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Basick to release first album in August

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From Independent Records (INDEPENDENT RECORDS / Indep below) Basick's  first album [CLASSICK] to be released in August.He won first place in a rap underground competition and emerged as a rookie in the mix tape with Double Trouble (DOUBLE TROUBLE),  released four years ago and their first album, he polished his skills in the meantime.In addition, the jacket design was done by graffiti JNJ CREW team upon the album's completion. The album as a whole is filled with stories about himself and hip-hop, set to release August 13th. BASICK 1st LP 'CLASSICK' TRACK LIST 01.BASICK INSTINCT / Prod.Jay Kidman
02.BASICK / Prod.Duckdap
03.RHYMIN '/ Prod.Vida Loca
04.CHECK IT OUT (Ft. Jay Moon, DJ Tiz) / Prod.Pe2ny
05.ENTOURAGE / Prod.Luka
06.BOUNCE (Ft. VASCO) / Prod.Jay Kidman
07.HEAD & TAIL (Ft. Crybaby) / Prod.The Quiett
08.I'MA WINNER NOW / Prod.Duckdap
09.DOUBLE TROUBLE (Ft. InnoVator) / Prod.P'Sound

‘K-pop needs strong home market, new digital platform’

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S.M. Entertainment chief suggests using advertising to enable free downloads

Lee Soo-man, chairman of S.M. Entertainment, said Wednesday although K-pop is increasingly popular around the world, it needs a strong boost in the local market first, to further advance to the next level.

The local music market needs a new digital music distribution platform ― an iTunes-like one or an entirely different one ― not only to allow purchasing digital music and globally sharing music for free but to give profits to songwriters from corporate marketing and advertisement, he said.

Lee Soo-man (left), chairman of S.M. Entertainment, talks with Culture Minister Choung Byoung-gug on K-pop in Choung’s office in Seoul on Wednesday, after receiving a plaque of thanks from the ministry for promoting the Korean Wave through K-pop. (Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism)

His comments came during a conversation with Culture Minister Choung Byoung-gug, after receiving a plaque of appreciation from the Culture Mi…