BTS member Suga has released a new mixtape under his Agust D alias. It’s called D-2 and it’s out now. Below, listen to the record and watch him wield a sword in the video for “Daechwita.” (The tape was also uploaded to Dropbox, but the link was down at the time of publication.)
Suga (whose real name is Min Yoon-Gi) adopted the name Agust D before the release of his first solo mixtape in 2016. Originally uploaded to SoundCloud without any official promotion or distribution from the record company, that mixtape was re-released on streaming services in 2018. Outside of his musical activity with BTS, Suga also appeared on Halsey’s most recent album Manic (singing on “Suga’s Interlude”) and produced and featured on a recent single from Korean singer-songwriter IU called “Eight.”
BTS released MAP OF THE SOUL : 7 earlier this year. The group were recently forced to cancel their world tour dates due to the coronvairus outbreak. They joined Lil Nas X and Nas on stage at the Grammy Awards earlier this year to perform a remix of Lil Nas X’s ubiquitous “Old Town Road.”
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