[BBANGYA NEWS｜Joan Park] JYP's eight-membered boy group Stray Kids that made their debut in 2018. The group have been a hot topic for their own producing group before their debut. The group's production team, 3RACHA(Thriracha : Bang Chan, Chang Bin, Han), writes and composes the entire album almost exclusively, and has a broad spectrum of songs from hip hop, EDM, and ballad.
Stray Kids is more famous globally than in Korea. They were ranked second in ‘Most Popular K-Pop Group in 2019’ by Tumbler in 2019 and they sold out their concerts in four European cities including Paris, Berlin and Moscow, starting in London in July 2019.
Their chart performances are also remarkable. Their album ‘Clé: LEVANTER’ released in December not only won the first place in the iTunes album chart in 17 countries but also topped Gaon and Hanteo weekly album charts. Their first English album 'Step Out of Clé’ released on January 24 attracted a lot of attention and was ranked 5th and 6th on the billboard 'World Digital Sales Song' chart.
Meanwhile, they are meeting fans from all over the world with their first world tour 'Stray Kids World Tour' District 9: Unlock '. The show will be held in 21 cities, total of 24 performances. On March 18, the debut best album 'SKZ2020' will be released to capture Japanese audience.