10 Times BTS’s Jungkook Proved He’s The Golden Maknae
If you’ve been following BTS for some time or you’re an ARMY, then you would know that Jeon Jungkook not only has multiple talents, but is proficient in many other areas. In fact, that’s why he’s given the nickname ‘Golden Maknae’, with the latter meaning the youngest in Korean. Here are 10 times the youngest of the septet, who turns 20 today, has proven exactly why he has earned the nickname.
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When He Proved That He Can Sing…
The main vocalist has proven his singing capability many times, including on King of the Masked Singer, a televised singing competition featuring celebrities, where he was praised by industry experts and veterans for his singing talent.
He Can Dance…
He’s one of BTS’s main dancers, along with Jimin and J-Hope.
...And He Can Rap.
When the group first debuted, he showed off his rap skills on tracks We Are Bulletproof Pt. 2 and No More Dream, and on other songs on subsequent albums.
When He Tried To Play The Saxophone And Got It Right The First Time
According to V, who plays the instrument, it takes at least three months to get the saxophone to sound right. Our golden maknae proved him wrong with his first try…
When His Composed Melody Was Too Good For Run
Jungkook, along with the rest of the members, regularly composes and writes lyrics for BTS’s tracks. Leader Rap Monster once commented that the melody composed by Jungkook was too good for their single, “Run”, which was why they had to take it out.
Speaking Of Running, He’s Really Good At Sports Too. Here’s A Clip Of Him Running…
…and putting a huge gap between him and the other competitors during the 400m relay.
When He Proved That He's The Strongest In BTS And Has The Nickname ‘Jeon Cena’.
Being the strongest in BTS, he often lifts the other members in dance choreographies– he carried Jimin in “No More Dream” and Suga in “War of Hormones”. Here’s a clip of Jeon Cena (a play on his surname Jeon and WWE champion John Cena) and BTOB’s Minhyuk in a Korean wrestling match.
When He Proved That He’s The King of Games
Let’s take this water bottle flip game as an example. V took 14 tries while Jungkook nailed it in two. Of course, the best part is his expression afterwards.
When He Stays Ahead Of Leader RapMon’s Song Recommendations
Leader Rap Monster, who is fluent in English, often recommends songs not only to the fans but also to the other members. Seems like the golden maknae is ahead of him for some songs!
When He Ate 6 Cups Of Ramen By Himself
All we can say is that he’s a growing boy.