On August 23, TS Entertainment announced Bang Yong Guk's exclusive contract with the label had come to an end on the 19th, and B.A.P will be continuing on without him as 5 members. The label stated, "B.A.P's Bang Yong Guk, who's been with TS Entertainment since August 12 of 2011, ended his exclusive contract on August 19, 2018."
TS Entertainment continued to say Bang Yong Guk and the members came to this conclusion after a long discussion, and they're respecting his decision to leave the label. Himchan, Daehyun, Youngjae, Jongup, and Zelo are continuing on as B.A.P.
Stay tuned for updates on B.A.P and Bang Yong Guk.