BTS’ Suga to enlist in the military on September 22
Suga of K-pop supergroup BTS will begin his mandatory military service on Sept. 22, according to a statement of his label Big Hit Music on fan community platform Weverse.
Suga’s enlistment was confirmed by his label on Sunday, Sept. 17, as it noted that there would be “no official events” before he enters the military.
“We kindly ask fans to refrain from visiting Suga at his workplace during the period of his service. Please convey your warm regards and encouragement in your hearts only. Furthermore, please be mindful to avoid getting adversely affected by unauthorized tours or package products that illegally use the artist’s intellectual property,” Big Hit music said.
“Our company will take appropriate measures against attempts at any commercial activity that make unauthorized use of artist IP,” it added.
SERVE WELL, YOONGI 💜
— Inquirer (@inquirerdotnet) September 17, 2023
The music label also stated that it would provide the “Daechwita” singer with “all the support he needs” during his upcoming enlistment.
Additional details about the BTS’ member’s military service including his pre-filmed content are yet to be disclosed, as of this writing.
Suga is the third BTS member to enlist following Jin and J-Hope.
Born as Min Yoon-gi, Suga debuted as the lead rapper of BTS in June 2013. He made his official solo debut on April 2023 with the album “D-Day” using his alias Agust D. EDV