KARD (Hangul: 카드), is a South Korean co-ed group formed by DSP Media in 2016. The group is composed of four members: B.M, J.Seph, Somin and Jiwoo. Before their official debut they are planning to release three project singles with every new release a hidden version will also be revealed. They made their official debut on July 19, 2017 with the EP Hola Hola.
The K.A.R.D Project
On December 13, 2016 they released their first project single titled K.A.R.D Project Vol. 1 with the track Oh NaNa featuring labelmate Heo Young-Ji as a hidden member.
Their follow-up project single titled K.A.R.D Project Vol. 2 with the track Don't Recall was released on February 16, 2017 followed by its English version labeled Don’t Recall “Hidden Version" on March 1, 2017.
Their third final project single titled K.A.R.D Project Vol. 3 with the track Rumor was released on April 24, 2017 followed by its hidden version featuring dancer and choreographer ZSun. The track's music video was part of a collaboration with the LG G6 brand. After its release, the song charted at #1 in thirteen countries: (Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, El Salvador, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, The Philippines, Singapore, United States of America, and Vietnam) on Apple iTunes’ main charts.
DSP Media announced that KARD would hold their first tourcalled 2017 The 1st Tour Wild K.A.R.D, taking place from May to June 2017 in America. On June 29, 2017 DSP Media announced five European show dates as a part of the Wild Kard Tour, to take place in September: (London, Lisbon, Madrid, Milan, and Rotterdam).
On July 19, 2017 KARD released their debut extended play Hola Hola. The record contains six tracks, including the title track of the same name, besides previous project singles Oh NaNa, Don't Recall, and Rumor, along with two new songs: We Can’t Stop and Living Good. They made their official televised performance debut on M Countdown on July 19, 2017.
On July 20, 2017 DSP Media announced the a new North American leg of their tour, to take place in Minneapolis, Washington D.C., New York City, Miami, and San Francisco in September 2017.
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Fandom Name: Hidden K♠RD
B.M or Big Matthew was born Matthew Kim (Korean: 매튜김) on October 20, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. On August 2015, B.M was featured in Goo Ha-ra's song La La La of her debut extended play Alohara (Can You Feel It?), and also starred as her dance partner for the music video and live performances of lead single Choco Chip Cookies. In Goo Ha-ra's practice video for the Choco Chip Cookies song, both B.M and J.seph also had been appear in the video starring as her dance partners.
Facts about B.M
Stage Name: B.M stands for Big Matthew
Korean Names: Kim JinSeok / Kim WooJin
Position: Main Dancer, Lead Rapper
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Blood Type: O
He has two younger brothers.
He participated in KPop Star.
He was a trainee for four years and a half.
He was a special host for After School Club (Korean Show).
B.M, who represents the letter K and the King card, explained that “the King is the most dependable and strong card, so he is the team’s solid foundation.”