Pocketdol Studio announced on May 5 that Lee Hangyul and Nam Dohyon will be joining a rookie boy group, which is preparing for their debut this fall.


“It has been a project under way since last year, and Lee Hangyul and Nam Dohyon from ‘Produce X 101’ derivative group X1 have quickly joined the project,” the agency said.

They went on to say, “We have been preparing to launch the next new boy group since last year. The members of the boy group will bring a new sensation to the next generation of boy groups as they have various charms and outstanding skills.”


Starting with the first fan meeting ‘1st Fanmeeting Happy Day: Birthday’ in February, Lee Hangyul and Nam Dohyon formed a duo called ‘H&D’ and released their first mini-album ‘SOULMATE’ on April 21, continuing their full-fledged activities.

The agency said, “Lee Hangyul and Nam Dohyon, who are active as H&D, are scheduled to return as a full group this fall, so please look forward to them,” signaling that they are preparing not only duo activities but also full group activities.


In addition, Lee Hangyul and Nam Dohyon held SHOW-CON after the official release of their debut album to show their gratitude to fans who have been waiting for them, as well as intense performances and colorful performances. SHOW-CON, which was broadcast on Naver V LIVE, achieved 10 million hearts, proving their potential popularity.

Meanwhile, the duo is continuing their activities to promote their first mini-album ‘SOULMATE‘.