YG Entertainment‘s newest generation of artists, Kang Seung Yoon and Kim Eun Bi, will not be taking part in the upcoming YG Family concert this year.
Kang Seung Yoon and Kim Eun Bi were participants in last year’s ‘Superstar K2‘ and were recognized for their potential after placing in fourth and sixth place, respectively. They later signed with YG Entertainment and began training under the prestigious label.
Kim Eun Bi in particular has been gaining a lot of attention after news got out that she will be debuting in YG’s upcoming girl group. Similarly, Kang Seung Yoon is becoming a rising star after he started acting in MBC‘s popular sitcom, ‘High Kick 3‘.
Despite their contract with YG Entertainment, Kang Seung Yoon and Kim Eun Bi have yet to release any official albums. Fans were expecting to see the two rookies at the concert, however, because of their prior experience on ‘Superstar K2′.
IU, Yoo Seung Ho, SHINee‘s Taemin, and Kang Seung Yoon have all confirmed that they won’t be attending college this year.
IU revealed earlier on that she didn’t plan on going to college for a while, so it’s no surprise that she won’t be taking the college entrance exam this year. Instead, she’s currently focusing on her comeback preparations.
Actor Yoo Seung Ho has also revealed that he won’t be taking the entrance exam in order to give his undivided attention to acting. His agency stated earlier that if Yoo Seung Ho finds an area that he wants to study, he will start the process of applying to colleges then.
SM Entertainment has announced that SHINee’s Taemin will not be taking the entrance exam as well. Due to his busy overseas schedule, Taemin was unable to prepare fully and therefore would not be submitting his application for the exam.
Block B’s Zico has been earning attention for his striking resemblance to actor Kang Seung Yoon.
On September 22nd, an online community board uploaded a post with the photo above under the title, “Kang Seung Yoon and Zico! Who is who?”
In the picture provided, Zico and Kang Seung Yoon not only have the same facial features, but also the same hair styles and blank expressions as they pose for the camera. Netizens remarked over how they felt like they were seeing twins on the same screen.
Netizens commented, “They really do look alike, I’d believe it if they were brothers,” and “They should take a picture together, I’m really curious now!”
On September 20th, representatives attended 2NE1‘s ‘NOLZA in Japan‘ and met with reporters at a press conference after the event. They revealed, “Kang Seung Yoon will be debuting under a team next year.”
Even though he’ll be debuting as a group member, YG is still keeping the prospects of solo activities wide open, especially since he’s talented in a variety of genres like rock, dance, R&B, and folk.
They continued, “Kang Seung Yoon is still young, so we feel that he’s capable of expanding from a group into a solo. We’re going to let him try as much as he wants because he has so much talent and potential.”
Kang Seung Yoon is currently acting in MBC’s new sitcom, ‘High Kick 3‘.
Source + Photos: SSTV
by VITALSIGN @ allkpop