07:35 GMT11 August 2020
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    The member of the popular K-pop girl band treated fans ahead of her upcoming solo album “Maria”.

    MooMoos (the official name of the fans of Mamamoo) were pleasantly surprised after their favourite idol Hwasa surprisingly revealed a pre-released song and MV on 16 June.

    Hwasa (real name Ahn Hye-jin) is the last member of the group to release a solo album. Titled 'Maria' - a reference to the singer's Catholic name - the album will be released a year and four months after the single 'Twit' came out in February last year.

    The whole album will tell the personal story of the artist, and about how she has found a way to love herself: before her debut as a member of Mamamoo in 2014 under RWB Entertainment, companies didn't want to take Hwasa on as a trainee because she didn't fit in with anyone's idea of what a Korean idol should look like at that time.

    ​Now Hwasa is one of the most recognisable faces in K-pop, with unique vocal skills and a charismatic appearance. Besides being a vocalist in Mamamoo, she has collaborated in a duet with Dua Lipa for a remix version of 'Physical'.

    Hwasa has also shown herself to be a talented songwriter: she participated in writing lyrics and composing her digital single, 'Twit' as well as being involved in a collaboration with South Korean rapper Loco titled 'Don't', which topped the charts in South Korea and went platinum.

    She is also known for her Mi

    das Touch - every item she uses or has been noticed with is immediately sold out. For her incredible marketing skills she has received numerous contracts as an ambassador for different brands, including MCM, Adidas, Sims 4 and The North Face.

    MooMoos are celebrating the upcoming album on Twitter and are not short of praise for their favourite girl.

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