Akdong Musician member Lee Chan-hyuk to enlist as Marine next week

Park Sae-jin Reporter() | Posted : September 13, 2017, 15:47 | Updated : September 13, 2017, 15:47

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Lee Chank-hyuk, a member of brother-sister duo band "Akdong Musician", will join a Marine unit next week for his mandatory military service.

The acoustic duo band's agency, YG Entertainment, said in a statement Wednesday that the 21-year-old will enter a Marine boot camp in the southern port city of Pohang on September 18. Lee wished to maintain a low profile but related information has been leaked.

Akdong Musician debuted via a TV music audition program "K-Pop Star Season 2" in 2012 and soon became one of South Korea's favorite bands. It is unclear whether Chan-hyuk's younger sister and main vocal Su-hyun will go solo until her brother finishes his service in 2019.

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