K-Pop band BTS joins hand with Nicki Minaj

Washington: Internationally acclaimed Korean-Pop band BTS has now joined hands with Hollywood rapper Nicki Minaj for their new single ‘Idol’.

Minaj, who recently dropped a new single ‘Queen,’ is one of the few artists to feature alongside DJ and producer Steve Aoki in BTS’s 26-song Album ‘Love Yourself: Answer’, reported the TIME magazine.

‘Love Yourself: Answer’ is a reworked version of their previous album ‘Love Yourself: Tear’, with the only difference additional seven new tracks, and marks a final chapter in their Love Yourself series.

Earlier in the day, Nicki hinted at the collaboration with a Tweet. She wrote, “#Idol @BTS_twt Uh!!! What’s Good KOREA?!”

The album features both the songs featuring Minaj and the one without it.
The video of the beat-heavy track not featuring Minaj which was launched in YouTube on Friday has been able to garner over 22 million views with over 3.3 million likes.

The collaboration marks BTS’s arrival in the USA. They’ve nabbed a number of accolades including ‘TIME’s Most Influential on the Internet list’.

BTS will start of their first official U.S. tour in September in Los Angeles.