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Cube Entertainment reveals mysterious teaser for solo artist Shin Jihoon

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On August 28th, Cube Entertainment uploaded a mysterious teaser featuring solo artist Shin Jihoon.

Recently, it was revealed that Cube Entertainment would be merging with is subsidiary company, Cube DC. This means that previous Cube DC artists including Rain, Noh Jihoon, Shin Jihoon, and others will now be housed in the same company as popular artists including BEAST, 4minute, BTOB, and more.

Following this announcement, Cube Entertainment has released a teaser for their first project featuring previous Cube DC artist Shin Jihoon. The 23 second video teaser with the title “Crybaby” starts off black and then gradually fades to show Shin Jihoon crying in a corner as well as a Mario figurine.

The voice in the video asking if Shin Jihoon is alright sounds as though it belongs to BEAST member Junhyung

YG Entertainment hints on a "3rd invasion" by Taeyang and CL in teaser image for its new apparel brand "NONA9ON"

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YG Entertainment unveiled another teaser for its new apparel brand NONA9ON (pronounced "nonagon") which is set to launch on September 9!



According to the teaser image, "NONA9ON" is set to launch on September 9 at the possible time 9:09 KST with a "3rd invasion" by Big Bang"s Taeyang and 2NE1"s CL coming up, hinting on their possible teaser or appearance for the apparel brand.


As mentioned previously, YG Entertainment has teamed up with Samsung Everland"s fashion department for their upcoming apparel brand. The two companies came together under the name "Natural Nine" and revealed that the brand name "NONA9ON" signifies variety and the infinite potential for growth

2PM"s Nichkhun says he"s happy and discusses new line of bags with "rosa.K" on "One Night of TV Entertainment"

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2PM"s Nichkhun wittily avoided indirect questions about his girlfriend Girls" Generation"s Tiffany during his interview with SBS" "One Night of TV Entertainment".



The "One Night of TV Entertainment" reporter met with him at the showcase for the launch of his collaboration line of bags with "rosa.K". When ask how he"s been, Nichkhun responded, "I am filming a drama in China." The reporter then went right into an indirect question about his love life, asking, "You"re happy, right?"

Nichkhun, who is known to be quick-witted, understood the underlying question and simply replied, "I am happy," with a shy smile. The reporter continued, "You"re extremely happy, right?" He answered, "Yes, I am extremely happy," and changed the subject, "But filming makes me happy because being busy is good

YG Entertainment announces press conference date for survival show "MIX & MATCH" for their next boy group

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YG Entertainment and Mnet confirmed the earlier reports of the upcoming survival show "MIX & MATCH" with a poster to stir excitement for their next boy group.



A YG Entertainment rep, "Following "WHO IS NEXT : WIN" which brought you WINNER, a survival program "MIX & MATCH", which will bring [YG Entertainment"s] first boy group in a year, is set to air simultaneously through Mnet and Naver."

"MIX & MATCH" will follow a total of 9 trainees including Team B (B.I, Bobby, Kim Jin Hwan, Goo Jun Hee, Kim Dong Hyuk, and Song Yoon Hyung) and 3 other trainees who will participate in the battle program to debut as the agency"s next boy group

Sean is made internal director at YG Entertainment and given stock options

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Sean has been appointed as a new internal director of YG Entertainment!


Through the Financial Supervisory Service"s Electronic Disclosure System on August 27, YG revealed that Sean was approved as an internal director at a meeting of shareholders.


YG even granted Sean 13,000 shares of stock options vesting until August 27, 2020. While he is an internal director at YG, Sean may exercise the stock option at a price of 47,130 KRW (~ $46 USD).




YG said, "Sean was elected as director in order to reinforce YG"s activities of social contribution. YG will be able to do more effective and methodical public services using as the foundation the experiences of Sean, who always donated and did various volunteer services

JinuSean’s Sean Gets Appointed As Internal Director at YG Entertainment

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At the shareholders meeting of YG Entertainment held on August 27, important announcements including the investment deal with LVMH as well as the appointment of Sean as the internal director of the company have been announced.

According to YG Entertainment, the appointment of Sean as internal director has been a long time coming. “Sean’s appointment as internal director is needed to strengthen the corporate social responsibilties of YG. Based on Sean’s personal experience of having particiapted in various community volunteer programs and donation drives, YG will be able to roll out more effective and systematic public service,” said YG Entertainment.

Sean is one half of the hip-hop duo “JinuSean” that was founded by YG Entertainment in 1997. Together with his wife, Jang Hye Young, Sean has been actively involved in various community service

Cube Entertainment merges with Cube DC bringing Rain, Roh Ji Hoon, 4minute, B2ST, and more under one roof

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Cube Entertainment has fully merged with its subsidiary company Cube DC, bringing artists from both agencies together.



On August 27, Cube Entertainment announced, "In order to increase our management efficiency and synergy between the agencies, we"ve decided to merge together." The parent company now owns 100% of Cube DC"s shares, and there will be no substantial effect in terms of stock issuance.

Cube DC has managed names like Rain, Shin Ji Hoon, Roh Ji Hoon, and actor Kwak Seung Nam, while Cube Entertainment is home to idols 4minute, B2ST, G.NA, and BTOB as well as Kim Ki Ri, Oh Ye Ri, Na Jong Chan, and Jo Seo Ha.

Maybe we can look forward to collaborations? Stay tuned!

Cube Entertainment Merges with Cube DC to Bring Rain, BEAST, 4Minute and Others under the Same Roof

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Talent agency Cube Entertainment has merged with its subsidiary Cube DC, marking the birth of a larger and more diverse company.

On August 27, Cube Entertainment announced, “To increase our economic competitiveness and foster the synergy effect between the firms, we decided to acquire Cube DC.”

The companies approved the merger with a swap ratio of 1:0, meaning that Cube Entertainment has acquired 100% of Cube DC’s shares. Consequently, there will be no substantial change in the issuance of stocks.

It is unclear whether the merger will result in an increased amount of collaborative efforts among the artists and whether Cube DC artists will participate in the United Cube concert.

Cube DC has been the home to artists Rain, Shin Ji Hoon, No Ji Hoon, and actor Kwak Seung Nam, whereas Cube Entertainment hosts idol groups 4Minute, BEAST, G

Shin Min Ah and Jo Jung Suk take a compatibility quiz on "Entertainment Relay"

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Shin Min Ah and Jo Jung Suk took a compatibility quiz on "Entertainment Relay"!



Shin Min Ah shared her first impression of co-star Jo Jung Suk, "His face is very pale and he looks young for his age." Jo Jung Suk added, "She once told me that I look more handsome than expected." He also described Shin Min Ah as a "funny goddess" and revealed that she"s fun to be around.


Seeing their chemistry, reporter Rainbow"s Jisook gave them a compatibility quiz and asked, "Rice or bread for breakfast?", and the onscreen couple answered, "Rice", at the same time. To the question, "Do you eat tangsooyook [sweet and sour chicken] dry or saucy?", both answered, "Dry." When asked, "When it comes to drinking, maekju or soju?", both answered, "Soju

Hyungsik talks about his rivalry with Seo Kang Jun on "Entertainment Relay"

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ZE:A"s Hyungsik revealed what he gave his mother as his first gift to her after grabbing endorsement deals and joked about his rivalry with "What"s With This Family" co-star 5urprise"s Seo Kang Jun on "Entertainment Relay"!


Hyungsik recalled what fellow member Kwanghee told him, "Hey! You"re filming advertisements now. Did you gift your parents?", and revealed how he followed that advice, "So I gave [my mother] a handbag as a present and I never saw my mother smile like that before. Her smile reached her ears. She liked it so much. I felt sorry then."


The reported commented, "I heard you two have a love line and your rival is "popular guy" Seo Kang Jun", to which Hyungsik started chuckling

KARA’s Heo Youngji reveals which member was the most difficult to approach on KBS 2TV “Entertainment Weekly”

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KARA recently appeared on the Guerilla Date segment of KBS 2TV “Entertainment Weekly” on August 23, where new member Heo Youngji was asked which member was the most difficult to approach.

Heo Youngji replied that Han Seungyeon was the most difficult member for her to approach due to Seungyeon’s drama filming at the time, making her the last one for Youngji to meet officially.

"I had a lot of time to think on how to approach her. I’m shy around new people, so we were awkward around each other," she continues.

Meanwhile, KARA has recently made their comeback with Heo Youngji as their new member, promoting the song “MAMMA MIA” produced by Duble Sidekick. The choreography has gotten attention due to its powerful moves and colorful hand gestures nicknamed the “waking dance

G-Dragon takes on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge; Nominates SM, YG and JYP Entertainment’s founders

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Big Bang’s G-Dragon fulfills his ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after being nominated by Jinusean’s Sean, Japanese emcee Verbal and Chinese model, actress and singer Angela Yeung (Angelababy).

Uploading his challenge via his Instagram account, G-Dragon’s video simply presents him being doused in an extreme amount of cold water from above. Taking it quietly, G-Dragon begins to move around as more and more water is poured on him.

In a note, G-Dragon reveals that he has already donated $81,800 USD on his birthday, August 18, towards ALS.

"Blessed to be a part of this please donate! #alsicebucketchallenge Nominated by:@jinusean3000 , @verbal_ambush , @angelababyctI nominate : #Yang Hyunsuk #Lee Sooman #Park Jinyoung And also I’ve donated $81,800USD for ALS on my B-DAY so…Thank you and look forward in interest

Cube Entertainment artists “ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE” holds close to heart; Cube President Hong suffers from ALS

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While the K-Pop world begin to learn more about ALS and the conditions that many of those who suffer with it face, Cube Entertainment artists have always been familiar with the plight.

Their founder and president, Hong Seungseung is long known to suffer from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig disease.

Singer and actor, Rain, who belongs to Cube Entertainment decided to donate $100,000 towards the research for a cure to ALS. In the video where Rain completes the Ice Bucket Challenge, he reveals, “My teacher and father figure, who has made me into what I am today, is fighting the disease in his third year. I am frustrated as to how I can help him, [this is] an expression of my gratitude and thankful heart.”

Cube Entertainment’s President, Hong Seungsong, has been with Rain since his days at JYP Entertainment

Cube Entertainment artists tweet #WeLoveHONGCUBE alongside their ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge”

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While the K-Pop world begin to learn more about ALS and the conditions that many of those who suffer with it face, Cube Entertainment artists have always been familiar with the plight.

Their founder and president, Hong Seungseung is long known to suffer from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig disease.

Singer and actor, Rain, who belongs to Cube Entertainment decided to donate $100,000 towards the research for a cure to ALS. In the video where Rain completes the Ice Bucket Challenge, he reveals, “My teacher and father figure, who has made me into what I am today, is fighting the disease in his third year. I am frustrated as to how I can help him, [this is] an expression of my gratitude and thankful heart.”

Cube Entertainment’s President, Hong Seungsong, has been with Rain since his days at JYP Entertainment

Yedang Entertainment reveals photos from C-Clown’s recent fan-sign event held in Hongdae

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Amidst both international and domestic activities, C-Clown recently participated in a local fan-sign event held in Hongdae. Their agency, Yedang Entertainment, has now revealed photos of the event for all of their fans to view!

The photos mostly consist of individual photos, in which each of the six members pose with a cute, happy, or charismatic expression, while dressed mostly in black.

Three camera shots then showcase the event, in which fans got to wait in line to see their favorite members up-close and personal.

In related news, C-Clown has pursued international promotions this season, as they performed in their first official Japanese concert in late June, took an offer to star in popular Chinese show “Han Wei Xi Dong Tai” last month, and participated in an interview with Australia’s “Au Review” just three weeks back