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Where is TRCNG now? Group members status after TS Entertainment closes

TRCNG was a ten-piece boy band formed by TS Entertainment. They were a younger BAP group and have had moderate success on YouTube with some of their best hits. Unfortunately, the company closed in 2021, releasing all of its artists from contracts.

So where is TRCNG now? Did the members continue their musical careers or did they choose a normal life? Read on for information about the boys.

About TRCNG and when did they disband?

TRCNG, which stood for “Teen Rising Champion in a New Generation”, debuted in 2017 with its first EP “New Generation”. The line-up consisted of Jihun, Hayoung, Taeseon, Hakmin, Wooyeop, Jisung, Hyunwoo, Siwoo, Hohyeon, and Kangmin.

(Photo: Facebook: TRCNG)
Where is TRCNG now? Group members status after TS Entertainment closes

During the 2019 “MISSING” promotion, the TRCNG series “TRCNG TRACKING” ended in episode 38. The groups’ social media accounts gradually died down after sending a sweet second anniversary message to fans and a few covers or self-produced songs.

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In November 2019, TRCNG members Wooyeop and Taeseon sued TS Entertainment for child abuse and violence. This caused them to leave the group.

TRCNG

(Photo: Facebook: TRCNG)
Where is TRCNG now? Group members status after TS Entertainment closes

But two months later, TS Entertainment privately shut down and removed its website, leaving TRCNG and other artists’ fate unknown. From February 2022, all artists signed with the company were released from their contracts.

On March 28, all members of TRCNG (with the exception of Siwoo, who does not have a social media account) announced via Instagram that their contracts with TS Entertainment had expired and the group had been disbanded.

So where is TRCNG now after TS Entertainment has shut down and dissolved?

Where is TRCNG now? Status of group members following the closure and dissolution of TS Entertainment

Former TRCNG Hyunwoo, Siwoo, Jihun and Kangmin

TRCNG

(Photo: Twitter: @APRent_official)
Where is TRCNG now? Group members status after TS Entertainment closes

Four former TRCNG members Siwoo, Jihun, Hyunwoo and Kangmin (now Ha Min) signed to APR Entertainment on April 11. As a group, they call themselves APR PROJECT and debuted on June 6 with their first digital single “Chłopięce jest nr 1”.

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“Boyhood IS # 1” is the first installment of their project “Youth Trilogy”. In an interview with No Cut News, the group revealed that it will add new members before its debut.

APR PROJECT is the first group of idols within APR Entertainment. Follow the pre-debut team Twitter account here for more information about the boys. Also check out their compilation of various hits here.

Former TRCNG Hayoung

TRCNG Hayoung

(Photo: Instagram: @ luke_hy0822)
Where is TRCNG now? Group members status after TS Entertainment closes

After TRCNG disbanded, Hayoung joined a production team called 13 under the name Luke. He publishes his works on Instagram. In fact, he composed and produced songs for SHINee Taemin, GFRIEND, AB6IX, Golden Child, TOO, ONF, VICTON and others.

Hayoung enlisted on September 6, 2021, so he is currently inactive in the music scene.

Former TRCNG Jisung

TRCNG Jisung

(Photo: Instagram: @arslunar)
Where is TRCNG now? Group members status after TS Entertainment closes

Currently, the former TRCNG Jisung serves in the military. He announced his recruitment on Instagram on March 29. From time to time, he posts photos on his Instagram account.

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Former Taeseon of TRCNG

TRCNG Taeseon

(Photo: Twitter: @@ GGA_Family)
Where is TRCNG now? Group members status after TS Entertainment closes

It looks like Taeseon has signed a contract with an agency called GGA Family as the company posts a lot of content with the idol on their social media accounts. And on July 19, the GGA family welcomed Taeseon for the label.

Former TRCNG Wooyeop

TRCNG Wooyeop

(Photo: Facebook: TRCNG)
Where is TRCNG now? Group members status after TS Entertainment closes

Wooyeop is decently active on all of its social media accounts like Instagram and YouTube. He recently shared his photo at a recording studio, but so far no official information has been released about his solo debut.

Former members of TRCNG Hakmin and Hohyeon

TRCNG Hakmin

(Photo: Instagram: @xhxxmqp)
Where is TRCNG now? Group members status after TS Entertainment closes

There were no updates on the current whereabouts of former TRCNG members Hakmin and Hohyeon.

TRCNG Hohyeon

(Photo: Instagram: @hohyeonyeahthatsme)
Where is TRCNG now? Group members status after TS Entertainment closes

But Hakmin updates his Instagram account from time to time while Hohyeon is inactive on his IG account.

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With a script by Maria Scott

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