These are external links and will open in a new window. Earlier this year, the meticulously managed world of K-pop was rocked by scandal. Seungri, a singer in one of the world's most famous boy bands, Big Bang, was questioned by police over allegations he was procuring prostitutes for his business and had embezzled funds at Burning Sun, a nightclub he part-owned in the exclusive Gangnam district of Seoul, South Korea.
K-pop mogul Yang Hyun-suk resigned Friday as head of South Korea's major record agency YG Entertainment amid drug and sex scandals that have rocked his company. Yang, founder and chief producer of YG Entertainment, said he would "step down from all positions and responsibilities" in the agency effective Friday. YG was also behind the mega hit "Gangnam Style" by Psy that elevated the standing of K-pop to another level.
Please refresh the page and retry. The names of several high-profileK-pop stars, such as boy band singer Seungri, have been dragged into the scandal and interviewed by police, though they strenuously deny any wrongdoing. According to a BBC investigation, victims were drugged with an undetectable substance known as GHB before being dragged into nightclub back rooms or alleyways and then raped by one or more men, sometimes while being filmed on mobile phones.
YG was also behind the mega hit "Gangnam Style" by Psy that elevated the standing of K-pop to another level. K-pop mogul Yang Hyun-suk resigned Friday as head of South Korea's major record agency YG Entertainment amid drug and sex scandals that have rocked his company. But he could no longer withstand "humiliating" allegations of his involvement in a drug scandal that have been "taken as if they were true", he added. The announcement came after a report by South Korean broadcaster KBS that Yang had tried to silence a person who had provided illegal drugs to one of his artists.
Gangnam Style unknown. Gangnam Style is a song that was made by Psy in July of It is really popular.
Korean superstar Psy has admitted on his Instagram account that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho—better known as Jho Low—is his friend. The popular singer confessed that he introduced the accused mastermind behind 1MDB to Korean pop mogul Yang Hyun-Suk, better known as YG who allegedly arranged the sexual services. In the Instagram post which was written in Korean, Psy detailed their friendship in-depth.
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A few months ago, the nightclub would have been packed with hundreds of gyrating men and women, and full tables, many costingwon pounds or more for a night of drinking and dancing. But a wave of sex crimes and other illegal activity has revealed a dark underbelly in the district, driving club-goers and celebrities away. Most seriously, some are being investigated over the use of date rape drugs to incapacitate women and assault them, sometimes filmed by hidden cameras.
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The Burning Sun scandalalso known as the Burning Sun gate  is a entertainment and sex scandal in Seoul, South Korea which involved several celebrities, including Korean idols in popular K-pop groups, and police officials. It was the largest scandal to hit the K-pop industry, and impacted the image of its artists. The allegations of sex crimes involved added to the country's "epidemic" of what is called molkaa Korean word for the online distribution of unconsented sex videos taken of women, and the scandal became fodder for political parties, who argued over how to handle it.