Lay Zhang Talks 'Namanana' & Reuniting With EXO Bandmates: 'I Love My Guys'


Chinese pop star Lay Zhang not too long ago sat down with Billboard’s Okay-pop columnist Tamar Herman to talk about his new file, rejoining his EXO bandmates, and way more.

Speaking of his newest album Namanana, which debuted at No. 21 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Lay tells Billboard that it feels “very dope” to have achieved chart success with the LP, and he provides that he's very appreciative of his followers for purchasing it.

Asked what message he was attempting to relay with the title monitor, Lay responds, “Don't overlook your first dream and at all times focus your objective and to chase your dream and observe your dream. And observe your coronary heart…consider your self, you are able to do it. You can do every thing. I can do it, so that you guys can also do it.”

The singer additionally chats about re-joining his EXO bandmates for his or her “Tempo” music video, because it marked his first return to the group in over a 12 months. “I really like my guys,” Lay says of reuniting with the band. “I really like my members, for certain. And I simply wish to inform them, in the event you guys want me, I'm at all times be there.”

Lay then items collectively a connection between his albums, in addition to hints at one other piece of the puzzle that followers can anticipate from his subsequent launch. He reveals that in the event you string collectively music titles from every of his data (“What U Need,” “I Need U,” and “Give Me a Chance”), they create a whole sentence that he needs to inform folks.

“So, in the event you can join the entire thing, it's a sentence,” Lay explains. “So, what you want, I want you, give me an opportunity.” He provides that this development will proceed on his subsequent file, hinting that the primary phrase shall be “deal with.”

You can hear way more from Lay within the video above.