South Korean diva HyunA, identified for hits like “Ice Cream,” “Red,” and showing in Psy’s “Gangnam Style” music video, has left her long-term company Cube Entertainment after weeks of turmoil, it was revealed immediately (Oct. 15).
In a press release launched to Korean media and translated by Soompi, Cube introduced that it and HyunA “reached an settlement to terminate her contract on October 15.” The information came visiting a month because it was first introduced that the 26-year-old star and her boyfriend, E’Dawn (Kim Hyo-jong) of the boy band Pentagon, had been ousted from the Korean leisure firm.
“We sincerely thank the artist who has been with us till now and followers as soon as once more,” the assertion concluded. HyunA had been with the label for a decade as a soloist and member of 4Minute, Troublemaker, and Triple H.
The announcement adopted the Sept. 13 announcement that Cube had severed ties with HyunA and E’Dawn, citing a breach of belief between artists and the corporate. Later that very same day, after outrage and falling inventory costs, the Korean leisure label backtracked and introduced that it was nonetheless trying into the problem and reconsidering the way to strategy the scenario.
Cube’s assertion immediately didn't tackle E’Dawn’s future on the firm.
This summer season noticed HyunA and E’Dawn launch the album Retro Future and a single of the identical title as Triple H with E’Dawn’s fellow Pentagon member Hui. HyunA and E’Dawn confirmed their relationship in August after Cube denied it amid a brewing storm surrounding the pair’s interactions and on-stage chemistry whereas selling “Retro Future.”
As a soloist, HyunA most just lately returned with the track "Lip & Hip" final December, which peaked at No. 36 on the Billboard Korea Ok-Pop 100 chart.
HyunA joined Cube Entertainment in 2008 after leaving lady group Wonder Girls the prior 12 months. She debuted as a part of the lady group 4Minute in 2009, and launched her first solo single "Change" in 2010. E’Dawn, a burgeoning songwriter within the Korean music scene, debuted as a part of the boy band Pentagon underneath Cube Entertainment in 2016.
The identical day that Cube introduced it had reached an settlement along with her, HyunA shared a number of images and movies on Instagram that includes herself and E’Dawn, and E’Dawn opened up a public Instagram account.