Red Velvet’s new song “Rookie” has been enjoying a streak of popularity lately

Angela Jung, Feb. 20, 2017, 9:23 a.m.


Red Velvet’s new song “Rookie” has been enjoying a streak of popularity lately, topping charts of major music programs since its Feb. 1 release. For two weeks in a row now, “Rookie” has nabbed first place on music programs “M Countdown,” “Music Bank” and “Inkigayo” as of the weekend of Feb. 18-19. 

Since Feb. 2, the song has maintained first place on the Korean songs section of Chinese Xiami Music charts.

Billboard describes “Rookie” as a “quirky, funk-driven dance track with an unforgettable earworm of a hook.” 

“Rookie” is the latest in the group’s eccentric pop sound, known for being “weird at first, but addictive later,” according to online K-pop forums. 

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