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Weekly Music Video

Today's video (or rather song) is One Love by MONSTA X. They are a Korean boyband consisting of 7 members, leader Shownu (real name Son Hyun Woo), Wonho (Shin Ho Seok), Minhyuk (Lee Minhyuk), Kihyun (Yoo Kihyun), Hyungwon (Chae Hyungwon) and rappers Jooheon (Lee Joo Heon) and I.M. (Lim/Im Chang Kyun). The group were put together after the members won record label Starship Entertainment's survival show NO MERCY and debuted in May this year. They are label mates with girl group SISTAR, who were mentors on the show along with other Korean music acts. Starship have said that the name MONSTA X refers to monsters taking over K-pop music and also comes from the French words for "my" (Mon) and "star "Sta". X is meant to "symbolise an unknown existence".

Members of MONSTA X released singles with other artists as part of the show before debuting with the single Trespass and mini album of the same name on 14th May. In September they released their second mini album Rush.

Here is One Love, one of my favourite MONSTA X songs. I also like Blue Moon. :) MONSTA X's music is similar to BTS in my opinion, they're both hip hop groups rather than just R'n'B. One Love is on Trespass. The video has Hangul (Korean language), Romanisation and English lyrics, yay! lol.






For more on MONSTA X visit these links:

Official site (Korean/English): http://www.starship-ent.com/monstax/

KpopInfo114 profile: https://kpopinfo114.wordpress.com/2014-rookie-group-debuts/may/no-mercy-profile/

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