The BTS boys have grown up quite a bit since they last had a chat with us!
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23 Mar 2017 - 11:25 AM  UPDATED 23 Mar 2017 - 12:19 PM

We had an awesome time chatting to BTS when they were last in Australia in 2015, and it appears the boys have grown up a lot since then, both musically and personally.

In a new interview with Teen Vogue, BTS showed just how much they've matured since they were at SBS PopAsia HQ. 

The boys have released a heap of new music since 2015, and naturally, this means different opinions about which tracks are their fave. When we asked BTS about their favourite tracks J-Hope and said "I Need U," Jungkook said "Danger," Rap Monster and Suga chose "Cypher," Jimin said "We On," and Jin named "Boys in Luv."

Fast forward to 2017 and some of their tastes have changed. Rap Monster now has a soft spot for "Fire," while Jin and V like "Blood, Sweat, & Tears"!

It goes without saying that BTS have had quite a number of exciting things happen to them in the music scene over the past couple of years.

When asked about how they make time to write new music, Rap Monster told Teen Vogue that he brings his equipment with him when BTS are on tour so he can write songs.

Hot off the heels of his collaboration with American rapper Wale, Rap Monster also shed some light on what is was like working together. Showing that his love for Korea has only grown since he was last in Australia. The BTS leader says that it all came naturally as Waletalked about problems in America while Rap Monster talked about problems in Korea, and this ultimately led to their awesome track "Change." 

It's not just Rap Monster who has other projects going, J-Hope and Jungkook both have some solo things in the works too.

In 2015 J-Hope told SBS PopAsia that he put all his emotions on stage during shows, and this year he's told Teen Vogue that he'll be putting his emotions on a mixtape. Having said that, J-Hope kept his cards close to his chest about when the mixtape will drop. BUT he did say he's working on it as we speak.

As for Jungkook, he's taking that "don't be lazy" mantra he shared with us to heart as he recently covered Charlie Puth's "We Don't Talk Anymore," a process that took a long time because he kept re-recording it until it was perfect. While BTS' maknae said he wants to start writing his own songs, he isn't quite confident enough to do that just yet. Though he revealed that if he did, it would have a soft and sweet vibe.

As the interview with Teen Vogue wrapped up, BTS were asked how they deal with backlash to their ever-increasing popularity. They said that everyone takes things as they come since it's inevitable, and they can always rely on the support of their family, and of course, their loving ARMYs.

With BTS making their way back to Australia later this year, hopefully we can have another chat with the boys about what's next!


 

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