SINGAPORE – BTS’ lead rapper Suga, real name Min Yoon-gi, will be bringing his Suga | Agust D tour to Singapore come June.
According to an Instagram post shared by concert promoter Live Nation Singapore at noon today, the show will span across two days from 17 Jun (Sat) to 18 Jun (Sun).
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It will take place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, which has an approximate capacity of 12,000.
His first tour will be named after, well, himself. Agust D is his other alter ego besides Suga, one he’s already widely known for and it is commonly associated with K-pop supergroup BTS.
When Agust D is spelled backwards, it gives DT Suga. And DT is a sentimental nod to his hometown – Daegu Town.
So Agust D represents a more raw and unfiltered side of the 29 year-old rapper. One that he hasn’t been able to show much during his stint in BTS, according to an interview with Time Magazine.
A list of tour dates was released last week on BigHit Music’s Twitter handle. The tour will head to the U.S. before dropping by Asia, with stops in Jakarta, Bangkok and Singapore. To date, there are only three stops in Asia and all are two-day shows.
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— BIGHIT MUSIC (@BIGHIT_MUSIC) February 14, 2023
His solo show is a timely move as his bandmate Jin, or Kim Seok-jin, recently conscripted in the army as part of mandatory military duties.
However, ticket prices and ticket release dates have not been publicly announced.
To date, he only dropped two mixtapes. The first was an eponymous one titled Agust D (2016). Later in 2020, he released another named D-2 with title track Daechiwta (2020), with themes of traditional Korean storytelling and music.
While it will be Min’s first visit to Singapore for a solo show, BTS has held numerous shows here.
In 2019, the septet staged their Love Yourself show, as part of their world tour at the iconic National Stadium. They also performed alongside other K-pop acts at the Singapore edition of Music Bank in 2017.
Live: SUGA | Agust D Tour in Singapore
Date: 17 June (Sat) – 18 June 2023 (Fri)
Venue: Singapore Indoor Stadium