MONSTA X’s I.M Graces The Cover Of “K-Solo: K-Pop Breakouts” Playlist On TIDAL

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Spotlighting his status as a pathbreaking idol, MONSTA X’s I.M captivates as he is featured on the cover of the “K-Solo: K-Pop Breakouts” playlist on TIDAL!

MONSTA X’s I.M was recently selected as a cover artist for the K-Solo: K-Pop Breakouts playlist on TIDAL. The list also featured tunes from his debut album DUALITY. 

TIDAL is a streaming music platform run by musician JAY-Z. Among the featured playlists on the app, the K-Solo: K-Pop Breakouts includes stellar artists such as I.M, Kang Daniel, Park Ji Hoon, Baekhyun, Rosé, Soyou, Sunmi, Chungha, IU, and HyunA, to name a few.


Highlighting his mettle as an ace artist among the playlist’s colorful lineup, I.M unquestionably proved his global popularity as the cover star for the same.

Besides this, I.M has been actively communicating with his beloved fans through fun-filled contents. Recently, he released a behind-the-scenes video of his solo album’s title track “God Damn”.

In the clip, the multifaceted rapper impressed with his professionalism as he communicated closely with the music video’s director. As if channeling the theme of his album, I.M truly delighted with his duality. He melted hearts with his sweet charms before enchanting with his sultry style as soon as filming began.

Talking about the video, I.M expressed, “I think Monbebe will be shocked because it is a different look that I’ve never shown before”. He further said that he hoped that fans would be surprised with his music video.

The MONSTA X maknae endearingly explained that what the fans feel about his album is important, because to I.M, Monbebes are the most important.  

Moreover, during the shoot, a coffee truck sent by fellow MONSTA X member Hyungwon arrived. I.M. ran towards it with a surprised look and sweetly said, “I’ve never received anything like this in my life. I’m touched and my heart feels warm”.

Additionally, Shownu, Jooheon, Minhyuk, Kihyun, and Hyungwon also made a surprising appearance at the music video shooting site. The members amplified I.M’s joy as they cheered him with gifts and monitored the filming of the music video together.

Jooheon and Kihyun averred that, “In addition to the management that Changkyun originally did for the filming, he worked harder on his diet for a week”. They further said that I.M. managed his diet without anyone knowing for about a month. The members added that he paid great attention to self-care through thorough self-management as well as for the concept and music for DUALITY.


Meanwhile, I.M’s DUALITY, released last month, ranked first on the iTunes Worldwide Albums Chart for two days in a row. At the time it also took the No. 1 spot on Top Album charts in 18 countries and regions. Each of the tracks from the album entered the Worldwide Songs chart as well. In addition to that, the lethal lead number “God Damn” also appeared on the top 10 of Amazon’s best-selling digital song chart.

Evincing his power as a super talented soloist, the album performed exceptionally on domestic music charts as well. The five versatile tracks from DUALITY swept the positions from No. 2 to No. 6 on the Bugs real-time music chart. The songs also ranked high on Melon’s Latest 24 Hits chart.

After having attained one fabulous feat after another for his dynamic debut, it comes as no surprise that I.M has been garnering attention from all over the globe for the same. Most recently, Forbes unveiled a feature on the awe-inspiring artist. The magazine put emphasis on the MONSTA X member’s achievement of having dominated 20% of Billboard’s “World Digital Song Sales” chart. 

With DUALITY, the rapper awed with his visionary musical style. He brilliantly unraveled the duality of his world within and the world on the outside in the most authentic way.

Undeniably, I.M has proved his mettle as a multitalented powerhouse. He directly participated in the writing, composition, and arrangement of all five tracks. Moreover, he left viewers wonderstruck with his magnetic music video for his title track “God Damn”. The video evidently garnered rave responses at a global level for its unique and artistic style. 

Meanwhile, I.M, who is capturing the global music scene, will continue to engage in more active activities as the youngest member of MONSTA X and also as a solo rapper.

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