Weekly Newswrap: ‘LALISA’ drops, B.I’s sentence, TXT’s solo concert, MAMA in South Korea & more

Published on Sep 12, 2021 01:34 PM IST  |  60.5K
'LALISA' poster : courtesy of YG Entertainment and 'TOMORROW X TOGETHER LIVE ' poster : courtesy of BIGHT MUSIC

Let’s take a look at the top updates from the Korean entertainment industry this week.



BLACKPINK’s Lisa released her debut solo album on ‘LALISA’ on September 10 and received immense love and support from fans. The single album broke multiple records and set a staggering start to the rapper’s solo career.



Artist B.I, who is a former iKON member and YG Entertainment member, attended his sentencing trial on September 10. He was sentenced to 4 years of probation along with 80 hours of community service, 40 hours of a drug treatment course, and an additional fine of 1.5 million KRW (approximately 1300 USD).



The boy group announced its exclusive concert ‘TOMORROW X TOGETHER LIVE <ACT:BOY>’ to be held on October 3 via the online fan community platform Weverse. This will be their first-ever solo concert since debuting in 2019.



According to reports, the 2021 Mnet Asian Music Awards will be held on December 11. The usually international event will take place at CJ ENM Contents World in Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea for a second year owing to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.


Seo Ye Ji:

The popular actress is said to be reportedly making her return to dramaland. Seo Ye Ji has been approached for the drama ‘Eve’s Scandal’ opposite Park Byung Eun for a story that follows a conglomerate family and its 2 trillion KRW (about 1.73 billion USD) divorce lawsuit that shakes the nation.


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