(BTS Official Twitter) SEOUL — Global K-pop star BTS participated in a remix project for the hit song “Savage Love” by US pop singer Jason Deluro and New Zealand producer Jawsh 685, according to the band’s agency Sunday. BTS lent its singing and rapping to “Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat) (BTS Remix),” the latest version of “Savage Love,” which generated a viral dance challenge movement on the social media platform TikTok earlier this year, according to Big Hit Entertainment. The 17-year-old producer Jawsh 685 became an internet sensation after his “Laxed (Siren Beat)” went viral on TikTok. Deluro approached Jawsh 685 to turn the song into “Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)” earlier this year. The track peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. BTS’ participation in the remix is expected to further fuel the song’s popularity. The new remix also includes Korean verses. “What those guys are doing right now is huge. I respect them so much,” Jawsh 685 said about BTS in a ... » Learn More about BTS featured on remix of viral sensation ‘Savage Love’
New Zealander Jawsh 685 is taking over the international charts with his siren jams. Image: Jawsh 685 and YouTube via AFP Relaxnews. A young New Zealander is behind one of the most popular TikTok tunes of the past few months. Jason Derulo recently headlined worldwide charts thanks to “Savage Love”, based on a melody by Jawsh 685. This hit has allowed the 17-year-old to pen a Columbia Records deal to advocate Maori heritage beyond Oceania. Joshua Stylah, aka Jawsh 685, did not expect his “Laxed (Siren Beat)” to become such a hit. He composed the tune in a few hours in his Auckland bedroom in July 2019. “I came home from school, brought out my laptop and started to mess around until I got that beat. I was just mixing and matching whatever I felt went right. I don’t have any specific to say about the beat itself, it honestly just came about!” said Jawsh 685 to NME magazine. While Jawsh 685 shared the tune on YouTube in July 2019, it only became a viral hit on TikTok several ... » Learn More about Who is 17-year-old hitmaker Jawsh 685?