Claire Lee

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Pioneer K-pop idol Yang Joon-il makes an unlikely comeback

Entertainment News Mar 20, 2020

Pioneer K-pop idol Yang Joon-il makes an unlikely comeback

Thirty years ago his make-up, floppy hair and flamboyant fashion sense outraged audiences. Today, 50-year-old Korean-American singer Yang Joon-il is enjoying an unlikely comeback, re-discovered by the YouTube and social media generation through online clips and hailed as a forerunner to today's K-pop stars. The K-pop ...