Ma City (2015) by BTS

“Ma City” by BTS

Artist BTS
Album / Mini-album The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Pt. 2
Release Date November 30, 2015
Length 4:18
Label Big Hit Entertainment, Loen
Songwriter(s) Pdogg, “Hitman” Bang, RM, Suga, and J-Hope
Producer Pdogg
Genre(s) Hip hop, R&B, dance-pop, and pop

Following the success achieved by BTS after releasing their 3rd extended play called The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Pt. 1 in April 2015, Big Hit Entertainment planned to release the continuation as well as the second part of that EP as the 4th EP for BTS. The song that will be discussed in this article is one of the songs that is included on the 4th EP entitled “Ma City.” This song is set as the fifth track and was planned to be released on November 30, 2015, under Big Hit Entertainment. Without any further ado, let’s just get to the discussion below!

Here is the full audio version of BTS’ “Ma City” that was uploaded on BANGTANTV’s official YouTube channel:

Background of “Ma City”

The comeback of BTS with their 4th extended play called The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Pt. 2 was announced by their agency, Big Hit Entertainment, on September 8, 2015. On the EP, the song entitled “Ma City” is included as the fifth track. Big Hit Entertainment released the prologue video which includes the album track preview. “Ma City” and the album were supposed to be released in October. However, due to some reasons, the release date was postponed to November 30, 2015.

After that, on November 19 and 20, Big Hit Entertainment released a short clip of each BTS member on their official Instagram account which tipped fans about the release of the album and the song. The tracklist of the album that includes “Ma City” as the fifth track was unveiled on November 26, 2016, through their official Twitter account alongside the other 8 tracks. The preview was uploaded on their official YouTube account.

As a special occasion, Big Hit Entertainment pre-streamed “Ma City” by BTS for free on their official website for a limited period of 24 hours on November 27, 2015. Later, Big Hit Entertainment also released and uploaded the full audio version of “Ma City” by BTS on their official YouTube account on January 3, 2015. The video has gained 3,160,006 views and 139,907 likes.

Here are some of the photo teasers from BTS’ 4th extended play called The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Pt. 2.

The Group Photo Teaser

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Story of “Ma City”

As a group of 7 members with each of them coming from a different place and city before becoming one, they have not forgotten about the place where they came from. For that, Suga, J-Hope, and RM participated in writing the lyrics for one of the tracks from their 4th extended play called The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Pt. 2 entitled “Ma City.” According to the lyrics that they wrote for this song, it shows us that no matter how far go, in the end, they will always remember and go back to the place they came from because it is their home. Also, through this song, they want to show respect and pay a tribute to each members’ hometown.

“Ma City” by BTS was produced by Pdogg who also participated as a songwriter who wrote the lyrics alongside “Hitman” Bang as well as 3 members of BTS, Suga, J-Hope, and RM. The length of this song is 4:18.

For you, we have prepared the lyric version of “Ma City” by BTS in order to make it easier for you to understand what this song talks about as a whole.

Here is the lyric video of “Ma City” by BTS:

“Ma City” Performances

For you, we have some of the live performance videos of “Ma City” by BTS from various events they attended. Please watch some of the live performances of “Ma City” by BTS here!

“Ma City” by BTS Live Concert Stage

“Ma City” by BTS Live Stage in Japan

“Ma City” by BTS Live (Mix Stage)

“Ma City” by BTS Live Stage at Busan Fan Meeting (Fancam Version)

“Ma City” Achievements

“Ma City” by BTS was released on November 30, 2015, by Big Hit Entertainment and has achieved some positions on charts which add to BTS’ list of achievements.

Here are the details of the “Ma City” achievements on song charts.

Song Charts

Chart Date Peak Position
Naver Music Top Chart November 30, 2015 6
Apple Music Chart Songs September 9, 2020 166
iTunes Chile May 7, 2021 1
iTunes Chile May 8, 2021 7
iTunes Chile May 9, 2021 10