EXO’s Baekhyun and NCT’s Doyoung have joined forces for a duet! Read more to know everything about this much anticipated collaboration.
On March 10, a music video teaser was revealed for their upcoming remake of “Doll,” a song originally sung by Lee Ji Hoon and Shinhwa’s Shin Hye Sung.
This release is part of Stone Music Entertainment, KT, and Genie Music’s “Rewind : Blossom” project, where several artists who represent the current era will remake songs from the 1990s and early 2000s. A total of eight songs will be released in two sets on March 12 and 26. Other artists who are taking part in the project are IZ*ONE, Urban Zakapa, B1A4’s Sandeul, Davichi’s Kang Min Kyung, Ha Sung Woon, Wonstein, Park Moon Chi, and Yoo Seung Woo. Baekhyun and Doyoung’s song will be released on March 12.
Watch the teaser for Baekhyun and Doyoung’s “Doll” below!
EXO’s Baekhyun To Make Solo Comeback
On March 4, Herald POP reported that the EXO member is in the final stages of preparation for a solo comeback in late March. In response to the report, a source from SM Entertainment confirmed, “Baekhyun will be releasing a new solo album on March 30. Please look forward to it.”
This upcoming release will be Baekhyun’s first solo album in Korea since “Delight,” which was released in May 2020.
This follows his debut Japanese mini album, which dropped last December. Baekhyun hosted his first online concert called BAEKHYUN: LIGHT and even collaborated with Gen sports to play PUBG.
STAR DOYOUNG MAKES ACTING DEBUT IN TV DRAMA: ‘CAFE MIDNIGHT’
Three months ago, it was revealed that NCT’s Doyoung would be starring in a TV drama. On November 2nd 2020, SM Entertainment said: “Doyoung will be taking on his first acting role as Son Ji Woo in the time and space transcending fantasy drama ‘Midnight Café’ season three ‘Sanbok Sanbok Stalker,’ which will portray the growth and therapeutic story of an 18-year-old high school student who can see the future.”
Cafe Midnight is a South Korean drama that first aired in 2020. It’s set in a mysterious cafe on a mountainside road that doesn’t appear on a map, and it transcends both time and space.
The drama’s third season, titled Cafe Midnight Season 3: The Curious Stalker is being released today (February 19th 2021) and tells the story of a high school student who unexpectedly sees into the future while searching for his mother.
Doyoung didn’t appear in the first two seasons and is joining the cast as the lead character in Season 3.
Doyoung plays the lead character of Season 3, Son Ji Woo. Son Ji Woo is a perfect high school student, with good grades and an attractive appearance, who is caught in a whirlwind of emotions when his mother begins to lose her memory. She loses her memory of him, and he must mature very quickly whilst dealing with floods of confusing emotions. At the same time, he discovers the mountainside cafe and realises he can see into the future, and also begins to develop feelings for a female friend.
Rookie actress Kim In Yi will star as Ji Woo’s classmate Sun Min, while Shin Joo Hwan will reprise his role as the mysterious man who runs the cafe.
In addition to starring in the drama, Doyoung will also be lending his voice to the OST.