Ok-pop band BTS has surpassed numerous boundaries and located international success – a feat few Asian artists and/or bands have achieved. BTS’s ardent fandom, ARMY, is a power to be reckoned with as they assist the band’s music & members vehemently.
Fashioned & debuted in 2013, BTS members – RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook – have been collectively for seven years now. Final 12 months, the band made information with the announcement of renewing their artist contract with Large Hit Leisure for an additional seven years as the unique contract was about to run out.
Idols within the Ok-pop business have ceaselessly skilled a brief run at their careers. So, the transfer for renewal by BTS was pleasantly shocking to followers & public however who else may very well be as assured about their band’s profession if not the Ok-pop juggernaut?
Bands that debuted in the identical period as BTS haven’t made it as far, and a few bands even confronted disbandment or authentic members leaving the group and extra. So, what’s the key to BTS holding sturdy even after seven years?
Fights are pure
BTS has seven members and all of them have distinct personalities. Not solely would it not be troublesome to work collectively on a regular basis but in addition to reside along with one another – a typical observe within the Ok-pop business to make the band members share a residing area to keep up friendship & unity. In such a situation, arguments & fights are as pure as respiration – a actuality that holds true with the Bangtan boys as properly.
Revealed by Paper Journal, BTS member J-Hope confessed that “there was a time after we fought one another fairly a bit as a result of all of us got here from completely different backgrounds and our personalities have been so completely different. However we have been capable of overcome that after ceaselessly speaking to one another and residing collectively for a very long time. We now know what every of us are pondering simply by one another.” How candy!
For example, the comical battle that went down between V & Jimin – popularly generally known as “the dumpling incident” within the fan neighborhood – was revealed in numerous levels of VLives, interviews and at last, within the type of a music known as “Mates” on Map of the Soul: 7.
The battle over dumplings between the same-aged BTS members first got here up in James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke and was later defined in additional element. V & Jimin fought over deciding when to eat the ordered dumplings – throughout or after dance observe. Whereas hungry V sided with the previous, Jimin had needed to give attention to observe, deciding to eat later. This distinction in opinion induced a tiny rift between the band members.
Nevertheless, when the remainder of the BTS members persuaded V & Jimin to speak & resolve the problem, it took the 2 buddies a number of hours earlier than they grew to become chummy with one another once more. The BTS band members admitted to having had many such petty arguments however finally, that they had realized to forgive one another, recognizing how the foolish fights had introduced them nearer.
In 2018 Mnet Asian Music Awards, Jin of BTS shockingly revealed of their daesang (huge award of the night time) speech that the band had considered breaking apart earlier that 12 months. He mentioned “I keep in mind early this 12 months. We have been mentally struggling initially of the 12 months. Whereas speaking amongst ourselves, we even thought-about disbanding.”
Luckily, BTS overcame the troublesome occasions and even renewed their contract the identical 12 months.
Whereas celebrating BTS’s seventh anniversary final June, Jimin expressed his gratitude by saying, “thanks for permitting us to have a good time our seventh anniversary. We have been all shaking palms and hugging one another. If we hadn’t re-signed our contract [. . .] we wouldn’t have been capable of see one another.”
Teamwork makes dreamwork
In Break The Silence docuseries that was launched in 2020, band member Suga talked about the mantra to a profitable BTS, “we put our give attention to the workforce whereas respecting everybody individually.”
When requested in regards to the bond between BTS members, the band’s chief RM gave his metaphorical absorb Break The Silence, “[. . .] the seven of us are on a ship, wanting in several instructions however going the identical manner. That’s how I describe BTS. Some would possibly really feel unhappy as a result of I mentioned we’re wanting in several instructions however I feel that even my dad and mom generally take a look at completely different locations. [. . .] It’s type of like that.”
BTS have grown to let go of their variations and constructed spectacular teamwork. As Suga mentioned: “in some methods we’ve develop into nearer with one another than our households.” Aww!
We will’t wait to see BTS within the second leg of their journey as a band.