Ok-pop singer IU has donated ₩850million (roughly £523,000) value of products and provides to numerous charities and organisations.
In a press release from her company EDAM Entertainment, the beneficiant act was a part of celebrations for the thirteenth anniversary of the singer’s debut, since her first-ever single ‘Lost Child’ in 2008. The donations had been made in partnerships with manufacturers she has endorsed, corresponding to clothes firm BlackYak and Banolim Pizza, Sports DongA reported.
This included 1,000 pairs of New Steadiness sneakers and a couple of,000 packing containers of pizzas for kids and youngsters dwelling in shelters. IU additionally equipped winter coats and kit for the youths, in addition to first support kits, blankets and bedding units to well being centres.
This isn’t the primary time IU has donated generously. Final 12 months for the twelfth anniversary of her debut, the singer donated ₩50million (roughly £30,000) to two charities, Snail Of Love and the Korean Unwed Moms’ Households Affiliation.
IU made her long-awaited comeback earlier this 12 months along with her fifth studio album ‘LILAC’, which included the songs ‘Celebrity’ and ‘Coin’. In a shining four-star review, NME referred to as the document a “near-perfect, wide-ranging pop gem from K-pop’s darling”.
Extra not too long ago, she made an look on AKMU’s latest collaboration album ‘Next Episode’, which additionally included cameos from Zion.T, Crush, Sam Kim and Beenzino.
In different Ok-pop information, BLACKPINK vocalist Rosé, in addition to former 2NE1 rapper CL, not too long ago attended the 2021 Met Gala, making them the first two female K-pop stars to do so. Rosé had arrived on the gala as Saint Laurent’s international ambassador and was noticed alongside the model’s inventive director Anthony Vaccarello.
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