Park Hyun Jin Of K Pop Star 6 Winner Duo Boyfriend Terminates Contract With Yg Entertainment

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Park Hyun Jin Of K-Pop Star 6 Winner Duo Boyfriend Terminates Contract With YG Entertainment
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Park Hyun Jin Of K-Pop Star 6 Winner Duo Boyfriend Terminates Contract With YG Entertainment

YG Entertainment stated that one of their newest artists, Boyfriends Park Hyun Jin, has terminated his exclusive contract with the agency.

Boyfriend is the duo, consisting of young artists Lee Jong Seob and Park Hyun Jin, that won SBSs K-Pop Star 6. The duo signed exclusive contracts with YG Entertainment after the program just over a month ago. Boyfriend impressed all three judges of the program with not only their vocal talent but also with their rap, dance, and performance capabilities. The two began officially training at YG Entertainment two weeks ago.

Park Hyun Jin Of K-Pop Star 6 Winning Duo Boyfriend Signs With Starship Entertainment
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Park Hyun Jin Of K-Pop Star 6 Winning Duo Boyfriend Signs With Starship Entertainment

Park Hyun Jin from K-Pop Star 6 has signed a contract with Starship Entertainment.

On June 11, the agency revealed, Park Hyun Jin who appeared on SBS K-Pop Star 6 has finished discussions on an exclusive contract and is officially joining Starship.

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They continued, Park Hyun Jin has outstanding talents and unlimited potential. We are very happy to work with him and will provide our full support. The timing of his debut is undecided and will be discussed.

'K-Pop Star's Boyfriend member Park Hyun Jin, who left YG, joins Starship
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'K-Pop Star's Boyfriend member Park Hyun Jin, who left YG, joins Starship

'K-Pop Star 6's winner Park Hyun Jin has signed with Starship Entertainment.

Park Hyun Jin and Kim Jong Seop had won 'K-Pop Star 6' as the duo 'Boyfriend'. After signing with YG Entertainment, Park Hyun Jin had terminated his contract back in June.

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It's now been revealed that he has signed instead with Starship Entertainment. The label said, "We have finished discussions with SBS' 'K-Pop Star 6's Park Hyun Jin on his exclusive contract, and he will be joining Starship. He is someone who has amazing talent and infinite potential. We are very happy to be with him. We will not be stingy in supporting him. We have not yet determined his debut time. We are going to talk about the best road."

Maroo Entertainment confirms reports that Park Ji Hoon has already begun his official contract with the label
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Maroo Entertainment confirms reports that Park Ji Hoon has already begun his official contract with the label

On June 14, Maroo Entertainment confirmed previous reports that 'Produce 101' season 2 trainee Park Ji Hoon has already begun his official contract with the label.

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Maroo Entertainment simply stated, "We had a contract already in place. Because we are not a big company, we create contracts even with our trainees. It is a standard contract with a 7-year term."

Previous reports had stated that while most trainees do not sign contracts with their labels until after their debut becomes confirmed or directly on their debut date, Park Ji Hoon's contract has been set in place since before his appearance on 'Produce 101' season 2.

Maroo Entertainment Explains Their Contract Status With Produce 101 Season 2 Trainee Park Ji Hoon
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Maroo Entertainment Explains Their Contract Status With Produce 101 Season 2 Trainee Park Ji Hoon

Maroo Entertainment has stepped up to respond to the current controversy surrounding their exclusive contract with Produce 101 Season 2 trainee Park Ji Hoon.

On June 14, reports emerged that Maroo Entertainment had already signed a seven-year exclusive contract with the trainee, and this news immediately faced backlash from fans of the trainee. Fans first asked why an exclusive contract was signed instead of a trainee contract, as the former usually has a stronger binding power, a longer contract period, and includes a clause with a set profit distribution percentage.