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Musical – Sister Act

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Cast members of the musical Sister Act were in the SuperKpop studio for Music Stage with DJ Sam. Sister Act the Broadway Musical will make its Korean debut on November 25, 2017.

Cast Members::
Dene Hill – Deloris Van Cartier
Rebecca Mason-Wygal – Mother Superior
Sophie Kim (Sohyang Kim (김소향)) – Sister Mary Roberts

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Tidbits::
– Sohyang first Asian to play the part of Sister Mary Roberts. This her first time having a role that’s completely in English.
– They will be in Korea for 9 weeks for their visiting performance.
– Rebecca is from Los Angeles and not familiar with the cold weather that’s in Korea right now.
– They were in Japan before coming to Korea. So, they aren’t that jet-lagged.
– They have been touring around Asia. They’ve been to Singapore, Philippines, China, Japan, and Korea.
– Deloris is a disco diva with a big personality.
– Mother Superior has a strict personality.
– Sister Mary Roberts has quiet but strong personality.

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Q & A::
Q: What is the ‘Sister Act’ song about?
A: The song sister act is about how Deloris discovers that she doesn’t need all the glitz and glamour as long as she has good friends and love.

Q: How are you and your characters different or similar?
A: Sohyang are her character are a lot alike. They are both quiet and very shy, but also have a hidden strength and bravery.
– Denae is not the type of girl who wants to be in the spotlight. She likes to let others shine. Which is the opposite of Deloris who always wants to be seen and heard.

Live Performance::
The Life I Never Had

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Kim Sohee (김소희)

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Kim Sohee was in the Kpoppin’ studio for Be My Super Star with DJ Isak. Kim Sohee (김소희) debuted in 2017 and is currently under Music Works (뮤직웍스).

Tidbits::
– Spring is her favorite season because her fans have told her she resembles spring.
– Sohee participated in Produce 101 season 1.
– Her ideal type is currently actor Kang Haneul.
– She loves ramen, and marinated chicken.
– She likes her hair the most when it’s long.
– Sohee would like to go to Japan just for the different food.
– There are several artist she would like to collaborate with, including Ariana Grande and IU.
– She has been part of several project groups.
– In the past she did bright and cute concepts with her project groups. For her recent comeback they wanted to show a different side of her with an R&B song.

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Q & A::
Q: What was it like filming with Sung Yoobin (성유빈)?
A: He had never linked arms with a girl in his life, and she was leading him in most of the scenes. Even though it looks good in the music video it was very awkward for them.

Live Performance::
뜸 (So Hot feat. Olti (올티))

In2It (인투잇)

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In2It was in the SoundK studio for You Who Came from the Stars with DJ Leah. In2It (인투잇) is a boy band that debuted in 2017 under MMO Entertainment.

Members::
Jian (지안) – Leader, Vocalist
Yuntae (연태) – Vocalist
Inho (인호) – Vocalist
Inpyo (인표) – Vocalist
Jinseob (진섭) – Vocalist
Hyunwook (현욱) – Vocalist
Isaac (아이젝) – Vocalist
Sunghyun (성현) – Maknae, Rapper

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Tidbits::
– They shot the music video for Amazing in Khakastan, and it was very cold.
– Isaac knows English, Chinese, Korean, and Malay, and is the translator for the group.
– Yuntae is the mom of the group, and talks to himself a lot in the dorm.
– They live together, and have two bathrooms (a rare thing in Kpop idol dorms).
– Jinseob was original going to be a designer when he got into dancing.
– Hyunwook is the very clean member of the group.
– Inho is the energy source for the group.
– They were all part of Boys24 (소년24) but in different subunits.
– Sunghyun participated in a Math competition and did very well.
– Hyunwook was class president three years in a row.
– Inho likes the moist parts of chicken (legs & thighs).
– Yuntae was in the hip-hop when he was in dance school.

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Q & A::
Q: What does In2It mean?
A: In America, one of the phrases people use is “I’m into that” when they like something. That is where they got their name from. They want people to be caught by their charm.

Q: Who did you give your first album to?
A: Isaac sent albums to his family and friends in Malaysia. The other members gave albums to their moms.

Live Performance::
Paradise

NRG (New Radiance Group)

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NRG was in the SuperKpop studio for K-Star & Live with DJ Sam. NRG (New Radiance Group) debuted in 1997 and is currently under Music Factory (뮤직팩토리).

Members::
Sungjin (성진) – Leader, Vocalist, Rapper
Myunghoon (명훈) – Vocalist, Rapper
Yoomin (유민) – Maknae, Vocalist, Rapper

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Tidbits::
– It’s been 12 years since their last comeback.
– Some keywords and phrases to describe the new album are disco, party, back to the future, and 21st century.
– They decided to make a comeback because they were hungry for music, and fan’s love.
– They had a concert showcase for their 20th anniversary to fulfill a promise to their fans.
– They like the style of SF9 and all girl groups.
– Yoomin is considered a professional dieter.
– They all learn choreography fast (a couple of days), but getting a feel for the dance and the little details take awhile.
– They all caught colds while visiting a cold location where they saw the first snow of 2017.

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Q & A::
Q: What gives you energy on stage, and in live?
A: Food, love of fans, and each other.

Live Performance::
티파니에서 아침을 (Breakfast at Tiffany’s) the remake