BTS Features Nicki Minaj on New Song ‘IDOL’ and People are in Love

South Korean super group BTS has a special collaboration with rapper Nicki Minaj in their latest album, and fandoms of the two acts are going crazy over it.

The album “Love Yourself: Answer,” released by the popular K-pop boy band on Friday, includes a digital version of the song “Idol” featuring the rap queen.

At a recent press conference, BTS member RM revealed how they ended up collaborating with Minaj:

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“We thought the song would come alive with Nicki Minaj’s rapping, so we sent a request. Nicki Minaj’s side accepted, so it came to be,” the 23-year-old rapper was quoted as saying. “Nicki Minaj is also actively promoting the song on social media. We are thankful that she is promoting it a lot.”

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The surprise collab has thrilled the BTS fandom Army and Minaj’s The Barbz, igniting a social media frenzy.

Fans have also been showing off some mad dance moves via the  on Twitter.

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The original music video for “IDOL” was dropped on Friday and has so far racked up over 80 million views as of this writing.

“Love Yourself: Answer” is the fourth and final part of in the “Love Yourself” series by the band which has embarked on a world tour to promote their latest album offering.  

After hitting Seoul last Saturday, the group will continue performing in different cities worldwide, including London and Los Angeles.

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Meanwhile, Minaj, who also released her fourth studio album “Queen” earlier this month, announced an upcoming music video for her version of “Idol” via a comment on Instagram.

Featured Image via YouTube / ibighit (Left), Instagram / nickiminaj (Right)

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