K-pop idol group BEAST will be heading to Australia and Malaysia next month, touring Asia in support of their most recent EP, "Ordinary." The six-member boy band - Doojoon, Hyunseung, Junhyung, Yoseob, Gikwang, and Dongwoon - sat down with KpopStarz backstage in Singapore during the first stop on their fan meeting tour and talked about the inspiration behind their music and the secret to their success. Check out the exclusive KpopStarz Q&A with BEAST below.
KpopStarz: Junhyung, you produced most of the "Ordinary" album. Where do you get your inspiration from?
Junhyung: I would say instead of being exclusively inspired by one area, I was inspired by many things. I also especially think I was very influenced by Doojoon.
KpopStarz: Doojoon and Yoseob, you travelled overseas together for the tvN food program "Let's Eat." What was that experience like?
Doojoon: At first, it felt like it was just a trip with a good friend. I also got to see a very tired Yoseob fall asleep early (laughs).
KpopStarz: This October, it'll be the group's 6-year anniversary. What's the secret to holding strong and having a lasting impact as a team?
Doojoon: Our secret? Instead of a secret, we just always hope that and wonder if we'll be able to stay and make music together, with our fans, for a long, long - very long - time.
KpopStarz: What upcoming BEAST event or project are you most excited about and why?
Doojoon: Today we're having a fan meeting in Singapore for a few hours, and we're really looking forward to that part of the trip!
At the end of the quick interview, BEAST gave a special shout-out to KpopStarz readers. Check out the interview clips below!
Interview by: KpopStarz SG Team (Ong Melin) | Writer: Syafiqah Shah | Video Credits: Ain Osman and Ong Melin | Video Editor: P.J. Gaynard at Goat Milk Fudge Productions| Translator: Yuri Chong| Photo Credits: Ain Osman and Ong Melin| Special thanks to: BEAST, Cube Entertainment, IME Productions Singapore and Three Angles Group