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What Will YG’s New Girl Group Be Like?

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This article will try to figure out what kind of direction YG Entertainment’s new girl group will be going for, according to what information we do have about the members and YG Entertainment’s past groups.

The first interesting piece of information that we learned about the new girl group is that they have a “no plastic surgery clause” in the contract for the members. Also, we know that the group will have more than seven members. (Some sources say that there are 10 individuals training to be members of the group)

Now, here are the pictures of the revealed members.

The First Member: Kim Eun Bi From Superstar K2

On November 21, 2011 we found out that Super Star K2’s Kim Eun Be would be a part of the group. She made it to the “Top Six” during Mnet’s “Superstar K2” and was signed by YGE shortly after her elimination.

Kim Eun Bi’s vocal talents were already shown through “Superstar K2,” I think it is safe to assume that she will be one of the main vocalists.

The Second Member: Kim Euna

She was on the third season of Superstar K as a contestant. On the show she showed a spunky attitude reminiscent of Jo Kwon from 2AM. It looks like she can sing, and she will also play a big role when the girl group appears on variety shows.

Click here to check out a clip of Kim Eunbi and Kim Euna singing.

The Third Member: Jenny Kim

Hailing from Australia, she has a girl-next-door look.

We don’t really know anything about her except that she has a more innocent look to her!

We know that she is 16, she can dance, and she is half-Caucasion, Half-Korean. Check out her dance video here. I am going to out on a limb and assume that they showed her dancing video because she will be the dancer of the group.

So if we sum up the information from what we know about the group, it looks like we have two singers, one variety show specialist, and one dancer. I wouldn’t be surprised if the sixth or seventh member of the group will be shown rapping. Because, with YG groups rapping is integral! (Except in Big Mama’s case)

Just take a look at the successful YG Entertainment’s groups:

In this group, Jinu (Jin-woo) was the main singer while Sean predominantly rapped. They debuted in 1997 with their first song “Gasoline.” They gained more popularity with their second single “Tell Me” that featured Uhm Jung Hwa.

Most of their songs were hip-hop and funk.

1TYM was a hip hop group made up of Oh Jin Hwan, Teddy, Sone Baek Kyoung, and Danny. The leader of the group was Teddy and the lead vocalist was Danny. Everyone rapped, and Danny did both rapping and singing. 1TYM debuted with “One Time for Your Mind.”

Do I have to even introduce them? The group consists of G-Dragon, T.O.P, Taeyang, Daesung, and Seungri. Although there is a good mix of singing and rapping in all of their songs, rap is an integral part of this group!

Again, do I have to even introduce them? The group consists of Park Bom, CL, Sandara Park, and Minzy. This group also has a good mix with each member doing their part, be it singing, dancing, or just looking pretty! But once again, a lot of their songs involve rapping!

YG married a member of this girl group (which was YG Entertainment’s first girl group). This group actually did not have any rapping involved, although they did dress very hip-hop, which was hip in the past. I just had to add this in to make this list more comprehensive, but this group was typical of the girl groups during the pre- Wonder Girls and Girls’ Generation era.

Guesses About the New Girl Group

In my mind the two things about all YG Entertainment groups is that they are very unique, in that they have their own color and there is a lot of rapping in their songs. I firmly believe that this will also be the same for the new girl group.

The new girl group will debut sometime in September, stay tuned to Soompi.com for more details. 

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USA & Canada South Korean Romantic Comedy "Like for Likes" Makes North American Debut on February 26

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"Like for Likes" follows 3 couples: the first, a sharp-tongued tvauthor (Lee Mi-yeon) on best of her game and a carefree celebrity actor (Yoo Ah-in) who started his profession on her television series. The 2d one couple is made up of a middle-aged nosy chef (Kim Joo-hyeok) whose fiance left him, and a spinster flight attendant (Choi Ji-woo) who lost her home. The ultimate couple is a talented composer (Kang Ha-neul) who writes popular love songs yethasn't ever experienced love and a television manufacturer (Esom) who knows how a game of love is played.Director Park Hyeon-jin, who made her directorial debut with "Lovers of 6 Years", created this film to capture the cultural landscape of up to date day dating. The motifs of social networks and romance is relatable to audiences everywhere.The film may be released in 17 major places in North America adding New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Toronto. In partnership with CJ EM, DramaFever, the leading online destination for global telly shows, videos and concerts, will be web hostinga complicated screening on February 25 at AMC Empire 25 in New York. Attendees who don't appear to be already Top ratecontributors volitionget keep of a unfastened 30-day DramaFever subscription. Tickets will also bebought here. Seating will be limited.

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GFRIEND Takes House Their 7th Win on “Music Bank” With “Rough”

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GFRIEND Takes House Their 7th Win on Tune banking concern amongst Roughkminjungee February 12, 2016 0 GFRIEND takes the primaryposition spot once backat the February 12 broadcast of KBSs Music Bank, making this their 7th win in total. Theyve prior to now won on SBS MTV‘s “The Show,” MBC Music‘s “Show Champion, SBSs Inkigayo, and two times on Mnet’s “M!Countdown. This makes it their 2d consecutive win on Music Bank.

They were up opposed to WINNER, yetin the end took the #1 spot. GFRIEND thank their fans, families, corporate staff, or even their seniors. Also, they dont fail to remember to relay overdue Lunar New Year greetings as well. All through the encore stage, they also havea uniquemarvel for their fans.

The other performers included Super Juniors Ryeowook4Minute, Teen Top, AOA Cream, Yoo Seung WooImfact, Dal Shabet, Stellar, Laboum, Nop.K featuring Hoon J, Cocosori, Vromance, The Legend, Anda, and SUS4.

G-Friend continues their winning streak with 7th “Rough” trophy on KBS Tune Bank

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Share on FacebookShare on TwitterFor the February 12th episode of KBS Music Bank, G-Friend and WINNER went head-to-head for this weeks #1 spot.

Winning with 6,823 issues over 6,241 elements (Sentimental), G-Friend took house their 2nd consecutive music display trophy on Music Bank, their 7th overall.

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Park Hae-jin and Nam Joo-hyeok attend loose hug tournament at Sookmyung Women's University

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Seo Kang-joon a choice of the3 "Cheese in the Trap" actors may justnow not attend this special event, because he departed to a filming location in any other country for SBS' shuttle survival show, 'Law of the Jungle' closing month.

'Cheese In the Trap' stocks the heartwarming unfastened hug tournament starring Park Hae Jin and Nam Joo Hyuk!

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'Cheese In the Trap' stocks the heartwarming unfastened hug tournament starring Park Hae Jin and Nam Joo Hyuk!

Because of the largegood fortune of this free hug event, some other gratis hug occasionused to be planned, where Search engine marketing Kang Jun may bethe onlyto turn some love for his fans.

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Catch Ryu Joon Yeol, Park Bo Gum, and more in 'Youth Over Flowers' Africa edition!

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On Friday, the display shared a sneak preview to 4good-looking actors, adding Ryu Joon Yeol, Pass Kyung Pyo, Park Bo Gum, and Ahn Jae Hong, backpacking across Africa and exploring the continent's many wonders. In the preview, you spot the guys hiking a trail, visiting a waterfall, using across wild plains, and taking section in a dip in a sparkling pool.

JYJ’s Go back to Type Television in Harvest Trip

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What is apparent from those incidents and appearances is that there might be awonderfulcall for for JYJ content – every one of the Harvest Trip episodes have more than 100,000 perspectivesevery on either tvcast and the V-Live app. The group’s controlcorporate too releases content via YouTube, yetseems to begreater leveraging more moderen platforms equivalent to the V-Live app and tvcast to conquer the broadcast ban. As well as the Harvest Trip content, C-JeS also currently posted at the back of the scenes videos from Junsu’s musical Dracula and video of him taking a lookby way of fan mail. Over on the V app, Junsu hosted a live chat in January to celebrate his Seoul Music Awards win and trophy with his fans, since he was unable to attend the ceremony.

With most probably more such platforms for idol-related content on the rise, and a wider variety of features for JYJ to attach to their fans outdoor of the broadcast networks, it can beconceivable that by the time your entire members are back from army service in two years (Junsu is the sole member currently selling and he'll likely enlist later this year) the loss of broadcast appearances is alsoa difficulty of the past.

What do you observed readers? With the adjustmentsago year, can JYJ in the end make in-roads to advertise on broadcast channels? Or will the broadcast ban grow to be obsolete with converting technology?

Yoon Jong Shin collaborates with SEVENTEEN’s Vocal Unit in “Chocolate” MV

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Ko Ah-ra stocks selfie on her birthday

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In the published photo, Ko Ah-ra is taking a look into the camera lens whilst her long directly hair is draped down beyond her shoulder. Ko Ah-ra displays off her simple facial functions and her same oldblameless charms. Ko Ah-ra used to be born on February 11th, 1990 and became 26 on February 11th this year.