When becoming a trainee of YG Entertainment, you have to accept that ‘To get something, you have to give up on something’.
Those who wish to become artists will have a place where they wish to set foot in even just once, and that is YG Entertainment which has developed the talents of artists such as Big Bang, 2NE1, Winner, Black Pink, … However, in order to be a trainee here, these young people are fighting every day with an undeniably real battle. As it is said, “To get one thing, you have to give up on something” and here are six things you have to do if you are a part of YG’s “Treasure Box”.
Winner in “Youth Over Flower” program had a trip to Australia and the happy moment when they saw the rental car attracted the attention of the audience. The reason for this is because in YG, even if you have a driver’s license, you cannot buy a car and drive. Song Mino also explained that “If you want to buy a car, you must get permission from the company“.
Dating ban is often mentioned by YG artists on many television programs. Last February, iKON Bobby mentioned on MBC’s “Radio Star”, “Speaking of YG, everyone seems to be as free as family but actually it is very formal“. After that, he also confessed that “among the rules there is dating ban and we cannot date now“. In addition, Black Pink Jisoo revealed the truth in this program, “During trainee period, the meal times for female and male trainees are also different“.
Last year, when Black Pink was invited to join Park Jin-young’s “Party People”, the members were unable to hide their excitement as that was the first time they went to the bar after exactly one year. Jennie shared, “Today, we broke 2 rules, alcohol and bar“. As soon as she said it was a “historical day” to them, Lisa also revealed, “This is the first time I have ever been to a club“. Black Pink members shocked Park Jin-young when they mentioned the rules in YG. The girls said, “Our management company prohibits alcohol, cigarettes, bars and dating. They also prohibit cosmetic surgery and tattoos”…
Last year, during “Radio Star”, Black Pink also mentioned the six rules in YG including no smoking, the MCs were surprised while asking, “Isn’t this too much?” at which Jisoo explained: “Although it is taboo, if you negotiate with the company, it is possible. Just don’t secretly try to break the rules”.