Welcome to another edition of SB Week in Review. Here’s all the news you might have missed over the past week:
- G-Dragon tested negative in a drug test conducted by the Incheon Metropolitan Police Agency’s Narcotics Unit.
- G-Dragon’s attorneys announced legal action against accusations of evidence tampering in this case.
- BtoB confirmed that they have left Cube Entertainment.
- Pentagon‘s Hongseok has also terminated his exclusive contract with Cube.
- Former YG Entertainment CEO Yang Hyun-suk was found guilty of attempting to coerce an informant in the drug investigation of B.I. Yang was sentenced to six months in prison, suspended for a year.
Debuts & Comebacks
- ZeroBaseOne had their first comeback with “Crush.” Look out for our MV and album reviews!
- Great Guys came back with “Deep in Love.”
- Youngjae released lighthearted love song “Do It.” Check out our MV review!
- A.C.E returned after a two year hiatus with English single “Effortless.”
- Omega X fed fans with “Junk Food.”
- Soojin made her solo debut with “Agassy.”
- Kiss of Life displayed a rebellious attitude in “Bad News.”
- P1Harmony dropped a laid-back digital single “Fall in Love Again.”
- Aespa brought the “Drama” with their new hard-hitting title track. Keep an eye out for our review!
- Stray Kids continued to deliver a high energy title track with “Lalalala.” Our MV review will be coming soon!
- Bang Yedam redebuted under a new label with “Miss You.”
Teasers & Announcements
- Red Velvet brought horror movie aesthetics to promotions for their November 13 full album Chill Kill.
- Giuk of Onewe will release his 2nd solo mini-album on November 15.
- “Nobody,” a collaboration between members of (G)I-dle, Aespa, and Ive, will drop on November 16.
- Enhypen posted an album track preview in advance of the November 17 release of Orange Blood.
- Bibi will collaborate with Becky G on single “Amigos,” out on the same day.
- The Boyz previewed a darker concept for Phantasy Pt. 2 Sixth Sense, out on November 20.
- VIXX will return with their 5th mini-album Continuum on November 21.
- N announced that he was not able to join this comeback. Participating members are Hyuk, Ken, and Leo.
- Dreamcatcher played the part of VillainS to tease the album’s November 22 release.
- Twice will put out a remix album on the same day.
- Jessica Jung (formerly of SNSD) will release Beep Beep, her first album in 6 years, on November 22.
- Taeyeon will come back on November 27 with To. X.
- ATBO released winter-themed teasers for their single album Must Have, also out on November 27.
- Babymonster will also debut on the same day.
- Mave created a puzzle for fans to discover their comeback date for their EP What’s My Name? — it is November 30.
- Ateez dropped a trailer for their December 1 comeback The World EP.Fin: Will.
- Hyuna has signed with a new agency, At Area.
- Teo from DKB has left the group after a drunk driving arrest. DKB will continue as an 8-member group.
- HYBE and MBC signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a fair working relationship.
- MustM Entertainment announced the termination of MustB‘s exclusive contract.
- Astro‘s MJ was discharged from the military band after completing his service.
- Pink Fantasy will go on a hiatus beginning in 2024.
- Singer-songwriter Nahee passed away at 24. May she rest in peace.