Soloist and GOT7 member Jackson Wang debuted some tracks from his upcoming “Magic Man” album at a recent performance in the Philippines.
On July 29, Wang made an appearance at the 2022 K-Pop Masterz at the Manila Show held at the Mall of Asia Arena with GOT7 bandmates BamBam and boyband Treasure. Former 2NE1 member Sandara Park also made a surprise appearance at the event.
During his set, Wang performed four tracks from his upcoming album ‘Magic Man’, which ended on 9 September. Among these were the singles ‘Blow’ and ‘Cruel’, the latter of which was released on the same day as the Manila concert.
The K-pop idol surprised fans by debuting the tracks “Drive It Like You Stole It” and “Blue”, which will be part of an upcoming 10-track record. Watch the fan-shot footage below:
Upon the official release of ‘Cruel’ last week, Wang called it “a very special record” in a press statement, adding that it “really sets the priority for where the album’s narrative needs to go and sound.” Is.”
“We had been working on several records before this, but we were struggling to find a clear direction. ‘Brutal’ is like an expression of the environments and obstacles we had to overcome at the time. Every time we It felt like we were getting closer, something got left behind and it all felt so far away. Once the ‘brutal’ got into our hands, it all made sense to us, it was a beautiful mental breakdown. As it was,” the GOT7 star said.
Wang had previously reunited with GOT7 in May for the release of their self-titled 12th Korean-language EP. Led by the single ‘Nana’, the project was the seven-member K-pop group’s first official return since leaving their previous label, JYP Entertainment.