All in Community Highlight
When it comes to writing about K-Pop, one of the pioneers in K-Pop journalism within North America is none other than Jeff Benjamin. He has written for several outlets such as Teen Vogue and Rolling Stone and is most notable for his work with Billboard. At this year’s KCON LA 2018, The Kraze had the opportunity to sit down with Jeff Benjamin once again and catch up on his latest endeavors and work with K-Pop.
Sarah Han is Buzzfeed’s resident K-Pop expert and journalist, and she has had the opportunity to interview many of your favorite groups.
Based out of South Korea, twin sisters Qjin and Qwon and their YouTube channel, Q2Han, have been on the rise as creators who have a passion for fashion and beauty. With over 366,000 subscribers on their channel, you can catch Qjin and Qwon on their adventures in South Korea, traveling across the globe, as well as fashion-centered and & K-Beauty videos. The Kraze had the wonderful opportunity to meet with Qjin and Qwon during KCON LA 2018 (which was also their first time attending KCON LA) and sit down to talk about their career in fashion, as YouTubers, and getting to know them!
It’s been less than a year since we first spoke with ReacttotheK at 2017’s KCON LA, but we had the opportunity to catch up with team members Umu and Kevin at KCON NY for updates on future plans and their take on the artist lineup!
Preeta, known by her internet name Preetaxyz is a K-Pop cover artist on the side, while being a full time medical student!
At KCON NY, we sat down to speak with fine artist Susie Kelly and bullet journaling expert Justine Bujo.
Out here to prove that the Hallyu Wave includes all sorts of diverse groups, Young Ajummah works to bring attention to the fact that older fans can still exist and thrive in the K-Pop fandom.
Ilana and Peggy, better known as the duo Your Sweet Guys on YouTube, are a pair of cousins obsessed with K-Pop who showcase their passions with their audience!
Hailing from Rutgers University, HARU Dance is a crew that focuses on stellar K-Pop dance covers, as well as teaching choreography classes.
Joon Lee is a jack-of-all-trades content creator who hosted the KCON stage at this year’s KCON NY!
Whitney has been riding the Hallyu Wave for quite awhile now, is fairly well-known among the K-Pop fandom for her videos, and has even taken the step of moving to South Korea.
Chances are you’re familiar with East2West, an immensely popular K-Pop cover dance group hailing from Montreal.
The faces behind 2minjinjongkey, Cortney and Jasmine, have been in the weeds of the Hallyu Wave for a long time and also have one of the most well-known reaction channels among K-Pop fans.
Along with taking time to participate in different panels at KCON, PD took some time to chat with The Kraze about their channel and direction.
At this year’s KCON NY, Hello Eddi participated in New York’s first LGBTQ+ panel. Read on to our interview with him to learn a bit more about who Eddie is and what he does!
Surpassing six million total channel views, SHIMMixes (SMXS) has made shockwaves throughout the K-Pop community for his yearly mega mash-ups.
Cy is a writer for quite a few publications in the Hallyu community. This U.S.-based writer loves K-Pop and writing about the K-Pop scene.
Hailing from Canada, we had the chance to get to know Justin, Jason, Raph, and Cedrick from Fresh Baon and to talk to them about their growing YouTube channel!
This November we are recognizing Ky, who is based out of Canada and currently has over 116,000 subscribers. We had the opportunity to sit down and get to know her and her channel a little better!
This month we are putting the spotlight on Imnet— better known as Immy—a radio DJ/Host/Personality with her own K-Pop radio show!