BTS’s Jin was Park Myung Soo’s guest on his YouTube channel, Hal Myung Soo. Here, the 29-year-old talked about his position as the group’s eldest and how his bandmates treat him.
Jin is BTS’s madhyung or the oldest brother. He’s similar to Parm Myung, the most senior cast member of the variety show, Infinite Challenge.
Jin as the Oldest BTS Member
As the eldest of the group, the DJ asked the idol if the younger band members treated him with respect.
“No, they only swear at me!” he quipped. “But at least they use honorifics.”
“As the oldest, when you say ‘Hey, can you do it properly?’, do they listen?” the host asked again.
Jin gave an honest answer and revealed that he felt like his fellow members’ skills were better than his. So, they couldn’t boss them around just like that.
Despite that, the exchange showed how comfortable Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook are with each other, even if the group is currently on a hiatus.
To further gave a glimpse of their closeness, Jin revealed how hard it was to take a photo with Suga and how Jungkook taught him to imitate a country dog.
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Jin’s First Solo Entry on the U.K. Official Singles Chart
Since Jin’s solo single, “The Astronaut,” dropped, it has been entering several music charts in the U.K.
From November 4 to 10, the song debuted at No. 61 on the Official Singles Chart, matching Psy’s record for the highest-ranking debut by any Korean-language solo track.
Psy's songs that made it to the No. 61 chart are “Gangnam Style,” “Gentleman,” and “That That.”
Jin is also now tied with Psy as a Korean solo artist's third-highest debut on the chart. However, his bandmate, Jungkook, surpassed him with his collaboration song, “Left and Right,” with Charlie Puth, debuting at No. 41, and BLACKPINK’s Rose’s solo debut track, “On the Ground,” which made it to No. 43.
Jin’s “The Astronaut” also swept the No. 2 spot on the Official Singles Sales Chart and the Official Singles Downloads Chart this week.
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