3 months after SM Entertainment released NCT U, a 2nd sub-unit of the brand NCT (Neo Culture Technology), named NCT 127, will be making their debut in July!
The term “127” refers to the longitude of Seoul and the upcoming rookie idol boy group will be made up of 7 members from South Korea, China, and Japan. In an official statement, a representative said, “They will show global competitiveness and aspire to let the whole world know of K-pop with their charms”.
Members Haechan, Yuta, and WinWin are fresh new faces in the K-Pop industry while Mark, Taeyong, Jaehyun, and Taeil have already debuted through NCT U. The boys will be dropping their debut album at noon on Sunday (10th July).
Check out NCT 127’s teaser photos below:
UPDATE (5th July, 11:15am):
SM Entertainment has finally revealed the name of NCT 127’s debut title track – “Fire Truck” (소방차, pronounced as “SoBangCha”).
According to their Facebook page, the boys will be releasing their first teaser video at midnight on Wednesday (6th July) and the track is described as “a perfect summer tune under the Moombahton genre, which is a fusion of house and reggaeton”.
The brand NCT is a new male idol group project by SM and different groups will debut based in countries around the world. Aside from singing the same songs in different languages, they will also create tailored content for their particular markets.
Source: NCT’s Facebook page.