Although members of BTS are preparing to enlist for mandatory military service, it hasn’t stopped the continuous flow of news from the k pop World. The boy band also doesn’t let this small setback slow them down. In fact, the BTS Army refuses to let their boys take a backseat in the difficult months ahead. On the flip side, aside from the ubiquitous BTS hype, there are plenty of other happenings in the K-Pop world, including headlines about Korean girl group Red Velvet, ENHYPEN, and a surprise mention of Olympic figure skater Cha Jun-Hwan.
Anyone familiar with Red Velvet will no doubt have heard their lead single, “Birthday,” which was released on November 28, 2022 as part of Red Velvet The ReVe Festival 2022 – birthday Album. Well, there are more goodies on that front. Meanwhile, ENHYPEN – hot on their heels to success sadame (their first Japanese-language and second studio album overall) – will team up with Cha Jun-Hwan to cover BTS songs at 2022 SBS Gayo Daejeon. As for BTS’ V, well, not much to say other than “the internet loves him…again.”
Red Velvet release behind-the-scenes featurette for “Birthday” MV
Although Red Velvet consists of five members, the girl group originally debuted in August 2014 with a four-piece line-up (Irene, Seulgi, Wendy and Joy) with the single “Happiness”. Their fifth member, Jeri, joined in March 2015. The 10th (designated eighth) mini-album by Red Velvet, The ReVe Festival 2022 – birthday released on November 28, 2022 and contained the lead single “Birthday”. The MV for “Birthday” was such a hit with K-pop fans and Red Velvet fans alike that the girl group felt the need to share a behind-the-scenes look at the making.
In the 25-minute YouTube video, we see extras in fancy costumes (like disco ball headpieces and panda suits), colorful set pieces, an entire camera crew and Red Velvet himself toasting and celebrating, all smiling for the camera. There are occasions when the Red Velvet Girls (either in pairs or individually) speak to the camera and document their experiences. It’s a really deep dive into the basics of making a music video. For anyone interested in the inner workings of Red Velvet and their music, this will be the best 25 minutes of your life.
ENHYPEN plans to collaborate with Olympic figure skater Cha Jun-Hwan to cover BTS songs
You wouldn’t expect Korean athlete and Olympian Cha Jun-Hwan to be a vocal guy, but he’s teaming up with Korean boy band ENHYPEN for an upcoming performance at 2022 SBS Gayo Daejeon. ENHYPEN will team up with Olympic contender Cha Jun-Hwan, the first Korean male solo figure skater to finish in the top five at the Beijing Winter Olympics, to perform BTS songs on December 24 at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul to cover ‘Life; shout out.’ ENHYPEN, the seven-piece boy band, was formed after participating in the 2020 survival competition show I countryand debuted the EP on November 30, 2020 Boundary: First day. They are currently going through their first world tour “MANIFESTO” which started in September 2022 and runs until February 2023.
BTS’ V receives adorable fan edits after his ‘Veautiful Days’ photo shoot
A few weeks ago, BTS singer Kim Taehyung — known professionally as “V” — starred in a recent teaser for his fashion photo folio, Me, Myself and V, in preparation for his own upcoming solo studio album. The photoshoot entitled “Veautiful Days” has already sparked one Bridgeton fan-made poster and has resulted in a plethora of edits putting V digitally into various TV shows and films, including Netflix Wednesday, corpse brideand pride and prejudice. Essentially, take a Victorian-era show and throw in BTS’ V and you’ve got K-pop fangirls all over the world pouncing on the 26-year-old and preparing marriage proposals. There’s no denying that V is insanely talented and drop-dead gorgeous, but when does he start his acting career? That’s what people want.
Annyeonghi gaseyo (go peacefully), dear K-Pop friends. Until next time.
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