Everything About YG Trainee, Moon Sua


Moon Sua, the Talented Female Rapper Trainee of YG Entertainment

There is a general knowledge among fans that being a trainee of YG Entertainment means that you have to be patient as your debut will most certainly be unspecified. Even so, Moon Sua is not bothered by this fact as she may remain as one of the longest staying trainees in the agency founded by Yang Hyun-suk. Supposedly, one of the reasons Moon Sua stays while honing her skill is due to her established fandom after she became the contestant of a rapping contest.

In this article, Channel-Korea will provide you with all the information about Moon Sua, starting with her personal profile and fun facts, her participation in the Future 2NE1 group, her appearance on Unpretty Rapstar 2, her brother, to her latest news. So, stay tuned!

Moon Sua’s Full Profile


Real Name: Moon Sua

Stage Name: Sua

Date of Birth: September 9th, 1999

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

Chinese Astrology: Rabbit

Siblings: 1 (an older brother)

Talent Agency: YG Entertainment

Fun Facts About Moon Sua You Have to Know

  • Sua has been a trainee of YG Entertainment since 2010.
  • Sua is trained to be a rapper.
  • Contrary to her status as a trainee that is unspecified unless she debuts, Sua has been widely recognized due to her appearance on Mnet’s Unpretty Rapstar 2.
  • Sua was a student of Vocal Studio ONCE that also trained U-Kiss’s jun, Produce 101’s Park Soyeon, and Wanna One’s Ong Seongwu.
  • Sua is considered a social butterfly as she is personally close with many female celebrities, such as Heize, Truedy, Fiestar’s Yezi, GFRIEND’s SinB, K.A.R.D’s Jiwoo, BLACKPINK’s Jisoo, 4Minute’s Jiyoon, Hello Venus’s Yeorum, Akdong Musician’s Suhyun, and actress Kim Sae-ron.

Moon Sua in the Future 2NE1 Line-up


In early July 2012, a line-up called Future 2NE1 became known as a video of them performing in the studio was uploaded by YG Entertainment. Moon Sua was one of the members who took part in the performance along with other girls.

As you can see, the members of Future 2NE1 danced powerfully, just like the spirit its predecessor once had. However, seven years have passed yet Moon Sua has not debuted, whereas the other girls have left YG Entertainment. Besides the Future 2NE1, the fans also noticed that the girls who sat in the sidelines are BLACKPINK members, which triggered some of them, asking how could the Future 2NE1 are still training in the dungeon while the ones who sat and did nothing already debuted and have already reaped success. Even so, other fans have defended BLACKPINK by saying that it must not have been their turn to perform, hence they were sitting on the floor.

Moon Sua in Unpretty Rapstar 2


In October 2015, it was reported that Moon Sua joined the second installment of Mnet’s Unpretty Rapstar along with popular celebrities, such as SISTAR’s Hyorin, Fiestar’s Yezi, and 4Minute’s Jiyoon, fellow trainee EXY who has debuted as the leader and rapper of Cosmic Girls, and other contestants.


Despite the initial allegation that Moon Sua will be favored in the show due to her status as a trainee of a big agency in South Korea, her rank was quite high because she was able to perform in the final stage with SISTAR’s Hyorin, Truedy, Kitti B, and Gummy as you can watch below.

The backlash of Moon Sua joining the show was already shut down by YG Entertainment’s clarification through Korean media outlet OSEN, “While Sua is a trainee at the agency, YG is not necessarily in a circumstance to support or give her strength. Sua is fully aware of this, that is why she is giving her best in the program.” In addition, the representative staff of the agency stated that Moon Sua will not be debuting soon and that she may or may not debut as their artist because after all, her effort will be the deciding factor.


One of Moon Sua’s most popular performances is when she performed “Who Am I” with Akdong Musician’s Suhyun in the semi-final stage. Although still young, the two of them charmed the audiences and put on a flawless performance as you can watch below.

Not only with Suhyun, but Moon Sua also did the diss and solo battle with FIESTAR’s Yezi in episode 5 and 8. Once again, Moon Sua proved the quality of her skills despite being a young trainee.

Moon Sua finished Unpretty Rapstar 2 at the fourth-ranking and gained a loyal fan club of her own.

Who is Moon Sua’s Brother?


As has been introduced in the earlier section, Moon Sua has an older brother who is a member of the rising boy band, ASTRO. The siblings are only one year apart, making them look more like twins rather than an older brother and a younger sister.


When Moon Sua competed in Unpretty Rapstar 2, her brother, Moonbin, came to support her. They also took a selfie in matching black and white outfits.


During some of ASTRO’s V Live broadcasts, Moonbin often replied to Moon Sua’s loyal fans who have been waiting for her debut. He said that his sister is preparing to be an artist who will shine on the stage once more.

Moon Sua’s Latest News


Unfortunately, there is no official update about Moon Sua. However, many users in the online forum have discussed Moon Sua’s whereabouts. It turned out that in 2019, Moon Sua is still a trainee of YG Entertainment, making it her ninth year of training since 2010. Considering Moonbin’s statement about her preparation to be an artist, it seems that Moon Sua’s debut will not be delayed for too long, hopefully!