Singer Se7en has returned to his fans after being absent from Korea for 3 years. On July 21st Se7en released his new mini-album containing 7 tracks. After crossing into the USA Se7en is back with a new album in South Korea after 3 years.
This time around Se7en’s title track, “Better Together” genre, was more electronic hip-hop. Moreover, part of the same agency, YG Entertainment, Big Bang’s TOP, was featured in Se7en’s “Digital Bounce“.
Shortly before Se7en released his new album on July 20th, Se7en had a party at a club in Seoul, Gangnam. There, he unveiled for the first time “Better Together” and “Digital Bounce” to his fans. At this party there was more than 100 Japanese fans and more than 250 Korean fans together. On the following 29th, Se7en began his Korean activites on July 29th on Mnet’s music show “M! Countdown“. TOP was also there.
After having completed the release of his new material, Se7en in the meantime spoke openly about his new album as well as YG Entertainment’s substantial head, Yang Hyun Suk.
-Having a comeback in Korea after 3 years, your thoughts.
▶I’m glad more than anything. I’m coming back after a long time, I thought it would be fun. There were a lot of expectations.
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-While on hiatus, due to Big Bang’s success wasn’t there a sense of crisis?
▶I didn’t have any. There’s more crisis when you’re on the top. This time TOP won’t stand though, haha. It’s a joke. The dongsaengs obtained popularity and the feeling was good, so monitoring for Big Bang and 2NE1 is fun.
-Right now as we’re talking about the song “Digital Bounce”, TOP was given the rap.
▶Eversince the first time TOP came into Big Bang I wanted to do music with him. Jiyong (G-Dragon) and Youngbae (Taeyang) eversince I saw them when they were kids we were really close. Although I met TOP later, personally he is my most best friend. So for a long time I wanted to do a duet with him in a single or in an album.