Stray kids released a surprise digital single” Mixtape: R ‘ with a teaser image, on the 26th of June at midnight Eastern Time.
On this day, The young boy group released a cover of their new digital single released from the album which contains the names of all the members, including Hyunjin, who was involved in a bullying controversy earlier in the year.
The band will be back soon, so check out the MUSIC VIDEO below and stay up to date with all the latest updates.
What Happened To Hyunjin?
Stray Kids‘ visual and rapper was on a hiatus since he was accused of being involved in bullying in the past. He was brought under fire when an alleged group of schoolmates came up and made statements about how he was a bully back in his school days. A lot of K-pop artists and K-Drama actors have been facing these allegations for school bullying and violence. After these accusations surfaced the internet, the rapper released an official statement about the whole scenario.
Hyunjin is a member of the boyband Stray Kids, managed by JYP Entertainment. For a response, JYP made him released a statement announcing that he will be halting his activities with the group as a way to self respect. The letter also mentioned that he met up with the victim in person and sincerely apologised. He was suspended from the group for a period of time but not removed from Stray Kids. The rapper came clean about his past involvements and penned a long apology for his fans.
Now, that Hyunjin is making a comeback after his hiatus, fans are ecstatic about this revelation. Check out some of the tweets from the fans.
stray kids dancer for kingdom that everyone mistook for hyunjin is crying over him too! pic.twitter.com/WzcQKCDBUb— felix sunshine☀️ (@fe_lix_lix) June 25, 2021
TO THOSE WHO STAYED AND WAITED FOR HYUNJIN’S RETURN, LET’S GROUP HUG! WE ARE FINALLY HEALED😭 BABY STAYS, THIS IS HWANG HYUNJIN! THE MAIN DANCER AND MAIN VISUAL OF STRAY KIDS! AND YUP, HE’S BACK! pic.twitter.com/IUNINoMnqM— kai` HYUNJIN IS BACK!😭 (@peachyryii) June 25, 2021