Although the group hasn’t been active since 2005, 1TYM’s Song BaekKyung revealed that he still keeps in touch with the people at YG Entertainment particularly Big Bang, Teddy, and of course 2NE1 who he reveals “really likes curry”.
On March 27’s broadcast of SBS’ One Night of Entertainment, Song Baek Kyung was featured in a segment trying to find out what first generation idol group members were up to these days. The program staff visited Song Baek Kyung, who currently owns three curry houses with fellow 1TYM member Oh Jin Hwan.
During the interview, he mentioned that Big Bang comes to eat at his restaurant often. “2NE1 really likes curry, so although it’s usually not allowed, I let them do take-out,” explained Song Baek Kyung. On whether or not he receives money from them, he replied, “Well, 2NE1 isn’t the one paying and it’s from YG Entertainment, so I definitely take the money.”
Not only that, Song Baek Kyung was recently revealed to have participated in Lee Hi’s new album for the song Rose. He explained that he randomly visited Teddy’s studio, and somehow randomly ended up producing a song. He hoped to one day return to the music scene. He said, “I went to visit Teddy at his studio, and finished one song. I want to start on music again, even if it’s just something small.“
Comment – If you ever visit South Korea, be sure to visit one of BaekKyung’s Abiko curry restaurants The food is delicious, priced well, great spectrum of not too spicy to killer spice, and the staff is quite easy on the eyes. We have maps of all their branches plus many other YG-related business in our 4NE1 Global section.
Over the past few days since that match between Japan and Korea, Dongwookie has been criticised by many netizens. The reason is that during the match, there was much tension going on between fans of the 2 countries due to the things which Japan was using to cheer on their country and also at the celebration ceremony of one of the Korean players after Korea scored the equaliser. After the match when Korean lost, both Baekkyung and Dongwookie tweeted something along the lines of ‘Go Japan’, now represent Asia and win the Cup. However, korean netizens picked this up and heavily criticised both of them for supporting Japan. Both of them have explained on twitter that they have been misunderstand and they were strongly rooting for Korea (as we can see from his previous tweets). But just that they were cheering for Japan as part of Asia after Korea had lost (Japan plays Australia tonight). This incident has created much negativity for both of them. Dongwookie has since deleted all the ‘problem’ tweets (therefore I have not translated them in detail) and rumour is that Baekkyung is planning to quit twitter.
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