Jeff Benjamin

K-Pop Columnist contributor Jeff Benjamin manages and writes the site's K-pop column, K-Town. An online writer at Fuse TV, this New York University alumnus has also contributed to Rolling Stone, BuzzFeed, NYLON,, Popdust and other publications.

Ahn So Jin

K-Pop Trainee & 'Kara Project' Contestant Ahn So Jin Dead at 22

Prominent K-pop hopeful and reality-show contest Ahn So Jin died on Feb. 24. The singer was found unconscious near her apartment garden in South Korea's Daedeok District -- reportedly from jumping to her death from the 10th floor, though the death has not been confirmed a suicide. She died after being transported to a nearby hospital. So Jin was 22.

Rainbow Attempt to Turn 'Black Swan' Into a Sultry Disco Track

After nearly two years away from the K-pop scene, Rainbow returned with an unexpectedly dark and sultry concept for new single "Black Swan" with lyrics and a concept based loosely around the film starring Natalie Portman.