Joohoney (Jooheon) from boy group MONSTA X is receiving heated responses from around the world with his new mixtape ‘PSYCHE’.


Jooheon‘s fourth mix tape ‘PSYCHE’ topped the iTunes ‘Top K-Pop Album Chart’ in 16 regions around the world, including the United States, Australia, France, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, Romania, Turkey, Brazil, Sweden, Poland, Chile and Denmark, and settled in the Top 10 in a total of 30 countries on October 10. It also proudly topped iTunes’ ‘Top Albums Chart’ in four regions – Chile, Romania, India and Finland, as well as ranked in the top 10 of 15 countries. Moreover, the album ranked second on the Worldwide iTunes Album Chart, proving the keen interest of listeners around the world in the artist.

The title track ‘PSYCHE’ is an impressive song with an addictive hook, on a variation of a minimal drum, expressing the success or failure of life in a psychiatry light. Jooheon’s charisma is captured by his powerful and wild rapping. Meanwhile, ‘SMOKY’ is a song that expresses complex and subtle feelings about the past, present and future, and you can feel Jooheon’s lyrical vocals and attractive husky voices.

In this mixtape, Jooheon showed his musical talent as a solo musician and producer, with all seven songs composed by himself. In particular, the lyrics were touching with his honest autobiographical story.

Jooheon released the mixtape through global free music distribution platforms Sound Cloud and iTunes on October 9.