The Met Gala can all the time be relied upon to convey myriad musical favorites collectively on the purple carpet (or, on this 12 months’s case, the pre-Raphaelite-inspired inexperienced carpet), however Ok-pop followers acquired an additional particular deal with this 12 months with the debut attendance of well-liked South Korean boy band Stray Children. Under, discover every little thing you have to know in regards to the group that scored a spot on Time‘s 2023 Subsequent Era Leaders record.

Who’re the members of Stray Children?

Stray Children consists of eight members: Bang Chan, Lee Know, Changbin, Hyunjin, Han, Felix, Seungmin, and I.N. (There was initially a ninth member of the group, Woojin, however he left Stray Children in 2019 for undisclosed private causes.)

Seungmin and Felix of Stray Kids

Hyunjin and Seungmin of Stray Children.Photograph: Mike Coppola/MG24/Getty Photographs

How did Stray Children get their begin?

Stray Children has a really particular origin story: The group’s eight members had been initially introduced collectively by a South Korean actuality survival present, additionally known as Stray Children, that aired in 2017. It adopted the band’s members as they tried to rise by the ranks of the now-saturated Ok-pop trade. They’ve come a great distance since then; in 2023, they gained the Finest Ok-Pop Award on the MTV Music Video Awards, propelled partially by their avid fanbase, that goes by the identify “Keep.”

What’s Stray Children’ best-known track?

The now-internationally well-known boy band’s most-streamed track (within the U.S., at the least) is “God’s Menu,” which member Bang Chan described thusly to Billboard: “It wasn’t initially ‘God’s Menu’ that was supposed to come back out [as a single], however we made the demo, and I bear in mind Hyunjin’s response to it was like, ‘We must always go along with this one! Everybody take heed to this!’ So we went with it, after which, bang! It exploded.”


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