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Bang Si Hyuk Shuts Down A Widespread False impression About BTS

He set the document straight.

BTS‘s story has been informed typically, recalling how the group grew from debuting below a small firm to being some of the widespread on this planet.


Followers have typically discovered delight of their humble beginnings, however a latest interview with Bang Si Hyuk might need simply revealed the reality behind a part of their historical past.

On November 1, Bang Si Hyuk and JYP Leisure‘s founder Park Jin Younger (often known as JYP or J.Y. Park) appeared on tvN‘s widespread discuss present, You Quiz on the Block, hosted by comedians Yoo Jae Suk and Jo Se Ho.

Yoo Jae Suk, Park Jin Younger, Bang Si Hyuk, and Jo Se Ho (left to proper) | @youquizontheblock/Instagram

Whereas speaking in regards to the group, Bang Si Hyuk spoke in regards to the group’s earlier years, saying that whereas many believed BTS was not profitable of their debut yr, they have been.

Individuals assume BTS didn’t do nicely initially, bu they have been truly profitable from the start. I do know it feels like a very good story to say that they weren’t profitable to start with however that they returned from the U.S. having succeeded. However that’s not it in any respect. They acquired all of the rookie awards within the first yr and have been very profitable.

— Bang Si Hyuk

It’s straightforward to see why this false impression would have come about, nevertheless!

Followers and media have talked in regards to the group being unpopular throughout their debut period, naming true statements just like the group handing out flyers for a free efficiency as proof.

| Mnet

Regardless of promoting out huge stadiums as we speak, BTS didn’t all the time have a simple time getting individuals to look at them carry out. In an look on Korean actuality present American Hustle Life, the members mentioned they as soon as needed to hand out fliers alongside LA’s Hollywood Boulevard and invite passers-by to come back to a free live performance.

— Korea Instances in 2021

Nevertheless, as many followers know, BTS gained many rookie awards, together with the 2013 Melon Music Awards, the 2023 MAMA Awards, and the 2014 Golden Disc Awards.

 | @bts_bighit/Twitter

The flyers BTS handed out have been a part of a mission throughout their present, American Hustle Life, which passed off throughout a time K-Pop was not as widespread in the USA. The group’s Present And Show live performance related to this had a restricted capability, main followers to line up in a single day to see the group carry out.

This false impression possible was a results of the monetary difficulties the corporate had. For smaller firms, the prices of debuting a bunch and sustaining them rack up money owed within the thousands and thousands.

Success, sadly, doesn’t all the time equate to vital income.

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Fortunately, BTS’s success and recognition solely grew all through the years, turning them into the powerhouse they’re as we speak!


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