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BTS talks about being compared to EXO and Big Bang

By mssylee   Friday, November 27, 2015   146,716   36,347   882



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During their latest press conference held on November 27, the same date as their live performance, at Olympic Park, Seoul, the boys of BTS gave their thoughts on being named as one of the top idol groups.

On this day, one reporter asked, "EXO and Big Bang are mentioned when we talk about Korea's top class boy groups. But if you go on 'V' app and see the comments that come up, there are times that you guys receive a lot more than those top class groups. Do you feel as though you guys have reached the top class level?"

Leader Rap Monster answered humbly, "We are thankful that we can even be mentioned with such cool seniors."

SEE ALSO: GOT7 say they want to be a national idol group like Big Bang

He continued, "We've always thought that EXO seniors are great. They set phenomenal records and they release music different than ours. When it comes to Big Bang seniors, it's been a long while since they've debuted and as iconic figures, they've shown us a lot. Even being asked this question is an honor. Of course, it will be a long while until our name can even be placed alongside theirs."

Meanwhile, BTS is currently in full gear for their upcoming comeback with 'In The Mood For Love Pt.2.'

  1. Big Bang
  2. EXO
  3. (Bangtan Boys) BTS
  4. In The Mood For Love Pt2

SalimatouBalde Monday, August 8, 2016

I love Rap Monster.

xx_toughcookie Monday, December 7, 2015

I didn't know this was an invitation the spew hate about EXO, I must have been mistaken. How can you guys talk about Tae's mom that way smh

Bangtan1004 Saturday, December 12, 2015

it took me forever to get that you were referring to baekhyun

Julia_Dugaesescu Bangtan1004 Saturday, June 18, 2016


Bangtan1004 Thursday, December 3, 2015

TBH idk how i feel about this i liked how they were so humble watcihng bts gayo its easy to see how respectful they are adding sunbaenim after everything

Bangtan1004 Thursday, December 3, 2015

TO CLARIFY ~ i mean i dont think they should be compared to either~ Exo is manufactured pop and i think BB and BTS arent alike to be compared~ better comparisons BAP Block B ~ but i guess the article is talking in terms of popularity

SakuraAmaya Tuesday, December 8, 2015

@Bangtan1004 omg exo is "manufactured pop" I can't stop laughing! This is so funny! I'm going to be thinking about this all day. People will think I'm crazy from laughing to myself.

Bangtan1004 Saturday, December 12, 2015

@SakuraAmaya laughing in agreement or disbelief does my phrase even make sense

SakuraAmaya Saturday, December 12, 2015

@Bangtan1004 agreement

secret4eva Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Being compared to Big Bang? Okay fair enough. EXO? LOLZZZZ give me a break.

jazzkryptonite secret4eva Monday, June 6, 2016


LTaekai jazzkryptonite Monday, June 13, 2016

she is just hating on EXO

SalimatouBalde secret4eva Monday, August 8, 2016

Shut up BB can barely be compared to EXO.

V_alien_man Tuesday, December 1, 2015

His answer is so cool! awesomeee

mgcharli Tuesday, December 1, 2015

I love EXO and BTS. Most if my kpop friends are both EXO-L and ARMY! Its like BTS is fuse of BB and EXO. They have the looks, the talent, they make their own music and they ;the fan's love. They are a lovable group! Who would not love this dorky group!

sheva Sunday, November 29, 2015

Je suis d'accord avec vous

Ennie Sunday, November 29, 2015

Can't really compare since SM outsources EXO's stuff to other writers/producers (who are honestly amazing), while BB and BTS have more of a hand in their own albums. No hate against EXO! I just feel like if anything, SM should be getting the bulk of the credit for the music xD

jazzkryptonite Ennie Monday, June 6, 2016

But BTS doesn't create ALL of their music lol. People may find this surprising(sarcasm) but Exo does take part in their album making. It's just that everyone chooses to ignore it.

jazzkryptonite Ennie Monday, June 13, 2016

In addition, you may have not heard but Exo sincerely wants to take part in their album making process since ages, it's just that SM doesn't ket them, Chanyeol has been saying he wants his composed songs to be in there, same with Yixing, but they need a chance. They already take part in making the lyrics.

sheva Sunday, November 29, 2015

Comparez bigbang et exo même pas un tout-tuer lol

Nur_Athirah_I Sunday, November 29, 2015

Humble Bangtan,nice :D <3

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