The BTS Guide: All You Need To Know About The K-pop Band

Team LEFToye

Published 30 August, 2020

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BTS the South Korean boy band who gave K-pop a whole new level stands for the Bangtan Sonyeodan which means Bulletproof Boy Scouts in Korean. Formed in 2010, the band debuted in 2013 with single album, “2 Cool 4 Skool” and its lead single "No More Dream” under Big Hit Entertainment.

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What’s amazing is the BTS’s official fandom name “A.R.M.Y.” which stands for ‘Adorable Representative M.C. for Youth’ The name has been coined by BTS in relation to the Bulletproof Boy Scouts. The fans are as famous as the band.

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Jimin: Born in Busan, the 24 year old is the lead vocalist and main dancer of BTS, Also known as Park Ji-min he was the final member to join BTS.

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V: Kim Tae-hyung,23, with the stage name of V representing "Victory" is another vocalist from the group. He used to play the Saxophone since he was 3 years old. Yes, 3 years old!

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Jungkook: The youngest member of the group 22, Jeon Jung-kook who initially wanted to become a badminton player but G-Dragon’s Heartbreaker inspired him to become a singer. He does English covers for the group.

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Jin: The 27-year old vocalist Kim Seok-jin is the oldest in the group. He graduated with a major in theatre and film who also got an offer from S.M. Entertainment when he was in middle school. He is the face of the group.

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RM: Next is the 25 year old .5’11” rapper cum group leader, tallest in the group, Kim Nam-joon, formerly Rap Monster. Born in Dongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea and grown up in Ilsan-gu, RM is quite intelligent too with an IQ of 148.

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J-Hope: Another rapper from the group is Jung Ho-seok a.k.a J-Hope, 25, who was part of the underground dance team 'Neuron' before his debut , he also featured as a rapper in Jo Kwon's song "Animal".

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Suga: Born in , Min Yoon-gi and nicknamed Motionless Min, is the lead rapper of the group. The 26 year old's Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) reveals him to be of INFP personality type i.e introvert-intuitive-feeler-perceiver.

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The k-pop band is famous for ultimate record breaking and their recent peppy and funky track, "Dynamite" is proof eniugh with 101.1 million views in the first 24 hours!

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