Popular P-pop group SB19 released their newest single “GENTO” on Friday, May 19.
“Gento,” the title of the song, is said to be a creative word play of different Filipino words such as “Ginto” (Gold), “Ganito” (like this), and “Gento,” which is a Caviteño word for “Ganito.”
The single was released ahead of the group’s extended play (EP) “PAGTATAG!” which is set to be released on June 9. The trailer for this extended play was dropped on April 29.
The group is also set to begin their world tour, which will begin on June 24 and 25 in Manila. SB19 will also fly to the United States and Canada for this tour.
Following the release of the song’s music video, the phrase “DI KA BASTA MAKAKAKITA NITO” became a trending topic on Twitter as A’TIN, the fandom of the P-pop group, as well as other users online, expressed their joy and amusement towards the newest single.
“Seeing SB19 members themselves as the executive producers of their own music makes me so proud of how far they’ve come as artists,” a fan said in a tweet.
“The concept of bringing the Filipino home to mining is GOLD! SB19 shows no sign of slowing down! Dig deeper golden moments. Yassss!” another fan tweeted.
Many tweets are mixed reactions of being proud of each member and showing appreciation of the fans for the group’s single. Here are some of the tweets that fans of SB19 made about their single ‘GENTO’:
IMAGINE HEARING THIS POWERFUL VOCALS LIVE? justin de dios, everybody! 🔥 i am beyond proud.
— ✧ (@jahdiary) May 19, 2023
This is what comeback looks like!
— A’TIN Australia and New Zealand 🇦🇺🇳🇿 (@SB19Australia) May 19, 2023
GENTO also showed us how much SB19 improved in the acting division.l!
Josh has that charm that the camera just loves so I guess that's why he has the most animated/dramatic scenes & expressions
— Atty. Gonzaga ⚠️ | PAGTATAG ERA! ᵀᴱᴬᴹ ᴵᴺᴳᴿᴬᵀᴬ (@QueenJannorvz) May 19, 2023
pablo’s rapping skills though —he just keeps getting better 💅💅
— lunatismo (@luna_tismo) May 19, 2023
KINGS ARE BACK!THE TALENTED AND DYNAMIC GROUP THAT CONTINUES TO PUSH THE BOUNDARIES OF THE PH MUSIC INDUSTRY!THEIR UNIQUE MUSIC STYLES BLENDS TRADITIONAL FILIPINO ELEMENTS WITH MODERN POP🤟SB19!🔥
— S.E.A.N ⚠️ (@ender_fuentes04) May 19, 2023
pablo being both the composer and a rapper just made the bars perfectly written and delivered. also, notice how josh’s and ken’s rap parts seemed like it’s impeccably made just for them. THEY ATE!
— JOY (@JPNPALAGI) May 19, 2023
I'm living for Pablo being the center in their Gento dance choreo 🥰
My frozen heart is now on 🔥🔥🔥
— RAISA ⚠️🐺🦊📜✍TB³-⁰⁰³ (@RainIsabel1) May 19, 2023
ONE WORD: GOLDEN
They might be some sort of bronze for some. But for A’TIN, they shine the brightest. From their growth, passion, determination, and power, they are the P-POP KINGS OF TODAY! ⚡️
— Gio (Pagtatag Ticket Manifesting) ⚠️ | INJ⁰⁰⁴³🔥 (@JazzCullen_s) May 19, 2023
there are songs that are just not good without the mv but sb19 doesn’t have a single track like that. gento music video is not ‘what’ or ‘bazinga’ prototype, the song itself can stand on its own.
— cotton kenji ; seated for ⚠️ (@cheesecakeun) May 19, 2023
I honestly love how SB19 takes their craft and their artistry seriously as evidenced by their continued dedication to their training, but still allow themselves to play around and be unserious. Perfectly balanced 💚
— Zoe Nicole 🌽⚠️ | BLONDE JUSTIN (@Jahnanana) May 19, 2023
Other POP! stories that you might like: