The buzz surrounding the following BTS comeback for Map of the Soul: 7 is an honor to expertise firsthand. The new album drops Friday, Feb. 21 at four a.m. EST. And within the days main as much as the occasion, ARMYs have been dominating worldwide traits, producing extra pleasure each time the South Korean band drops one other teaser. Then on Thursday afternoon, Big Hit Entertainment unveiled music descriptions, together with BTS sub-unit tracks for V and Jimin in addition to RM and Suga, subsequently inflicting the web to break down.
BTS proclaims sub-unit songs for Jimin and V in addition to RM and Suga
On Feb. 16, BTS introduced the tracklist for Map of the Soul: 7 by way of the Big Hit Twitter account. The new album will function a complete of 20 tracks — or 19 tracks within the bodily album — with 15 new songs.
Four days later, Headline Planet revealed temporary music descriptions for every of the tracks, together with the lead single “ON.” But what caught everybody’s consideration had the entire fandom off-guard in one of the best ways potential.
According to the publication, the brand new BTS album will embody two duets. Jimin and V will carry out “Friends” and it’s concerning the two music artists “showcasing their friendship.” Meanwhile, “Respect” will likely be a “rap from RM and Suga.”
BTS followers development ‘Vmin’ for Jimin and V’s ‘Friends’ observe
Following the announcement of the sub-unit tracks, it didn’t take lengthy for BTS followers to ship the web ablaze. On Twitter, “Vmin” trended number one worldwide for V and Jimin’s “Friends.”
“VMin subunit is really happening,” a fan wrote on Twitter. “Soulmates VMin singing about friends, friendship, chingus, what did we do to deserve this.”
And after all, given the significant and supportive friendship between the ‘95 liners and former classmates, BTS followers had been struck arduous by the upcoming Jimin and V observe.
“Friends is a vmin subunit showcasing their friendship through the years they’ve spent collectively, im so emotional proper now,” a fan wrote.
“Friends, a Vmin subunit?” one other fan tweeted. “This is absolutely the most devastating title track when u think about Vmin friendship I’m in tears.”
Meanwhile, just a few ARMYs identified that the fandom beforehand theorized “Friends” could be a Jimin and V duet when the official tracklist was launched. A consumer on Twitter wrote:
You know what’s extra devastating greater than VMIN performing friends and speaking about their friendship in it? It’s that actually the entire fandom when the tracklist got here out predicted that it was a VMIN subunit with out fascinated with it twice, we knew it’s them, FRIENDS
BTS followers development ‘Namgi’ for RM and Suga’s ‘Respect’
“Respect,” which can function RM and Suga, additionally acquired loads of love on the chook app. In response to the rap sub-unit, BTS fans effortlessly trended “Namgi” to the quantity eight spot worldwide.
“Im crying cus we have Namgi unit,” a fan wrote on Twitter. “Namgi started together and were the first roommates, they have seen it all from the very very beginning.”
“Namgi are best friends,” one other fan tweeted. “This year is their tenth year together spending their lives together making music changing the fvking world and do you know [this] is their biggest album [together].”
Meanwhile, different ARMYs started working theorizing whether or not Suga and RM‘s “Respect” will likely be a brand new diss observe or a music about their friendship.
“What if respect isn’t even a diss track,” a fan wrote. “What if namgi are speaking about their love and respect for EACH OTHER.”
“Respect by namgi can go two methods: a fantastic music about namgi’s friendship and their respect for one another or namgi are about to harm somebody’s pleasure and emotions.”
Regardless of what occurs when Jimin and V’s “Friends” in addition to RM and Suga’s “Respect” comes out on Feb. 21, we all know the sub-unit tracks will hit BTS followers proper within the feels. Now excuse us as we construct a time machine out of our tears to move ourselves on to the Map of the Soul: 7 worldwide launch. We’ll see you there.
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