K-pop sensation Wonho has – with the help of his fans – risen to new heights.
Words: Abigail Firth.
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Wonho had a turbulent end to 2019. After his departure from group Monsta X in late October, fans were left reeling, and for a minute, it seemed like everything was falling apart.
But, like a phoenix, the South Korean singer/songwriter/producer/performer/king of the gym selfie emerged from the flames just a few months later, freshly signed to a subsidiary of his former company Starship Entertainment, ready to unleash some bangers – and some tearjerkers – on his fans.
The unwavering support of his fans throughout the ordeal has helped carry Wonho through, and by the time his first EP ‘Love Synonym #1: Right for Me’ came around in September, he was stronger than ever. First dropping the pre-release single ‘Losing You’, an English dedication to his fans (dubbed ‘Wenee’), followed shortly after by the deliciously camp and groovy number ‘Open Mind’, quickly establishing himself as fearless, honest and versatile.
When we catch up with Wonho, he’s just released his second EP, ‘Love …