Bella used to be a contestant on YG’s MixNine. She ended up being ranked 18th at the show. She was also voted as the ‘Best Style’ contestant. Below is one of the clips of Bella’s performances in MixNine.
During her trainee days, Sohee had already gained a bunch of fans, especially with her appearance in K-Pop Star 6. Sohee made it to finals of the show as a part of the trainee group called KWINs, which consisted of her, Kriesha Tiu, and Kim Hye-rim. But at the grand finale, she lost to the other group MINARI. After the show, the agency Hunus Entertainment announced that Sohee would debut as a solo artist and also as a member of the group Elris. Below is KWINs performance at the K-Pop Star 6 grand finale:
Karin used to be involved in K-Pop Star 6 too, but unfortunately, she was eliminated early. She appeared in Super Junior Yesung’s single MV “Paper Umbrella” and Romeo’s MV “Without U.”
Hyeseong appeared in Romeo’s MV “Target” during her trainee days. She also got a project for filming a chicken commercial with the famous solo artist IU.
Yukyung is known to be active in her inner circle before debuting like in her school. She also specialized in Korean traditional dance and joined a competition back then.
Official Debut of Elris
On June 1st, 2017, Elris officially debuted bringing to life their debut song titled “We, First,” from their first mini-album with the same title, which contains five tracks. They appeared with a cute and feminine concept.
Below is Elris’ debut stage performance at Mnet’s M Countdown on June 8th, 2017.