2NE1 reunites and performs “Fire” and “I Am the Best” at 2015 MAMA in Hong Kong.
You don’t need to understand Korean to get pumped up from this K-pop jam. “I Am the Best” is a now-classic, empowering anthem and even Microsoft used it in a commercial to tell their competition they were, well, the best. Show those gym rats who’s boss!
Stand Out Tracks: “Come Back Home,” “Baby I Miss You,” “Gotta Be You”
The ultra-popular Korean quartet bring an LP of fierce, genre-bending tracks and promise loads of music videos. Here’s why you should listen
K-pop girl group 2NE1 are one of the driving forces in K-pop’s international expansion. The quartet was the first Korean female group to stage a world tour, will.i.am snagged them for his #willpower LP, they have 6.4 million Facebook likes and 2.1 million YouTube subscribers. Hey, they even co-starred on an episode of The Bachelor.
2NE1 is attracting much attention by making an appearance on America’s FUSE TV.
America’s music cable FUSE TV is introducing artists from YG Entertainment one at a time, in celebration of the New Year under the title, ‘FUSE LOVES SEOUL: From K-Pop to Hip Hop.’
Korean girl group 2NE1 is one of the driving forces in K-pop’s international expansion: The quartet was the first Korean female group to stage a world tour; will.i.am snagged them for his #willpower LP, which also boasted guest spots from Britney Spears, Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus; plus, the girls have 5.8 million Facebook ‘likes’and 1.9 million YouTube subscribers.
Since debuting in 2009, this fierce K-pop girl group has earned international attention not only for their addictive music, but also for their forward-thinking fashion. Here’s 10 of our favorite looks from the quartet
Spreading K-Pop While Looking Fierce
While 2NE1 led the way for Korean pop and hip hop’s international advancement, they always did so looking way fierce and ultra fashionable. Here are CL, Bom, Dara and Minzy with the JS Wings Adidas sneakers, created for them by fashion-forward designer Jeremy Scott.
Fuse declared 2012 was the year K-pop crossed over and last year the scene proved it was getting even hotter. To kickstart the K-pop love in 2014, Fuse News is unrolling a whole week dedicated to Korean pop and hip-hop stars with the first-ever FUSE LOVES SEOUL: From K-Pop to Hip Hop.
Next week, tune in to Fuse News every night at 7:30/6:30c to see exclusive interviews and reports with Korea’s hottest artists, executives and personalities.