The eight-member boy group ATEEZ (Yunho, Hongjoong, Seonghwa, Yeosang, Mingi, San, Wooyoung and Jongho) who officially debuted in October 2018 are part of the KQ label and rose to prominence by participating in Survival Mix. The group was then called KQ Fellaz .
Hongjoong is 20 years old and he is the leader and main composer of the group. He has already composed about 40 songs for the group and he finished 42nd in the final mixtape ranking.
Yunho is the main dancer and one of the vocalists of the group. He is 19 years old and his role model is EXO's Kai.
Yeosang is a secondary dancer and singer. He is 19 years old and a former trainee of BTS Big Hit label.
San is the band's secondary vocalist. He is 19 years old.
Mingi , the main rapper. His role model is already Jay Park , because he wants to do what he wants with music and he finished 63rd on the final Mixtape chart.
Wooyoung is the main dancer and he is 19 years old. He is a former Big Hit trainee, he finished 72nd in the final Mixtape chart.
Jongho , the lead singer. He is 18 years old. His role model is Jung Ho from BTS. It finished 43rd on the final Mixtape chart. After their participation in Mixnine, their label launched a reality show in May 2018 named KQ Fellaz USA Training The reality show. Follow the members of the group during their trip to the United States. And in this program appeared Lee-JunYoung, who was announced as the second member of the group. However, at the end of the reality show, i.e. in June 2018, it was announced that JunYoung will not be part of the final group. But we had very few explanations in relation to all that.
And it was on June 3 that KQ announced that the group would finally be called ATEEZ , which means “ A Teenager Z ”, in reference to Generation Z. They also announced that they will debut on October 24 with their first mini album, Treasure Ep1. And their beginnings were very noticed. Their first music video reached 4 million views, which is really not bad for a band from a small label. Their mini album was ranked number 7 in South Korea , which is really really good. And they wasted no time. They made their comeback on January 15 with the release of their second mini album. Treasure Ep.2: Zero To One. And again, the reception was very good. The MV for 'Say My Name' reached 10 million views in two weeks and the mini album sold over 1,000 copies in the United States. Incidentally, ATEEZ will be doing their first US tour in March 2019 and all tickets sold out within minutes. The group is highly acclaimed for the quality of their songs and many predict a very successful career for them. And according to rumors, a European tour would also be planned. Stay connected! (Written in 2019)