Cube Entertainment is speeding up the process to launch the new girl group generation.
Their launch of the new girl group LIGHTSUM has been delivered. It is reported that LIGHTSUM is a new girl group of Cube that is newly created in 3 years since the debut of (G)I-DLE in 2018 and is currently preparing for their debut in the first half of this year.
On April 19, Cube announced the official launch by releasing profile photos and videos of Joo-Hyun and Sangah via SNS. On 20th April, a picture of Jian was released and attracted attention.
Han Cho Won, who used to appear in Mnet’s ‘Produce 48’, was famous for her excellent skills at that time. She failed to debut with IZ*ONE with the 13th rank in the final ranking. However, due to the manipulation, her actual ranking was expected to be 6th, which attracted attention.
In 2019, she signed an exclusive contract with Cube as a formal artist rather than a trainee, expectations for her debut. And finally, as Han Cho Won’s name is a member of the cube’s rookie girl group, Kpop fans are looking forward to their debut.
Cube catches attention by revealing LIGHTSUM, which is about to debut in the first half of the year. At the same time, Cube also removed Soojin after her school violence scandal.
Universe Music said, “There has been an issue of bullying controversy related to Soojin, and we are currently working as a five-member band format. (G)I-DLE members finished re-recording after redistributing the parts, and the song will be released without Soojin.“
Soojin has clarified her suspicions several times. In particular, Soojin denied the suspicion of abusing her middle school friend, actress Seo Shin Ae. Cube also announced that they would take strict legal action against the spread of false information related to their artist.
Afterwards, Seo Shin Ae confirmed she was the victim while Soojin and Cube kept silent. It can be seen that Cube’s is rushing to prepare for the new due to Soojin’s incident.
Isn’t it time for Cube to come up with a clear statement on Soojin’s suspicion before launching a rookie girl group? Cube needs to speak up on future activities of LIGHTSUM, which is now taking its first step in the music industry.