SM Entertainment’s “Avengers-styled” boy group SuperM is gearing up for their official debut.

The good news was made official by SM Entertainment, home label to the members of the boy group. In their latest update on Instagram, it was revealed that SuperM’s upcoming debut album will be released worldwide on 4th October 2019.

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SuperM 첫 미니앨범 ‘SuperM’ 10월 4일 월드와이드 공개! 미국 캐피털 뮤직그룹(CMG)의 요청으로 이수만 프로듀서가 직접 프로듀싱을 맡은 SuperM의 첫 미니 앨범 'SuperM'! 전세계 공개를 통해 완성도 높은 음악과 뛰어난 실력을 가진 멤버들의 차원이 다른 퍼포먼스를 곧 만나보세요! – SuperM's 1st Mini Album to be released worldwide on Oct.4! Stay tuned for the best-quality music and 'on-another-level' performance from SuperM, produced by Lee Sooman on request of CMG, via the worldwide release! – #WeAreTheFuture #SuperM @superm #SuperMtheFuture

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The group has been generating buzz among K-pop fans even way before the official announcement was made. It has been reported by several news outlet that the boys will be focusing their promotions on United States as well as South Korea, targeting both Western and Asian market simultaneously.

Regarding the group name, SM Entertainment explained that the term “Super” refers to the collaborative synergy of their talented members, while the letter “M” in the group name stands for “Matrix” or “Master”. It can also be pointed out that the group name naturally represents the name for their agency, through the spellings of their initial letters.

In addition to that, the formation of this group was also notable for its inclusion of members of mega-groups including EXO, SHINee and also NCT. For those who are curious, here are the 7 members of the upcoming boy band:

1. Baekhyun (백현)

  • Original group: EXO
  • Position: Main vocalist
  • Fun fact: He made his solo debut this year with the mini album “UN Village”.

2. Taemin (태민)

  • Original group: SHINee
  • Position: Main dancer, lead vocalist
  • Fun fact: He was a mentor for KBS “The Unit”, an idol survival show consisted of already debuted celebrities.

3. Kai (카이)

  • Original group: EXO
  • Position: Main dancer, vocalist, rapper
  • Fun fact: He is close friends with VIXX’s Ravi, HOTSHOT’s Ha Sungwoon and Timoteo, as well as BTS’ Jimin.

4. Taeyong (태용)

  • Original group: NCT
  • Position: Rapper, dancer, vocalist
  • Fun fact: Taeyong may look cold, but he’s actually very kind and caring towards his fellow members.

5. Lucas (루카스)

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  • Original group: NCT
  • Position: Rapper, vocalist, dancer
  • Fun fact: Lucas is famous among global fans for his variety show skills. He appeared in shows such as “Law of the Jungle” and also “Keep Running” (奔跑吧), the Chinese version of Korean TV show “Running Man”.

6. Ten (텐)

  • Original group: NCT
  • Position: Dancer, Rapper, Vocalist
  • Fun fact: His ethnicity is actually Chinese, but his nationality is Thai.

7. Mark (마크)

  • Original group: NCT
  • Position: Rapper
  • Fun fact: He appeared in almost all of NCT’s sub-units, namely NCT U, NCT 127 as well as NCT Dream. He graduated from NCT Dream in 2018.

In addition to that, it was revealed that their 1st mini album will come in 8 different versions, with exclusive merchandise up for grabs. Fans who are interested can click here for more info.

Do you have any other fun facts about the members of SuperM? Hit us up in the comment section ?

Sources: Kpop Profiles, E! Online.

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