It is actually very common to see K-Pop trainees change companies from time to time, they also get along with each other because they undergone training together for a certain period.
As for Mnet “Produce X 101”, some viewers noticed that there are at least 7 current or ex-trainees that were from YG Entertainment.
If you did not already know, let’s find out who they are!
#1 YG Entertainment’s Wang JyunHao
Did you catch V-Live “YG Treasure Box”? If you did, you would know that Wang JyunHao had previously appeared on the survival show. Although he did not make it into the debuting team, fans are happy to see that he is still pursuing his dream through another survival program.
#2 YG Entertainment’s Hidaka Mahiro
Hidaka Mahiro had also previously appeared on V-Live “YG Treasure Box” before joining “Produce X 101”. Needless to say, since his appearance on the show, the Japanese trainee has gained many fans from all over the world.
#3 AAP.Y’s Lee MiDam
Did you know that Lee MiDam used to train under YG Entertainment? He actually appeared in the battle between JYP and YG trainees during Mnet “Stray Kids”. Needless to say, many became curious about him and were once again glad to see that he had appeared on V-Live “YG Treasure Box”. However during the show, he had decided to leave the company. Since then, fans were rather disappointed but surprised to see that he had instead, joined another company and participated in “Produce X 101”.
#4 Individual trainee Kang SeokHwa
You would recall Kang SeokHwa as the trainee with no fear when a ‘ghost’ tried to scare him during episode 5 of “Produce X 101”. Currently ranked 35th, Kang SeokHwa proves his popularity even as an individual trainee. Netizens managed to find out that the trainee had also appeared on V-Live “YG Treasure Box”!
#5 Individual trainee Kim SungYeon
Kim SungYeon is also a familiar face for viewers who had watched V-Live “YG Treasure Box”! Despite not being able to be part of the debuting team, Kim SungYeon did not give up on his dream and made his appearance on “Produce X 101”. Currently, he is ranked 59th for the 5th week rankings.
#5 Starship’s Moon HyunBin
Moon HyunBin did not participate in V-Live “YG Treasure Box” but had appeared by the side of the screen during the show. Although it is not confirmed, he had left the company after a short while before joining Starship Entertainment. With that being said, many viewers are amazed by his visual and appearance. They also hope that he will achieve a higher ranking for his next evaluation.
#6 Brand New Music’s Kim SiHoon
Lastly, Kim SiHoon was also known among fans that he used to train under YG Entertainment. He did not appear on V-live “YG Treasure Box” but was noted to have trained with along with CIX ‘s SeungHoon and AB6IX ‘s Jeon Woong.