Baby Monster, Japan's captivating live skills
Baby Monster, Japan's captivating live skills
YG Baby Monster showed off his perfect live skills on his first music show in Japan and stole the hearts of fans.

Baby Monster appeared on TV Asahi's 'Music Station (hereinafter referred to as 'MST')', which was broadcast live on the 17th, and performed the title song 'SHEESH' from their first mini album [BABYMONS7ER].

Baby Monster, who appeared holding a hand microphone, performed powerful choreography and showed off his unwavering singing skills. He left a strong first impression on Japanese viewers with his captivating rapping, as well as his attractive tone, explosive high notes, and stage manners reminiscent of a concert hall.

Even though the group has just debuted, the production team covered Baby Monster's side for an unusually long period of time. With the subtitle "A monster rookie who will take over the world," interviews and various VCRs containing favorable reviews from local music fans were broadcast, expressing high expectations for their future activities.

After the broadcast, Baby Monster occupied the top spot on X (formerly Twitter) Japanese real-time trends. Fans poured out positive reviews such as "I confirmed Baby Monster's incredible live skills with a hand microphone" and "I was horrified by the classy live performance of a different level." In addition, the album's songs, including the title song 'SHEESH', showed a rapid rise on the main charts of Line Music, the largest local music site.

Baby Monster, who successfully completed the 'MST' stage, appeared on NHK's 'Venue101' today (the 18th) and on TBS' 'CDTV Live!' on the 20th! live!' They continued to appear on major music programs, igniting the rise in popularity. Baby Monster's pop-up store held in Tokyo will be operated at the Osaka SHIBUYA109 Abeno branch for 12 days from the 29th, thanks to the support of hundreds of people waiting in line.

Meanwhile, Baby Monster expands its global base with ‘[BABYMONSTER PRESENTS: SEE YOU THERE]’. Following the first performance in Tokyo, where all 26,000 seats were sold out, the group will move to Jakarta, Indonesia on June 8, Singapore on June 15, Taipei on June 23, and Bangkok, Thailand on June 29 and 30. In August, they will participate in 'Summer Sonic 2024', Japan's largest music festival, and interact with global music fans.

Ryu Ye-ji, Ten Asia Reporter translated by google