Seeing boy band BigBang while she was at school made Soyeon from (G) I-DLE want to be a K-pop star. She failed more than 20 auditions and was a street dancer before being signed up. Photo: Handout Seeing boy band BigBang while she was at school made Soyeon from (G) I-DLE want to be a K-pop star. She failed more than 20 auditions and was a street dancer before being signed up. Photo: Handout
Seeing boy band BigBang while she was at school made Soyeon from (G) I-DLE want to be a K-pop star. She failed more than 20 auditions and was a street dancer before being signed up. Photo: Handout

Soyeon from (G) I-DLE: how K-pop star went from failed auditions to leader of the pack

  • After seeing BigBang as a schoolgirl, Soyeon decided to become a K-pop star and auditioned at a number of music labels
  • She had no success until she started rapping at auditions, and was eventually signed to Cube Entertainment

Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop
Seeing boy band BigBang while she was at school made Soyeon from (G) I-DLE want to be a K-pop star. She failed more than 20 auditions and was a street dancer before being signed up. Photo: Handout Seeing boy band BigBang while she was at school made Soyeon from (G) I-DLE want to be a K-pop star. She failed more than 20 auditions and was a street dancer before being signed up. Photo: Handout
Seeing boy band BigBang while she was at school made Soyeon from (G) I-DLE want to be a K-pop star. She failed more than 20 auditions and was a street dancer before being signed up. Photo: Handout
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