The final artist announcements happened on #KCONLiveChat today and Vanessa and Winnie announced that ZION.T will be joining the lineup for KCON17NY! This came as an unexpected but pleasant surprise to many. Check out the hints and explanations below!
Who’s ready to jam with ZION.T!?
HINT #1: GRAY
REASON: Zion.T came up with the name Gray for the rapper and recorded the sound “Gray” that can be heard in a majority of Gray’s songs! (Hear it below at 0:13).
HINT #2: THE DRUMMER IN WHIPLASH
REASON: On SMTM5, he produced Like a Drummer, a song inspired by the movie Whiplash, for Xitsuh and performed together.
HINT #3: STAR CANDY
REASON: In the first verse of Yanghwa BRDG, the lyrics translate to “Every morning, he’d leave me star candy and ramen.”
HINT #4: CRUSH SODA
Reason: Zion.T has had a lot of collaborations with artist Crush!
HINT #5: TREE
REASON: His cat’s name is Namu which means tree in Korean.
HINT #6: SAMGYUPSAL
REASON: When he went on Infinite Challenge, Haha and he sang about samgyupsal along with many other parts of the pig.
We will be announcing the daily concert lineups next week! Don’t forget that combo tickets go on sale May 12 and single tickets go on sale May 15!