Who is Yixing? All about Lay Zhang's comeback with K-pop group EXO in 2021 as EXO-Ls say 'he's back b***hes'
In a recent post from EXO Japan for a Q & A session titled ‘Let’s Catch Up’ with EXO members, EXO-Ls as EXO fans are known, spotted Lay
Yixing aka Lay Zhang, best known as a member of global K-pop sensation EXO, was spotted in a new poster for EXO which is making EXO-Ls ask, is EXO coming making a comeback in 2021?
Lay whose Chinese name is Yixing is a part of EXO sub-group EXO-M that mainly promotes in China. Along with his vast popularity worldwide as a singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer, director and dancer, Lay has also starred in multiple acting projects including ‘Ex-Files 2’ (2015), ‘The Mystic Nine’ (2016), ‘Kung Fu Yoga’ (2017), ‘The Island’ (2018) and ‘The Golden Eyes’ (2019).
Is EXO making a comeback in 2021?
In a recent post from EXO Japan for a Q & A session titled ‘Let’s Catch Up’ with EXO members, EXO-Ls as EXO fans are known, spotted Lay after a while which prompted them to ask, is Lay coming together with EXO in a new project in 2021? After a lot of speculation of Lay leaving EXO, seeing him with Kai, Chanyeol, Sehun and Kai made EXO-Ls believe that EXO is making a comeback soon and the ‘Lose Control’ crooner might just be a part of it.
【EXO-L-JAPAN】オフィシャルブック『PLANET#13』News⑤— EXO_NEWS_JP (@EXO_NEWS_JP) December 26, 2020
メンバーたちに最近の出来事やお気に入りのものについて聞いてみたアンケート企画 "LET'S CATCH UP!" ♪
The "return" of the Chinese singer was hailed by EXO fans as a user posted, “#Yixing already returned...If all the processes of waiting for the results were this good, I would never tire of waiting for our peterpan to return.” Another excited fan posted, “to all those people who said Yixing left, well guess what, he’s back b***hes.”
Another fan shared, “EXO JAPAN GIVE US THIS 9/9 CONTENTS. This is such a blessing. Thank you to @EXO_NEWS_JP YIXING is there too and I already feel like EXO is coming very soon but it's okay I'm still patiently waiting for you guys.”
to all those people who said Yixing left, well guess what, he’s back b*tches✨🥴— JOY’S Sidechick ( ◜‿◝ ) (@SooYoungiiiee) December 26, 2020
EXO JAPAN GIVE US THIS 9/9 CONTENTS 😭💖— 🐰 (@SH20_BUNNY) December 26, 2020
This is such a blessing 😭✨ Thank you to @EXO_NEWS_JP 😭 YIXING is there too and I already feel like EXO is coming very soon but it's okay I'm still patiently waiting for you guys @weareoneEXO ❤️ #EXO #엑소 pic.twitter.com/zGjC1uXaKf
Who is Lay aka Yixing?
Lay debuted under EXO in 2012 and since then composed and produced four of his solo albums — ‘Lose Control’, ‘Lay 02 Sheep’, ‘Winter Special Gift’, and ‘Namanana’ along with participating in EXO’s albums like ‘EXO 2014’. He also produced the original soundtrack ‘Alone’ for his 2015 romantic-comedy film ‘Ex-Files 2’, as well as ‘Prayer’, for his 2017 Chinese web-drama ‘Operation Love’.
In 2020, Lay released his fourth album ‘LIT’ in two parts, the first of which came in June 2020 followed by the second half dropping in July. Lay also won the competition of IQIYI's ‘I'm a Singer-Songwriter 2’ in June, this year after which he also appeared as a mentor for two shows, Youku's "We are Young" and the third season of the Chinese dance survival show ‘Street Dance of China’.
The 29-year*old M-pop singer will be seen next starring in ‘Challenges at Midlife’. To add to this never-ending list of the ‘Monodrama’ maker, Lay has also announced launching his own entertainment company Chromosome Entertainment Group on October 7, 2020.
Lay’s ever-rising popularity in China and worldwide has also gained him a prestigious position in the most influential Forbes China Celebrity 100 three times since his debut where he ranked 20th in 2017, 11th in 2019 and 5th in 2020. With the launch of Lay’s new entertainment company, continuing participation in EXO along with his drama releases, Yixing fans are never not busy.