BTS and its members then and now how their time changes
BTS is the globally successful k-pop boy band group also known as Bangtan Boys. BTS stands for Bangtan Sonyeondan which means ‘Bulletproof Boy Scouts ‘ in Korean. BTS is a South Korean boy band that was formed in the year 2010 and debuted in the year 2013 under the company BigHit Entertainment in Seoul, South Korea.
The South Korean boy band has seven members named Jin, RM, Suga, J-hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook. The members co-write and co-produced most of the work by themselves. The band is originally a hip-hop band that has a wide range of genres with their musical style. Most of the BTS song lyrics are based on inspiring the youth, discussing mental health, school-age, individualism, and self-love. Their work also has a great reference to psychology, literature, philosophy, and alternate storylines.
The band includes Rappers and Vocalists. The members named Jin, Jimin, V and Jungkook are the Vocalists of the band. On the other hand, the members named Suga, J-hope, and RM are Rappers of the band.
RM is the leader of the boy band group his real name is Kim Namjoon, he was the first member of the group which was selected and he is from Ilsan. He started rapping when he was in sixth grade. Previously RM’s stage name was Rap Monster. In the year 2010, he was invited by a producer of BigHit Entertainment named Bang Shi Hyuk and in auditions, he got selected and the rest is history.
Jungkook is one of the vocalists of the band, his real name is Jeon Jeongguk and he is from Busan. Jungkook is the youngest member of the band and he is also known as Golden Maknae. His nickname is Kookie. Jungkook’s talent was discovered when he auditioned for Superstar K in the third season. Jungkook was eliminated in the audition round but that was enough to be recognized by other companies. After that, he received offers from seven agencies which included JYP Entertainment, FNC Entertainment, and Starship Entertainment as well. But he chose BigHit Entertainment and became a trainee. Jungkook also shared that RM was the reason that he chose BigHit Entertainment because he was impressed with his rapping.
V is the stage name of Kim Taehyung, he is the son of a farmer who belongs to Daegu. In high school, V started playing Saxophone as a dream to be a musician. V came to BigHit Entertainment with his friend who was giving an audition but instead of his friend he got selected. He was not intended to give the audition; he was there to support his friend. One of the team members of BigHit Entertainment encouraged him to audition. He asked his father for his permission and that day he was the only one selected from Daegu for the next round.
Suga is one of the rappers of the band. His real name is Kim Yoongi. Suga is also from Daegu. He started rapping when he was in high school with the name ‘gloss’. Suga is and was a rapper and producer. He produced and composed beats for local artists from which he became popular earlier. Suga has participated in a competition called ‘Hit it in which he got the second position which was enough for BigHit Entertainment to sign him as a trainee and producer.
Jin, whose full name is Kim Seokjin, is the eldest member of the band. He is the fourth member of the band. He was originally scouted by SM Entertainment while on the streets of his hometown in Anyang. But at that time he thought that it was a scam. Later this thing happened again but this time from BigHit Entertainment. Jin wanted to be an actor and he never thought that he could be a k-pop idol.
Jimin, whose full name is Park Jimin, is from Busan. In high school, Jimin was an art student and was in the department of dance. He was encouraged to audition for the same and he got selected to fly from Busan to Seoul. He has the shortest training period among the members.
J-hope is one of the rappers of the band and his real name is Jung Hoseok. He is also the best dancer in the group. He is from Gwangju. He first gave an audition for JYP Entertainment but that does not work. After that he auditioned for BigHit Entertainment he got selected because of his dance skills and sense of rhythm. In between that J-hope and BigHit Entertainment parted but RM convinced both of them to work with each other as they needed a member like him.
As all members have different stories and different life experiences, they still came together and made it. Now the band is the most popular k-pop boy band group that has won the hearts of millions of people with their music and dance.