Stardom Entertainment was originally establish in 1998 by Cho PD himself to distribute his own albums following his debut. The name was changed to Future Flow after the release of his third album and the label went on to discover and debut artists like Ra. D and Dok2.
Future Flow was abandoned due to some discord within the label but later incorporated into the Brand New Stardom merger. Brand New Music artists used to be joined with Brand New Stardom (where Block B & Miss $ is) until Rhymer split off from BNS and brought artists with him to BNM.
No one knows why they split apart. And no, they are not the same company.
Stardom Entertainment is currently in the process of debuting 2 new groups, Evol & Topp Dogg, as well as moving to their new building this summer. (Cr: bontheblock & 32bar)
B101 Seolleung Bldg. 683-26 Yeoksam 1-dong
South Korea 135-916