Confirming the sad news, the agency and the group members have shared their official statement informing fans that the group activities will come to end after the expiration of their contracts on October 9, 2021.
Top Media said in their official letter, “Our sincere thanks to the fans who have loved and supported the members of 100%. TOP Media’s exclusive contracts with 100% members Rockhyun, Jonghwan, Chanyong, and Hyukjin expire on October 9, 2021. After deep discussions with the members, we have decided to end 100%’s activities.”
It continued, “After debuting in September 2012, 100% actively promoted for nine years in Korea and Japan and received much love for their performance and vocal skills. We sincerely thank the members, who have worked with us at TOP Media for a long time, and we will continue to cheer on their futures. We ask fans for their warm interest and support for Rockhyun, Jonghwan, Chanyong, and Hyukjin’s new starts. Thank you.”
On the other hand, members Rockhyun, Jonghwan, Chanyong, and Hyukjin wrote, “This is our last farewell as 100%. It’s really difficult to leave a place where you’ve stayed for so long. It’s been a long time, but now that it’s passed, it also feels quite short.”
“As 100% members and as each other’s colleagues, the past nine years were a very valuable time for us. We thank PERFECTION (fan club name) for loving us even when we were lacking. Our twenties were fun and happy because we spent it with you. In the future, we wish each other nothing but happiness and we will soon greet you with new images.Thanks to PERFECTION, we were able to stay strong, have fun, and be happy. Thanks to PERFECTION, we had a happy youth. Be happy, everyone. Thank you for loving 100% until now. We will soon greet you with a different image” they signed out.
Meanwhile, for the one last time, 100% will be seen holding a Naver V Live broadcast titled ‘Let’s Be Together 9’ to celebrate their 9th anniversary on Thursday at 8 pm KST.