They haven’t decided on the name yet but a 3-member girl group labelled as the female version of Big Bang will officially debut this summer.
YG Entertainment boss, Yang Hyun Suk revealed in an interview with Money Today Star News on 30th April that they will launch the new group consisting of 3 girls in July 2008 and is now simply known as the female version of Big Bang.
The group members have been decided and they are Park Bom, Gong Min Ji and CL. The trio currently YG trainees and will now be put together as a group.
Park Bom is the most well-known member of the trio and had been featured in Big Bang’s 2006 singles “We Belong Together” and ”Forever With You”. She became popular after appearing in a music video with Lee Hyo Ri and Lee Jun Ki. Originally set for a solo debut and fans are disappointed that she is debuting instead in a group. Expected to carry the group and possible leader.
Gong Min Ji was discovered at an open audition and is the granddaughter of dance artiste, Kong Ok Jin. Already enjoys a following with the teens.
CL is a 16-year-old YG trainee who first appeared at the 2007 SBS Gayo Daejun. She can speak French, English, Japanese and Korean, rap, sing and dance. She was featured in Big Bang’s second mini album intro track, “Hot Issue”.
Yang Hyun Suk was upbeat about the success for his new girl group and is adamant that they will be different from the girls groups out there.
G-Dragon from Big Bang will be in charge of producing the trio’s debut album.
No more WonderBang?