Jeon So-yeon (Hangul: 전소연; born August 26, 1998), better known mononymously as Soyeon,
is a South Korean rapper, singer, choreographer, songwriter and record producer signed to Cube
She is the leader of Korean girl group (G)I-dle. She is best known for competing in the
television shows Produce 101 and Unpretty Rapstar.
On January 11, 2018, it was announced that Soyeon would be re-debuting in Cube Entertainment's new girl group (G)I-dle as the leader and main rapper. She is credited in the lyrics, music and arrangement for both their debut song 'LATATA' and their comeback song 'HANN (Alone)', both of which was well received and commercially successful. She also contributed in writing five songs of (G)I-dle's debut extended play titled I AM. On August 8, it was announced that Soyeon would participate in a girl group project called Station Young for SM Station's X 0 alongside Red Velvet's Seulgi, Kim Chung-ha, and GFriend's SinB. Station Young released their first song, "Wow Thing", on September 28, 2018. In February 2018, Soyeon and fellow (G)I-dle member Miyeon were approached by Riot Games to participate in a collaboration project with American artists Jaira Burns and Madison Beer as part of a virtual girl group called "K/DA" for the multiplayer online battle arena video game League of Legends. Soyeon, Miyeon, Beer, and Burns recorded vocals for the virtual group, which consists of new versions of League of Legends characters. K/DA officially debuted with the song "Pop/Stars" during the 2018 League of Legends World Championship on November 3, 2018. The official music video for "POP/STARS" was released on the same day, reaching 30 million views on YouTube in five days, and 100 million in one month. The single release of the song reached the number one position on Billboard's World Digital Songs chart. The K/DA incarnation of the character Akali, whose vocals were performed by Soyeon, proved to be especially popular, becoming a frequent subject of fan art and cosplay.