Latto, Jung Kook’s “Seven” Makes Spotify History As Fastest Song To Reach 1 Billion Streams

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Latto has made history again, thanks to collaborating with Jung Kook of BTS!

The Atlanta rapper and Korean Pop sensation teamed up over the Summer for “Seven,” which exploded on streaming platforms. Now, the collab has made Spotify history as the fastest song to reach one billion streams on the DSP.

On Sunday (Oct. 29), Chart Data shared that the single had surpassed a billion streams in only three and a half months — faster than any other song to meet such a feat. The track also helped Latto to become the first rapper to top the Billboard Hot 100 this year.

“Seven,” debuted at No. 1, making that a first for both artists.

Latto celebrated the historic news at the time with an Instagram story sharing a screen shot of the stats, and writing, “Oop am I a bora girl now? Forever grateful!! Thanks JK for trusting me! Armypots up +10000.”

Speaking on working with Kook for the first time, Latto told PEOPLE, “It literally has been so surreal witnessing his fanbase and how much they support him — it’s literally artist goals.”

Jung Kook also shared with Rolling Stone UK why he chose Latto for the record.

“While I was looking for a rapper who would fit well with ‘Seven,’ one of the producers recommended Latto, and we ended up working together,” he said. “[Latto’s] verse fits the vibe of the song perfectly, and Latto’s favorite number is seven!”

Drawing back to the moment that she got the phone call to work with the BTS megastar, Latto told PEOPLE, “I was so shocked. I’m like, ‘Are you sure you want me?’ I felt so much pressure to do it, but I was like, ‘You know what? He reached out to me for a reason. Let me just go in there and do what I do best.’ To see everybody’s reaction to my verse and how much they love it, it’s so fulfilling. Hopefully I get to go to Korea soon.”

She also expressed how much she loved filming the visual to “Seven” with Kook, which showed her eulogizing the BTS star’s fake funeral.

“I loved the treatment. The whole storyline, it just matches the song so well — and he was so fun on set,” she said. “He [is] just a humble person. I’m like, ‘Oh my gosh, he’s literally a superstar and don’t even act like it.’ His whole team, everybody on set was very welcoming, for sure.

Revisit the video to “Seven” below.

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