[Maeil Business Star Today Lee Dakyum]
Singer Kim Jae-hwan denied the rumor that former IKON member B.I.(Kim Han-bin) participated in the production of Kim Jae-hwan’s new album, and Double Sidekick’s Ham Joonsuk stated that composer Jung Dae-gam is not B.I.
Kim Jae-hwan released his second mini album ‘Moment’ on the 12th. The album includes the title song ‘The Time I Need’, ‘After Party’, ‘NUNA’, ‘Who Am I’, ‘Paradise'(Feat. Park Woo-jin of AB6IX), and ‘Zzz’, six tracks were recorded.
However, after the album released, some netizens raised the suspicion that one of the composers Jeong Dae-gam and White 99 who participated in Kim Jae-hwan’s new album was B.I., who recently left the team for cannabis.
Some have speculated that the chorus in Kim Jae-hwan’s new song is exactly like a B.I.’s voice.
As controversy grew, Ham Joon-suk explained this through his SNS on the 15th. “When Kim Jae-hwan’s production proposal came in, I participated in so much fun and was surprised every day by Kim Jae-hwan’s composition skills” He opened up, “But there is no way of expressing my thoughts about what to say.”
“Jung Dae-gam is the name of the team that was created by one of the two friends of East West. White 99 is my new producer whom I recruited recently,”he explained.“ I’m working with a YG producer who worked with the singer on a suspicion of a problem.
Meanwhile, composer Ham Joon-suk said, “I write a few words about Kim Jae-hwan’s efforts and his sincerity. And Kim Jae-hwan is fighting. ”
Kim Jae-hwan’s agency Swing Entertainment, also said, “We have checked with the team of composers who worked on the album, and we have confirmed that the composer being spoken about in the claims did not participate in the album.”
Meanwhile, B.I. debuted in September 2015 as an IKON member of YG Entertainment’s seven-member group. However, he was dropped from the team in June of this year when he was suspected that he had smoked marijuana in 2016. Police accused B.I. of violating the law on drug administration last year.
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