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Yoojung Weki Meki talks about the pressure she felt when she made her solo debut

Like Mecca‘s Yoojung officially made her solo debut with sunflower after six years as a successful artist.

Yoojung first appeared on Mnetcult survival program, Produce 101earning a spot as the first center of the show before making her debut as part of the final squad for IOI. After the breakup of IOI, she made her debut again with Fantagio Entertainment“group of girls” Like Mecca who are still actively promoting themselves.


Like Mecca

Since her debut, Yoojung has shown her amazing skills as an artist, always showing off her amazing dancing, rap and vocal skills. Idol has even appeared in shows like Street Woman Fighter and a show about the singer’s survival V-1.

Understandably, fans were incredibly excited about what this incredibly talented, versatile artist will delight them with in her solo debut.

Although her solo debut lasted six years, Yoojung put her heart into the single, basing the concept around her symbol, the sunflower. The talented idol was also credited as the songwriter for the title track “Sunflower (PEL)” and “Tip Tip Toes”.

I guess I’m not the type of person who talks a lot [when preparing for Weki Meki’s releases]. But this time I shared a lot of opinions as I felt more responsible doing it alone.

– Yoojung

Yoojung | Fantagio Entertainment

The idolka admitted that standing alone on the stage without its members puts pressure.

I would be lying if I said that being a soloist without eight members being together is just a little bit of pressure, but I’m trying my best to enjoy it.

– Yoojung

Performing with members usually requires idols to follow a certain choreography, but in her solo debut, Yoojung put a lot of emphasis on “[performing] freely on stage“.

I felt it was difficult for me to be on stage freely as I have been part of the group for a long time. So I thought I should put a lot of effort into enjoying the scene freely. Besides, when I’m alone on stage, I realize how important it is to know for sure what looks most attractive to me, what I’m best at and what I like the most. I also try to be very careful about these.

– Yoojung

Although Yoojung felt “a lot of pressure”About her solo debut, she has an incredibly positive attitude, wanting to focus on her excitement, not anxiety.

I feel a lot of pressure, anxiety and doubts about doing classes as a soloist because so far I have been doing classes in a group. But there is also the anticipation, the excitement and the desire to have fun. First of all, the priority is to show my music and performance to many people as soon as possible. This is what motivates me to work hard.

– Yoojung

Ultimately, Yoojung wants to share her love of the stage and music with her fans as she grew up with a child who “he danced while watching [her] reflection in the window in [her] salon“To a gifted and successful idol.

I want to be the kind of person who can comfortably enjoy the stage and make people wait for my performances. I want to be an artist that a lot of people want to see every time they hear me perform.

– Yoojung

There is no doubt that Yoojung’s passion for performance is immediately apparent as the idol takes the stage, stunning fans with her amazing skills.

The music video for the song “Sunflower (PEL)” can be viewed here.


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