K-pop enthusiasts around the world were in for a treat on August 2, 2023, as the sensational 10-member boy group, xikers, made a glorious comeback with their second mini-album, “House of Tricky: How To Play.” This highly anticipated release has been the talk of the town since its announcement, and fans were thrilled to delve into the mesmerizing world of xikers once again. The album’s title, “House of Tricky: How To Play,” is a continuation of their debut mini-album, “House of Tricky: Doorbell Ringing,” which marked their successful entry into the music scene on March 30, 2023. xikers, under the management of KQ Entertainment, has already captured hearts with their unique concept and impressive talent.
However, their latest album wasn’t without its challenges. Prior to the release, xikers faced a setback as member Junghoon had to take a hiatus in May due to a cruciate ligament injury, affecting his participation in the album’s recording and promotions. Despite this obstacle, the remaining members showed incredible strength and unity, delivering a powerful comeback that left fans in awe. “House of Tricky: How To Play” boasts a diverse range of tracks that showcase xikers’ versatility and growth as artists. The album kicks off with “Skater,” a song that seamlessly blends captivating melodies with dynamic beats, instantly setting the tone for the musical journey ahead.
xikers’ journey began when they were introduced as KQ Fellaz 2 in 2022, and since then, they have been on an exciting path of exploration and self-discovery. Their name, a fusion of “x” for coordinates and “hikers” for travelers, symbolizes their quest to traverse time and space in search of the coordinates that lead to their destiny. The group’s engagement with their fans, affectionately known as “road𝓨,” has been an essential part of their success. Fans have joined xikers on their adventures and have been eagerly supporting the group throughout their career.
With their remarkable debut and triumphant comeback, xikers continues to establish themselves as a force to be reckoned with in the K-pop industry. Their boundless talent, distinctive concept, and strong bond with their fans have propelled them to new heights, leaving everyone excited to witness what the future holds for these extraordinary travelers. “House of Tricky: How To Play” is undoubtedly a masterpiece that showcases xikers’ artistry and dedication. As they continue to grow and evolve, fans can’t wait to be a part of the journey and discover the next set of coordinates that xikers will uncover in their musical odyssey.