Ji Suk Jin Dishes Info on iKON’s Bobby and B.I Performance on “Running Man”
Ben Cho, Dec. 16, 2015, 11:57 a.m.
“Running Man” veteran Ji Suk Jin released a statement to viewers and fans about how iKON members Bobby and B.I performed in the recent filming for the show! Even though it was the first variety show appearance for the iKON members, they already seem to have won full support of one of the main “Running Man” members. On December 16th on his Instagram, Ji Suk Jin posted a selfie photo with the caption, Bobby and B.I. They said they were really nervous because it was their first variety show, but they did so well and were so cool. The best." The iKON members will be appearing on the Christmas special episode for “Running Man”, which premiers on December 20th at 4:50 PM KST.
iKON is a South Korean boy band formed in 2015 by YG Entertainment. The group's seven members are B.I, Bobby, Kim Jinhwan, Koo Junhoe, Song Yunhyeong, Kim Donghyuk and Jung Chanwoo. According to YG CEO Yang Hyun Suk, the "C" in "ICON" was replaced with a "K" because he wanted them to become an 'icon' for Korea.
Although iKON made their official debut in 2015, the members were well known as Team B pre-debut due to the survival shows "Win: Who Is Next" which was aired in 2013 and "Mix & Match" which was aired in 2014. The group made their official Korean debut on 1 October 2015 through their Debut Half Album - Welcome Back digital release and made their first debut broadcast on 4 October 2015 on SBS's Inkigayo.