HOT ISSUE Names BLACKPINK, CL And More As Their Role Models At Debut Showcase

They’ve been inspired by some incredible women!

K-Pop girl group Hot Issue just debuted, and they revealed that they’ve been inspired by some of the biggest K-Pop artists in history!

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Hot Issue recently held their online showcase to celebrate the release of their first mini-album, ISSUE MAKER, and title track “GRATATA”.

At the showcase, they performed their debut track for the first time, and each of the members was also asked to name their role models!

Leader Nahyun named EXID‘s Hani as her idol inspiration!

My role model is EXID’s Hani. Her ability to grab the viewer’s attention on stage is so cool and I want to be like that. During hard times, I received a lot of good energy when watching her videos.

I want to be an idol that gives good energy to the public just like Hani.


EXID’s Hani

Mayna picked BLACKPINK‘s Lisa as her role model!

BLACKPINK’s Lisa is my role model. She is so cool on stage and I really like her.


BLACKPINK’s Lisa | @lalalalisa_m/Instagram

Next, member Dana shared that she idolizes BLACKPINK’s Jennie!

My role model is BLACKPINK’s Jennie because she is able to pull off amazing performances and take over the stage as well as have good style.


BLACKPINK’s Jennie| @jennierubyjane/Instagram

Hyeongshin was next, and revealed her role model to be former 2NE1 member CL!

My role model is CL. When I was young, I watched 2NE1’s ‘FIRE’ stage video and I always thought the intro portion of the video was so cool I wanted to be just like that.


CL | @chaelinCL/Twitter

Yewon picked IU as her role model!

I want to be just like IU, who is actively promoting in many different areas.



Yebin revealed she wants to be just like OH MY GIRL‘s main dancer, YooA!

I want to be like Oh My Girl’s YooA because she always does her best and shows so much passion on stage.


Lastly, Dain commented on her favorite artist and role model, revealing it to be Jessi!

I really like Jessi’s strong colors and ability to take over the stage. I want to be able to enjoy performing on stage just like her.


Hot Issue’s debuted with their first mini-album ISSUE MAKER, and title track “GRATATA”.

Watch the MV for it here!

Source: Sports Khan