Stray Kids has made TIME journal’s 2023 record of “Subsequent Technology Leaders”!
On October 5 native time, TIME journal introduced Stray Youngsters as one of many newest additions to its annual record, which acknowledges trailblazers and rising stars in a various array of fields together with politics, enterprise, tradition, science, and sports activities.
Chad de Guzman wrote, “The band’s grungier headbanging anthems, which incorporate rock, EDM, and even industrial leanings, have been initially criticized for being too noisy and eclectic in comparison with their glossier Ok-pop contemporaries. But as a substitute of shifting gears to pander to expectations for Korean boy teams, Stray Youngsters embraced their distinct sound… Straying from expectations grew to become a recipe for international success.”
The journal additionally quoted Stray Youngsters’ Changbin as saying, “The objective is to repeatedly pioneer new [musical] topics and to have our music be acknowledged as a ‘Stray Youngsters’ style.”
Watch Stray Youngsters within the documentary sequence “K-Pop Generation” with subtitles under!