Posts in Culture
MASTERPIECE'S LEE YOUNGHYUN: A HAIR STYLIST IS LEADING THE CULTURAL REVOLUTION IN SANGSU

Lee Younghyun is the founder of Masterpiece, a hair-salon located in the still relatively low-key neighborhood of Sangsu, Seoul. The salon is frequented by fashion models, editors, and many other heavyweight influencers. In this interview, conducted by MUTZINE's Editor-In-Chief, Younghyun shares her origin story and her ambitions of extending the reach of her cultural capital even further. Sangsu is becoming a hub for cultural revolution in Seoul and Masterpiece is at the center! 

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Kirin: A Chat With Korea's New Jack Swing King

Kirin has made it his life purpose to maintain the New Jack Swing genre and lifestyle alive in South Korea. Ever since his 2009 debut, he has released a series of original songs that evoke the sensibilities of American Hip-Hop and R&B from the 80's and 90's. MUTZINE's editor met up with the multi-talented artist at the Back In The Day cafe in Seoul, where his visual artwork was also on display, to talk about his key influences, affinity to FILA, and collaboration wish-list. 

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A Pepero Holiday Special: Kwak Tori & Ryeori

It’s 11/11, otherwise known as Pepero Day and it seemed appropriate to introduce you to one of MUTZINE’s favorite couples today.  In this special feature, we learn about Kwak Tori & Ryeori's individual pursuits in the art, fashion, and beauty field. While munching on various choco-sticks they also recount how they survived the longest some relationship ever. 

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BTWN 4 WALLS w/ LIVII: HIP-HOP, R&B, SAILOR MOON & 19+ FILMS

Although her start was modeling, LiVii has always had a passion for music. Known for her hip-hop and RnB cover songs, she finally made her debut in 2014 with the single Beepx3. In this interview, we learn about LiVii's creative process, from shaping the "Rich Bitch" image to filming her music videos. She also introduces us to the fellow artists that have helped her along the way.

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