After reports hinting towards D.O. or Do Kyungsoo’s solo debut started doing rounds on the internet, EXO’s agency, SM Entertainment confirmed the news to a Korean entertainment portal and said that ‘D.O. is scheduled to release his first solo album in late July.”
Meanwhile, fans are flooding Twitter with reactions to the exciting news of D.O’s solo album. A fanclub wrote, “D.O. is the 6th #EXO member to have a solo album! The thing we all wanted since before he enlisted is finally gonna happen at the end of July this year! Beyond excited and happy is what we felt right now!” “D.O.’s solo album excites me. Hoping for English song” tweeted another user.
Previously, D.O. had hearts with solo performances like ‘That’s okay’ for SM STATION and ‘Crying Out’ for the ‘Cart’ OST, however, the upcoming release will mark his official solo debut following the footsteps of bandmates like Baekhyun, Kai, Lay and Chen who have also released their individual albums.
On the work front, apart from chartbuster songs, the lead vocalist of EXO has also successfully carved a niche for himself as an actor in the competitive Korean entertainment industry. In addition to his group activities, he has appeared in several TV dramas and films, including ‘Pure Love,’ ‘My Annoying Brother,’ and ‘100 Days My Prince.’
Post his mandatory military service in January, D.O. has been shooting for his upcoming film ‘The Moon’. He will be also be seen in the Korean adaptation of the hit Taiwanese film ‘Secret’.