NCT 127’s Taeyong teams up with EXO’s Baekhyun on SoundCloud drop ‘Monroe’

a man standing on a stage: Taeyong of NCT 127 dropped a new track with Baekhyun of Exo, called Monroe, on SoundCloud this week. They are the latest in a long line of K-pop stars to drop a track on the streaming platform. Photo: Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images Taeyong of NCT 127 dropped a new track with Baekhyun of Exo, called Monroe, on SoundCloud this week. They are the latest in a long line of K-pop stars to drop a track on the streaming platform. Photo: Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images

K-pop stars are increasingly experimenting with their sounds on streaming platform SoundCloud. Boy band members are especially using the site to share music beyond their group work.

As the clock struck midnight in Seoul on May 3, new song Monroe by Taeyong of NCT 127 and featuring Exo member Baekhyun, dropped on the music site. The pair work together in SuperM, a group featuring artists from across South Korean company SM Entertainment's boy band roster.

The Marilyn Monroe-inspired tune leans into jazz, R&B, and typical pop sounds to create a vibrant tune that blends the pairs' voices as they sing about classic love tropes and passion.

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NCT 127’s Taeyong teams up with EXO’s Baekhyun on SoundCloud drop ‘Monroe’