On July 24, the agency shared, “We are preparing a new boy group aiming to debut early next year,” and added, “We have been preparing for the launch of our next rookie boy group since last year. We have now officially started working on their debut plans.”
Starship Entertainment trainees Kang Min Hee, Koo Jung Mo, Moon Hyun Bin, Song Hyeong Jun, and Ham Won Jin recently competed on “Produce X 101.” Kang Min Hee and Song Hyeong Jun were selected for the final lineup and will be promoting as members of X1.
The upcoming group will be the third boy group to debut through Starship Entertainment following Boyfriend in 2011 and MONSTA X in 2015.
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