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MONSTA X’s Joohoney Appeared As A Special Guest On Naver NOW “Play!” 

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MONSTA X’s Kihyun and Joohoney showed off their chemistry and captured the hearts of MONBEBE across the globe.

On Monday, January 30, MONSTA X’s Joohoney appeared alongside fellow member (and host) Kihyun on the music talk show, Naver NOW “PLAY!”. Throughout the show, Joohoney showcased his musical talents by performing songs from his 2020 mixtape, a duet with Kihyun, and filled the broadcast with sincere yet pleasant talks.

At the start of the show, both Kihyun and Joohoney stated, Meeting a lot of MONBEBE through the 12th mini-album, REASON promotions was their favorite thing about January. In particular, Joohoney added, When we won first place on a music show. I was so happy that the MONBEBEs in front of us sang along to the song. I have a lot of good memories.

Beginning with the song “Love Yourself” by Justin Bieber, Joohoney revealed that he selected the track because he loves music that gives a positive message. He quickly followed it up with his song “Red Carpet” from his mixtape, PSYCHE. He then warmed up the atmosphere in the studio by singing “Man in the Mirror” by Michael Jackson and “Alcohol-free” by TWICE in his own style.

Following Joohoney’s solo performances, the stage with Kihyun and Joohoney unfolded. The first song they sang was ‘”Blow Your Mind,” a song from MONSTA X’s second English album, THE DREAMING, released in 2021. This song has never been performed live until Kihyun and Joohoney performed it on ‘PLAY!’. The duo showed off their special chemistry, and during the band session, rave reviews from fans poured in saying, A legend was born. 

A serious talk about music followed shortly after with Kihyun and Joohoney responding to a variety of questions. Notably in response to the question, “What is the happiest way to love music, Joohoney answered, “I like to listen to ‘ visible music.  When listening to music, there are times when you can see the movement of the music. I like the feeling of being able to imagine a dance or drawing a picture in some way.  In response, Kihyun boasted of their special chemistry, saying When Joohoney is directing, he usually uses expressions such as, Think of it as floating on a cloud.

Lastly, Joohoney expressed his feelings, saying, “It was an honor to be able to enjoy singing along to the band’s live in a free atmosphere, and it was a happy time to be able to play music with the band session members who were only watching on the screen.

Meanwhile, MONSTA X, to which Kihyun and Joohoney belong, recently successfully completed their 12th mini-album, REASON.


Source: Press Release

Image Credits: Naver NOW

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