Official debut of 4TEN
4TEN made their debut in August 26, 2014 by releasing debut single Tornado. Two days later, on August 28, 2014, 4TEN performed their debut showcase on Mnet’s M! Countdown. 4TEN comes from the word Potential. The group desire to show their music potential to fans. On January 5, 2015, 4TEN released second single, Why, and performed a comeback performance at KBS2 Music Bank.
Lineup Changes of 4TEN
Unfortunately the original formation broke up in June 2015. TEM and Eujin left 4TEN and Jungle Entertainment to pursue solo activities. Later, 4TEN recruited three new members, Heeo, Yun and Hajeong. Jungle Entertainment decided to change the group name into Poten. 4TEN/Poten released another single, Go Easy on July 2015. POTEN appeared on United States Independence Day commemoration on Yongsan Garrison on July 4, 2015.
In 2016, there were also several lineup changes. In early 2016, Hajeong left POTEN. Due to her departure, POTEN was left with 4 members. Jungle Entertainment decided to change and return the group name into the original name, 4TEN.
4TEN released first mini album, Jack of All Trades on February 23, 2016. Yun must underwent operation due to her health problem. 4TEN revealed that her surgery was the reason behind the delay in their comeback. The surgery went well and Yun started her recovery period.
After finishing the promotion of single Severely, 4TEN got into a long break. During the break, some of 4TEN members participated in YG Entertainment’s Mix Nine Project. All participants from 4TEN failed to make the final appearance.
4TEN Appearances in Mix Nine
Mix Nine was an idol survival program that was formed by YG Entertainmentand aired on jTBC. YG Entertainment’s former CEO, Yang Hyun-suk travelled to places all around Korea to look for idol talents. Hyeji, Hyejin and Heeo participated on the program from November to December 2017. All of them were eliminated and couldn’t make it as final 9 contestants.
Discography of 4TEN
|Official release : 2016. 02. 23.|
|Track||Song Title||Lyrics||Songwriter and producer|
|1||Tornado||Lena Leon,4TEN||Lena Leon, Christopher C-Ray Roberts, Ronald ChasingADream Peizer, 72|
|2||Severely||Park Yong-woong, Jungle Book, 4TEN||Lee Chong-hyeon|
|3||OOO||Jungle Book, 4TEN||Lee Chong-hyeon|
|4||Why||4TEN, Na Sang-woon||Na Sang-woon|
|5||Go Easy||Choi Song-il||Choi Min-shik|
Latest News About 4TEN
4TEN celebrated the birthday of leader Hyeji. They post her picture on 4TEN official Instagram account.
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