Throw A Dice is the first mini album by XODIAC. XODIAC (소디엑) is a nine-member boy group under One Cool Jacso Entertainment. On May 9, they released the digital single “Always” as part of their web drama MV series Roommate. The series will consist of three episodes showcasing the B-side songs for their upcoming mini album. On May 13, XODIAC announced the releases of the digital singles “Midnight Sky” on May 16 and “Special Love” on May 30, followed by their first mini album Throw A Dice on June 7. “Always” was pre-released on May 9, as part of their web drama MV series Roommate, followed by “Midnight Sky” on May 16 and “Special Love” on May 30.
On May 25, 2022, the company opened the SNS accounts for their new trainee boy group, then-known as OCJ NEWBIES, revealing the pre-debut members of the group. On June 30, 2022, it was revealed the profile photos of the all 13 trainees and it was announced through an article was later published reporting that the group will be made up of 16 or more members, will be debuting in the second half of this year and will be active in Korea and around the world. In addition, the group name will be announced two months before their official debut. On December 15, they revealed their official group name along with a logo. On March 13, 2023, they released a pre-debut digital single titled “Calling”, featuring 6 members.