Their mindset was fully the other!
Being a K-Pop trainee comes with some circumstances, together with rigorous observe hours, many sacrifices at a younger age, and dwelling below extremely restrictive environments. However relying on the company, trainee life expertise can fluctuate rather a lot. Two former BIGHIT MUSIC trainees, Kim Jihoon and Hwang Jihwan, just lately shared how the corporate’s surroundings differed from different locations.
Although BIGHIT MUSIC had different artists lively within the business earlier than BTS’s debut, it wouldn’t be flawed to say that BTS put them on the map of K-Pop and made it attainable for the multi-label empire HYBE to emerge finally. After them, the one group that has debuted below BIGHIT is TXT. Regardless of each the teams sharing fascinating tales from their pre-debut period typically, followers have seldom gotten a extra complete take a look at BIGHIT’s trainee system.
Kim and Hwang skilled alongside the present BTS members at BIGHIT for some time. Kim left after a 12 months, whereas Hwang skilled for almost two years earlier than his departure. The 2 former trainees shared unheard tales from the time they had been coaching along with BTS.
Whereas speaking in regards to the previous, Hwang talked about that when he was a trainee, he additionally went to a well-known artwork highschool, the place he received acquainted with trainees from different leisure firms. He realized that trainees from the identical firm had been typically not very shut as a result of they might at all times must compete in opposition to one another for a debuting probability. However in BIGHIT, that they had fairly the other dynamic among the many trainees.
Hwang and Kim agreed that the BIGHIT trainees had been very good to one another and cared for each other. As a substitute of a aggressive surroundings, all of them thought-about their coaching interval as a time of rising collectively towards their desires.
Hwang defined that BIGHIT centered on educating the trainees good manners, utilizing the appropriate honorifics, and creating relationships with mates and folks older than them.
Kim added that when he heard different firms divide trainees into teams primarily based on their homeland or related parameters, he realized his trainee life was a lot happier.
Hwang gave the lion’s share of the credit score to BTS’s rapline, RM, J-Hope, and Suga, for making a nurturing environment the place trainees might assist each other.
Although each Hwang Jihwan and Kim Jihoon are actually working in numerous fields, away from the young-age desires of turning into an idol, they each agreed that the trainee expertise at BIGHIT has positively influenced their lives!
In the identical interview, Kim Jihoon and Hwang Jihwan additionally mentioned BTS’s pre-debut personalities. You’ll be able to examine it right here.