Yang Hyun Suk of YG Entertainment recently announced that he would be launching a YG survival program for choosing the agency’s next male idol group.
With only less than two weeks until the first air date, YG Entertainment has revealed the first 7 out of 29 trainees who will be participating in the contest.
The first 7 contestants, who are classified under “Group A”, are made up of trainees whose training period are considerably longer than the others. Among this group is Bang Yedam, who finished in 2nd place in the survival program K-Pop Star Season 2 when he was only 12 years old.
Bang Yedam briefly appeared on Stray Kids in late 2017 looking more sophisticated and having honed his skills, and after 6 years of training, the talented trainee will finally get a chance to make his official debut.
YG Entertainment has released an introductory video clip of each contestant, which gives a peek into each of their special skills and talents:
Meanwhile, the remaining 22 trainees will continue to be revealed over the next 4 days so stay tuned!