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New girl group Rocket Punch has made their debut!
The new girl group from Woollim Entertainment consists of members YeonHee, Juri, SuYun, YunKyoung, SoHee and DaHyun. They are also the company’s first girl group since Lovelyz debuted in 2014. According to a release by Woollim Entertainment, it was stated that their group name refers to how the girls will be representing a refreshing “punch” into people’s dull lives.
Teasing for Rocket Punch’s debut begam on 21st July midnight KST, with the release of a colorful logo motion graphics with abstract shapes and lines.
The Prologue Films
This was followed by individual debut prologue films in which the members each shared an emotional narration of their hopes and dreams. Each prologue film captured meaningful scenes from their lives as they open up about their wishes for the future.
The Teaser Images
Woollim Entertainment released teaser images of each member for debut mini-album “Pink Punch” on July 31st at midnight KST. In the first set of teaser images, the girls are serving some serious looks in fashionable white and pink outfits while the second set of teaser images give us more of a blue themed, retro diner aesthetic.
(To peep those beautiful teaser images, scroll right to the bottom of the article!)
The girls released a tracklist of the songs on their debut mini-album“Pink Punch” on the 2nd August midnight KST. The EP consists of 6 songs – title track “Bim Bam Bum”, “Pink Punch”, “Love is over”, “Lucid dream”, “Favorite”, “Do something”.
The Highlight Medley
A highlight medley for the debut EP dropped on 5th August midnight KST. The highlight medley showcases songs that are tropical pop, R&B ballads, and mid-tempo dance songs but manages to maintain a cohesive feel and guarantees a fun listening experience for fans. Check the medley out below!
The Debut MV: “Bim Bam Bum”
The girls of Rocket Punch made their debut on 7th August with “Bim Bam Bum” produced by the duo Iggy & Youngbae, known for creating songs for well known artists like GFRIEND, NU’EST, ASTRO, Orange Caramel and more.
The girls shine brightly in sequined colored outfits as they flaunt their breathtaking visuals. The MV seems to be taking place in a city street and a coffee bar with neon-colored lights that render the whole visual a retro vibe.
The members also show off their powerful choreography and dance amid a neon street setting. In the end, an unexpected animal surprisingly appears in front of the girls.
Check out the video below to find out which animal pops up in MV!
Stay tuned for more on Rocket Punch!
January 13th, 2021
Previously, we looked at some amazing yet underrated OSTs (Original Soundtracks from K-Dramas) sung by our favourite K-pop idols.
January 12th, 2021
Alternative hip hop band Epik High is one of the oldest bands in the Korean Industry as they have been together for almost two decades. Tablo, Mithra Jin, and DJ Tukutz, the members, formed the band in 2001 and are known worldwide for merging different kids of music. They even marked history by becoming the very first Korean act to perform at Coachella in 2016. In 2018, after six years the group left YG Labels and made a comeback under William Morris Endeavor in 2019 and now, they are back again!
On October last year, Epik High released a video message announcing their comeback and on January 12, Epik High finally announced all information regarding the artists that they are collaborating with and the songs that will be included in part 1 of their new double album, ‘Epik High is Here’. The album is set to release on January 18, 2021 and has an amazing collaborations.
Line up 1 – CL and Zico
Line up 2 – Heize, Nucksal, ChangMo, and Kim Sa Wol
Line up 3 – Gsoul, Woo, Miso, and B.I
Epik High has been active on Instagram and Twitter, updating the public about their new album and even revealed the names of all their 10 songs. After the long wait, all the artists to be featured has finally been announced. The first song that is more likely to have its MV teaser released soon is ‘ROSARIO’, a title track that features CL and Zico. A combination that has set the fans on high expectation. Fans are also really excited to see Zico on the list as he is currently performing his military duties and will be inactive until 2022.
Further, fans have also extended their warm greetings to former leader of YG boygroup, iKON, B.I, as he prepares to make a comeback in the entertainment industry after an 18-month hiatus. Winner of ‘Song Writer of the Year,’ Kim Han Bin (B.I.) in September 2020 was appointed as on of the executive directors of IOK Company. “I would be lying if I deny that he is currently preparing for his return. However, whether he is coming back as solo, group, or producer, and other particular details are still undecided” representative from IOK disclosed.
The song list evidently shows that this album is going to be a culmination of a variety of genres revolving around the ongoing pandemic. Tracks like ‘Social Distance 16’ and ‘End of the World’ clearly back this up. Covid-19 has affected people in different ways and each song title sounds like a story to tell. The song ‘Based on a True Story’ from its very name is expected that the artists would sing about a unique story or stories that probably they personally experienced or about someone else’s experience.
All in all, although no further details have been released, this album is definitely going to be something that people can relate with and an EPIC album for sure.
Before the album is released, a documentary named ‘Epik High is Here’ will be released on January 15, 2021. “Based on A True Story” ft. HEIZE and “ROSARIO” ft. CL and Zico will drop on the 18th of January 2021, Korean Standard Time. Which song are you most excited for? Tell us everything in the comment section and stay connected with us to know more.
January 12th, 2021
We all know how much netizens love their OST’s (Original Soundtracks from KDramas) but sometimes, OST’s sung by our beloved K-Pop idols slip under the radar and hence, we are here to bring some of those beautiful OSTs to your attention.
November 29th, 2020
2020 has been a year of staying home and for the K-Drama and K-Pop fans, it became a little easier to follow that as we got a lot of new and interesting Korean content from time to time to keep ourselves entertained without going out of our homes and we are loving it !