Onewe (Hangul: 원위, stylized as ONEWE), is a South Korean boy band formed in 2015. The band is composed of five members: Yonghoon, Harin, Kanghyun, Dongmyeong and CyA.
ONEWE was originally formed under the name M.A.S 0094 (Make A Sound 0094) consisting of the same five members. They released the digital single “Butterfly, Find a Flower” on August 13, 2015 under Modern Music. They later released two EPs Feeling Good Day in March 2016 and Make Some Noise in January 2017, which was their last release as M.A.S 0094. In June 2017, they moved to RBW and were renamed as MAS. In June 2018, it was announced that they were to re-debut as ONEWE.
Formed in May 2015, M.A.S 0094 were an independent group who performed and covered well-known songs in public with all profits going to charity for comfort women victims. On August 13, 2015, they released the digital single “Butterfly, Find a Flower”.
M.A.S 0094 released their first EP, Feeling Good Day, on March 25, 2016. The EP contains six tracks, including the lead single “Feeling Good” and their digital single “Butterfly, Find a Flower” that was previously released.
They officially debuted on August 2 with their song “After 15 Seconds” which was performed on the music program, The Show.
On December 31, they were the only Korean act to participate in the Hello星光森林跨年音乐会 (Hello Starlight Forest New Year’s Eve Concert) held at Changsha, China.
On January 1, 2017, M.A.S 0094 performed as a session band for Mamamoo’s performance during the 2016 KBS Song Festival.
On January 6, the band released their second EP Make Some Noise. The EP contains six tracks including the lead single “Make Some Noise” and “Starlight”.
In April 2017, Dongmyeong represented RBW in the reality television series Produce 101 Season 2. Dongmyeong later was eliminated in 68th place during episode 5.
On May 27, Modern Music published a statement on the fan cafe stating that the band were to join RBW.
On June 9, RBW was confirmed that the band joined with them and would started using name MAS.
MAS participated in the reality television series The Unit during October 2017. On the 7th episode, Harin (52nd), Younghoon (58th), Cya (59th) and Kanghyun (61st) were eliminated. Dongmyeong made it to the finale where he was later eliminated (16th).
In December 2017, MAS joined the RBW debut project RBW Trainee Real Life – We Will Debut along with pre-debut team RBW BOYZ. They later held a concert for the project’s second season entitled We Will Debut Chapter 2 – Special Party on the same month.
In June 2018, RBW revealed that MAS would re-debut under the name “ONEWE”.
On September 27, they released a pre-debut single and MV for “Last Song” along with their labelmate ONEUS (formerly RBW BOYZ).
As alumni, ONEWE held Special CHEER UP Lectures for ModernK Music Academy students and parents from October 26 to November 11.
On December 23, they held a Christmas concert entitled “STUDIO WE : LIVE #1”.
On April 10, it was announced that they will be releasing their Debut Single Album as ONEWE on May 13.
On April 11, it was announced that the Single Debut would be titled “Reminisce about All”.
On April 13, it was announced that Onewe would be releasing a CD ‘ONEWE Indies Single 「Reminisce about All」’ on June 7th, 2019 in Japan.
On November 9, 2016, the official fan club name was revealed to be LOVER (stylized as L🌸VER) and the fan club color was Pastel Lilac. LOVER refers to “the loved one”, while Lilac symbolizes “first love” in the language of flowers. It means the fans are the first love of MAS.