We are now in the first week of October 2022 which means a ton of new songs were released last week. With tons of new songs and news releasing every day, it can be a little hard to keep up to date with our favorite K-pop artists.
So, here’s a compilation of some of the K-pop songs and popular news released from September 29 to October 5.
Returns and debuts
EXID – ‘FIRE’
On September 29, EXID celebrated its tenth anniversary with the release of a special album “X” featuring the main single “FIRE”.
TREASURE – ‘WELCOME’
On October 4, TREASURE returned with the mini-album “THE SECOND STEP: CHAPTER TWO” and the main single “HELLO”.
Red Velvet Seulgi – “28 Reasons”
Red Velvet member Seulgi became the third member of the group to make an official solo debut. She released her first mini-album “28 Reasons”, led by the single of the same name, on October 4.
AB6IX – “Cukiercoat”
AB6IX released their new single “Sugarcoat”, which is part of their sixth mini-album “TAKE A CHANCE” on October 4th.
ONEWE – “Still Here”
ONEWE released their single “Still Here” on October 4.
KINGDOM – “Long Live the King”
On October 5, the boy band KINGDOM returned with their fifth mini-album, History Of Kingdom: Part. Louis “, which includes the main single” Long Live The King “.
ITZY – “Blah Blah Blah” (Japanese)
ITZY returned to Japan with the release of their second Japanese single “Blah Blah Blah” on October 5th.
Rocket Punch – “Dokidoki LOVE” (Japanese)
Rocket Punch also returned to Japan with the first Japanese studio album “ド キ ド キ LOVE” and the main single of the same name.
Park Joo Bi reportedly was the seventh member of IVE
On September 30, controversial YouTuber Sojang raised the claim that IVE was initially scheduled to debut with seven members instead of six. However, reportedly the seventh member, Park Joo Bi, was “kicked out” because of Yang Wonyoung.
Sojang claimed that Jang Wonyoung was jealous of Park Joo Bi, which made her reluctant to make her debut with the latter. Thus, Starship Entertainment completed the removal of Park Joo Bi from IVE’s debut roster.
YG Entertainment publishes a statement regarding disclosed private photos of BLACKPINK Jennie
(Photo: Instagram: @jennierubyjane)
BLACK PINK Jennie
IN CASE IF YOU MISS IT: YG Entertainment Statement on BLACKPINK Jennie Photo Leaks
On October 3, months after BLACKPINK Jennie and BTS V became embroiled in dating rumors after several private photos of the two were leaked online, Jennie YG Entertainment’s agency finally made a statement.
In a statement, YG Entertainment announces its plans to take strong legal action and has engaged the police to investigate the source of the leak.
ENHYPEN Sunoo will not appear in the upcoming Japanese M / V group
(Photo: Twitter: @ENHYPEN_members)
IN THE CASE THAT IT MISSED: ENGENEs Enraged after the news that ENHYPEN Sunoo would be excluded from the upcoming Japanese MV
On October 3, Belift Lab announced that Sunoo will not be appearing in the music video for the upcoming Japanese version of ENHYPEN’s song “Future Perfect (Pass the Mic)”.
According to the Sunoo agency, he was unable to participate in the filming of the music video for the song, as it did during the recovery period from health problems.
Therefore, they ask fans to understand that it was not included in the music video and its behind-the-scenes material.
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With a script by Robyn Joan