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SuperM Is Here, and They’re Making K-pop History

The Ringer’s own Avengers of K-pop assembled last week to discuss the supergroup’s record-breaking start, as SuperM became the first Korean act to hit no. 1 with a debut album

SuperM Live From Capitol Records in Hollywood - Atmosphere Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for Capitol Music Group

Self-dubbed “The Avengers of K-pop,” SM Entertainment’s newest boy group SuperM made their grand debut in North America last week, rising to a swift no. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Isaac Lee, Donnie Kwak, and Kate Halliwell assembled directly following the group’s Hollywood debut to discuss the team’s composition, the history of Korean artists venturing into the American market, and the music of SuperM.

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