Posts tagged ‘Minji’

April 27, 2011

[K-POP] 2NE1 : Dara & Minji Spotted Shopping At Etude House (PHOTO SPAM)

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

2NE1’s Dara and Minji were recently spotted shopping for beauty products at an Etude House shop.

More photos after the cut.

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August 8, 2010

[K-POP] Se7en : Tweets Minji’s Cooking Skills + Fan Sign Event (Photos)

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

SE7EN mentions 2NE1 Minji’s cooking skills on his latest tweet.

Original:

밍끼가 나를위해 잠도안자고 정성스레 싼 도시락이란다^^ 너무 맛있고 힘이펄펄난다!! 실력도 최고지만 마음씨도 최고인 우리 밍끼야~~ 너무 고마웡^^ 2NE1 대~박!!! 홧팅!!!

Translation:

“Mingki calls this the cheap and sincere lunchbox she made for me while not even getting a wink of sleep ^^ It’s really yummy and I can feel strength bubbling up!! Her talent is the best too but her sentiments are the best, our Mingki ya~~ Thank you so much ^^ 2NE1 dae~bak!!! fighting!!!”

Fan sign photos after the cut.

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August 4, 2010

[K-POP] Se7en : Tweets about YG Family 08.04.10

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

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Se7en tweeted some photos with 2NE1’s Dara & Minji, and Big Bang’s T.O.P on his twitter account.

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March 29, 2010

[K-POP] 2NE1 : Featured on Discovery Channel’s Hip Korea Special Documentary

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI
K-POP girl group, 2NE1, gets featured on Discovery Channel‘s latest episode of Hip Korea Special Documentary.
February 20, 2010

[K-POP] Music Core 200th Episode Special 02|20|10

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

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Yesh. Guys.

MBC Music Core has given us a very good line-up performances tonight. With SNSD’s Tiffany and Yuri, along with Big Bang’s Daesung and Seunrgi as MCs for the night, we are all awaiting for tonight’s great show.

With their 200th episode, you can bet MBC has something special in store for us as they provided us with many special stages tonight, like:

  • Joint stage by So Nyeo Shi Dae, KARA and After School
  • 2PM and SHINee do ‘Dance History’
  • Adam couple Jo Kwon and GaIn performs ‘We Fell In Love’
  • So Nyeo Shi Dae, 2PM, SHINee and 2NE1 perform their debut songs!
  • Joint stage by C.N Blue and SNSD
  • And also other hot performances by Brown Eyed Girls, C.N Blue, Kim Jong Kook, Baek Ji Young etc.

*Still updating…

Check it all after the cut:

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February 9, 2010

[K-POP] 2NE1 : Releases “Try to Copy Me” for Samsung CF

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Yessir. Our fave girls are back. Haha.

Well, even if the song is just for a phone CF, I’m all happy that they’re already topping the charts.

2NE1 revealed their new song ‘날 따라 해봐요 (Try To Me Like Me)’ on various music sites on 9th February. ‘Follow Me’ is, like most of 2NE1’s hit songs, produced by Teddy and is a hip hop song sampling on song ‘나처럼 해봐요(Do It Like Me)’.

The lyrics to the song brings the message to females to be confident and dignified, like 2NE1’s previous hit songs.

– ©Kbites

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Check out the CF pic spam of the girls after the cut.

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January 18, 2010

[K-POP] 2NE1 : Minji’s BDAY on Dara’s me2day 01.18.10

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Happy Birthday, Minji-maknae. 🙂

Original message:

생일 축하합니다~생일 축하합니다~싸랑하는 밍끼의~생일 축하합니다!^.^ 짝짝짝! 오늘은 우리막내 밍끼의 생일~ 하지만 우린 오늘 일해요!ㅋ그래두 서프라이즈 파티는햇지요! 밍끼야~ 건강하게만크렴!^.^

In English:

Happy Birthday~ Happy Birthday~ We love you Minji~ Happy Birthday to you!^.^ Yay yay yay! Today is our maknae’s birthday~ But today we had to work!ㅋ So, we had a surprise party~ Minji~ Good help~^.^

Source and translations: AA-CHAN

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November 24, 2009

[K-POP] 2NE1 : CL & Minzy tops charts with “Please Don’t Go”

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Looks like 2NE1’s dongsaengs are soon following after their unnies’ success as  CL and Gong MinJi are dominating various online music charts.

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August 28, 2009

[K-POP] 2NE1’s me2day 08.28.09

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

2NE1’s me2day 08.28.09

Finally, we hear it from the girls. Haha.

I missed their updates. 🙂

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DARA: 와쌉!^.^ 아이구~저 일하구있어요!요즘 뭐 바빠서..ㅋ이러구있다ㅋㅋ이번주는 아마 얼굴볼수있을듯? 얼마만이에요ㅠ 휴가가기전이 마지막이엇으니 보고싶을때도됐죠! 암턴 씨 야~! ^.^

More updates after the cut…

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August 27, 2009

[K-POP] BEG’s Miryo is Best Rapper

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Brown Eyed Girls Miryo voted the best rapper of all female idol group members

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Brown Eyed Girls Miryo has been voted by netizens are the best rapper amongst all idol groups.

On community portal site DCInside, a poll was carried out from 18th till 25th August on ‘The rapper which you think is the most talented amongst female idol group members’, and Miryo was voted #1 with 3,072 votes out of 9,358 votes (32.8%).

Click after the post to see the rest of the results…

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August 19, 2009

[K-POP] Minji’s Bag

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI


Mnet Style: What’s in your bag, Minji?

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More 2NE1 trivia under the cut…

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August 18, 2009

[K-POP] 2NE1 is #1 Summer Hit! + me2day updates 08.17.09

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

2NE1 is Summer’s #1 Hit

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Girl group 2NE1 has shown their power through the great summer heat.

A survey was done on music site Monkey3 (www.monkey3.co.kr) from 7th to 14th August on the question, “Which is the YG Family summer music which can help you forget the summer heat?” and 2NE1 was voted #1.

The song was voted with the reasons provided by netizens, “The soft reggae melody is just addictive”, “A song that gives out great refreshing and cooling feeling”, “Representative song for this summer” etc.

The survey results:

1. 2NE1 – ’I Don’t Care’ (59%, 292 out of 299 voters)
2. Big Bang – ’Gara Gara
3. 1TYM – ‘Hot’ (Netizens: “This is the song that is enjoyable anytime and everytime I listen to it”, “A song with a great summer feel”)
4. Se7en – ‘Girls’ (Netizens: “I hope that Se7en will quickly comeback and release a new album in Korea”

– ©Kbites

2NE1 me2day updates 08.17.2009 after the cut…

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August 16, 2009

[K-POP] Girl Groups Dance Battle “Special Stage” + Bom Airport Pics

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Girl Groups Dance Battle “Special Stage”

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I LOVE IT. Minji rocked it with her ultra fab get-up! Faux!

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Bom “Leaving Korea for the US” Airport Pics

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More airport pics inside this post…

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August 16, 2009

[K-POP] Dara on E! Live and Phil Pics + 2NE1 me2day updates + Style Cameo Vid + 2NE1 TV Clip + KJE Preview

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Dara on Entertainment Live + Greenbelt

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At Greenbelt. LOL. She even bought her mic with her. Such KRUNG KRUNG!

credits & thanks: baby_bo@soompi

More 2NE1 HOT STUFF & UPDATES after the cut…

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August 15, 2009

[K-POP] DARA is #1 Most Searched in Yahoo.PH + 2NE1 me2day updates 08/14/2009 + DARA vids & Article during stay in the Philippines

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

Dara is #1 Most Searched in Yahoo Philippines

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2NE1 me2day updates 08/14/09

The girls had a 3-day break given by YG from 12th August, they will be back on 15th August in Korea.

During the break, Park Bom went back to the States, CL to Japan, MinJi to her grandmother’s place and Sandara to the Philippines.

#14.08.09 Bom: Good morning America~~~~^^♥I’ve just woke upㅋㅋ

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August 14, 2009

[K-POP] 2NE1’s I Say Music Campaign + visiting Daesung & Seung Ri’s practice + Dara with SCQ Friends

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

2NE1 TV: 2NE1 visiting Daesung and Seung Ri during practice

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2NE1’s I Say Music Campaign

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Dara with SCQ Friends and fans

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August 14, 2009

[K-POP] 2NE1’s 5th Win at Music Bank + Minji’s me2day updates August 14, 2009

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

2NE1 snatches 5th win

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With the 2NE1 girls still on their vacays, they still manage to win their 5th crown at Music Bank.

I’m wondering if the girls can even be considered rookies anymore, but regardless, I think I know who is getting the rookie of the year.

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2NE1 “I Don’t Care” Remix Version

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Winning + Encore

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Minji’s me2day updates August 14, 2009

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대천갯벌에서 조개는못캐고열심히만!진짜열심히만!!!캐는공밍끼~★-매니저오빠의거짓말-

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August 12, 2009

[INFO] 2NE1 goes Vacay!

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

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2NE1 will be going their separate ways for the time being as they go off to enjoy their summer vacation from today.

YG Entertainment expressed on the 12th, “2NE1’s Dara, Bom, CL and Minzy will be going for their own vacation from today until 16th August. Since making their debut in May 2009 (sounds like a long time, isn’t it?), the 4 girls have been busy practically everyday with training, rehearsals and performances without a break for the past 3 months. We decided to give them a short vacation of five days to let them re-energize themselves.”

It’s believed that all 4 members will take the opportunity to visit places where they spent their childhood. Bom will head to America, Dara to Philippines, CL to Japan and Minzy will go to her granny’s place.

After ending their short summer vacation,
2NE1 will restart their promotions from the 3rd week of August.

It’s a semi vacation though as they will be on camera, which you can catch on 2NE1TV soon, so look out for that.

– Allkpop


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July 18, 2009

[INFO] Getting to Know 2NE1

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI

2NE1 Individual Member’s Interview –

Same Questions, Different Answers

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2NE1, with their 4 members and 4 different set of charms, debuting as ‘female Big Bang‘, is currently one of the hottest stars in the Kpop scene with hits after hits like ‘Lollipop’, ‘Fire’ and ‘I Don’t Care’.

We take a look into the interviews of each members from the eldest unnie Park Bom to the youngest member Gong MinJi of the group.

#1: Leader CL

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When did you start dreaming to be a singer? And what type of singer do you aim to be?

  • From young, my dad had liked music. I grow up listen to music freely and gaining interests in it. The singers I really look up to are Lauryn Hill from the Fugees and Madonna. I see them as historical female musicians, really cool.

Your expressions and your acting in ‘I Don’t Care’ is really good. What were you thinking as you were acting?

  • Before our team hits the stage, we will cheer out ‘Let’s play’. Also I take the time to think about the day’s performance’s concept. And because even though it is just one concept, each member’s way of expressing the concept is different, each of us show a different type of charms. I think of the concept and related it to the lyrics.

What are CL’s charms in the eyes of other members?

  • Sandara – A friend more fun than myself. She is polite in front of unnie and oppas, but she does a lot of aegyo (acting cute). Sometimes I feel like calling her unnie because of the good care she shows. She helps me with my clothes and fashion, and I also received much help from her in many ways. I think her eye-smile is really cool too.
  • Bom – She is really clever. She shows a side that is really like a leader. She is the brain of the group.
  • MinJi – She is very thorough with her own work. She is really caring as well. She is also very dedicated when it comes to clothes and choreography. She has also a very special sense of fashion.

I heard that to become a YG trainee, you had brought your audition CD directly to CEO Yang Hyun Seok. Where did you get such bravery?

  • I think of this as my last resort. Back then I was thinking if this does not work, I’ll just have to try something else. I heard that to be able to meet Yang HyunSeok you have to wait everyday at the company building and even have to stay overnights there. And to prepare my demo tape, I had put in a lot of practice and it was one of the most hardworking times of my life. I think of it and without fear I went for the challenge. I hope that is not the time when my passion is buring the highest.

Anything you want to say to your fans.

  • The other members have said that I was fun and like to act cute but I’m someone who cannot express myself well. I am more free around people I’m close to. But to say to my mother and fans it is a little improper. Even though we don’t get to mention much usually, we think of our fans as strong support. Previously on SBS Inkigayo on 12th July, it was raining so heavily but we are thankful that our fans came and show support.

#2 Park Bom

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When did you start dreaming to be a singer? And what type of singer do you aim to be?

  • I liked music since young, and I appear in a lot of kids singing contests. ANd also because I like to follow and sing along to pop songs, I wanted to be a singer naturally. I remember that I wanted to really be a singer when I was 13. I want to sing seeing Beyonce and Mariah Carey. Especially, I want to learn the strong vocal and performance power of Beyonce.

Your expressions and your acting in ‘I Don’t Care’ is really good. What were you thinking as you were acting?

  • I just come up with whatever suits the lyrics. I try to act pretty a little to (laughs). I was told by the production team to act pretty on SBS Inkigayo on 12th July too.

What are Park Bom’s charms in the eyes of other members?

  • CL – She is a 8-dimensional girl. She is a really cute and extraordinary unnie. She is very hardworking and has great passion for singing.
  • Sandara – For me I try to go gag and think ‘I should be funny’ but for Bommie she has the natural talent to make people around her laugh. She is very caring in terms of feeding us health food and medicine. And she acts cute a lot too.
  • MinJi– She has a charming voice and she teaches her singing techniques very carefully. It is fun to talk to unnie. Even though we have big age gap, we are like friends. She has charms like a black hole.

It is a little late for you to debut as an idol singer, do you feel worried about it?

  • It will be a lie to say that I do not feel worried from the beginning. But seonbaes at YG Entertainment told me that talents are more important than age itself and told me not to worry about it. Because of them I’m ok now.

Anything you want to say to your fans.

They bring us good and presents when we appear on broadcast programmes. They know a lot about us and wrote us each member letters. I am very thankful for that and I will work harder to improve myself.


#3 Gong MinJi

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When did you start dreaming to be a singer? And what type of singer do you aim to be?

  • Because I like dancing, I have followed the dance steps when I watch MVs. And I also like singing and that’s why I would want to be a singer. The most impressionable MV for me is YG Family’s ‘Fine Gentlemen’. And I recently watched Michael Jackson’s concert on TV. I was born in 1994 but the performance was in 1992. Even though it was an old performance I thought it was really good. And that is why I want to be a singer.

Your expressions and your acting in ‘I Don’t Care’ is really good. What were you thinking as you were acting?

  • I talked to the unnies about it and think of them. And the expressions will come out naturally.

What are MinJi’s charms in the eyes of other members?

  • CL – Very cute. But amongst us she is the seonbae in terms of trainee days. She is very matured in the sense that she has started her trainee life from a very young age.
  • Sandara – Even though she is very young, it is scary that she can do self-management so well. She makes sure she gets enough sleep and also do exercise and controls herself. She is very talented in dancing and is able to grasp dance steps very well. And when the unnies are tired she will also take care of us.
  • Bom – She thinks very high and there are many times when she will surprise us. She is the maknae (youngest) who also takes care of the eldest unnie me. She also helps me in many ways like when we meet people, she will tell me ‘unnie you cannot say this or that’.

Even though you are the youngest, it feels that the unnies have a lot of things to learn from you. Are there times when you behave like an adult at home too?

  • Because I had trained for a long time and have been away from my family for long, the habits as the youngest do not come out much. And because I have learnt how to treat others from my teachers as a trainee, that is why I naturally becomes like this.

Anything you want to say to your fans.

  • Very thankful for showing us love without change. I believe that the fans ar always with us because I take the stage always thinking that I’m going there to enjoy the moment with our fans.

#4 Sandara Park

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When did you start dreaming to be a singer? And what type of singer do you aim to be?

  • Seo Taiji and boys debuted when I was in elementary 2nd year. When I see them I thought “I want to appear on the TV like them too” and that is how I wanted to be a singer. I respect seonbae Um Jung Hwa. Even though she is pretty, cute and charming, to say in one word she is a ‘cool woman’. I want to be a singer like who can take on all sorts of transformations on stage.

Your expressions and your acting in ‘I Don’t Care’ is really good. What were you thinking as you were acting?

  • The time on stage is very short. That is why I think of it as a sitcom and do the acting on stage. Even though the person who taught us the choreography also taught us to be delicate in our expressions, but when we take the stage, our expressions become more exaggerated. I tend to do over-action, because I wanted it to be more fun. And because I was the one with acting skills, it was a little pressurising on me when it comes to filming the MV. (Laughs)

What are Sandara’s charms in the eyes of other members?

  • CL – Even though she seems cute, she is a very warmhearted unnie. She is very energetic and cheery as though going on broadcast programme for 24 hours.
  • MinJi – She always gives off a very happy engery. She is very unique and also a fun person to be with.
  • Bom – She is the atmosphere-maker in the group. She is always like a fun friend.

You play the role as the endorphine in the group. What is the motivation to be always such an energetic person?

  • For myself, I like doing gags and enjoys great atmosphere. It is even more fun now since the members are able to coordinate and respond well when I pull a gag or trick.

Anything you want to say to your fans.

  • I am very very thankful for always being there no matter how we are. I am so touched that the fans waited despite the rain on SBS Inkigayo on 12th July.

  • Source: KBites



Saranghae and uber-thanks to Sookyeong for being so updated and on the go with translating stuffs. Way to go, Girl. ♥

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July 13, 2009

[PICS/INFO] July 12, 2009 2ne1 me2day

by HOTSPICYKIMCHI
Minji: Me and Dara unnie ~~^^ Who’s the youngest~~?

Minji: Me and Dara unnie ~~^^ Who’s the youngest~~?

CL: GO CRAZY!

CL: GO CRAZY!

Dara: Very thankful to all those who came to watch Inkigayo despite the heavy rain! Touched!ㅠㅠ You guys must have suffered much! You will support us right~↗?^.^ Let’s play!

Dara: Very thankful to all those who came to watch Inkigayo despite the heavy rain! Touched!ㅠㅠ You guys must have suffered much! You will support us right~↗?^.^ Let’s play!

Saranghae and thanks to Sookyeong for the pics.



Cheerios, loves.
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Cheerios, loves.

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