Week in Review, 4/29 to 5/5

Welcome to another edition of SB Week in Review. Here’s all the news you might have missed over the past week:


On Hybe and Ador‘s ongoing proceedings:Following Hybe’s statement, Ador has retaliated with a statement of their own. In it, they claim that Hybe’s claim of Ador wanting a management takeover is baseless, that Hybe lacks transparency in determining financial incentives, and provide clarifications about the timelines of debut dates of involved groups amongst other pointers. Following claims of mass album hoarding/purchasing, plagiarism of concepts, and involvement with cults with regards to BTS, Hybe has claimed that they would be take legal measures against false allegations.

Debuts & Comebacks

Seventeen came back with an EDM-heavy “Maestro“.Ive shifted their sound and visuals with “Heya“.Xdinary Heroes came back with the punk-pop-inspired “Little Things“.Solar (Mamamoo) shows off her vocal prowess in “But I“.The members of Fantasy Boys were young and in love in “Pitter Patter Love“.

Teasers & Announcements

Kyungsoo (Exo) will release “Mars” on May 7.TripleS release Assemble24 on May 8. BTOB‘s Sungjae makes his solo comeback with Exhibition: Look Closely on May 9.Stray Kids are collaborating with Charlie Puth for “Lose My Breath“, out on May 10.Enhypen‘s Memorabilia drops on May 13. May 13 also sees ZeroBaseOne‘s comeback with You Had Me At Hello. Soojin‘s Rizz is scheduled for a May 23 release. RM (BTS) drops Right Place, Wrong Person on May 24. Aespa‘s first mini-album, Armageddon, releases on May 27.Suho (Exo) comes back with 1 to 3 on May 31. Ateez drop Golden Hour: Part. 1 on May 31 too.

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