The highly anticipated finale episode of YG Entertainment‘s survival reality program, MIX & MATCH, aired on November 6th revealing iKON’s last member.
After YG entertainment had teased fans with a video for MIX & MATCH’s finale, Mnet finally aired the last episode. In this episode the final member to join upcoming boy group iKON was also revealed. Fellow label mates WINNER, G-Dragon, Taeyang, and PSY made short appearances on this episode as well.
For their last episode together, the boys were seen spending time with one another and giving gifts to each other before the final competition. During this episode, the members celebrated B.I‘s birthday and sent their birthday wishes through a video that was projected after their rehearsal. Before their final performance, family members shared encouraging messages to all of them. Each member also got the chance to reunite with family members, giving fans a glimpse of the heartwarming reunion.
Toward the end of the episode, the members shared hugs with one another as they said their goodbyes. In their last interview, the members were seen sharing their final thoughts, in which Yang Hongseok began breaking into tears as he spoke. In the end, Kim Donghyuk was announced to be the last member added to iKON, and will be joining fellow members B.I, Bobby, Kim Jinhwan, Koo Junhoe, Jung Chanwoo, Song Yunhyeong for their debut that is set to be in January 2015.
Congratulations iKON members, and good luck to Yang Hongseok and Jung Jinhyeong for the future they have ahead for them!