We in the Zone

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We in the Zone
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(From left to right: Jooan, Kyeongheon, Shihyun, Eson, and Min)
Background information
OriginSeoul, South Korea
Genres
Years active2019 (2019)–present
LabelsChoon
Members
  • Eson
  • Jooan
  • Min
  • Kyeongheon
  • Shihyun

We in the Zone (Hangul: 위인더존) is a South Korean boy band formed in Seoul in 2019 under Choon Entertainment. The group is composed of five members: Eson, Jooan, Min, Kyeongheon, and Shihyun. They debuted on May 27, 2019 with their self-titled album "We in the Zone".[1]

History[edit]

Pre-debut[edit]

Shihyun participated in the Mnet survival series Produce 101 Season 2 in 2017. He left the show before it's official airing due to medical reasons. He later debut in the duo group Longguo & Shihyun with the album the.the.the. The duo quietly disband, Shihyun released "Sweet Potato X 100" with Kim So-hee. He later participated in MBC survival show Under Nineteen in 2018.[2] He was in the running for ninth place which would have allowed him to join the winning group but placed 10 in the final episode.

During late 2018, Choon Entertainment announced a new boy group by the name WITZ.[3][4] The group consisted of Eson, Jooan, and Kyeongheon. Eson and Jooan both released mixtapes. WITZ released dance covers on their YouTube channel.[5]

In April it was announced that they group would be debuting with the additional members Shihyun and Min.

2019: Debut and We in the Zone[edit]

The group originally announced the debut date to be May 29 but later changed it to the 27 of the month.[6] Leading up to the release of the album, the group revealed album prologs for each member.[7] On May 27, 2019 the group debut with their self-titled album with a few self produced songs.[8] They held their debut show case at Hongdae Hana Tour V Hall in Seoul, performing a number of songs off of the album including their title track.[9]

Members[edit]

  • Eson (이슨)
  • Jooan (주안)
  • Min (민)
  • Kyeongheon (경헌)
  • Shihyun (시현)

Discography[edit]

  • We in the Zone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "위인더존 "자작곡으로 데뷔, 무게감 느껴 밤 새면서 작업했다"". 한국일보 (in Korean). Retrieved 2019-05-27.
  2. ^ MBCkpop (2018-11-01), [Under Nineteen] Performance Team Kim Shi Hyun Introduction , 김시현 - 머리부터 발끝까지 모태 아이돌, retrieved 2019-05-27
  3. ^ "witz : 네이버 통합검색". m.search.naver.com (in Korean). Retrieved 2019-05-27.
  4. ^ "보이그룹 윗츠, 새로운 콘텐츠 'WITZ_MOMENT' 공개 - 베리타스알파". www.veritas-a.com (in Korean). 2018-12-21. Retrieved 2019-05-27.
  5. ^ 기사입력: 2018-12-19 14:42 (2018-12-19). "보이그룹 '윗츠(WITZ)', 프리 데뷔 퍼포먼스 비디오 티저 이미지 오픈". 비즈엔터. Retrieved 2019-05-27.
  6. ^ "위인더존, 데뷔일 29일→27일 변경…더 빨리 팬들 만난다". inews24 (in Korean). Retrieved 2019-05-27.
  7. ^ "위인더존, '감미로운 목소리' 경헌까지 5인 5색 프롤로그 필름 모두 공개". entertain.naver.com (in Korean). Retrieved 2019-05-27.
  8. ^ "위인더존, '자체제작돌'의 진화 "직접 쓴 데뷔곡…기회이자 도전"". inews24 (in Korean). Retrieved 2019-05-27.
  9. ^ ""진짜가 나타났다"…위인더존, '자체제작돌'의 자신감(종합)". inews24 (in Korean). Retrieved 2019-05-27.