Lapillus: The Colorful Jewel of MLD Entertainment
Lapillus is a South Korean girl group formed by MLD Entertainment. The group consists of six members: Chanty, Shana, Yue, Bessie, Seowon, and Haeun. The name "Lapillus" is derived from a Latin word, which means "a special stone or a jewel that shines different colors depending on the direction of the light." They debuted in June 2022 with the digital single album "Hit Ya!".
Before their official debut, Shana participated in the Mnet survival show Girls Planet 999 and placed 16th overall. Chanty, on the other hand, was a former actress under Star Magic in the Philippines, and previously appeared on dramas such as Hiwaga ng Kambat, I Got You, and Starla. Together with Shana, they hosted a YouTube series called ChanSha World from December 2021 to August 2022, which allowed fans to get to know them more before their debut.
Debut with Hit Ya! and Girl's Round Part.1
MLD Entertainment announced the debut of their new girl group on May 16, 2022, revealing the members in pairs from May 23 to 25. The promotions for their debut album, "Hit Ya!", began on June 13, 2022, with teaser images, videos, and advertisements. The group released their digital single album "Hit Ya!" on June 20, 2022, and made their first music show performance on Mnet's M Countdown on June 23, 2022. On September 22, 2022, Lapillus released their first extended play titled "Girl's Round Part.1" and its double lead singles "Gratata" and "Burn With Love".
On December 8, 2022, MLD Entertainment announced that Bessie temporarily suspended her activities due to health reasons. On January 19, 2023, MLD Entertainment announced that Chanty also temporarily suspended her activities due to health reasons. Fans are wishing them a speedy recovery and eagerly waiting for their return.
Lapillus is composed of six members, including Chanty, Shana, Yue, Bessie, Seowon, and Haeun. Shana is the leader of the group.
Lapillus has made a name for themselves in the Kpop industry with their colorful and vibrant performances. Fans are excited to see what the future holds for this talented group.