Showing posts with label DKPOPNEWS Artists Profiles. Show all posts
Showing posts with label DKPOPNEWS Artists Profiles. Show all posts
Friday, October 24, 2014

Bobby Kim Profile

Stage Name: Bobby Kim (바비 킴)
Real name: Kim Do Kyoon (김도균)
Talent agency: Oscar Entertainment
Profession: Singer, rapper, producer, composer, vocal trainer
Music genre: hip-hop, R&B
Birthdate: Jan 12, 1973
Birthplace: Seoul, Korea
Height: 176cm
Weight: 66kg
Star sign: Capricorn
Debut year: 1994

- He is member of Buga Kingz, former member of Dr. Reggae
- He was nicknamed ‘Reggae hip hop’s godfather' 
- He wrote songs for singers such as Drunken Tiger, Lee Sang, and Dynamic Duo.
- His family moved to the United States when he was two years old
- He sang OSTs for many dramas

His latest release:

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

ICON (No Min Woo) Profile

Stage name: ICON
Real name: No Min Woo (노민우)
Birthday: May 29, 1986
Birth place: Japan
Height: 185cm
Weight: 63kg
Label: MJ Dreamsys
Occupation: Actor, singer dancer
Instruments: Piano, guitar, drums
Education: Inha University
Debut year: 2004

- He made his debut as the drummer (with the stage name Rose) in the rock band TRAX in 2004.
- In 2006, he left the band and briefly became a guitarist for The Romantist before it disbanded. 
- In 2009 he returned to the music scene as the leader of the project group 24/7, with Lee Jang Woo and Hyun Woo. They released the single 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week.
- He became actor with many famous dramas like Pasta, My Girlfriend is a Gumiho, Full House Take 2
- He used to be in SM entertainment and Core Contents Media

His latest track:

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

UNIQ Profile

Group name: UNIQ (유니크)
Name meaning: Unique + Unicorn 
Label: Yuehua Entertainment & YG Entertainment
Debut date: Oct 20, 2014
Debut song: Falling In Love


Stage Name: Yi Bo (이보)
Chinese name: Wang Yibo (王一博)
Positions: Rap, Lead Dancer, Visual, and Maknae
Nationality: Chinese
Place of birth: Luoyang
Date of birth: August 5, 1997
Horoscope: Leo
Height: 179cm
Weight: 59kg

Stage Name: Kim Sung Joo (성주)
Chinese name: 金圣柱
Positions: Vocals
Nationality: South Korea
Place of birth: Incheon
Date of birth: Feb 16, 1994
Horoscope: Aquarius
Blood Type: A
Height: 180cm
Weight: 68kg

 Stage Name: Cho Seung Youn (조승연)
Chinese name: 曹承衍
Positions: Rap, Vocals
Nationality: South Korea
Birthplace: Gyeonggi
Date of birth: August 5, 1996
Horoscope: Leo
Blood Type: O
Height: 180cm
Weight: 65kg

Facts: Fluent in Korean, Chinese, Tagalog, and even Portuguese, he is said to be a known prankster. 

Stage Name: Wen Han (문한)
Chinese name: Li Wen Han (李汶翰)
Positions: Vocals
Nationality: Chinese
Place of birth: Hangzhou
Date of birth: 1994.07.22
Horoscope: Cancer
Blood Type: A
Height: 180cm
Weight: 64kg

Facts: Trading studying abroad in the United States to become a member of UNIQ, Li Wenhan has a background in classical guitar.

Korean Name: Zhou Yi Xuan (조이쉔)
Chinese name: Zhou Yixuan (周艺轩)
Position: Rap, Leader
Nationality: Chinese
Place of birth: Zhejiang Shengzhou
Date of birth: Dec 11, 1990
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Height: 183cm
Weight: 65kg

Facts: He is the oldest member of the group. He was scouted by Yuehua Entertainment after his appearance at KOD, a large street dance competition in China.

Their debut song:

Full credit: Seoulchu

Monday, October 20, 2014

Park Hyo Shin Profile

Birth name: Park Hyo Shin (박효신)
Birthday: December 1, 1981
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Birth place: Seoul, South Korea
Genres: R&B, ballad
Occupations: Singer, songwriter
Debut year: 1999
Label Jellyfish Entertainment
Education: Kyung-hee University (majored in post-modern music)
Height: 178cm
Weight: 65kg
Blood type: O

- He has so many hit songs in his career such as:  "Things I Cannot Do For You", "Fool", "A Good Person", "Standing In That Place", "Snow Flower", "Wild Flower",...
- He sings so many OSTs for many dramas

His popular song:

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Yoon Do Hyun Profile

Real name: Yoon Do Hyun
Birthday: February 3, 1972
Birth place:  Paju, Gyeonggi Province
Horoscope: Aquarius
Label: Dee company
Occupation: Singer, musician, songwriter, MC, actor
Music genre: hard rock/folk rock
Height: 176cm
Weight: 65kg
Blood type: O
Group: YB
Debut year: 1994
Debut album: In Front of the Post Office in Autumn

- He is the founder and lead vocalist of the Yoon Do Hyun Band (YB) since 1996, with himself on vocals, drummer Kim Jin Won, guitarist Yoo Byung Yeol, and bass guitarist Park Tae Hee.
- He married musical theatre actress Lee Mi Ok on June 15, 2002 and have one daughter
- He is co-hosting SBS's one night TV entertainment with SNSD's Sooyoung

His latest track:

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Kim Dong Ryul Profile

Real name: Kim Dong Ryul (김동률)
Birthday: March 15, 1974
Horoscope: Pisces
Height: 177cm
Weight: 65kg
Blood type: A
Label: Music Farm
Occupation: singer, songwriter
Education:  Yonsei University
Debut year: 1993
Debut album: An Essay of Memory

- He is a popular artist who composes, arranges, writes lyrics, produces, and performs his own music.
-  He and Seo Dong Wook won first prize in MBC University Song Festival in 1993 with duet "In Dreams"

His latest track:

Friday, October 17, 2014

Suki Profile

Stage Name: SUKI (숙희)
Real Name: Jin Jung Young (진정연)
Birthdate: August 14, 1982
Birth place: Seoul, Korea
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 44 kg
Label: JG entertainment
Occupation: singer
Music genre: ballad
Debut year: 2009
Debut single: Missing you

- In 2011, she joined a trio named "Women Power"

Her latest track:

Sunday, October 12, 2014

My-Q Profile

Stage name: My-Q
Real name: Yoo Hyun Suk
Birthday: August 3, 1981
Label: Danal entertainment
Occupation: singer, songwriter
Height: 184cm
Weight: 73kg
Blood type: A
Debut year: 2007
Debut album: Style Music

His latest track:

Friday, October 10, 2014

Seo Taiji Profile

Stage Name: Seo Taiji (서태지)
Real Name: Jung Hyun Chul (정현철)
Birthday: February 21, 1972
Birthplace: Seoul, Korea
Label: Yedang entertainment
Occupation: singer, musician, songwriter
Blood Type: O
Height: 173cm
Weight: 55kg
Favorite Food: Pork Ribs

- Seo Taiji is known as the legend who introduced incorporating elements of popular musical genres in the United States and contributed considerably larger to Korean pop culture and Korean pop's development in the 1990s.
- He was a member of "Seo Taiji and Boys" , a South Korean boy band and also the first modern highly successful band in the South Korean music industry.
- He is old husband of actress Lee Ji Ah
- He is now husband of actress Lee Eun-sung with one daughter

His latest track:

Wednesday, October 8, 2014


Group name: Mad Town (매드타운)
Management: J.Tune Camp
Debut date: October 6, 2014
Debut song: YOLO


Stage name: Moos (무스) 
Real name: Kim Sang Bae 
Birth date: April 29, 1991
Position: Leader, Rapper
Height: 176cm
Blood type: O
Specialty: DJ, Rap Making

- He was originally set to debut as a member of MBLAQ but left the group shortly before debut due to personal reasons. Cheondung took his place.
- He debuted in 2013 as part of a duo "Pro C" under the same company together with Buffy who is also a member of Mad Town.

Stage name: Daewon (대원) 
Birth date: March 17, 1992
Position: Main Dancer
Height: 178cm
Specialty: Dancing

Stage name: Lee Geon (이건) 
Birth date: May 04, 1992
Position: Main Vocalist
Height: 179cm
Specialty: Acting

Stage name: Jota (조타) 
Birth date: February 15, 1994
Position: Rapper
Height: 177cm
Specialty: Acrobatic

Stage name: Heo Jun (허준) 
Birth date: November 16, 1994
Position: Vocalist
Height: 183cm 
Specialties: Piano, Dance

Stage name: Buffy (버피) 
Real name: Ju Hyeon 
Birth date: June 15, 1995
Position: Rapper
Height: 179cm
Blood type: B
Specialties: Rap Making, Japanese

- He debuted in 2013 as part of a duo "Pro C" under the same company together with Moos who is also a member of Mad Town.

Stage name: H.O (호) 
Birth date: June 18, 1995
Position: Vocalist
Height: 181cm
Specialty: Dance

Their debut track:

Monday, October 6, 2014

Bernard Park Profile

Stage name: Bernard Park (버나드박)
Real name: Park Nak Jun (박낙준)
Label: JYP entertainment
Birthday: January 29, 1993
Birth place: the USA
Genres: K-pop, R&B
Occupation: Singer

- He is the winner of SBS's K-pop Star Season 3

His latest track:

Friday, October 3, 2014

Cho Hyung Woo Profile

Real name: Cho Hyung-woo (조형우)
Birthday: December 15, 1987
Label: Mystic 89
Occupation: singer, actor
Height: 178 cm 
Weight: 62kg
Debut year: 2013
Education: Yonsei University

His latest track:

Thursday, October 2, 2014

ZPZG Profille

Group name: ZPZG (지피지기)
Meaning: Zest Play Zest Grow
Debut date: Sept 25. 2014
Debut song: Go crazy


Stage name: Khan (칸)
Real name: Yoo Dong Gyun
Position: Leader, Rap
Birthday: May 2, 1992
Height: 175cm
Weight: 60kg

Stage name Kang (강)
Position: Vocal
Birthday: Dec 11, 1992
Height: 177cm
Weight: 64kg

Stage Name: Gyeom (겸)
Real name: Baek Gyeom
Position: Vocal, Dance
Birthday: April 16, 1996
Height: 179cm
Weight: 63kg

Name: Jihoon (지훈)
Real name: Lee Ji Hoon
Position: Vocal, Dance, Maknae
Birthday: Mar 30. 1998
Height: 176cm
Weight: 58kg

Their debut track:

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Nam Young Joo Profile

Real name: Nam Young Joo (남영주)
Birth date: August 03, 1991
Label: JJ Holic Media
Debut date: September 29
Debut song: Because I'm soft and kind
Twitter Account: @namyoungjoo_jj

- She was a Top 10 finalist on SBS Survival show 'KPop Star Season 3'.

Her debut song:

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

SoulStar Profile

Group name: Soul Star (소울스타)
Label: NAP entertainment
Music Genre: R&B, Soul
Debut year: 2005


Real name: Lee Chang Geun (이창근)
Birthdate: August 15, 1978
Height: 77cm
Weight: 60kg
Blood type: A
Education: Hanyang University

Real name: Lee Kyu Hoon (이규훈)
Birthdate: February 1, 1985
Height: 175cm
Weight: 60kg
Education: Ilsandong High School

Real name: Lee Seung Woo (이승우)
Birthdate: September 30, 1981
Height: 176cm
Weight: 63kg
Blood type: O
Education: Korea Nazaren University

Their latest track:

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Nasty Nasty Profile

Group name: NASTY NASTY (네스티네스티)
Label: Star Empire Entertainment
Debut date: September 4, 2014
Debut song: Knock


Stage Name: Kyungri
Birth Name: Park Kyung Ri
Birthday: July 5, 1990 
Position: Vocalist
Height: 170cm
Blood type: O
Instagram: @gyeongree
Twitter: @ICE_Gang

- She is a member of Nine Muses

Stage Name: Kevin
Birth Name: Kim Ji Yeop
Birthday: February 23, 1988
Position: Lead Vocalist, Sub-Rapper, Dancer
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 66 kg
Blood Type: A
Hobbies/Specialties: Composing, speaking English, Japanese, Korean and Chinese, online shopping, computer games

- He is a member of ZE:A

Stage Name: Sojin
Birth date: October 11, 1991

- She is a rookie set to debut on 2015.

Their debut track:

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Kim Bum Soo Profile

Real name: Kim Bum Soo (김범수)
Birthday: January 26, 1979
Label: Polaris Entertainment
Occupations: singer, radio host
Genres: Ballad, R&B, Soul
Education: Joongbu University, majored in music

- He is well-known with the song "bogo shipda" (I miss you) which is the theme song of Korean drama 'Stairway to Heaven'.
- He is the first Korean artist to make a mark on the North American music charts, with his song 'Hello Goodbye Hello' ranked as the 51st spot on the US Billboard Hot 100 in 2001
 - He was in KBS's variety show "Barefoot Friends"
- He is a very clean person
- He is a DJ for Gayo Kwangjang, a radio program on KBS 2FM 89.1mHz.

His latest song:

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Zion.T Profile

Stage name: Zion.T (자이언티)
Real name: Kim Hae Sol (김해솔)
Label: Amoeba Culture
Music genre: Hip-hop, R&B
Occupations: Singer-songwriter, record producer
Birthdate: April 13, 1989
Birth place: Korea
Blood type: O
Debut year: 2011

- Zion.T featured on albums of several K-pop artists, including Infinite H and G-Dragon,...

His latest track:

Monday, September 22, 2014

8eight Profile

Group name: 8eight (에이트)
Behind the name: Eight (8) means “infinity”  “∞”
Company: Big Hit Entertainment
Debut date: August 25, 2007
Genre: Pop / R&B


Name: Lee Hyun (이현)
Position in 8eight: Leader / Male vocalist
Birthday; November 8th, 1983
Height: 177 cm (5.8 ft)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)

- He has a solo career
- He is in duo group Homme with 2AM's Changmin

Name: Baek Chan (백찬)
Position: Rapper / Male vocalist
Birthday; December 9th, 1984
Height: 180 cm (5.9 ft)
Weight: 68 kg (149 lbs)
Likes: Musiq Soulchild, Stevie Wonder, George Benson

Name: Joo Hee (주희)
Real Name: Lee Joo Hee (이주희)
Position: Female vocalist
Birthday: March 10th, 1984
Height: 164 cm (5.4 ft)
Weight: 48 kg (105 lbs)

- She has a solo career

Their latest track:

Friday, September 19, 2014

Scarlet Profile

Group name: Scarlet (스칼렛)
Label: Funny Collection Entertainment
Debut date: March 06, 2014
Debut song: Do better


Stage Name: Sara
Birth Name: Kim Sung Kyung
Birthday: April 20, 1992
Nationality: Korean
Position: Main Vocalist
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 49 kg

Stage Name: Jihye
Birth Name: Park Ji Hye
Birthday: September 1, 1992
Nationality: Korean
Position: Vocalist
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 44 kg

Stage Name: Rabyuel
Former Stage Name: Blue Berry
Birth Name: Ahn Sol Hee
Birthday: January 6, 1994
Nationality: Korean
Position: Vocal, maknae
Height: 163 cm
Weight: 43 kg

- She is a former solo singer under KingPin Entertainment

Stage Name: Kimi
Birthday: January 20, 1993
Position: Vocalist
Height: 161 cm
Weight: 43 kg


Birth Name: Lee Ye Rim
Stage Name: Yerim
Birthday: 1992
Position: Leader, Vocalist
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 49 kg

Birth Name: Lee A Rom
Stage Name: Aromi
Birthday: June 27, 1994
Position: Vocalist, Maknae
Height: 163 cm
Weight: 45 kg

Their latest song:

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