Welcome to another edition of SB Week in Review! Here’s all the news you might have missed:
- iKon‘s Jinhwan and Junhoe sustained minor injuries after their driver crashed into a retaining wall. It was also revealed that the driver was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident. YG representatives released an apology, saying they will look into the incident.
Debuts & Comebacks
- Exo-SC made their full album comeback with One Billion Views. Check out our MV review here!
- Jeong Sewoon asked us to “Say Yes” with his first full album. Look forward to our review soon!
- Too were playful in the MV for “Count 1, 2.”
- Crush was all of us quarantine-dancing in his MV for “Ohio.”
- Eunji‘s “Away” was bright and heart-warming.
- GFriend gave us a captivating dark fantasy with “Apple.”
- Alexis asked us to call her the “Villain” in her latest MV.
- XRO debuted with “Welcome to My Jungle.”
- 1the9 were the “Bad Guy” in their latest release.
- Hwasa shared a follow-up MV for “LMM.”
Teasers & Announcements
- Irene & Seulgi will release their follow up single “Naughty” MV on July 20.
- Hyoyeon will return on July 20 as DJ Hyo with “Dessert.”
- The first MV teaser is out for Somi‘s “What You Waiting For?” Also due out on July 20.
- Lee Hi will make her first post-YG comeback with “Holo” on July 23.
- Mixnine contestant Heo Chanmi will debut with Highlight also on July 23.
- M.O.N.T will return with part A of their comeback, “Aqua Tape” on July 24.
- Highlight‘s Yoon Doojoon will debut as a soloist with Daybreak on July 27.
- Kang Daniel‘s pre-release track featuring Simon Dominic is due out on July 27, with his full comeback coming on August 3.
- Soyou shared the first teaser for her July 28 comeback, “Gotta Go.”
- April will be ready to say “Hello Summer” on July 29. Check out the beachy member teasers.
- Ateez shared performance previews for “Thanxx” and “Inception” ahead of their Zero: Fever Part 1 comeback on July 29.
- Following the initial teaser release, fans expressed concerns over cultural appropriation regarding Hongjoong‘s wearing of cornrows. KQ Entertainment responded, saying that they saw fans’ complaints and would do better to understand the context of their styling choices in the future.
- Eric Nam will be back with his mini album The Other Side on July 30.
- G I-dle will return with the single “Dumdi Dumdi” on August 3.
- Victon‘s Han Seungwoon will make his solo debut on August 10.
- Vromance‘s Park Janghyun will be getting married in August.
- Kang Minkyung (Davichi) and stylist Han Hae-yeon both apologized for unidentified product placement on their Instagram and YouTube channel, respectively.
- FNC denied the bullying accusations against SF9‘s Dawon.
- The former manager of Shin Hyun-joon accused the actor of mistreatment over the 13 years they worked together. Though Shin’s team have denied the accusations, he will be taking a break from The Return of Superman. His departure also came along with accusations of Propofol use.
- Woollim Entertainment CEO Lee Jung-yeop apologized for his inappropriate behavior during an Instagram Live broadcast with Infinite members Woohyun and Sunggyu.