TRAX Jay to enter military next week
10아시아최종수정 2012.03.22 14:51기사입력 2012.03.22 14:51
|TRAX's Jay [SM Entertainment]|
Male duo group TRAX member Jay will enter the Korean army on March 26, making him the first member of the group to leave the spotlight to fulfill the 2-year mandatory military service.
An official with his agency SM Entertainment told 10Asia over the phone on Thursday that Jay will receive four weeks of basic training at a training camp in Busan and then serve as a public service worker for the remaining 23 months.
The rep then explained that Jay preferred not to let the words out and that he will continue with his singing activities once he gets discharged in 2014.
Jay, 28, whose real name is Kim Young-deok, debuted as a member to TRAX in 2004 with the single “Paradox.”
He took part in SM Entertainment’s ballad group called S.M. The Ballad, which launched in 2010, and also played the main lead named D’artagnan in the musical “The Three Musketeers" that staged in the same year.
He expanded his career into the small screen with roles in KBS' drama "PRESIDENT" and earned fandom through daily series "My Bittersweet Life," which was one of the highest-rated weekly shows during its six-month run last year.
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