Tuesday, August 16, 2011

[News] Park Jung Min and SECRET’s Zinger & Ji Eun Fill in as Temporary DJs for MBC Shimshimtapa

SS501’s Park Jung Min and SECRET’s Zinger and Ji Eun will be the temporary DJs for MBC’s FM radio show, “Shimshimtapa“, in place of Super Junior’s Shindong and KARA’s Gyuri.
Gyuri has withdrawn from her DJ activities due to KARA’s controversial contract issues, and Shindong will be away in Japan for the three-day ‘SM Town Live‘ concert on January 24th through 26th.
Park Jung Min previously filled in for the two last December, and the producers sought the energetic ladies of SECRET to flex their DJ skills.
Zinger commented, “I’m excited to be greeting the listeners as a DJ.  I’ve always wanted to try being a DJ, so I will do my absolute best.”

[News] Kim Hyung Jun signs with Avex, to release album in Japan

This past summer, the boys of SS501 ended their relationship with DSP Entertainment with the expiration of the their contracts. All the members went to various companies but despite being in different companies for their solo activities, the boys will still retain the SS501 name and eventually release tracks together as a group. During this time, member Kim Hyung Jun went on to sign with S-Plus Entertainment in Korea and it’s been recently revealed that he has signed on with Avex Entertainment for his solo activities in Japan. The information was recently posted on his official Japanese fanclub webpage.
The yet unnamed Japanese solo album is scheduled to be released on March 23rd and will go on pre sale on January 24th. He’s also scheduled to hold his[1st Part in Tokyo] fan meeting at the Shinagawa Stella Ball in Tokyo on February 19th. At this event, he will release more details on this album and also potentially sing some of the tracks from the upcoming album.