Hello K-pop fans! Here’s your daily dose of K-pop News for October 16, 2023. Let’s dive into today’s headline-making stories. Read about EXO’s Baekhyun fronting a virtual band, a new development in the FIFTY FIFTY saga, and the latest news about BLACKPINK’s Lisa, LE SSERAFIM’s Chaewon and NCT NEW TEAM. Dive into this week’s K-pop News Digest to catch up on the most buzzworthy moments and milestones that have captured the hearts of fans worldwide.
Baekhyun joins virtual band for League of Legends
EXO’s Baekhyun is venturing into the virtual realm! The talented vocalist will be the voice behind the new virtual boy band, Heartsteel, for the globally popular game, League of Legends. The virtual group’s debut single Paranoia drops on October 24 at 12AM KST. This collaboration is a testament to Baekhyun’s ability to transcend traditional music boundaries.
Lisa to begin new venture with Columbia Records?
Speculations are rife in the K-pop community about BLACKPINK member Lisa’s next career move. Recent buzz suggests that the global superstar might have inked a deal with Columbia Records. While no official statement has been released, fans are eagerly awaiting confirmation.
FIFTY FIFTY member Keena returns to Attrakt
After months of legal disputes, Keena from FIFTY FIFTY has decided to drop her lawsuit against Attrakt. This news has surprised fans, coming just days after the group released documents which they claimed to show the abuse they suffered under the agency. Keena is now set to make a return to Attrakt, signaling a possible reconciliation and a fresh start for her career.
Chaewon on hiatus from LE SSERAFIM
Chaewon will be taking a temporary break from her activities with LE SSERAFIM due to health concerns. The agency has asked fans for understanding and support as Chaewon focuses on her recovery. The duration of her hiatus and further details about her health remain undisclosed.
NCT’s new sub-unit gears up for debut
NCT fans, brace yourselves! The group’s new team has just dropped the first set of teasers for their upcoming music video Hands Up. The song will be released on October 19 at 6PM KST, with a music video dropping on October 18 at 6PM KST. The anticipation is building as fans await the official MV release and the fresh sound this sub-unit will bring to the NCT universe.
Stay tuned for more updates and in-depth coverage on these stories and other happenings in the K-pop world!