8 July – It was revealed that Im Jae-bum's agency, Yedang Entertainment, will be debuting a new idol group.
According to Allkpop, despite managing singers such as Im Jae-bum and ALi, this will be the first time that the agency will produce an idol group. A representative of Yedang Entertainment stated, "The new group has been prepared wholly with knowledge of the industry. They each have their own talent and charm to gain fans."
It was also revealed that the group of six has been working with hit producers such as Shinsadong Tiger and Rado for their first album, and will be making their debut on 19 July.