Who are TRENDZ? Meet seven members of Interpark's K-pop boy band before their debut
With the K-pop industry being so sought after over the last few years, there have emerged a wide range of K-pop girl, boy as well as mixed groups. The concept of K-pop groups is going global all thanks to the spread of Hallyu and now it seems like there is no stopping. Over the last few months, K-pop has seen many rookie groups debuting in the industry — Enhypen, NIK, Purple Kiss, StayC, Lightsum, aespa, IVE, Billlie and more.
Now it is announced that the agency named Interpark Music Plus (also known as Interpark) that debuted with girl group Laboum in 2014 will officially debut its new boy group TRENDZ. The seven-member group will be the agency's first K-pop boy group. Laboum made their official debut as 6 members in 2014 and have since released many albums in Korean and Japanese over the years.
TRENDZ to make their debut
TRENDZ is an upcoming seven-member boy group under Interpark Music Plus. They will make their debut in January, 2022 with their first mini-album ‘Blue Set Chapter 1. Tracks’. Early in July this year the label announced that they were soon going to debut more K-pop idols under the label. With the success of their girl group, Laboum, fans were really excited to see what Interpark had in store of fans.
Soon after the announcement, it was revealed that Interpark was preparing to launch a new male idol group within the year. In July, the group got its official social media accounts and the name of the group was revealed. The members of the pre-debut group were then called, Inter Boys and the members uploaded their first dance cover to fourth-gen group Stray Kids' single ‘Back Door’.
Then unrevealed member D from the group also performed a dance cover on SHINee member Taemin's solo song ‘Advice’ while the entire group also performed SuperM's ‘Tiger Inside’ on their social media channels.
About TRENDZ members
TRENDZ will have seven members who are 16 to 22 years old. Each of the seven members were revealed by Interpark back in August over a period of three days. As of August 9, members Havit and Hankook were first revealed. Born in 1999, Havit will be the oldest member of the group. Hankook on the other hand was born in 2002. On August 10, Interpark revealed three other members of the group — Leon who was born in 2000, Eunil who was born in 2003 and the group's youngest member, Yechan who was born in 2005.
The final two members of the group TRENDZ were revealed on August 11 with member ra.L who was born in 2003, and member Yoonwoo who was born in 2000. In November the Inter Boys got their official group name and they were to be called, TRENDZ.