Minzy Leaves 2NE1

2NE1’s remaining members (CL, Dara and Park Bom) will soldier on as a trio.

Christina Lee | April 5, 2016 - 1:58 pm

CL Performs “Hello Bitches” At The Mnet Asian Music Awards, Reunites With 2NE1 For “Fire”

CL tore up the stage at last night’s MAMAs. Watch her in action up top.

Mike Wass | December 2, 2015 - 3:13 pm

PSY Returns With “Daddy” And “Napal Baji”: Watch The Demented Videos

Does PSY have another “Gangnam Style” on his hands?

Mike Wass | November 30, 2015 - 6:58 pm

CL’s Debut American Album Contains Pop Anthems “Birthday” And “One,” According To Diplo

Super producer Diplo sheds some light on CL’s much-hyped debut American album. Find out more after the jump.

Mike Wass | August 20, 2015 - 5:09 pm

CL Sizzles On Social Media: See The 2NE1 Diva’s 15 Sexiest Instagram Pics

Already the queen of the K-Pop scene, CL is set to conquer the globe later this year with her English-language debut. See the 2NE1 diva’s sexiest Instagram pics.

Mike Wass | March 9, 2015 - 5:23 pm

Nicki Minaj, Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran, Charli XCX Win 2015 YouTube Music Awards: See The List Of Winners

YouTube has announced the winners of their 2015 YouTube Music Awards. See the list!

Bradley Stern | March 2, 2015 - 9:19 am

Kanye West & Taylor Swift Are Now Dinner Buddies: Morning Mix

Plus Charli XCX is signed to a modeling agency and Vanilla Ice gets arrested! Also find out who will be performing on late night TV after the jump.

Bianca Gracie | February 19, 2015 - 5:00 am

2NE1’s CL Hits The Studio With Diplo, Skrillex And RoccStar

CL, dynamic lead vocalist of the must-hear 2NE1, surprised both K-Pop and dubstep fans when she popped up in Skrillex’s forward-thinking debut album Recess. Then last month, she made headlines as she cemented plans to make her stateside debut next year, and while working with super-manager Scooter Braun (Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande,…

Christina Lee | November 22, 2014 - 8:51 am

2NE1’s CL To Make Her English Stateside Debut in 2015

Huge news for K-pop lovers this week.

CL, lead vocalist/rapper of the wildly popular and fashionable quintet 2NE1, is undoubtedly one of the biggest break-out stars on the South Korean pop scene, having already made a splash with her sassy 2013 smash, “The Baddest Female.” The song and video even made…

Bradley Stern | October 17, 2014 - 2:46 pm

Beyonce Was Terrified To Release ‘Beyonce’: Morning Mix

:: Beyonce confessed of her initial doubts leading up to her new album’s surprise release, during a screening hosted at New York’s School of Visual Arts. “I just got off the stage, I had a glass of wine and my cousin Angie was like, ‘Are you alright?’ because I was talking to myself and I…

Christina Lee | December 23, 2013 - 5:00 am

2NE1 Hit The (Fake) Beach In Their Summery “Falling In Love” Video: Watch

After spending an eventful year trying to break the US market with a tour and will.i.am collaboration, 2NE1 has returned to their K-Pop roots — albeit with a reggae twist. “Falling In Love” finds one of Asia’s hottest acts in a fun and playful mood. They jump on the dancehall trend pioneered by Girls’ Generation with…

Mike Wass | July 8, 2013 - 6:52 pm

2NE1’s CL Breaks Out Hard With “The Baddest Female”: Watch Her Solo Debut

2NE1 might be my favorite K-pop girl group, and the group’s breakout star has always been CL, a spitfire of a rapstress with more attitude in her pinkie finger than her stateside contemporaries have in their whole bodies.

Accordingly, her debut solo single “The Baddest Female” (great title, no?), appropriates a type of trappy,…

Sam Lansky | May 28, 2013 - 7:18 am

Will.i.am’s ‘#willpower’: Stream The Star-Studded LP Featuring Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber & More

Will.i.am’s fourth studio album #willpower drops on April 23 (hashtag willpower!), and the rapper-producer has posted the album in its entirety as song streams on his YouTube channel, which is great news for people curious to see how Will has managed to take excellent hooks from huge artists and vitiate them with insipid, meaningless lyrics and paint-by-numbers…

Sam Lansky | April 16, 2013 - 8:11 am

2NE1’s Will.i.am Collaboration “Take On The World”: Listen

K-Pop diva troupe 2NE1 hopped in the studio with will.i.am at some point, and one of their collabs, the very will.i.am-y “Take On The World,” has surfaced online. The girls assert that they’re “up in the sky for real” and ready to “take on the world” atop housey piano chords and shimmering synths — all…

Robbie Daw | March 14, 2013 - 1:36 pm

Nicki Minaj, Big Sean & Sky Ferreira Take To The Streets In Adidas Originals Commercial

Nicki Minaj keeps on racking up those endorsement deals. After starring in campaigns for Pepsi and MAC, the “Pound The Alarm” rapper appears in a commercial for Adidas Originals’ “Represent”. In the ad, Nicki struts the streets of New York with designer Jeremy Scott, sporting a colorful coat created by Scott with Adidas. Meanwhile, her “Dance

Becky Bain | August 1, 2012 - 10:11 am

2NE1 To Bring Their K-Pop Sass Stateside During New Evolution World Tour

2NE1 were a natural fit for our 10 K-Pop Bands You Must Hear roundup last year, and they even went on to win the MTV Iggy Best New Band In The World competition. Now the girls — that would be CL, Dara, Bom and Minzy — are heading to the US for their first North American…

Robbie Daw | July 25, 2012 - 11:00 am

Madonna’s “Like A Virgin” Reinvented By 2NE1 As A K-Pop Disco Track

Some cover songs make a whole lot of sense. Some don’t. We say Madonna’s “Like A Virgin” reimagined as a K-pop tune falls somewhere in the middle. Whereas most covers tend to update the original tune and make it sound more modern, South Korean quartet 2NE1 has actually made their version of “Like A…

X. Alexander | March 20, 2012 - 1:30 pm

The Rise Of K-Pop: 10 Must-Hear Bands (PHOTOS)

South Korea is quickly becoming the new home of catchy pop music. K-Pop has already taken Asia by storm, and the phenomenon is steadily making its way to the US with acts like Wonder Girls, 2NE1 and BIGBANG working on English language debuts. Given the genre’s growing popularity, we thought it was about time to…

Idolator Staff | August 17, 2011 - 2:59 pm