Queen of shutting down haters
31 Jul 2019 - 12:34 PM  UPDATED 31 Jul 2019 - 12:34 PM

K-pop solo star Sunmi recently announced her comeback for late August with a new album.

No further details have been revealed, but she took to her Instagram to call out some of the negative comments left under a Korean report announcing that she'd comeback with a self-composed song.

One of the comments she focused in on stated that most idols don't actually contribute to self-composed songs and that the other credited writers and composers are doing most of the work.

Sunmi replied via Instagram caption saying that while you need help from many people to create something, the person in the lead has to know what story they're telling, how to express it and execute it, otherwise the other people involved will be confused.

She also said: "I don't put on the appearance of working on music just to put my name on the album credits. I think hard about each part of the process of making lyrics, melody and arrangement, and the album... It's your personal prejudice that most idols including me are like that and I hope it's not believed as true".

Sunmi has been involved with making her own music since Wonder Girls, and as a solo artist is credited as writer or co-writer on her hits "Gashina", "Siren", "Heroine" and "Noir", among many more.



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