Boyband NCT’s Lee Tae-Yong, popularly known as Taeyong, is set to go solo soon. The South Korean rapper is set to debut in June, several media reports said. Taeyong will release his 1st solo album sometime in early June, reports on Wednesday added.
Currently, Taeyong is in the final stages of preparation for his solo album. He is shooting his music video for his title track.
Earlier, Taeyong’s fellow band members such as Mark, Ten, Doyoung, Jaehyun, and Taeil have released solo songs through SM Station or OSTs. However, this will be an NCT member who released a solo album with multiple tracks.
In NCT’s albums throughout the years, Taeyong has showcased his many talents, from dance to production, so it’s exciting to see what kind of image he will display in his solo albums. Taeyong’s solo album debut was confirmed by SM Entertainment.
In 2016, Taeyong made his debut with the group’s first sub-unit NCT U. Later that year, he became the leader of its second sub-unit NCT 127.
He made his debut as a member of the South Korean supergroup SuperM in 2019. It is a joint project under SM Entertainment and Capitol Records.
Taeyong has penned over 40 songs in four languages, released mostly by NCT’s various units and solo.
He is 27 years old and graduated from the School of Performing Arts, Seoul. In 2019, he released his first solo track, Long Flight.
Recently, Taeyong tried to pacify fans who were upset on his behalf towards the sasaeng who disclosed his home address to other sasaengs on Twitter by pretending to be a courier staff. He said that is not a big deal and urged them to calm down for him.