Stop It (B.A.P single album)

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Stop It
BAP StopIt.jpg
Single album by
ReleasedOctober 23, 2012 (2012-10-23)
Recorded2012
GenreHip hop, R&B, pop
Length8:10
LanguageKorean
LabelTS Entertainment
ProducerDuble Sidekick
B.A.P chronology
No Mercy
(2012)
Stop It
(2012)
One Shot
(2013)
Singles from Stop It
  1. "Stop It"
    Released: October 23, 2012

"Stop It" (하지마; Hajima) is the third single album by South Korean idol group B.A.P. It was released on October 23, 2012 under the label of TS Entertainment. The title track was produced by Duble Sidekick, who also produced Sistar's "Loving U" and MBLAQ's "It's War."

Background and release[edit]

In early October, 2012, TS Entertainment stated that B.A.P were preparing for their new album. On October 15, teaser photos of Bang Yong-guk and Daehyun were released. These were followed by release of teaser photos of Jongup and Zelo on October 17 and Himchan's and Youngjae's on October 18. On October 23, B.A.P released their third single album, titled "Stop It", together with a music video on TS Entertainment's YouTube channel. The third single album contains three tracks: "Yessir", "Stop It" and " Happy Birthday".

Promotions[edit]

Live performances[edit]

B.A.P began promotions by first performing "Stop It" on Music Bank on October 26, 2012,[1] followed by performances on Music Core on October 27,[2] M! Countdown on November 1,[3] and Inkigayo on November 4.[4]

Music video[edit]

The music video was released on October 23, 2012, the same day as the digital single.

Reception[edit]

With the release of the single, B.A.P rose as the top search term on sites like Naver, Daum, and other more.[5] The single album peaked at spot 3 on Gaon Album Chart whereas the single itself peaked at spot 28 on Gaon Single Chart.[6] [7]

Track listing[edit]

Korean single

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Yessir"Marco, Jeon Daun, Bang YonggukMarco, Jeon Daun1:13
2."하지마 (Stop It)"Duble Sidekick, Bang YonggukDuble Sidekick, Kim Heewon3:23
3."Happy Birthday"Park Suseok, Bang YonggukPark Suseok3:34
Total length:8:10

Credits and personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
South Korea (Gaon Singles Chart) [6] 28
Billboard K-pop Hot 100[8] 30

Sales[edit]

Chart Sales[6]
Gaon physical sales 26,514+

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
Worldwide October 23, 2012 Digital download TS Entertainment
South Korea

References[edit]

  1. ^ "B.A.P makes their comeback with "Stop It" on 'Music Bank'!". allkpop.com. October 26, 2012. Retrieved February 5, 2013.
  2. ^ "B.A.P makes their comeback with "Stop It" on 'Music Core'!". allkpop.com. October 27, 2012. Retrieved February 5, 2013.
  3. ^ "B.A.P make their comeback with "Stop It" on 'M! Countdown'!". allkpop.com. November 1, 2012. Retrieved February 5, 2013.
  4. ^ "B.A.P makes their comeback with "Stop It" on 'Inkigayo'!". allkpop.com. November 4, 2012. Retrieved February 5, 2013.
  5. ^ "B.A.P's 'Stop It' becomes one of the most searched for terms with release". allkpop.com. October 23, 2012. Retrieved February 5, 2013.
  6. ^ a b c "Gaon Search - B.A.P Warrior" (in Korean). Gaon Chart (Korea Music Industry Association). Retrieved March 31, 2012.
  7. ^ "Gaon Album Chart". Gaon Chart. Retrieved November 10, 2011.
  8. ^ "K-Pop Hot 100 (Week of February 11, 2012)". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. February 2, 2012. Retrieved May 2, 2012.

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