K-Pop Debut Spotlight: SuperM For 1st Mini Album “Jopping”
Dubbed as this year’s avengers in the K-Pop scene, SuperM solidifies their debut expectations with a superb music.
Upon announcement of SuperM’s formation in early August, the excitement from fans burst inescapably for the collaboration of seven idol superstars from SM Entertainment. Vaunting a fanfare like no other, the uniquely conceived monster boy group has been swagging with show-stopping teasers.
Consisting of seven members: Taemin from SHINee, Baekhyun and Kai from EXO, Taeyong and Mark from NCT 127, and Lucas and Ten from WayV – SuperM released their much-anticipated debut album titled Jopping on October 4.
SuperM Countdown Debut Timeline
On August 7, SuperM marks its conception by posting hints of an exciting project tagging the names of seven SM Entertainment popular idols. The day after, a photo in dark silhouette featuring Taemin, Baekhyun, Kai, Taeyong, Mark, Lucas and Ten was posted on the group’s social media channels.
— SuperM (@superm) August 8, 2019
Heightening the excitement, a video was released on August 17 with accompanying individual images on August 19 and group photos on August 23. It shows intense dance practice session of the members as they prepare for their debut. Subsequently, a song recording highlight video was also unveiled on August 25 before the posting of SuperM’s promotion schedule.
Intro + Individual Trailers + Concept Images
Dropping a pumped up beat for its Intro video, individual trailers and concept images highlighted the group members distinct charms. Spanning from September 2 to 22, the teasers deck attraction owing to pieces of imaginative stories drawn by the seven members in the videos.
Overwhelming fans with a series photos in different themes, each SuperM member was given the limelight with over 10 photos displaying their downright masculine appeal.
Group Video + Performance Video
Reaching the last stretch of the promotional fanfare, SuperM dropped its teaser video determined to dominate the attention of eagerly-awaiting fans. Thereafter, the septet further the excitement with supreme showcase of dance moves courtesy of Ten, Taemin and Kai.
Capping off the downpour of SuperM‘s launch preview, images from Jopping music video were unveiled on September 29 and 30. Consequently, group photos were also revealed prior to the official debut date.
Finally, SuperM marks its towering presence upon release of Jopping on October 4. The music video of title track “Jopping” has accumulated nearing 9 million YouTube videos at the time of writing. With peerless tone, the currently trending track easily draws fans to jump and pop to its addictive beat.
Notably, the attention to highlight individual moments for the members complements striking group synergy.
Unapologetic, SuperM is firm to incite all the best superlatives in their music release.
Going Worldwide + Post-Debut Activities
Titled We Are The Future, the group’s much-awaited tour will have them embark on a 10-city tour across North America from November 2019 until February 2020.
Additionally, SuperM POP UP store will open simultaneously in the US & Korea. Visit the Korean store on Oct 7 to 13 at the SM Celebrity Center & the US store at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard from Oct 6 to 13.
They will also visit The Ellen Degeneres Show on October 9.
Image Credit: SuperM Twitter Page
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