This March, mixed media hip-hop project "Paradox Live" began a new chapter titled Road to Legend
by releasing an album
featuring new songs from its five original groups as well as four brand new units.
Now, eight of the groups are set to face off in the project's second rap battle tournament. The first round of the tournament will kick off with two new albums titled Paradox Live -Road to Legend- Round1
and Paradox Live -Road to Legend- Round1 “RAGE"
Scheduled for release on July 27th, Paradox Live -Road to Legend- Round1 “FATE"
will place the young, multilingual trio BAE
, a duo consisting of BAE
member Hajun Yeon
's younger half-brother and the family's
masochistic butler, while the jazzy unit The Cat's Whiskers
will face off against the eccentric group 1Nm8
. The album will feature four tracks - one from each group - as well as a four-part voice drama.
Paradox Live -Road to Legend- Round1 “RAGE"
will be released on August 31st. It will place the previous tournament's champions, the gloomy twin unit cozmez
, against idol group VISTY
and former yakuza unit Akan Yatsura
angry prison-themed group GokuLuck
Fans can decide which groups make it through to the next round of the tournament by voting in the fan community app "Paradox Tribe". The app is available through the App Store
and Google Play
. Votes are made using points that can be acquired
by entering the serial codes from CD and merchandise purchases or via completing missions in the app.
The cast of "Paradox Live" features a number of popular singers and voice actors, including Gakuto Kajiwara
's Allen Sugasano
, utaite AMATSUKI
's Kei Miyama
, Marina Inoue
and Yu Hayashi
as Yohei Kanbayashi
from The Cat's Whiskers
Full music videos for all four songs from Paradox Live -Road to Legend- Round1 “FATE"
have already been revealed on YouTube. Enable captions and adjust the language to watch with English subtitles.
- True Pride
The Cat's Whiskers
- Shooting Arrows
- We △re The Future