Bling Bling has recently released their 1st mini album ’CONTRAST’ and the music video for its catchy title song ’Oh MAMA’. Officially KMUSIC had the chance to interview the group before this comeback and get to know the members more. Let´s meet with Narin, the Bling Bling’s tinkerbell, leader filled with energy Juhyun, Yubin, the maknae who is in charge of performance, the main dancer Marin, the rapper Ayamy and Jieun, the main vocalist.
You debuted at the end of last year. What was the hardest or most fun when preparing for your debut?
„When we were preparing our debut we were so happy that we will debut that we don’t think we found it so difficult. When we were trainees, we used to practice with other Kpop songs, but when we were preparing for debut we practiced with our originals which was actually quite fun.“
Your debut song ’G.G.B’ is nearing 6.5 million of views. That is very impressive. How did you enjoy filming this MV?
„We are so happy that many people came to watch our debut MV. We had a lot of fun preparing ‘Oh Mama’ MV as well so we hope many people check it out.“
Can you tell us more about your comeback with 1st mini album ’CONTRAST’? What can we look forward to?
[note from reporter: this album is already in store, check it out]
„Like the title of our first mini album <CONTRAST> , this comeback / mini album shows both the chic & cool with lovely & affectionate. As the name suggests, we want to show contrasting sides. Also it will be good for people to look forward to our title song’s ( ‘Oh Mama’) performance. Please check our usage of skirts and fingers in our performance.“
What hashtag would describe your comeback the best?
„‘Oh MaMa’ is it. It is an interjection and we are hoping everyone that listens to our music will also say “Oh mama!” in surprise!“
How would you describe your group’s sound and color?
„We don’t think we can describe our music in a single color. It’s more like that our goal is to show a variety of colours.“
Your group consist of Korean and Japanese members. What language do you use to communicate?
„We mostly use Korean. Marin and Ayamy often teach us Japanese.“
If you were to teach your international fans one short Korean or Japanese sentence. What would you teach them and why?
„블링블링 사랑해요 (BlingBling SaRangHaeYo) = Love you Blingbling. We think ‘to love’ is such a beautiful statement so we’d like hear it in Korean!“
What are your hobbies beside music? What do you like to do to relax during your free time?
„We enjoy exercises/sports. When we relax we actually just relax or watch films & tv series. When one sees an interesting film or tv show, she will share it with the rest of the band so we will all watch it together.“
Is there something you are so good at that you could compete in with others?
„We believe we have a long way to go, but we are hoping people think of us as that group with amazing performances. We are practicing hard to achieve that.“
Which member is having the hardest time waking up in the morning?
„Jieun! She sleeps the most and is the one to sleep the earliest while waking up the latest!“
Who is the best at cooking?
„Actually we haven’t really tasted everyone’s cooking so it’s hard to pick who that may be. We are thinking of having a cooking contest soon to settle this.“
If you could go for a trip just anywhere in the world. Where would you go?
„Ayamy and Marin are living here in Korea away from their homes in Japan. So they would like to visit their homes in Japan.“
If you could pick any superpower, which one would you choose?
„Controlling time. It seems like time is something that will never come back so it’d be nice to have a power to control time.“
What kind of musical styles would you want to show fans?
„We have only recently debuted so we want to show a variety of styles. BlingBling’s name suggests that 6 lights came together as one light sparkling & shining. So we’d like to show a variety of ways we can shine and sparkle.“
What do you want to achieve as a group in the future?
„We would like to have a world tour! We want to put on a show for all our fans around the world who have been supporting us!“
And the last question, is there something you would like to tell your fans overseas?
„We are so grateful for all your passionate support and love from afar and different places. We really hope things get better so we can meet you all. We love you!“
Thank you Bling Bling for granting us an interview. We wish these girls all the best for their upcoming ’CONTRAST’ album promotion and other exciting activities! If you want to stay in touch with Bling Bling follow them on their SNS: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Fancafe and TikTok.
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Written by: Terry
Photo source: Bling Bling´s Twitter