock Date

Q:  How did you choose Bom for the featuring, who is a bit different from the type of singers they normally worked with.

A: General comments about the song being high and powerful. Notes that the energy dropped the morning of the recording. Apparently Bom caught a cold and wasn’t in a good condition, but she worked really hard and that they are thankful to her and also sorry to her

Source: sjdmlshfo @YouTube and rukie@YGLadies

Epik High’s UP featuring 2NE1’s Park Bom, Reaction ”Very Hot”

Epik High’s new song ”UP” is getting a hot reaction as many liked the song.

On the 19th, Epik High released their studio album ”99” after three years with their double title tracks ”UP” featuring Park Bom and ”Don’t Hate Me”.

The album is getting a hot response especially one of the title tracks which is a up-tempo track with a little hip hop which also features labelmate 2NE1’s Park Bom unique vocals.

Netizens who listened to the album commented with ”Epik High’s UP is more addictive” ”The album is really good” ”I can’t choose between the double title tracks” ”Wow it’s really true whenever you add Bom’s voice into any song it’s a hit” showing a variety of reactions.

Meanwhile Epik High’s activities for ”99” just started with their 1st comeback performance on SBS Inkigayo last sunday.

Source: Nate

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Tablo & Park Bom: “Oppa~~~ The song and MV are daebak~!”

Tomorrow is our first broadcast on Inkigayo!

@haroobomkum@blobybloOppa~~~ The song and MV are daebak~! Up is daebak from when you say”still with.stand”~ㅠEpik High fighting!

@blobyblo@haroobomkumIm the thankful one.. Health is the most important!

@haroobomkum@blobybloEveryone watch Inkigayo live tomorrow~~~~~!!!!!Ill be supporting you oppa!!!!!!!!!!!!

Source: Tablo‘s & Park Bom‘s Twitter

Translated by: kristinekwak@WeLoveBom.com