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Idol-turned-K-pop Guru, YG Chief Brought to Knees over Drug Issues

Idol-turned-K-pop Guru, YG Chief Brought to Knees over Drug Issues

SEOUL, Jun. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Putting behind his personal history of growing from a sensational K-pop idol to an entertainment guru, Yang Hyun-suk recently resigned from his posts as CEO and chief producer of YG Entertainment over festering drug issues involving its artists. YG is one of South Korea’s big three K-pop agencies along [...]

YG Entertainment Chief Offers to Resign over Ballooning Drug Allegations

YG Entertainment Chief Offers to Resign over Ballooning Drug Allegations

SEOUL, Jun. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The head of South Korean entertainment powerhouse YG Entertainment offered to resign Friday over rising drug allegations against its artists. “As of today, I want to put down all my titles and duties at YG Entertainment,” said Yang Hyun-suk, CEO and chief producer of YG Entertainment, which manages BIGBANG. [...]