After training for 9 years, a K-Pop artist is finally getting launched as the newest member of a recently formed South Korean boy group and netizens are excited.
As teased in the “2016 SAF Gayo Daejun,” SM Entertainment’s rookie group NCT 127 is set for their highly anticipated comeback next month with a brand new album called “Limitless,” AllKPop reported.
Joining NCT 127 in their comeback is Johnny, a up-and-coming singer/performer who has been a trainee under the popular production outfit for the past 9 years.
The 21-year-old Korean-American pop singer, whose birth name is Seo Yeong Ho, was formerly a member of the pre-debut team SM Rookies during his latter years in training.
Originally from Chicago, Johnny has been with SM Entertainment since 2007. While he has been featured in music videos of other popular K-Pop acts, fans have been anticipating Johnny’s official debut for years now.
A Twitter account with the handle ‘Did Johnny’s debut teaser come out?’, regularly posts updates since September 7 whether the artist has finally made his debut yet. The posts have always been a simple, “No.”
All that changed, however, after the “2016 SAF Gayo Daejun” reveal on December 26. Upon seeing Johnny finally, the Twitter user excitedly wrote, “Yes f***!!!!!!!” and “It’s out.” The post also included a screen capture of Johnny in the teaser clip.
NCT 127 will release their second mini-album Limitless, digitally on January 6, 2017, and physically on January 9, 2017.