These Upcoming K-Pop Idol Groups Do Not Have A Single Korean Member

They are from Japan, the Philippines and all over the world.

On February 20, the two new K-Pop idol groups, Z-GIRLS and Z-BOYS, released a teaser for their upcoming debut.

These powerful new rookies have been receiving attention from the media not only for their intriguing teasers but for the fact that neither groups have a single Korean member.

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The members are known to be from Japan, the Philippines and all around the world.

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They will be releasing their track on February 22nd and holding their debut stage on February 23rd at the “Z-POP DREAM LIVE 2019 in SEOUL” at the Jamsil Indoor Gynmasium alongside performances by other artists such as Chungha, Apink and more.

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Prior to their debuts, both groups have already begun reality shows so fans could find out more about each member and their talents.

Z-GIRLS has even given a glimpse into their powerful vocals in a recent episode of their reality program where they are busking in Hongdae.

 

Meanwhile, some netizens have been expressing doubts about the fact that there are no Korean members in a K-Pop group.

  • “Would a K-Pop group with no Koreans be able to become a K-Pop group just because they debut in Korea?”
  • “I don’t think it’s right to work in Korea as a K-Pop idol and not be able to speak Korean…and the fact that having to speak English is becoming so important for K-Pop singers…it’s so sad…”

 

Others disagreed and expressed that if they were active in Korea, then they were K-Pop singers.

  • “Since they received Korean training, they’re K-Pop singers.”
  • “Even if they’re from different countries, if they’re working in Korea, they’re K-Pop.”

 

Check out their teasers below:

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