It has been confirmed that beloved hip-hop trio Epik High has officially parted ways with YG Entertainment.
YG Entertainment personally announced the news in an official statement on October 2nd.
“YG Entertainment exclusive contract with Epik High has come to an end. After many discussions, YG and Epik High decided not to renew.
YG Entertainment is grateful to Epik High, who’ve made great music with us for the past 7 years. We’ll be cheering on and supporting their new start and activities.
We hope that they’ll always be in good health and wish them happiness all the time. We ask you to send your blessings for Epik High’s future. We’d also like to express our sincere thanks to the fans who loved Epik High as artists under YG.”
Epik High had signed a contract with YG Entertainment back in 2011 and released many hits under YG Entertainment. Fans have mixed responses about the exit; some love the news while others are a bit sad they left.
Epik High went on to receive international acclaim winning many awards; they also became the second Korean act to perform at Coachella.
The trio next move is still unknown, stay tuned for updates on the path they choose.
How do you personally feel about their exit?