Soompi Feature: The 14 Most Unique Voices In K-Pop

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The diversity of K-pop is part of what makes it shine from Korea to all four corners of the globe. Voices of all sorts have made themselves known, and some of those voices are so wonderfully singular that they are identifiable within a few seconds of listening to them. They are the voices that make eyes widen in instant recognition. Let’s take a look at 14 of the most unique crooners, rappers, and belters in K-pop that fans all over the world know and love.

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Soompi Feature: 7 Times Instrument-Playing Idols Have Melted Our Hearts

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K-pop idols can sing and dance like nobody’s business. They’ve spent training days, debut days, music show performances, and more showing us that they know how to evoke feels with their incredible high notes and fluid dancing. But they are more than that. Many of our favorite idols boast of instrumental talents as well. Let’s check out the most heart warming performances by our beloveds.

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Soompi Feature: 6 Epic Forms of the Classic K-pop Lip Graze

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The “lip graze” is one of the most iconic K-pop moves to exist in K-pop choreography along with the beckoning fingers, the head clutch, and the body rub. This classic move is a favorite with male and female K-pop stars and highlights luscious lips and long fingertips. Now it would be a mistake to think that there is just one kind of lip graze. The “lip graze” comes in different styles, speeds, and variations. Without further ado, I present the top lip grazes in K-pop.

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Soompi Feature: 8 Reasons That Perfectly Sum Up Why SHINee Is Amazing

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SHINee is one of K-pop’s super groups; these five boys have been cruising on top for eight years. They have just finished a circuit of concerts in North America, including their very first U.S. fanmeet, and it is only right to share why these handsome fellas have kept Shawols’ loyalty and hearts.

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Soompi Feature: Quiz – What Type of K-drama Villain Are You?

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No K-drama is complete without a villain. They are the characters we love to hate, and hate to love. These are the people who make our beloved OTPs suffer and force us to consider reaching through our screens to deliver retribution. Without them, however, dramas would be so dull. They are a necessary evil. Soompiers, if you were a K-drama villain, which would you be? Take the quiz below to find out.

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Soompi Feature: Quiz – Which K-drama Cliche Are You?

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K-drama is full of cliches that tickle us pink when they pop up in a drama. The first time the rough, gruff hero kneels down to help the ailing heroine home makes us melt inside. Or when a peck on the lips comes out of nowhere, leaving the receiver quite startled and us squealing with joy. Which K-drama cliche best defines you? Take the quiz below and find out!

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Soompi Feature: Jang Geun Suk’s 9 Most Memorable Roles

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The year is 2009. The drama is “You’re Beautiful.” The heartthrob is Jang Geun Suk.
If you didn’t know Jang Geun Suk before his career-defining performance as Hwang Tae Kyung in the Hallyu-changing drama, then this drama probably put him on your radar. He may have recently taken a hiatus, but he’s back to prove his chops in Jackpot. While we’re waiting for the next episodes to come out, let’s reminisce about all of his best roles on the small and silver screen from 2006 until, well, now.

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