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[V Report] BTS RM wants 'Forever Rain' played at his funeral; already working on next project

  • Published : Nov 2, 2018 - 12:16
  • Updated : Nov 2, 2018 - 12:32

Broadcast date: Nov. 1
Starring: RM of BTS, Twice

Story behind BTS RM’s new release “Mono"


BTS leader RM loves “Forever Rain” so much that he wants it to be played at his funeral, the star said on V Live on Thursday.

“I have strong feelings attached to the song,” said RM during the 50-minute live broadcast on Naver’s V app. “I feel that there can’t be another song that is more like me than this song.”

“Forever Rain” is the title track to his latest solo release “Mono,” which features seven experimental songs written or co-written by the Korean singer-rapper and was released to the public for free on Oct. 23. It landed at No. 26 on the Billboard 200 on Nov. 3, the highest ranking ever for a solo K-pop act on the US chart.

“I always wanted to write a song about rain. There are so many beautiful songs out there with the word rain in the title,” said the star whose stage name as BTS member is Namjoon.

RM, streaming from home, went track by track to share stories behind the mixtape, or “playlist” as he called it.

“This album, oh no playlist, is a reflection on RM from 2016-2018,” he said, adding that instead of showy promotions, he wanted to focus on content ? ”the music that he wants to make, listen to and share with others.“


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He also revealed that he has already started working on the next solo project. “Mono” is RM’s second solo record after “Rap Monster” released in March 2015.

In March this year, his BTS bandmate J-Hope released his own mixtape “Hope World,” which peaked at No. 38 on Billboard.

Watch RM’s broadcast at https://www.vlive.tv/video/96907

Twice shows off powerful moves to "Yes or Yes"


JYP Entertainment released a third teaser for Twice’s upcoming “Yes or Yes” on V Live on Thursday, offering a sneak peak of the girl group’s new choreography.

In the 17-second trailer, the act sings and dances to the lyrics “You got two choices: yes or yes. Choose one: yes or yes.”

The upbeat dance song is the title track of the K-pop act’s 6th EP, slated for release on Nov. 5.

The seven-track album will include the Korean version of the band’s latest Japanese single, “BDZ.” The band will stage its first televised performance of the new single the next day at Namdong Gymnasium in Incheon.

Watch the trailer at https://www.vlive.tv/video/96919

Naver’s real-time broadcasting app V allows fans to interact with their favorite K-pop stars through live broadcasts. The app is available for Android and iOS. For more information, visit http://www.vlive.tv.

By The Korea Herald (khnews@heraldcorp.com)

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