In response, the members issued letters of apology and released a video on their record company's YouTube channel.
Block B (ZICO B-Bomb) - Funny Girls
As result of this incident, leader of Block B, Zico, also shaved his head to demonstrate his remorse. Lawsuit against Stardom Entertainment and suicide of ex-CEO[ edit ] On January 3 it was reported that Block B had filed a suit against their agency to ask for their exclusive contract to be nullified.
Lee had committed suicide. From the evidence provided so far, it is difficult to claim that the label purposely did not pay Block B.
It is also difficult to say that the label did not provide proper facilities such as studios and dorms, and it is also difficult to say that they did not provide education and guidance. From written records, it cannot be said that Stardom Entertainment violated their management obligations.
However, from just the evidence provided, it cannot be said that the label purposely kept the money from the members. The group also said that they would be contesting the ruling, and were preparing independent promotions.
Block B comeback with new label Seven Seasons[ edit ] On August 29,Block B announced that they had negotiated the transfer of their rights from Stardom to a new management company, Seven Seasons. O 's teaser released on September 4, showing the two suiting up.
That teaser also ended with the question: The single "Be the Light" featured Taeil's singing voice with a short clip of their music video accompanying it.
The video for the album's title track, "Jackpot", was released on April 15, while the album itself was scheduled to be released on April The series was held on May 17 and 18 in Seoul, and May 23 and 24 in Busan. R, on July R, as well as a behind-the-scenes of the "Jackpot" video. R" was released on July 24 with an accompanying music video. Formal debut in Japan, first European tour, sub-unit and solo activities[ edit ] Block B made its official Japanese debut on January 21,with the release of the single "Very Good Japanese Version ".
The single debuted at number five on the Oricon weekly chart  and number seven on the Billboard Japan Hot The tour sold out most shows. The song's release was accompanied by a music video starring actress Nam Ji-hyun.
Because the story is told from singer's first-person perspective, Taeil does not physically appear in the video. The sub-unit's album was released April 13, along with a video for the title track, "Conduct Zero".
Block B's official Japanese Web site announced May 1 that the group would release its second single in the country, the Japanese version of "H. R", on May R" debuted at number seven on the weekly Oricon chart.
The Los Angeles Times reported that "Block B had one of the most successful melds of Korean hip-hop with boy-band dynamics to come of the scene.
The track was produced by Park Kyung in collaboration with Kero One.
The episode included a skit about fan fiction in which Park Kyung and Zico fell in love and kissed each other on the mouth. O, was released on October The song, which was composed by Park Kyung, achieved an "all kill", topping six of Korea's real-time music charts.
O was unable to attend the last two concerts, in Budapest and London respectively, due to health reasons.
【TVPP】Zico(Block B) - Date w/ Sohyun in Sangam [2/2], 지코(블락비) - 상암MBC에서 소현과 데이트?! @ Show! Music Core
The album featured five of the group members performing songs with a variety of Japanese artists, including "Winner", performed by P. The members with the exception of P.
O also performed a showcase in Tokyo the day before the release. Welcome to the Block, controversy and Blockbuster[ edit ] Welcome to the Block, their second mini album, ran into some controversy: