EXO's Baekhyun is dropping a solo album in July, his first independent release after joining the band seven years ago
EXO's Baekhyun is gearing up to go solo. The boy band member is planning a solo album and it is scheduled to drop in July, according to news reports. SM Entertainment officials also confirmed the news on June 10. This will be his first ever solo venture in seven years. He will be the third member of the band to go for a solo release after Lay and Chen.
The singer has also lent his voice to numerous K-Drama original soundtracks and worked through several hit collaborations with artists like Suzy, K.Will, and Loco.
However, talking of solo albums, Chen recently released - April, and a Flower: The 1st Mini Album. The six-song set sold 1,000 copies in the week ending April 4, according to Nielsen Music and ended on Number 3 of the World Albums Chart.
It was recently also reported that along with Chen and Baekhyun's albums fans will also have another treat in the making. Singers Chen and Sehun will also be dropping a unit project soon. SM Entertainment has confirmed that the duo has even gone on to film the music video for the lead track off their album, which is in the final stages of editing, it was reported.
The project has been in the works for a while and fans have been eagerly waiting for them to drop their music after rumors started circling that when they were seen flying to Los Angeles for the project. They've previously worked together on the track 'We Young', which was released as a part of the Station X 0 project. This project constitutes Baekhyun, Xiumin and Chen and is called Exo CBX, which is a sister unit of the band. The band will also come together for Exo Planet #5 - ExplOration which is set to woo fans at Seoul's Olympic Park Gymnasium on July 19-21 and July 26-28. Meanwhile, EXO's two members, Xiumin and D.O will not be performing with the band during this tour.