K-Pop Superstars Monsta X Sign A New Deal With Epic Records

Mike Nied | May 28, 2019 1:16 pm

2019 has already been a big year for Monsta X. The K-Pop superstars broke into the Top 5 on Billboard’s World Albums Chart with their new album Take.2 We Are Here. The collection’s lead single “Alligator” launched the era with a certified banger. And they had another in their pocket with the Steve Aoki-assisted “Play It Cool.” But that’s not all they have in store. Today (May 28), they signed a new deal with Epic Records. Through the partnership, Epic will handle their English language recordings and worldwide distribution everywhere except in Korea.

The “Shoot Out” superstars opened up about the move in a press release. “We are thrilled to join the Epic Family alongside some of the artists we admire the most,” they said. “This is like a dream come true and we still can’t believe that this is happening to us. We can’t thank our monbebe enough for their endless support and for making everything possible.” Epic Records Chairman and C.E.O. Sylvia Rhone mirrored their excitement. “K-pop has indelibly impacted the global conversation and influenced culture everywhere. At the top of that conversation, you’ll find Monsta X,” she said.

“They’re ushering the genre into the future with an original style befitting of their experience, passion, and diverse influences. We’re honored to welcome them to the Epic Records family.” The news comes ahead of the group’s we are here world tour, which kicks off June 1. Get ticket info here and revisit their “Play It Cool” video below.

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