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B.A.P’s Bang Yong-guk leaves the group

Aug 24,2018
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Boy band B.A.P’s leader Bang Yong-guk announced that he will be leaving the group on Thursday.

“Bang Yong-guk has been with us since August 2011 and his contract expired on Sunday,” TS Entertainment said in a statement. Bang and TS Entertainment could not come to an agreement about his contract and decided to go their separate ways.

Bang discussed his decision with the other members of the group and they all respected his opinion, according to his agency. With Bang leaving, B.A.P will become a seven-member boy band and will continue with their planned schedule.

Whether Bang will continue a career in music is still unknown. Many fans are voicing their support by leaving comments like “We believe in you and support you“ and “We will never leave your side.“

B.A.P debuted in 2011 with their first album “Warrior.” Their hit songs include “POWER” (2012), “Goodbye” (2012) and “Hurricane” (2013). The group is known for their powerful performances and complicated choreography.

By Jeong Ju-won