B.A.P’s Zelo Leaves TS Entertainment Following Contract Expiration
Zelo and TS Entertainment have parted ways.
B.A.P’s Zelo decided not to renew his contract with TS Entertainment following its expiration.
The entertainment company confirmed that the rapper and youngest member of the group has decided to leave the company after his exclusive contract expired on December 2, 2018. He is the second member of the group to leave the company following leader Bang Yong Guk in August.
Zelo has been with TS Entertainment for seven years, starting December 2, 2011. On his departure, the company said, “Prior to the contract expiration, we have had many discussions and have come to a mutual agreement that Zelo will leave B.A.P as of December 2, 2018.”
TS Entertainment also expressed gratitude for the rapper’s hard work, and promised to support him in his future endeavors. The company also sent its thanks to those who support the group and Zelo.
Meanwhile, BABYz sent supportive messages to the rapper following the news of his depature from the entertainment company. Many also expressed happiness to see him free and hope for the rest of the group to follow suit.
B.A.P members have different start dates in their contracts, resulting to each member having varied end date as well.
In August, leader Bang Yong Guk also decided to leave the company after seven years.
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