TO1 fame Chi Hoon officially calls it quits with the group and ends his contract

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We have a piece of sad news for all the fans of TO1. One of the group’s most popular members, Chi Hoon, has officially called it quits with the group. He has also discontinued his contract with the company following the series of events. His sudden exit from the group has left the fans in a state of shock.

The official exit


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It was on April 30, 2022, that TO1’s associated agency, WAKEONE shared a notice on the official fan café of the group stating that Chi Hoon had decided to terminate his contract with the company and had called it quits with his team.

About Chi Hoon

Chi Hoon became an overnight sensation through Mnet’s To Be World Class in 2019. The singer made his debut with TOO in 2020. It was only after that the group changed its name from TOO to TO1 in 2021. During the course, they released a few albums titled Re: Alize and Re: Born. Now, Chi Hoon has left the team after being with the members for two years.

Official statement

As published in Soompi, here is the full statement of the agency on Chi Hoon’s exit.

“Hello, this is WAKEONE.

Due to the cancellation of the exclusive contract, TO1 member Chi Hoon has left the team at the same time as he terminated the exclusive contract with us.

We apologize for causing concern to TOgether with the sudden news.

TO1 will continue to meet you with more mature music and performances.

We ask for your warm support for the TO1 members in the future.

Thank you.” 

About TO1


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It was announced on March 28, 2022, that the K-pop group had changed its name from TOO to TO1. The group officially made its re-debut with their first-ever EP titled Re: Born on May 20. The title track of the same was Son of Beast. The agency Wake One Entertainment manages all the activities of the group. TO1 released their second album titled Re: Alize on November 4, 2021, and the title track for the same was No More X.

This is not the first time that a member has left the TO1 group. Earlier, fans were shocked to know that one of the members, Woonggi, would be taking a break from the team because of an anxiety disorder. As a result of the same, TO1 decided to continue activities with the rest of the members.