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JYP’s Oldest Woman Group Virtually Did not Occur As a result of Individuals Did not Consider It Would Succeed

It was nearly shut down within the early phases of manufacturing.

Singer and CEO of JYP Leisure, Park Jin Younger (also called JYP or J.Y. Park), shared behind-the-scenes tales about producing his oldest woman group undertaking.

J.Y. Park | @asiansoul_jyp/Instagram

On November 20, J.Y. Park appeared as a visitor on the MBC FM4U‘s radio present Kim Shin Younger’s Midday Track of Hope, the place singer Sunmi was internet hosting because the particular DJ.

J.Y. Park (left) and Sunmi (proper) | MBC Radio/YouTube

He talked about his expertise producing the KBS present Golden Women, a woman group formation undertaking consisting of 4 of Korea’s high vocalists: Insooni, Park Mi Kyung, Shin Hyo Beom, and Lee Eun Mi.

Poster for “Golden Women” | KBS

When requested in regards to the inspiration for bringing collectively the Golden Women members, J.Y. Park shared an anecdote about listening to Park Mi Kyung singing within the automotive.

Musically, I needed to listen to these vocalists from the Eighties sing. Each night time, I take heed to Eighties music within the bathe. As Sunmi is aware of, I at all times play Eighties music all over the place I’m going, even once I eat or have a cocktail… Anyway, my thirst was rising, and I had a meal with Park Mi Kyung. Whereas dropping her off at house, I performed Eighties music, and Park Mi Kyung all of the sudden began singing alongside quietly…  I believed, ‘That is it!’ I went house and considered what it will be like to listen to 4 highly effective voices like hers mixed.

— J.Y. Park

Monica, Soyou, Shin Hyo Beom, Park Mi Kyung, Lee Eun Mi, Insooni, JYP, and Women’ Era’s Tiffany (left to proper) | KBS Golden Women/YouTube

Nevertheless, his dream of mixing 4 of Korea’s diva vocalists to type a woman group didn’t occur as simply as he thought. Individuals didn’t consider that the undertaking would do nicely—in reality, one of many members, Shin Hyo Beom, additionally exclaimed that his concept was “loopy” upon first listening to his provide.

JYP Already Dealing with Difficulties With His Newest Woman Group Undertaking

Due to this fact, within the early phases of Golden Women, the undertaking nearly collapsed after simply two episodes attributable to difficulties in securing investments.

I can share this now that the present is doing nicely, however to start with, KBS authorized the undertaking however we wanted an outsourcing manufacturing funding. No person invested as a result of they didn’t assume it will do nicely. So we nearly shut the factor down after filming two episodes.

— J.Y. Park

Insooni, Park Mi Kyung, Shin Hyo Beom, Lee Eun Mi, and JYP (left to proper) | @MyloveKBS/Twitter

Ultimately, the present managed to safe funding and the present was capable of proceed filming. Now, Golden Women is successful present, with clips of Insooni singing a jazz model of NewJeans‘ “Hype Boy” and Shin Hyo Beom singing her rendition of TWICE‘s “Really feel Particular” going viral.

The members of Golden Women have additionally collaborated with numerous K-Pop singers, equivalent to Park Mi Kyung singing with ZEROBASEONE‘s Kim Taerae.

Regardless of Golden Women having bother getting investments to start with, it’s presently ranked first in Thursday general ads. J.Y. Park jokingly acknowledged that if folks don’t have something to look at now that My Dearest, a Ok-Drama that aired in the identical time slot as his present, was over, they need to go and watch Golden Women.

Supply: MBC Radio/YouTube

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