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Korean soloist B.I. is coming back to ‘Hype Up’ Manila in June

by RepublicAsia

FILIPINO IDs, B.I’s fandom name, are anticipating the Korean singer-songwriter’s return to the country for his upcoming concert tour.

Photo Courtesy: @shxxbi131 | Instagram 

On social media, the superstar’s agency label, 131 Label, officially announced the cities and dates for his tour called “Hype Up.” This will take place in Manila on June 9, Sunday.

“Bakit ang agaaa”, user @heartforkhb on X said.

“Hype Up” will kick off in Seoul in May, before proceeding to Hong Kong, Bangkok, Singapore, Jakarta, and Macau. The announcement also indicated “more cities to come” for this tour.

Photo Courtesy: @BI_131official | X

Meanwhile, several international fans are also hoping that their cities will be included in B.I’s concert tour.

Further details about the Manila stop such as ticket prices and the venue, have yet to be announced.

“Gastos is waving”, another ID said on X.

Photo Courtesy: @shxxbi131 & @privenewyork | Instagram 

B.I. last visited the country on March 4 for a fan meet organized by global fashion brand Privé Alliance at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.

About B.I

B.I., whose real name is Kim Hanbin, is a singer-songwriter, rapper, and dancer managed by 131 Label, a South Korean record label founded by B.I. himself.

He debuted in the South Korean boy group iKON, formerly from YG Entertainment in September 2015 as the main rapper and leader of the group. He also played a significant role in the songwriting and production of the group’s music. He earned the prestigious “Songwriter of the Year” award at the 2018 Melon Music Awards (MMA) with the group’s hit song “Love Scenario”. 

He departed from the group in June 2019 and debuted as a solo artist in 2021 with the charity single album “Midnight Blue (Love Streaming)” and full-length charity studio album “Waterfall.” 

The “BTBT” hitmaker has also done multiple song collaborations with sensational artists such as Soulja Boy, Destiny Rogers for “Got It Like That,” and Filipino-Australian singer-actor James Reid for “4 Letters.”

With reports from Louisse A. Kalingag


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