Kard’s newest single could also be devoted to the advantages of getting “Icky” with somebody, however the quartet’s YouTube habits are much more PG-rated.
Rapper Jiwoo focuses on sultry stares on stage, but offstage she says she has two pursuits: “puppies and infants.” J.Seph, the group’s stoic rapper, perks up when speaking about his favourite Broadway musicals. Issues get spicier — actually — with Somin, who likes watching folks eat scorching wings. Nevertheless it’s BM who lastly brings issues full circle by asking to learn followers’ ickiest thirst tweets on digicam.
Learn on to study extra about what Jiwoo, J.Seph, Somin, and BM have been watching whereas on tour.
J.Seph: I really like the musical Hadestown, particularly the songs “Look forward to Me” and “Look forward to Me (Reprise).” There was a six month interval the place like 95 % of the music I listened to was simply these two songs.
When the musical got here to Korea, I used to be serving my time within the Military so I wasn’t in a position to see it. Even once we have been in New York Metropolis for our current tour, I could not see it on Broadway as a result of we have been working.
What different musicals do you want?
JS: I additionally like Chicago, however I have not seen that both. I watched the film and actually loved “All That Jazz” [sings the song’s chorus]. I bought hooked. Whereas I used to be serving within the Military, we carried out a musical known as “Mesa Music” that we created ourselves. We composed and wrote it. It was actually enjoyable, an incredible reminiscence.
I do not normally like UFC,however yesterday I began watching the champion Alexander Volkanovski. It is a two-days previous pastime [laughs].
Normally, preventing is just too violent for me.
JS: I felt the identical approach, however for some purpose yesterday I fell into it.
The duality of man: musicals and MMA preventing.
JS: I additionally watch plenty of cooking movies.
BM, Jiwoo, Somin — does he cook dinner for you guys?
BM: No, however I need him to. He is aware of he is good. I do not know if he’s, however I wish to attempt his stuff. It all the time appears to be like good, aesthetically, when he exhibits me pictures. We have eaten collectively many occasions, and he has a excessive customary for meals.
JS: I’ve cooked for my household earlier than however by no means the members. Earlier than the tip of the yr, I will cook dinner spicy Korean marinated ribs for them.
Somin: I like watching spicy meals problem movies as a result of Korean individuals are actually good at consuming spicy meals. Watching foreigners consuming spicy meals, it is sort of enjoyable to observe them in ache. I additionally assume, “Is it that scorching? I feel I may deal with it.”
BM stated “daeri manjok” is the best way to explain somebody doing one thing within the place of you. There is a German phrase, “schadenfreude,” which is like in like, delighting within the ache of others.
BM: Schadenfreude lady! She likes it.
SM: Solely in relation to spice! I really like spicy meals. After we’re careworn we Koreans eat spicy meals and sweat and all that goes away… It is actually cathartic.
You shared a Kelly Clarkson Present clip forward of this interview. Are you a fan?
SM: I really like her. I noticed a video of her and Ariana Grande doing a singing contest, and it was superb how sturdy and highly effective her vocals have been. I actually wish to be on the present. We did a efficiency of “Icky” on Good Day New York. It was the primary time truly acting on an English program, and we wish to do extra of these. Kelly Clarkson Present, any late-night exhibits. We wish to carry out and present who Kard is.
BM: She’s the OG. “Since U Been Gone!”
BM, being from the States, do you bear in mind her on American Idol?
BM: Yeah, Kelly Clarkson was large. I feel [the show] was large across the time I used to be watching Disney Channel Authentic Collection like The Suite Lifetime of Zack & Cody and stuff like that.
Jiwoo: I used to be actually into Hannah Montana and Excessive College Musical.
BM: I just lately watched celebrities learn imply tweets, and I really feel like I can deal with imply tweets. I feel I would have plenty of enjoyable studying it. However what I would reasonably learn is thirst tweets.
You have not been invited to do this but?
BM: No, I preserve telling BuzzFeed. It is on my bucket listing. And it is gonna occur as a result of followers ship me some nasty shit. I noticed a video of Mike Tyson on the Jimmy Kimmel Present the place he popped up behind followers speaking about him, and I sort of wish to do one thing related with our followers.
The place they’re speaking about you and then you definately’re behind them?
BM: Yeah, in entrance of our venues on tour, for instance. I feel it would be actually attention-grabbing and humorous simply to catch their response.
Is there a imply tweet that you simply bear in mind ever studying about your self? That you just’re like, “Rattling, they bought me.”
BM: One I did not like particularly was “man is formed like a fridge.” And that was after I was slightly bit cumbersome, like slightly bit larger. That one harm slightly bit.
BM: I do not know what [they] meant by “formed like a fridge.” I simply seem like a big-ass field? A shapeless, large field. And I used to be similar to, “OK, let me present this man or lady in a few months.” And I did.
As for what else I watch on YouTube, I watched plenty of Diablo 2 and [Diablo] 4 gameplay. You are going round killing demons and demon bosses, amassing gadgets, [and] getting wealthy as hell. I additionally watch PubG. I watch plenty of music manufacturing movies, however so far as something out of the unusual I feel that is just about it. And I bought into vehicles just lately.
An costly pastime.
BM: It’s. I’ve my child again in Korea. I drive a Camaro. I have been enthusiastic about tuning it however determined to not as a result of in Korea the roads are slim, and there is a cease signal each 400 meters so there isn’t any level… You understand how you watch folks doing a mukbang to fill your personal starvation? I watch folks tune and race their vehicles.
JW: I usually like humorous interviews, particularly late-night stuff as a result of they add them with good Korean translation on the underside so it is easy to know. I just lately watched Adele on “Carpool Karaoke”, and I cherished this episode of “Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts” with Kendall Jenner and Harry Kinds. I like placing myself within the scenario like, “Would I reply the query or eat the unhealthy meals?”
This Buzzfeed pet interview is on my wishlist. I really like puppies, I’ve a Frenchie in Korea.
Wow, Buzzfeed actually must schedule one thing with you all.
BM: I allow them to know loads of occasions. We’ll make it work in the future.
JW: Whereas we’re on tour, we do plenty of flying, and I’ve YouTube Premium, so I obtain movies to observe whereas we’re within the air. I like watching film critiques the place they summarize a two-hour lengthy film, a very powerful factors, in a 20-minute clip. In Korea, that is one of many specialities of sure YouTubers.
I additionally like watching aircraft critiques of the costliest first-class cabins and basic YouTube clips like Glozell tasting wasabi and doing the cinnamon problem. I really like animals. I’ve just lately been watching movies of Pubao, the primary big panda born in Korea. There are a a number of clips of her taking part in round with the zookeepers.
So cute! Does it make you need a panda?
BM: I need one! And a lion, too. My pal [in Pakistan] has one, and he named it after me. I wish to increase one in the future. Apparently, it isn’t too costly. I’ve to do my analysis on the place it is authorized to lift them.
JW: Yet another factor: There is a Korean YouTuber known as “wineking.” He speaks eight totally different languages. On this video he goes to France together with his spouse, and the waiter at a restaurant is impolite to them and everybody round them. Even folks at close by tables are upset about her conduct.
However this man is not upset. He is smiling and being very pleasant to the waitress and immediately the environment of the restaurant modifications from unhealthy to good. Watching him use his knowledge and wittiness to vary every part right away was so attention-grabbing. It made me wish to be like him: a robust, type presence that influences others.