South Korean girl group NewJeans continues to captivate audiences with their latest release, “Zero (J.I.D Remix),” which dropped on June 21, 2023. This remix is an exciting collaboration that stems from the original version of “Zero,” which served as a promotional single for Coca-Cola’s Korean campaign. The remix features the talented American rapper JID (Destin Choice Route), known for his work with the esteemed musical collective Spillage Village. JID, widely recognized for his lyrical prowess, has been making waves in the hip-hop scene. His most recent album, “The Forever Story” (2022), garnered immense critical acclaim and soared to new heights, peaking at number 12 on the esteemed Billboard 200 chart.
NewJeans, also known as 뉴진스 (Nyujinseu) in Korean, is a five-member girl group formed by ADOR. Comprising Minji, Hanni, Danielle, Haerin, and Hyein, NewJeans burst onto the scene in 2022, instantly capturing hearts with their girl-next-door image and their nostalgic blend of pop and R&B inspired by the sounds of the 1990s. The group made their highly-anticipated debut in July 2022 with the infectious single “Attention,” which swiftly claimed the number-one spot on South Korea’s Circle Digital Chart. Shortly after, they treated fans to two additional singles, “Hype Boy” and “Cookie,” all of which were included on their eponymous debut extended play released in August 2022. The EP showcased their musical versatility and solidified their position in the industry.
In January 2023, NewJeans achieved commercial success once again with the release of their first single album, “OMG.” This release featured two captivating singles, “Ditto” and “OMG.” “Ditto” quickly became a fan favorite, attaining remarkable popularity as it secured the top spot on the Circle Digital Chart for an impressive duration. The track also marked NewJeans’ first entry on both the Billboard Hot 100 and the UK Singles Chart, solidifying their international presence. As a testament to their talent and achievements, NewJeans received numerous rookie awards and earned spots on prestigious lists such as Time’s Next Generation Leaders and Forbes’s Korea Power Celebrity 40.
Beyond their musical endeavors, the group has actively collaborated with and endorsed renowned brands like Musinsa, Levi’s, Coca-Cola, LG Electronics, and McDonald’s Korea, further showcasing their versatility and influence. With the release of “Zero (J.I.D Remix),” NewJeans continues to push boundaries and captivate listeners with their fresh sound. This collaboration with JID adds an exciting new dimension to their music, promising a captivating auditory experience for fans and music enthusiasts alike. As NewJeans’ star continues to rise, the world eagerly awaits their next musical endeavor and the boundless potential they bring to the global music stage.