GOT7 to part ways with JYP Entertainment - report
South Korean boy band GOT7 will part ways with JYP Entertainment, according to a report.
Korean media outlet Dispatch reports that members of GOT7 will go their own ways as their contract with JYP Entertainment has reportedly expired.
Their appearance at the 34th Golden Disc Awards today, January 10 will be their last activity as a group, the report added.
GOT7, which was formed by JYP Entertainment in 2014, is composed of JB, Mark, Jackson, Jinyoung, Youngjae, BamBam, and Yugyeom.
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It seems members of the GOT7 responded to the report by taking to Instagram, posting the same photo of group with the hashtag #GOT7FOREVER.
GOT7’s Mark also took to Twitter in response to the report.
“These past seven years have been the best years of my life. Nothing is coming to an end, just the beginning. The seven of us are going to continue to bring you guys the best version of us till the end. #GOT7FOREVER,” he said.
The past 7 years have been the best years of my life. Nothing is coming to an end, just the beginning. The seven of us are going to continue to bring you guys the best version of us till the end. #GOT7FOREVER pic.twitter.com/WnRK852Txd— Mark Tuan (@marktuan) January 10, 2021
Korean pop culture site Soompi reports that members of GOT7—such as BamBam, Jinyoung, Yugyeom, and Youngjae—are already in talks to sign with other agencies
JB reportedly has offers from an international music label, Jacokson will continue with own label Team Wang. Mark is reportedly planning to open his own YouTube channel.
While the group will part ways, Dispatch quotes a source close to GOT7 saying, “The members care a lot about GOT7. Though they will each promote separately, they agreed to make time when GOT7 reunites.”
Banner photo from Twitter/GOT7Official, thumbnail from Instagram/JB