K-Pop Group Seventeen's S.Coups, Woozi, and Hoshi Drop New Track 'Change Up'

Seventeen, "Change Up"
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Seventeen, "Change Up"

In yet another show of versatility, three members of K-pop boy band Seventeen dropped their new song "Change Up" on Sunday (Sept. 24). A funky swag track, S.Coups, Woozi, and Hoshi feature on the single, the first of several that the boy band will be releasing in upcoming weeks as part of their Seventeen Project Chapter 2.

Mixing Woozi's falsetto with S.Coups and Hoshi's raps as they hang out together in the bright music video, the effusive “Change Up” gives each of the three members involved their time to shine, something that Seventeen has been able to do incredibly well throughout its career despite its large size. Rather than 13 members being a burden, the boy band has thrived on its division into teams (vocal, performance, and hip hop) and has been able to experiment with its sound without affecting the Seventeen style overall through releases that focus on just a handful of members.

The trio involved in the group's latest release -- which has elements of trap and hip hop intertwined into a groovy melody -- are the leaders of each subunit, strutting their way through the song as they promise that the band "[hasn’t] even shown half of what we can do."

“Change Up” is the first of four releases planned as part of the Before Al1 Seventeen Project Chapter 2, the follow up to May's Al1 album, dubbed Seventeen Project Chapter 1. The hip-hop team will drop a track on Oct. 2, the performance team will put out something on Oct. 9, and the vocal team will close things out on Oct. 16. A third chapter is planned in the future, according to the band’s label.

The Leaders’ track is the first release from the boy band since they brought their Diamond Edge tour to the U.S, one of a handful of young K-pop acts to have done so this year. 

Watch the vibrant music video for “Change Up” here:


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