Earlier today (Wednesday, 6th January), an exclusive report stated that GOT7’s Yugyeom (유겸) will be leaving JYP Entertainment to sign with a hip-hop label AOMG. The Korean idol’s contract with JYP was set to expire this month in January. Moreover, Yugyeom was in discussion with a rep from AOMG about the potential contract signing.
According to JYP Entertainment’s statement to Newsen, “We are still discussing various possibilities regarding GOT7’s contracts, and we will inform you when we are ready”.
Supposedly, other members of GOT7 have been searching for various opportunities since last year. This is due to their contracts with JYP Entertainment coming to an end in January as well. In Yugyeom’s case, it’s understood that he is definitely considering joining AOMG to be apart of Jay Park’s crew.
Looking back in December 2020, certain media outlets have reported that GOT7’s Jinyoung has held meetings with a representative of BH Entertainment for discussions of an exclusive contract. Furthermore, JYP Entertainment established that the other members were in discussion of other future possibilities.
GOT7 is a boy group consisting of seven members from JYP Entertainment that made their debut in 2014. Plus, they recently achieved awards such as the Worldwide Fans’ Choice Top 10 at the 2020 Mnet Asian Music Awards along with the Performance of the Year Daesang at the 2020 Asia Artist Awards.