Top 5 Boy Band With Members With Composing Skills; From STRAY KIDS To BTS

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BTS is a South Korean boy-band formed by Big Hit Entertainment. It was initially thought they would debut as a hip-hop group, similar to YG Entertainment’s 1TYM. Later, when their initial formation was about to debut, Big Hit Entertainment’s CEO, Bang Si-hyuk, decided the idol group would be: “it seems like they need a hero who can lend them a shoulder to lean on, even without speaking a single word“, according to Vox. The group was meant to debut in 2011, but their debut was postponed and the group was reorganized. In 2012, the final formation was finalized as Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook. Prior to their debut, they began to get attention for their song covers on YouTube and SoundCloud, according to Wikipedia. Finally, they made debut by releasing their first single album, titled “2 Cool 4 Skool”, on June 12, 2013.

Members: Jin (Vocalist), Suga (Rapper), J-Hope (Rapper), RM (Leader, rapper), Jimin (Vocalist), V (Vocalist), Jungkook (Vocalist)

Years Active: 2013 – present

Label: Big Hit Entertainment

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BTS has a crucial element, which is the honest musical expression of one’s creative anxieties. Bang Si-hyuk wanted BTS to be full of figures that audiences could relate to, as reported by Vox. Mostly, BTS’s members Suga, RM, and J-Hope have writing credits for creating their music.

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BTS’s major music producer is Suga, he is notable for his large input in songwriting.

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2 Cool 4 Skool

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BTS’s debut single album was released on June 12, 2013. It consists of 7 songs and 2 hidden songs. The lead track, “No More Dream”, was written by RM, Suga, J-Hope, and other professional producers, such as Pdogg, Hitman Bang, and Supreme Boi, and was produced by Pdogg.

The second lead track, “We Are Bulletproof Pt.2”, was written by RM and Suga, with help from Pdogg, Hitman Bang, and Supreme Boi, and was produced by Pdogg.

O!RUL8,2?

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This is the first Extended Play, and was released on September 11, 2013. It consists of 10 songs. The lead track, “N.O” (No Offense), was written by RM, Suga, and professional producers Pdogg, Hitman Bang, and Supreme Boi, and was produced by Pdogg.

Skool Luv Affair

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This is the group’s second Extended Play, and was released on February 12, 2014. It consists of 10 songs and 2 bonus songs. The lead track, “Boy in Luv (상남자)”, was written by RM, Suga, and professional producers Pdogg, Hitman Bang, and Supreme Boi, and was produced by Pdogg.

The second lead track, “Just One Day (하루만)”, was written by RM, Suga, J-Hope, and Pdogg. Pdogg also produced it.

DARK&WILD

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Dark&Wild is the group’s first studio album, and was released on August 19, 2014. It consists of 14 songs. The lead track, “Danger”, was written by RM, Suga, J-Hope, Pdogg, Than Bui, and Hitman Bang, and was produced by Pdogg.

The second lead track, “War of Hormone (호르몬 전쟁)”, was written by RM, Suga, J-Hope, and professional producers Pdogg, and Supreme Boi. It was produced by Pdogg.

The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Pt. 1

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This is BTS’s third Extended Play, and was released on April 29, 2015, with nine songs. The lead track, “I NEED U”, was written by RM, Suga, J-Hope, Pdogg, Hitman Bang, and Brother Su, and was produced by Pdogg.

The second lead track, “Dope (쩔어)”, was written by RM, Suga, J-Hope, Pdogg, Gwis Bang Mang, and Hitman Bang, and produced by Pdogg.

The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Pt. 2

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The group’s fourth Extended Play was released on November 30, 2015. It consists of nine songs. The lead track, “Run”, was written by RM, Suga, V, Jungkook, J-Hope, Pdogg, and Hitman Bang, and was produced by Pdogg.

The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever

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This the first compilation album, which BTS released on May 2, 2016. It consists of 12 songs (CD 1) and 11 songs (CD 2). The lead track, “Fire (불타오르네)”, was written by RM, Suga, Pdogg, Hitman Bang, and Devine Channel, and, again, was produced by Pdogg.

The second lead track, “Save Me”, was written by RM, Suga, J-Hope, Pdogg, Ray Michael Djan Jr, Ashton Foster, and Samantha Harper, and was produced by Pdogg.

LOVE YOURSELF 承 ‘Her’

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This is their fifth Extended Play, and was released on September 18, 2017, with nine songs and two hidden songs. The lead track, “DNA”, was written by Suga, RM, Pdogg, Hitman Bang, Supreme Boi, and KASS, and was produced by Pdogg.

The second lead track, “MIC Drop”, was written by J-Hope, RM, Pdogg, Hitman Bang, and Supreme Boi, and was produced by Pdogg.

LOVE YOURSELF 轉 ‘Tear’

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BTS’s third studio album was released on May 18, 2018, and consists of 11 songs. The lead track, “Fake Love”, was written by RM, Pdogg, and Hitman Bang, and was produced by Pdogg.

The second lead track, “Airplane Pt. 2”, was written by RM, Suga, J-Hope, Pdogg, Ali Tamposi, Liza Owens, Roman Campolo, and Hitman Bang, and was produced by Pdogg.

LOVE YOURSELF 結 ‘Answer’

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This is the third compilation album, which was released on August 24, 2018. It consists of 16 songs (CD 1) and 9 songs (CD 2), with 1 digital bonus song. The lead track, “Idol”‘s original version was written by RM, Hitman Bang, Roman Campolo, Pdogg, Supreme Boi, and Ali Tamposi, and was produced by Pdogg.

The lead track “Idol”‘s alternative version, featuring Nicki Minaj, was written by RM, Hitman Bang, Roman Campolo, Pdogg, Supreme Boi, Ali Tamposi, and Onika Maraj, and produced by Pdogg.

Map of the Soul: Persona

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This is the group’s sixth Extended Play, which was released on April 12, 2019. It consists of 7 songs. The lead track, “Boy with Luv (작은 것들을 위한 시)”, featuring Halsey, was written by RM, Suga, J-Hope, Pdogg, Melanie Joy Fontana, Michel “Lindgren” Schulz, Emily Weisband, and Ashley Frangipane, it was produced by Pdogg.

When RM was interviewed by TIME Magazine in 2017, he revealed, “I love music and I truly enjoy sharing with our fans. Music transcends language. BTS communicates with our fans by staying true to ourselves and believing in music every day.

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When Suga, under the stage name “Agust D”, was asked about his track, “The Last”, from the mixtape, he answered, “I wrote the lyrics thinking it could help others who are also anxious and depressed. It’s my way of saying I’m anxious, you’re anxious, we’re all anxious. So let’s all study and figure out how to handle it,” as reported by Koreaboo.

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That was all for the information about Korean boy-band who self-compose their own music. What do you think? They are, indeed, talented and group has its own, unique style. Let’s appreciate their many talents!

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