K-Pop News 180624: (G)I-DLE, EPIK HIGH, Jimin and more

We have another K-Pop news roundup ready for you! From (G)I-DLE’s exciting world tour announcement to BTS’s Jimin gearing up for a solo return … Here’s all the buzz-worthy news you need to catch up on for June 18, 2024.

(G)I-DLE Unveils Main Poster for Third World Tour

(G)I-DLE has revealed the main poster for their highly anticipated third-world tour. On June 17, Cube Entertainment shared the official poster for the 2024 (G)I-DLE WORLD TOUR [iDOL] on the group’s social media channels. The poster features the members in intense all-black outfits, exuding a powerful presence that has fans buzzing with excitement.

The world tour will kick off with two shows in Seoul on August 3rd and 4th, followed by performances in 14 cities across the globe. This includes Hong Kong, Tokyo, Tacoma, Auckland, Anaheim, Houston, Rosemont, Belmont Park, Taipei, Bangkok, Macau, Melbourne, and Sydney. Fans are eagerly anticipating the group’s dynamic performances and stunning visuals on this global tour.

EPIK HIGH Experiences Music Video Leak Incident

EPIK HIGH faced an unexpected hiccup when their music video for the new title track ANTIHERO from the upcoming album PUMP was accidentally leaked.

On June 16, Tablo revealed on social media that the video, intended to be private, was briefly made public. A vigilant fan quickly alerted the agency, allowing them to take swift action to contain the leak.

In a heartfelt message, Tablo thanked the fan who reported the leak, expressing immense gratitude for their prompt intervention. Epik High’s PUMP, their first mixtape in seven months, will feature tracks written and composed by the members. The album drops on June 20 at 6 PM, and the group will embark on a North American tour.

BTS’s Jimin Announces His Solo Return with New Album MUSE

BTS’s Jimin is set to make a grand solo return with his new album MUSE. At midnight on June 18, Jimin released a teaser image for his upcoming album.

The much-anticipated release is scheduled to drop on July 19 at 1 PM KST. Fans are eagerly awaiting more information and teasers as the release date approaches.

RIIZE Smashes Own First-Day Sales Record with RIIZING

RIIZE has broken their record with the release of their first mini-album RIIZING. The group smashed their sales record with 661,722 copies sold on debut day (Hanteo), soaring past their previous high of 170,000 for Get A Guitar. The boy group’s impressive sales figures highlight their growing popularity and success.

TXT to Meet Fans with VR Concert in Theaters This Summer

TXT announced an innovative way to connect with fans through their upcoming VR concert … ‘HYPERFOCUS: TOMORROW X TOGETHER VR CONCERT.’

The concert, set against a star-filled desert backdrop, promises a fantasy-like experience with the members appearing like princes from a fairy tale. Featuring major hits like Sugar Rush Ride and Deja Vu, the VR concert aims to create an immersive experience for fans.

The VR concert ‘HYPERFOCUS’ will open for reservations on July 17, premiering at Megabox COEX in Gangnam, Seoul, on July 31. It will then debut in five U.S. cities, starting in Los Angeles on August 8, and continue to Buena Park, Houston, Chicago, and New York. TXT expressed their excitement about this new venture, hoping to provide unforgettable memories for their fans.

That’s all the latest K-Pop News we have for today. Check back tomorrow for more updates.

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