As YG Entertainment reaped much success from the numerous debuts and comebacks from their roster of artists this year, CEO Yang Hyun Suk has commented on the preparations being made on iKON’s debut.
On December 29th, Yang Hyun Suk hinted on iKOn’s debut in their line-up for 2015 as he commented on the ongoing preparations being made. According to OSEN, Yang Hyun Suk initially declined an interview from a reporter and explained that they are currently busy in preparing for iKON’s debut and was further quoted saying, “We don’t have enough time to prepare for what we need to do. Please give your expectations to iKON.”
Back in October, Yang Hyun Suk confirmed that as soon as MIX & MATCH is over, iKON will be immediately preparing for their debut and release their first single by January 2015.
Kim Jinhwan, B.I and Bobby were initially confirmed to be the first three members to be included in he 7-member group, while the remaining trainees compete for the final four slots. Joining them at the finale of the show are Yunhyeong, Donghyuk, Junhoe and Chanwoo.