On August 10 KST, YG Entertainment’s new boy group TREASURE held their THE FIRST STEP: CHAPTER ONE debut single release interview at the YGX building in Mapo-gu, Seoul.
With the release of their debut title track “BOY,” they have received much attention all over the world as they ranked number one in 19 countries on the iTunes chart and reached over 14,000,000 views on their music video in just 26 hours.
After hearing news of their records, Bang Yedam responded, “I didn’t have any thoughts about records. We were so busy preparing for our stage and filming content that we didn’t think even think this would happen. We are very grateful.”
Their popularity was proved in Japan as well as they ranked first on the Line Music chart and third on the iTunes chart. To this Choi Hyun Suk commented, “We have four Japanese members in our group so I think our Japanese fans showed support to us.”
Park Jihoon added, “We are receiving a lot of attention in Japan and I think it’s because we have Japanese members, making it easier to get to know us.”
TREASURE officially debuted on August 7 and is the first group YG has released in four years.