K-pop boyband A.C.E gained fans with covers of other popular Korean groups

South Korean boy band A.C.E were recently in town ahead of K-pop music festival HallyuPopFest. The Straits Times gets the members to reveal more intimate details about one another.
Members of A.C.E (clockwise, from upper left) Chan, Donghun, Wow, Byeongkwan and Jun first gained a following busking on the streets of the hip Hongdae district in Seoul, covering the dance choreography of popular groups.
Members of A.C.E (clockwise, from upper left) Chan, Donghun, Wow, Byeongkwan and Jun first gained a following busking on the streets of the hip Hongdae district in Seoul, covering the dance choreography of popular groups.ST PHOTO: SAMUEL RUBY

South Korean boyband A.C.E may have over 470,000 followers on Instagram, but before they became K-pop idols, they were K-pop fans.

The five-member group - comprising Jun, Byeongkwan, Donghun, Wow and Chan - first gained a following busking on the streets of the hip Hongdae district in Seoul, covering the dance choreography of popular groups such as BTS, Blackpink and Exo. They debuted in 2017 with the song, Cactus.

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