Did Yair Yint Aung plagiarize Taeyang’s Eyes, Nose, Lips?

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This is not how I want to start the New Year, but some of my Kpop fans have been criticizing Yair Yint Aung (also pronounced as Ye’ Yint Aung) for plagiarizing Korean R&B artist Taeyang’s famous song “Eyes, Nose, Lips”, which won the Song of the Year at last year’s MAMA (Mnet Asian Music Awards).  Continue reading

2NE1 in Myanmar Galaxy Stage

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Since Kpopstarz published an article about YG Entertainment partnering with Samsung to hold a concert in Myanmar last month, local Blackjacks have been excited about it since rumors of 2NE1 coming to Myanmar has been circulating ever since the first Kpop concert was held at Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon in March. Continue reading

Best Myanmar albums of 2013

Long time no see. I’ve been thinking of compiling a list of my favorite albums in 2013. I must admit that I didn’t listen to many albums this year, especially Myanmar albums. I think I only bought five albums this year – well, four albums and one album from online – and I only listened to three or four albums. I didn’t even download many Myanmar albums this year either. Continue reading