Weki Meki (Hangul: 위키미키) is a South Korean girl group formed by Fantagio in 2017. The group consists of eight members: Ji Soo-yeon, Elly, Choi Yoo-jung, Kim Do-yeon, Sei, Lua, Rina, and Lucy.
The members started out as trainees under Fantagio i-Teen, a rookie talent development program under Fantagio Entertainment, and were known as i-Teen Girls.
In 2015, i-Teen girls Do-yeon, Yoo-jung, Lua, Lucy and Elly (as well as former trainees Chu Ye-jin and Lee Soo-min) had numerous cameos in label mates Astro’s predebut online web drama To Be Continued.
Elly (as Jung Hae-rim), Yoo-jung, Do-yeon, and Sei (as Lee Seo-jeong, then under LOUDers Entertainment) competed in the Mnet survival television program Produce 101, which aired from January 22 to April 1, 2016. Yoo-jung and Do-yeon were ranked in the final Top 11 contestants and debuted in the girl group project I.O.I.
In March 2017, Weki Meki (then i-Teen Girls) opened a Naver V Live Channel where 8 trainees introduced themselves to be a part of the next fantagio girl group. These trainees were Elly, Yoo-jung, Do-yeon, Sei, Lua, Rina, Lucy and former trainee Yejin. On the 4th of June’s V Live Yoo-jung confirmed her place in the final line up of Weki Meki as well as Sei, Lua & Elly. On the 5th of June’s V Live Do-yeon confirmed her place in the final line up of Weki Meki as well as Lucy, Rina & unseen trainee Ji Suyeon.
On July 6, Fantagio revealed that their new girl group would be called Weki Meki.
Weki Meki released their debut extended play, Weme on August 8, 2017. The EP contains six tracks with the lead single titled “I Don’t Like Your Girlfriend”. The album also features lyrics written by Yoo-jung. A month later, a limited “B Version” of their debut EP was physically released. In November, according to Gaon Music Chart, the EP sold over 47,000 physical copies since its release and marking the highest selling album by a girl group that debuted in 2017.
On February 21, 2018 Weki Meki released their second extended play titled Lucky. The album features a total of six songs including lead single “La La La” and “Butterfly”, the latter being a remake of an original soundtrack from the 2009 sports film Take Off which the group released in support of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Weki Meki released their first single album Kiss, Kicks on October 11, 2018. The album features a total of three tracks including lead single “Crush” with rap portions on the album written by member Yoo-jung.