iKON Member Bobby Featured In Music Video For 2018 League of Legends World Championship
iKON member Bobby is now in League of Legends but not for lending his voice to one of the champions of the multiplayer online battle arena game. Instead, Bobby is featured in the new music video for the ongoing 2018 League of Legends World Championship.
LoL publisher Riot Games dropped the music video for the remix version of the song "Rise" on Wednesday. The MV is released in time for the semifinal round of the 2018 World Championship of League of Legends. This tournament is the conclusion of the LoL 2018 season and is it being held in South Korea. The top LoL teams from all over the world compete for the prize pool of more than $2.2 million.
The new LoL 2018 World Championship MV it features Bobby along with other artists such as Alex Seaver of Mako, The Word Alive, and The Glitch Mob. The K-pop idol can be heard providing voice-overs during the chorus of "Rise" before he rapped some lines in both Korean and English languages which perfectly compliment the visually stunning battle of LoL champions. Watch the MV below.
Bobby of iKON is the first idol rapper and the youngest competitor to have won reality television rap contest Show Me The Money at the age of 18. He started as a trainee under YG Entertainment in 2011. After joining a couple of survival program, he debuted with as a member of iKON in 2015 with B.I, Jinhwan, Ju-ne, Yunhyeong, Donghyuk, and Chanwoo.
In March 2017, Bobby along with bandmate B.I took part in producing and featuring in PSY's song "Bomb" from his 2017 album 4x2=8. Bobby is currently busy promoting the last two parts of iKON's three-part New Kids album series. The first and second extended plays, titled New Kids: Continue and New Kids: The Final which was released on August 2 and October 1, respectively.
Meanwhile, iKON kicked off their 2018 CONTINUE Tour in Seoul last August. The K-pop group recently had a successful two-night concert in Thailand. The seven-member group performed for almost two hours.
Following their concert in Thailand, the septet will be traveling to Australia for concert stops in Sydney on October 25 and in Melbourne on October 27. This is will be band's first tour at Down Under. The group will also visit Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Hong Kong.