MOBB Reaches The Top of Global Music Charts
Nicholas Kim, Sept. 26, 2016, 10:24 a.m.
Hip-hop duo MOBB -- consisting of boy band Winner’s Mino and iKON’s Bobby -- is on the rise. “Hit Me,” one of the two lead tracks off MOBB’s debut mini album “The MOBB,” topped the weekly K-pop chart on one of China’s largest music streaming platforms, QQ Music, according to YG Entertainment on Sunday.
Mino’s latest solo release “Body” followed at second place, along with the duo’s remaining lead track “Full House” at No. 8, and Bobby’s solo song “Holup!” at No. 10.
Additionally, the album is currently ranked No. 1 on Billboard’s World Albums chart, after topping global iTunes music charts in Thailand, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia and Singapore.
Now available both online and offline, “The MOBB” consists of six tracks, including “Raise Your Guard and Bounce” and “Fear” from the third and fourth season -- respectively -- of Mnet’s hip-hop competition show “Show Me the Money.”
Meanwhile, MOBB recently opened a pop-up store selling various branded goods. Located in Itaewon, Seoul, the store is open every day from 3-9 p.m. until Oct. 2.