After years of waiting, TREASURE has arrived, and they’re ready to take the first step toward their dreams. The latest boy group from YG Entertainment (home to BLACKPINK) officially made their long-anticipated debut on Friday, August 7 with “Boy”, the energetic lead track from their single album The First Step: Chapter One. Bursting with vitality and teenage confidence, the song is a fitting debut for the ensemble of young adults.
First impressions are important, especially in K-pop. Each year, dozens of rookie idol groups vie for the opportunity to make their mark. Everyone is talented. Everyone works hard. And everyone wants to be a star. But it’s not so easy. The reality is only a handful of rookie groups will succeed, and even then it might take years to achieve their dreams of music show wins, sold-out world tours, and grand prizes. Luckily for the 12 members of TREASURE, they’re used to performing well under pressure..
So now’s a good time to start stanning. And if you don’t know where to start, don’t worry. Teen Vogue has put together this extremely thorough guide to help point you in the right direction.