Who are all CIIPHER members? YG's Keita, Dohwan to Produce 101's Moon Hyun Bin, all about Rain's first K-Pop boy band
Rain shared the news on his Instagram with the image of seven members who will be debuting in the company’s first-ever K-pop boy group
Rain aka Kpop singer-songwriter Jung Ji Hoon has made an exciting announcement through his company ‘Rain’ about launching their first-ever boy group named Ciipher. The revelation of the trainees through a photograph sparked a sea of response amid Kpop fans as several of the debuting members were identified as participants of various K-pop survival programs.
Rain shared the news on Instagram on December 10 with the image of seven members who will be debuting and the caption read: “Excited to introduce Rain Company’s first boy band CIIPHER on today’s episode of SeasonBSeason! Don’t miss out!!"
While the members have not officially been introduced through the company, K-pop fans were quick to recognize their favorites who were eliminated from various survival programs. The picture reportedly includes Park Sungwon from 'Under Nineteen', Kil Dohwan from ‘YG Treasure Box’, Keita from ‘Treasure J’, Moon Hyun Bin from ‘Produce 101’, Lee Gwanghyun from ‘Produce 101’, Choonghyun from Dream Evolution Force (Def), and Choi Seokwon from ‘No Mercy’.
#CIIPHER from Oldest to Youngest— 원더나인 🌻 (@WondaNine) December 10, 2020
Seokwon - August 25, 1996
Gwanghyun - July 23, 1998
Hyunbin - Febuary 26, 2000
Choonghyun - ** **, 2000
Keita - July 4, 2001
Dohwan - August 26, 2003
Sungwon - December 18, 2003
Sungwon being the Maknae for the second time 🙈
Fans have been celebrating the news as many of the debuting members have been training under labels for over seven years and they are finally getting the chance of writing their success stories under a group. A fan said, "I'm emotional right now. I remember those days im begging yg to debut you keita but now finally you will debut soon." Another said, "In this video yedam and keita really enlivened the stage, I was very happy when I heard the news that keita was going to debut."
Another said, “OMGGG CONGRATSSS FOR ALL OF U + DOHWAN and MY KEITA u know I always wanted to wait for the both of you and now... HUHUUU IM SO HAPPYYYYY RN." A sweet fan tweet read, "Keita, you're worth waiting for." An excited fan shared, "I remember crying while praying to God hoping that we would be in magnum’s lineup. It took almost two years but this aged well."
I'm emotional right now 😭 i remember those days im begging yg to debut you keita 😭but now finally you will debut soon😭❤️ . pic.twitter.com/iaOFfckauI— 🐯🥺Yoshi_Angel👼👑 (@treasureyoshi87) December 10, 2020
in this video yedam and keita really enlivened the stage, i was very happy when i heard the news that keita was going to debut🥺🖤 pic.twitter.com/DiMJGcyn69— aline (@pacarkyle) December 10, 2020
keita, you're worth waiting for ♡— ًkeita's gf (@xciipher) December 10, 2020
i remember crying while praying to God hoping that we would be in magnum’s lineup. it took almost two years but this aged well ❤️ https://t.co/H9ZVP5CoXx— Aji 💿 KEITA DEBUT (@aishiterazono) December 10, 2020
A source from the Rain company has stated, "Ciipher is aiming to debut early next year. More information about the members will be released later on the official website. They will first appear on Rain’s YouTube channel SeasonBSeason today." According to the Korean media sources, the group has been training under the label for three years after being eliminated from several survival programs.