As she releases her first solo album, Nicole talks about her personal and professional relationship with SHINee’s Key, INFINITE’s Dongwoo, Eric Nam, and SPICA.
During the short interview segment for her showcase for First Romance, Nicole talked about her close relationship with SHINee’s Key and was quoted saying, “SHINee’s Key is one of my best friends and he helped me a lot while preparing for this album.” As Key is known for his distinct fashion, Nicole revealed that he has steadily shown his support by helping her conceptualise her debut stage and style.
Nicole also talked about the story behind INFINITE’s Dongwoo’s participation in her album and confessed that she jokingly asked him for a feature after losing on the game that they were playing. Dongwoo, whom she considers as an older brother, lent his vocals for the track, “7-2=Misunderstanding.”
Furthermore, she expressed her fondness over fellow B2M Entertainment artists, Eric Nam and SPICA, who have helped her in the production of her tracks.
Nicole celebrated the release of her album First Romance on November 19th through a special showcase held in Cheongdamdong, Seoul, South Korea. The full music video for her title track “MAMA” was also released.