XG make their Japanese media debut on "THE FIRST TAKE"

XG make their Japanese media debut on "THE FIRST TAKE"

Tonight, the 7-member Hip-Hop/R&B girls' group XG, causing a sensation worldwide, makes their debut performance on Japanese media! Their song "SHOOTING STAR" is presented in a special one-take performance exclusively for "THE FIRST TAKE," highlighting the powerful rap verses and beautiful chorus parts in perfect harmony.
Details for the 388th episode from the YouTube channel "THE FIRST TAKE" have been announced.

In the 388th episode, XG, the 7-member HipHop/R&B-inspired girl group, who are rapidly gaining popularity worldwide, makes their first appearance. Since their debut in 2022, they have been active outside Japan, attending global events such as ‘Head In The Clouds New York’ in May, ‘Head In The Clouds Los Angeles’ in August, ‘KCON LA 2023’ also in August, ‘FORMULA1 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX 2023’ in September and "SXSW Sydney" in November, making waves globally with unconventional style, fashion and extraordinary performances. In this performance, they will showcase ‘SHOOTING STAR’, a track expressing their heartfelt desire to grow into global artists. This special one-take performance for "THE FIRST TAKE" highlights the powerful rap part and beautiful harmony in the chorus. It marks their first performance on Japanese media.

■ Program Details

■ YouTube channel "THE FIRST TAKE"

■ XG Comments
“At first, I was really nervous, but when I actually sang it was so much fun, and it was a very enjoyable time.” (JURIA)
“In this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, I think we were able to consciously feel each member with our whole being and become one.” (HARVEY)


A microphone and a white studio.
And 1 rule.
You’ve got 1 TAKE.

Your Music.
Your Everything.
All in this one take.

Less Filter, More Music.

The First Take is a YouTube channel that vividly captures performances by artists in a single take. Launched on November 15, 2019, the channel currently has 8.73 million subscribers (as of 12/6/2023). In March 2020, DISH//(Shomai Kitamura) released ‘Neko,’ surpassing 200 million views. In November of the same year, they established the distribution-only label ‘THE FIRST TAKE MUSIC’ and released LiSA×Uru's ‘Saikai (produced by Ayase),’ and in December 2021, milet×Aimer×Ikuta Rira's ‘Omokage (produced by Vaundy),’ both with over 100 million views. In May 2022, they held their first live audience event, spread over two days, with ‘INSIDE THE FIRST TAKE, supported by ahamo’. In September of the same year, they started a new project, ‘THE FIRST TAKE INTERNATIONAL’. Featuring many overseas artists such as Avril Lavigne and Harry Styles. It has the highest number of subscribers in the music genre among Japanese YouTube channels and achieved 8 million subscribers in the fastest time.

Website: https://www.thefirsttake.jp/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the_firsttake/
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TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@the_first_take 
THE FIRST TIMES: https://www.thefirsttimes.jp/

■ XG Profile
A 7-member HIPHOP/R&B girl group made up of JURIN, CHISA, HINATA, HARVEY, JURIA, MAYA, and COCONA. Debuted as the first artist from the global entertainment production ‘XGALX,’ which seeks to spread ‘BOLD’ culture worldwide, with a unique worldview. XG released their 1st Single ‘Tippy Toes’ in March 2022. They released their 1st Mini Album ‘NEW DNA’ on September 27, 2023. Their latest single ‘WINTER WITHOUT YOU’ was released on December 8, 2023.
The group’s name “XG” stands for "Xtraordinary Girls."
Through their unconventional and unique style of music and performance, they will empower people from all walks of life around the world.