Big Bang (Korean: ‰??‰ñ?, Japanese: ?Ÿ??ŸŸ??ø?Ÿ?Ÿ?), commonly stylized as BIGBANG, is a Korean hip-hop boyband. The group first gained recognition when their formation was documented on television from July 15th to August 13th, titled as the Big Bang Documentary. The show was also aired online on GomTV and on MTV Korea. Initially a six-member group, one member dropped out during the airing of the show before Big Bang’s official debut.