Zico named ambassador of SeoulZico is now the official face of Seoul.
On Monday, the rapper was appointed the honorary ambassador of Seoul in a ceremony at Seoul City Hall attended by Mayor Park Won-soon. Zico is expected to play an important role in facilitating communication between the city and its citizens.
“As a citizen of Seoul, I’m happy to be chosen as the honorary ambassador,” Zico announced through his management agency KOZ Entertainment. “I will try to inform Seoul residents of the city’s diverse activities and policies from now.”
“I’m greatly interested in culture and mentoring youth. I want to share my experiences and help others grow. I’ll do my best in the role I’ve been given,” he added.
After leaving his former agency Seven Seasons last year, Zico founded his own company KOZ Entertainment, where he is focusing on his solo career as well as music production. Zico debuted as a member of boy group Block B under Brand New Stardom in 2011.
The rapper is planning to release a new album this spring.
By Kim Eun-jin