[WORD ON THE TWEET] On 20 March 2017 rumors circulated on Twitter of an unconfirmed K.A.R.D fan meeting tour in Brazil. Soon afterwards, SubKulture Entertainment officially announced Wild KARD 2017: The 1st Tour in America, seeming to corroborate rumors that K.A.R.D are in fact going on a world tour in May!!
[WORD ON THE TWEET] On March 20 2017 at midnight (KST), BTS leader Rap Monster and rapper Wale released the track and music video "Change" for their much-anticipated collaboration! While fans of the two rappers had been hoping for this collab for many months, the release itself came as a surprise to Moonz and A.R.M.Y. It's no surprise, however, that #Change was soon trending worldwide as fans all over the world shared their love after the release of the collab single. Check out what netizens are saying below!
[WORD ON THE TWEET] On 17 March 2017 fans of K-pop gathered from around the world to witness, both in person and through live-streaming, Day 1 of KCON Mexico. The lineup not only included performances by Eric Nam, EXID, NCT 127, and BTS, but EXID's Hani and even ASTRO made an appearance to perform special stages in Spanish for the Mexican fans.
[WORD ON THE TWEET] BTS has safely arrived in Mexico on March 16 ahead of their KCON Mexico performance on Friday, receiving a particularly special welcome from the Mexican A.R.M.Y. Due to BTS's massive popularity, arriving at the airport can often be a large hassle, bringing crowd control issues and concern for the safety of both the members and the fans. However, the united efforts of A.R.M.Y in Mexico ensured that this was not the case today!
When BTS exited security, they were greeted by a sight that is not often seen in the K-pop world. Hordes of fans were present, but thanks to a chain of fans linking arms, everyone was able to keep a safe distance and not create any issues.
[WORD ON THE TWEET] BTOB have taken home their first win for "Movie", the latest track off their 10th mini album Feel'eM, on the March 15th airing of MBC's Show Champion! While leader Eunkwang happily expressed his gratitude towards BTOB's CEO, the Cube Entertainment family and staff, his fellow members, and their beloved fans (Melodies) for the happy surprise, maknae Sungjae decided to re-assert BTOB's love for Melodies and for... B.A.P?! XD
[WORD ON THE TWEET] YG recently announced plans to debut a brand new idol group, their youngest boy idol group yet. Reportedly, the ages of the members will range from 15-17 and include Bang Ye Dam, the second place winner from K-pop Star 2 in 2013. Bang Ye Dam has been a trainee at YG since the show ended and is now 16 years old.
But the most surprising part about this announcement is that the group is expected to debut in July 2017.
13 March 2017 is National Napping Day in the United States, and "word on the tweet" is that U.S. A.R.M.Ys are celebrating the best way they know how—uploading some hilarious pictures of BTS's favorite lethargic rapper Suga!