“Rookie rookie, my super rookie rookie rookie!”
Heads up, K-Pop fans! SM Entertainment’s K-Pop idol girl group, Red Velvet (레드벨벳) will be making their way to our shores for the very first time ;)
Red Velvet, which consists of members Irene (Bae Joo Hyun; 아이린), Seulgi (강슬기), Wendy (Son Seung Wan; 손승완), Joy (Park Soo Young; 박수영) debuted in August 2014 with their digital single “Happiness” before Yeri (Kim Ye Rim; 김예림) was added to the group in March 2015.
Since their debut, Red Velvet has received a lot of love and attention from K-Pop fans around the world. In fact, the group has to date received a total of 13 music awards, including 2 awards for choreography; “Best Dance – Female” and “Best Dance Performance – Female Group”, as well as 3 new artiste awards.
More recently, Red Velvet released their 4th mini album, “Rookie“, an EP that contains 6 tracks including the title track of the same name. The album topped the Weekly Gaon Album Chart and also became their next album to top the Billboard World Albums Chart.
According to Astro’s xuan.com.my, Red Velvet is expected to arrive in Malaysia on 23rd April 2017. Details of the event are still scarce for now but we’ll be updating this post with more information as soon as we know! Don’t forget to keep checking back with us ;)
Meanwhile, check out our exclusive interview with Red Velvet during their “Ice Cream Cake” promotions in 2015.
UPDATE (29th March, 2:30pm):
K-Pop fans, rejoice! Universal Music Malaysia Regional has released more details on Red Velvet’s “Rookie” mini album event.
Presented by ONEMUSIC, details for the upcoming showcase are as follows:
- Date: 23rd April 2017 (Sunday)
- Venue: Bentley Music Auditorium, Mutiara Damansara
- Time: 4pm onwards
To attend, fans are required to buy an album bundle via https://lnk.to/RVinMYFP. The bundle includes one (1) Red Velvet “Rookie” album, one (1) event entry pass, and one (1) autograph pass (limited to the first 200 pax only).
Note: Online purchase starts at 8pm today (29th March).
UPDATE (10th April):
Good news, Red Velvet fans! Due to overwhelming response, Universal Music Malaysia Regional will be holding an additional “Rookie” mini album event on 22nd April :)
Details are as follows:
- Date: 22nd April 2017 (Saturday)
- Venue: LG Concourse of Berjaya Times Square
- Time: 6.00pm onwards
However, to redeem one (1) autograph pass (limited to the first 200 pax only), fans will need to pre-order a Red Velvet “Rookie” album from selected CD RAMA outlets starting from 11th April 2017. Then, fans have to submit their details and proof of purchase via https://lnk.to/rvfansigning before 17th April 2017.
Selected CD RAMA outlets include:
1. Cheras Leisure Mall
2. Sunway Velocity Mall, Cheras
3. IOI Mall, Puchong,
4. Sunway Pyramid, PJ
5. Paradigm Mall, PJ
6. 1 Utama Shopping Centre, PJ
7. AEON Bukit Tinggi Shopping Centre, Klang
8. Aeon Seremban 2 Shopping Centre, Seremban
9. Mahkota Parade, Melaka
10. Harris, Aeon Tebrau City Shopping Center, Johor
11. Ipoh Parade, Ipoh
12. Plaza Gurney, Penang
Unfortunately, member Joy, who is starring in tvN’s “The Liar and His Lover”, won’t be attending the album event due to conflicting filming schedules.
For more info, hit up Universal Music Malaysia Regional’s Facebook page.