After their historical performance at Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade 2021, Aespa met The Rolling Stone Magazine for a quick interview. The rookie girl group from SM Entertainment debuted not even a year ago. And has already been making headlines for topping charts and performing in the west. Sitting with The Rolling Stone Magazine, Giselle, Karina, Winter, and Ning Ning talked about their first times. Talking about their first meetings and the moments they first felt famous. Here are the interesting stories revealed by the girls in the small interview.
Soon after their debut, the girls shot to fame globally. By February 2021, they ended up becoming the 2021 brand ambassador of the French luxury brand ‘Givenchy’. And went on to feature in collections and key lines by Matthew M. Williams. Talking about their experience, Giselle revealed that how big the whole thing was for them. Everything after their debut has been new to them as they used to be in a world of their own. But working with Givenchy gave them a step into the luxury fashion industry. Talking about the difference, they felt between the real version and the reel version of wearing the Givenchy. Giselle revealed how different things were.
‘Aespa’ Girls Talk About Their First Times
On being asked about their first meetings, Giselle revealed that she was the only one who met Karina, Ning Ning, and Winter on the same day. While Ning Ning and Giselle go back to the time when they were part of the SM Rookies. She revealed that she met Winter at the dance studio and Karina at the powder room. Talking about their first public performance, Karina spoke about how much they’ve missed because everything going online. Because of the Corona Virus, the Aespa girls weren’t able to see their fans or perform live. After debuting in November 2020, the girls got to perform live in May 2021.
The girls also revealed the first concerts they attended. Karina revealed that the first-ever concert she attended was of Girls Generation as they’ve been a huge inspiration for her. When she became a trainee at SM, they took her to the concert, making her dream come true. Giselle, on the other side, has been to a lot of concerts. She has also attended the Hollywood Ball in 2016 and is a huge Ariana Grande fan. As Ariana used to hold various concerts in Japan, Giselle became a regular to attend the concerts. Ning Ning, too, has been to a lot of concerts. But her first concert was a Chinese Rock festival that she enjoyed a lot.
Aespa Reveal Their First Famous Feelings On The Rolling Stone
Winter also shared her experience when she heard their song the first time. She was in a taxi when their song came on the radio. While she got so excited hearing the intro, the taxi driver went on to change the music as the energetic music might not be of his taste. Since then, Winter has been wanting to do pitch some other genres in the studio. Winter revealed that she is a huge Harry Styles fan.
Along with his brought voice, she loves the charisma and charms he has on the stage. And the way he manages the crowd, just like Giselle likes the way Ariana takes up the stage. She’s hoping to see him in person very soon. Giselle talked about how they met Grimes during their ‘Next Level’ concept photoshoot. Getting to know Grimes was there to especially meet them, the girls were starstruck. They hope that they get a chance to work with Grimes in the upcoming future.
The interview of Aespa is available to watch on The Rolling Stone Youtube Channel. Many fans have been loving Giselle after the interview. Calling her a breath of fresh air in k-pop and how unexpectedly interesting their answers to the basic questions were.