Hongjoong (홍중) is a South Korean rapper and singer-songwriter under KQ Entertainment. He is the leader of the boy group ATEEZ.
In October 2017, he became a contestant on JTBC’s reality survival show MIXNINE. He was eliminated in episode 10 after ranking 42nd place.
2018: Debut with ATEEZ
On October 24, 2018, Hongjoong debuted as the leader of KQ Entertainment’s first boy group, ATEEZ, with the release of the mini album Treasure EP.1 : All To Zero.
Source: kpop fandom