A brand new boy group has caught the eye of K-Pop followers, however they’re not really Korean…
Just lately, a video clip from PSYCHIC FEVER from EXILE TRIBE‘s “To the Prime” (that includes DVI) MV was posted to TikTok. It went viral with 2M views and 373.7K likes on the time of writing.
#ToTheTop_MV Out Now !
♬ To The Prime Ft. DVI – PSYCHIC FEVER from EXILE TRIBE
Netizens had nice reactions to the clip. Many had been impressed by the visuals and abilities, so that they had been all speeding to select their bias.
But, most netizens joked that the group reminded them of 4*TOWN and/or NCT Hollywood.
4*TOWN is the fictional boy band in Disney-Pixar‘s Turning Purple. When the film was launched, some members and music had been in comparison with K-Pop.
NCT Hollywood is a future sub-unit of NCT that SM Leisure had beforehand introduced however has but to debut. K-Pop followers have had primarily unfavorable reactions to the information.
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— 𝐣𝐮𝐥𝐢𝐞.◡̈ (@mklarchivee) May 30, 2022
The video was posted by Excessive Cloud Leisure, an leisure firm established in November 2020 by Thai rapper F.HERO, who has beforehand collaborated with K-Pop idols, together with Stray Youngsters‘ Changbin and GOT7‘s BamBam.
Alternatively, PSYCHIC FEVER from EXILE TRIBE is definitely a Japanese boy group. Like lots of our favourite K-Pop teams, they embrace dancers, rappers, and vocalists. They had been fashioned and nonetheless managed by LDH JAPAN and are signed to label LDH Data.
Whereas the members beforehand met as elite college students at EXPG STUDIO (an LDH-run dance academy) and fashioned the J-Pop group in 2019, they made their official debut on July 13, 2022, with the studio album P.C.F. as a part of EXILE TRIBE, which is the identify of a collective of male artists from the corporate.
P.C.F. is an abbreviation of our band’s identify. Because the identify of the album, P.C.F suggests, we hope that followers can find out about our existence and what sort of group we’re from the this album. From there, if listeners discover one thing they’re serious about, whether or not it’s the members’ voices, performances, or type, we’d like it if you happen to dived in. We’re giving this all the pieces we’ve got in an effort to refine our abilities and evolve as artists, so please look ahead to it and root for us.
— PSYCHIC FEVER by way of NYLON
Presently, PSYCHIC FEVER contains seven members: Tsurugi, Nakanishi Ryoga, Watanabe Ren, JIMMY, Kohatsu Kokoro, Handa Ryushin, and WEESA. Earlier members embrace HANATAROU (2019-2020) and SAM (2019-2022).
Tsurugi is a rapper from Osaka, born on April 9, 1997.
Nakanishi Ryoga is a rapper from Hyogo, born on June 8, 1998.
Watanabe Ren is a rapper from Kanagawa, born on February 8, 2000.
JIMMY is a Nigerian Japanese rapper from Aichi, born on February 26, 2000.
Kohatsu Kokoro is a vocalist from Okinawa, born November 9, 2000.
Handa Ryushin is a rapper from Kanagawa, born December 1, 2001.
WEESA is a Moroccan Korean vocalist from Aichi, born February 26, 2004.
In Could, LDH JAPAN partnered with Excessive Cloud Leisure. PSYCHIC FEVER really went to Thailand for the truth present BALLISTIK BOYZ & PSYCHIC FEVER New Faculty Breakin’ THAILAND, they usually carried out at “Bangkok Japan Expo 2022” on September 2 and three.
Most lately, on February 5, they launched their collaboration with Thai group DVI (that means “Dreamvolution”), “To The Prime,” which went viral. DVI is a six-member boy group beneath 4NOLOGUE that debuted on January 29, 2023, with their single “Sugar.”
Auau is a singer from Pathum Thani, Thailand, born March 8, 2002.
Cheetah is a singer from Bangkok, Thailand, born November 13, 1997. He’s additionally a former member of the teams Perception Rookies, Hugeboy, and DUST.
Frank is a singer, born October 30, 1995. He was additionally a member of the group Perception Rookies.
Por is a guitarist and singer from Bangkok, born October 17, 2002. He had been in Septave.
Samui, born December 13, 2000, can also be a singer who had been in Perception Rookies.
Tang is a singer. He was born on March 12, 1999.
Whereas neither group is the following NCT sub-unit, as some thought, in some methods, PSYCHIC FEVER from EXILE TRIBE is kind of related since they’re a part of a male artists collective. Moreover, they carried out at The 2022 Genie Music Awards in Incheon, South Korea. PSYCHIC FEVER received the “Subsequent Era World Award” that night time.
We are able to’t wait to see what else is in retailer for PSYCHIC FEVER from EXILE TRIBE!
Take a look at the teams’ newest comeback beneath.