Fans of Bangtan Boys or BTS were thrilled when Diplo personally hinted at his potential collaboration with the K-pop act in an Instagram post on Thursday. The rapper and record producer shared his photo with BTS members Jungkook and Rap Monster and captioned, "About to make a movie with my Korean squad," tagging the official account of the boy group with hashtags "BTS ARMY" and "BTS."

Major Lazer, who was also present at the 2017 Valley Rock Festival in Seoul, shared his group photo with the K-pop idols on his Twitter account.

Collaboration between Western artists and K-pop idols

Diplo has yet to provide any further details about the highly anticipated collaboration, but it is worth noting that the American artist has worked with several Korean artists in the past, including BIGBANG's G-Dragon and 2NE1's CL.

According to Koreaboo, the LA-based record producer has featured the two Korean rappers in Skrillex's "Dirty Vibe" video in 2014.

Diplo had another collaboration with CL for "Doctor Pepper" in 2015. He was also featured in G-Dragon's "Coup d'Etat" album alongside Bauuer, Missy Elliot, Boys Noise and more. Similarly, the BIGBANG leader is currently in the United States for his "ACT III M.O.T.T.E." world tour.

BTS wins big at 2017 BBMAs

It would come as no surprise if the American rapper and record producer will work side-by-side with BTS, who recently made their magenta carpet debut at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.

In fact, the seven-member K-pop act left an outstanding impression when they put an end to Justin Bieber's six-year winning streak for Billboard's Top Social Artist award.

The recognition, which was based on the artist's social media presence, only proved BTS has a strong fan base all over the world.

The boy group became the first K-pop act to win a recognition at the annual event. Their attendance at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards has opened a lot of opportunities for the K-pop boy group for their much awaited U.S.

debut. Similarly, several artists have expressed their desire to collaborate with them in the future. Among them were Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall of The Chainsmokers, who promised to meet them again this summer.

Charlie Puth, on the other hand, has always been expressive of his admiration to BTS after he bumped into Jungkook's cover of "We Don't Talk Anymore." The two acts even had an adorable exchange of messages on social media which raised the excitement of their fans who are waiting for a collaboration with these two artists.

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