BTS sat down for an interview on the radio present “Bae Chul Soo’s Music Camp” and talked about their newest single “Dynamite,” upcoming album, and extra!
“Dynamite” is BTS’s English-language single that got here out on August 21. It swept the charts in Korea and around the globe, and it’s even taken No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 for 2 weeks in a row.
During their September 14 interview on the MBC FM4U radio present, Suga stated that whereas they’d thought “Dynamite” would possibly attain No. 1 on the Hot 100 in the event that they have been fortunate, they’d not anticipated that the tune would high the chart for a second week. He shared that they acquired a name from Big Hit founder Bang Si Hyuk instantly, and RM added that Bang Si Hyuk had been nearly crying.
Jin stated, “He requested if we have been all there, and once we stated we have been, he yelled, ‘Yeah!’” The members added that he’d instructed them what a tremendous achievement it was.
Host Bae Chul Soo expressed his gratitude to BTS, commenting, “I’ve been asserting the Billboard Hot 100 chart each week for the previous 30 years, since 1990. I’ve change into fairly outdated and I’m near retirement, however I used to be in a position to announce as a DJ that considered one of our artists topped the Hot 100, so now there’s nothing else I might need.” RM shared that they felt deeply moved.
The DJ went on to say that he did have another factor that he wished, mentioning that he’s been commentating the Grammy Awards for 20 years and saying he plans to commentate another time if the group will get nominated. BTS requested him to proceed to commentate, and RM talked about that the members and Bang Si Hyuk are members of the Recording Academy.
When speaking about their subsequent album plans, Suga stated, “It’s popping out this yr. There’s not a lot time left.” Jimin stated, “We’re nearly achieved engaged on it. I feel it would come out across the finish of the yr.” He added, “This is unique data however the music’s a bit higher than ‘Dynamite.’” V joked, “To give a stunning spoiler, the songs are about three to 4 minutes lengthy.”
Jungkook stated, “The members have been very concerned within the making of this album,” and RM stated that their participation in their albums will proceed to extend. He additionally stated, “There are quite a lot of completely different genres on the album” and “The songs’ messages are what are wanted probably the most proper now throughout these occasions.”
Bae Chul Soo went on to ask them to every identify an artist that’s had the most important affect on them musically. Suga talked about that he began making music himself after listening to music by Epik High and he additionally shared that he actually favored the rapper T.I. “I used to be initially going to do a remix with T.I. for my mixtape, nevertheless it didn’t work out,” he added.
Jin shared, “The individuals who’ve actually been a giant affect on me are the members of BTS. It was because of them that I began doing music and was in a position to write songs too. Also, since they’re those who’re most frequently singing by my facet, they’ve been the most important affect on me.”
Jimin commented that he was the identical, sharing that his ideas had modified because of the members. “Originally my dream was to face on stage,” he stated. “But after I grew to become a trainee, they stored displaying me how attention-grabbing it’s to sing, create, and convey issues. That made me additionally dream of singing effectively, making my voice lovely, and creating good songs.”
Jungkook shared that he was additionally comparable. “When I used to be requested who my ‘star’ was not too long ago, I selected RM,” he stated. “When I used to be a pupil in Busan, to be trustworthy I wasn’t that thinking about singing. Of course, I wished to be just like the superb singers I’d seen, however after I spent some time trying, I got here throughout a video of RM rapping. It was across the identical time that Bang Si Hyuk was doing the present ‘Star Audition – The Great Birth,’ so I made a decision to go to that company, and I’ve realized loads from the older members.” He shared that the members had helped him loads, and he’d come to be taught in regards to the enjoyable of creating music. “I feel the members made me who I’m,” he stated.
RM prompt that they take into account their members because the “base” reply after which stated, “If I’ve to choose simply artist, then it’d be the identical now because it was previously—I’d decide Nas. When we carried out on the Grammy Awards with Lil Nas X, Nas was there too. That was the primary time I noticed Nas in individual. I had so many blended feelings; it was additionally his first time on the Grammys.”
“I used to be so nervous,” he stated. “I feel I used to be extra nervous than after I met Drake.” V joked, “It was the primary time I used to be in a position to perceive RM when he spoke English.”
V additionally named his members as a giant affect, saying that he began making his personal music and even a mixtape due to them. “I need to say that it was doable due to my members,” he stated. “Rain is the one that made me suppose that being a singer looks like such a cool job. When I watched him on stage, I questioned how he might carry out in such a cool means all on his personal.”
When requested by Bae Chul Soo about what he thought of Rain’s viral hit “Gang,” V spoke about how a lot he beloved Rain’s performances and his ardour. He stated, “I watched ‘Gang’ and thought that individuals would love it as soon as a while had handed. It’s addicting.”
Up subsequent, J-Hope selected Bae Chul Soo as a giant affect. He went on to say, “Unlike the opposite members, I first obtained into music by means of dancing. I danced to music by Kris Kross, and after I got here as much as Seoul, I realized rapping from Yankie. I additionally actually favored the artist J. Cole and was drastically influenced by him.”
Bae Chul Soo requested the group in the event that they really feel scared due to their personal stage of affect. Suga stated “We’ve thought of that loads,” and talked about his solo observe “Shadow” that addresses that. RM added, “We do have fears about that, however we predict that now we have to do what we will do.”
The host requested the blokes to choose one thing outdoors of music that they’re at present thinking about. Suga shared, “I not too long ago began enjoying the guitar so I spend all day enjoying that. Outside of that, I’m thinking about world peace.”
Jin shared, “My brother’s within the meals enterprise and it’s troublesome recently due to the COVID-19 scenario. We’ve been assembly up loads and placing our heads collectively to determine how you can enhance issues. So I feel I can perceive to a point what lots of people are going by means of due to COVID-19. He even bought his automobile to complement his enterprise. It made my coronary heart ache, so I’ve been making an attempt to give you methods to assist.”
Jimin commented that after the COVID-19 outbreak, he doesn’t suppose he’s had any pursuits past their live performance and album. “Outside of observe time, my mind stops,” he stated. “I don’t do something at house. I hope that the scenario improves quickly.”
Jungkook shared, “I can’t give attention to only one factor, so I strive quite a lot of various things. Working on songs is the bottom factor. I used to be boxing, then enjoying guitar, then portray, then studying books, then I attempted cooking and figuring out. I edit movies too and I’m doing quite a lot of various things.” He added that he’s additionally been actually into making pizza.
RM stated that whereas they’re unable to go abroad, he determined to train extra, so he’s been working exhausting at that. “I additionally like going to displays, so I’ve been taking a look at quite a lot of work and artwork,” he stated.
Bae Chul Soo talked about RM’s recent donation of 100 million received (roughly $84,700) to the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and praised BTS for all their good deeds. Jimin stated, “We should do as a lot as we’ve acquired.”
V shared, “I’m glad recently. It took me a very long time to get right here. I had quite a lot of worries, however I’ve tried to seek out small bits of happiness inside that scenario.”
J-Hope stated, “I thought of how I might specific myself another way, apart from utilizing music, and I got here up with utilizing garments. I feel I’ve been glad when carrying garments that swimsuit me.”
As the present wrapped up, Jimin stated, “Thank you, everybody. We miss you numerous, we’re grateful, and we love you.” RM stated to Bae Chul Soo, “I hope that you just’ll commentate for the Grammy Awards subsequent yr too,” and Suga stated, “I need to undoubtedly go to the Grammys.” Jungkook promised, “We’ll work more durable.”