GOT7’s Jay B Spills On What It is Actually Like Being The Group’s Chief, Revealing He Had Requested Not To Be Assigned The Place

GOT7‘s Jay B lately launched a video assortment for DIVE Studios‘ well being and wellness app Mindset, sharing private tales, together with matters on household, nervousness, and extra.

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In Episode 5, “The Weight of Main GOT7,” Jay B opened up about what it’s actually like being the chief of GOT7.

Jay B started the episode, revealing that he had not needed to be GOT7’s chief. In truth, he requested JYP Leisure to not assign him the place.

Once I was younger, it was onerous to just accept the title of Chief of GOT7. So, I instructed the corporate quite a few instances that I didn’t want to be the chief.

— Jay B

JB at time of debut. | JYP Leisure

He defined that one of many causes is that he was by no means one to be notably expert in verbal communication. Jay B used solely to be a dancer and was particularly obsessed with B-boying. He mentioned, “I’m not all that good at expressing myself with phrases.” And resulting from his introverted character, many discerned him as chilly.

Not like JAY B, who I’m as Lim Jae Beom is definitely very quiet and timid. Since I’ve a job the place I’ve to point out and promote myself to the general public, my character has modified, however again then, I didn’t discuss a lot. So, I typically puzzled if this job was proper for me.

— Jay B

That was not the one cause, although. Management naturally comes with many duties, and it was loads for somebody so younger. On the time of their debut, he was nonetheless solely round 20 years outdated.

When there was an issue, it was my duty to coordinate between the corporate and the crew members. I used to be a bit cautious and fairly afraid of getting such massive duties at a younger age. However fortunately, GOT7 obtained a lot love.

— Jay B

From left: Yugyeom, Jackson Wang, BamBam, Mark Tuan, Youngjae, Jay B, and Jinyoung. | @GOT7Official/Twitter

Issues appeared to get higher as time went on. But, issues took a significant flip when all seven members of GOT7 selected to not resign with JYP Leisure final yr. Immediately, Jay B had much more duties than earlier than.

However as quickly as we determined to not resign with JYP, I instantly tensed up. I felt like I needed to maintain onto this second and our id. Regardless that we remained as a crew, as all of us went out separate methods, I felt I ought to act because the robust thread or the string that retains us linked. I spotted it was as much as me to create the plans for the crew actions and in addition long-term future for the crew.

— Jay B


Nonetheless, Jay B proved himself able to being probably the greatest leaders in Ok-Pop. He has even realized extra about authorized points with a purpose to get hold of logos and copyrights associated to GOT7 correctly.

Now, GOT7’s chief doesn’t discover his position as “burdensome” as earlier than. And we will all be grateful that he finally accepted the position as a result of we will’t think about anybody else.

Earlier than, the position of a pacesetter was burdensome, however now, I believe extra about methods to take care of this time effectively, perhaps even a bit greater than different members, reality be instructed.

— Jay B

From left: BamBam, Jackson Wang, Jay B, Jinyoung, Youngjae, Mark Tuan, and Yugyeom. | GOT7/YouTube

You’ll be able to watch the complete episode of “The Weight of Main GOT7” on the Mindset cell app, accessible for iOS or Android, or on Mindset’s official web site. $12 USD provides you with entry to all episodes and different artists’ Mindset collections for a complete yr. However, this episode is accessible at no cost proper now in honor of GOT7’s comeback.

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