Tablo Steps Down As Head Of Highgrnd To Focus On Epik High Comeback

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Tablo steps down as head of HIGHGRND to focus on Epik High comeback
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Tablo steps down as head of HIGHGRND to focus on Epik High comeback

Tablo has stepped from his position as head of hip hop label HIGHGRNDto focus on Epik High's comeback.

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On July 18, YG Entertainmentrevealed Tablo resigned as head of the agency's sub label, which houses artists like Hyukoh, Code Kunst, and Millic. Experts from YGE will be filling in to lead HIGHGRND, which was founded by Tablo in 2015 to represent talented, underground artists.

The rapper stated, "Though I'm officially leaving my place as HIGHGRND's head, I'll support and help the musicians of HIGHGRND as a sunbae musician with a more comfortable heart."

Tablo To Step Down As Head Of Label HIGHGRND And Prepare For Epik High Comeback
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Tablo To Step Down As Head Of Label HIGHGRND And Prepare For Epik High Comeback

On July 18, YG Entertainment announced that Tablo has stepped down from his position as head of YG sub-label HIGHGRND.

HIGHGRND was founded by Tablo in 2015 to provide opportunities for talented and unique underground musicians. Currently housing musicians such as Hyukoh, Code Kunst, and Millic, the label and artists will remain the same despite the change in leadership. Experts from YG will be joining to provide more active support.

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Epik Highs Tablo Fanboys Over BIGBANG Taeyangs Highly-Anticipated Comeback
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Epik Highs Tablo Fanboys Over BIGBANG Taeyangs Highly-Anticipated Comeback

YG Family comes out in full force with their support for each other. Following fellow BIGBANG member G-Dragons post, Epik Highs Tablo also shared some love for BIGBANG Taeyangs solo comeback on his Instagram.

Tablo posted a photo of Taeyangs album cover for White Night with the caption: This mans voice is evidence that God exists.

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this mans voice is evidence that God exists

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IU reportedly featuring in Epik High's comeback
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IU reportedly featuring in Epik High's comeback

According to an exclusive report on August 25, IU will be featuring in Epik High's comeback.

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Insiders say IU will feature in one of the songs in Epik High's 9th album, which will be released some time this October. The album will mark Epik High's first comeback in approximately 3 years, since their 8th full album 'Shoebox'. YG Entertainment has since stepped up with the response, "IU has featured in Epik High's new album."

Tablo Hints At How Much Is Left Until Epik Highs Comeback Album Is Completed
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Tablo Hints At How Much Is Left Until Epik Highs Comeback Album Is Completed

As seasons (in the Northern Hemisphere) change from summer to autumn, Tablo gave a small update about Epik Highs long-awaited comeback.

A couple of days ago, Tablo had revealed simply that the groups ninth album as 95 percent complete.

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Late night on September 18 KST, Tablo shared a little more about how far along Epik Highs upcoming album is, stating, In terms of recording, we just need to complete one more song.