Showing posts with label DKPOPNEWS Artists Profiles. Show all posts
Showing posts with label DKPOPNEWS Artists Profiles. Show all posts
Monday, January 26, 2015

Shannon Profile

Stage name: Shannon (샤넌)
Real name: Shannon Arrum Williams
Korean name: Areum
Label: DAP Sound (a division of MBK Entertainment)
Position: Solo singer
Birthday: May 26, 1998
Nationality: British-Welsh-Korean
Height: 162cm
Debut date: Dec 1, 2014
Debut song: Daybreak Rain

- She is a British idol singer active in South Korea
- Shannon's father is Welsh and her mother is Korean. 
- In 2012, she released a single album "Day and Night" with Areum of T-ara and Gun-ji of Gavy NJ.
- In 2013, Shannon was recruited as a new member of F-ve Dolls but withdrew.
- On November 23, 2013, Shannon appeared on JTBC's Hidden Singer 2 of IU's episode, and drew a lot of attention for her singing ability as well as same vocal color with IU's.

Her debut song:

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Navi Profile

Stage name: Navi (나비)
Real name: Ahn Ji Ho (안지호)
Birthday: March 22, 1986
Birthplace: Suwon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Blood Type: B
Height: 168cm
Weight: 49kg
Favorite Artists: Stevie Wonder, Beyoncé, Prince, Ray Charles
Label: ITM entertainment
Occupation: solo singer
Debut year: 2008
Debut album: I luv you
Education: Dongduk women's University

Her latest track:

Thursday, January 22, 2015

G.Soul Profile

Stage name: G.Soul (지소울)
Real name: Kim Ji Hyun
Birthday: June 16, 1988
Label: Studio J (JYP Entertainment’s newest label)
Occupation: singer, composer
Height: 173cm (5ft 7in)
Weight: 60kg (132lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Training time: 15 years
Debut date: Jan 19, 2015
Debut mini album: Coming Home

His debut track:

Tuesday, January 20, 2015


Group name: Girlfriend / G-Friend (야자친구)
Label: Source Music
Debut date: Jan 16, 2015
Debut song: Glass Bead


Stage name: Yuju (유주)
Real name: Choi Yuna
Birthday: October 4, 1997
Height: 169cm
Blood Type: B

Stage name: Umji (엄지)
Real name: Kim Yewon
Position: Maknae
Birthday: August 19, 1998
Height: 163cm
Blood Type: O

Stage name: Eunha (은하)
Real name: Jung Eunbi
Birthday: May 3, 1997
Height: 163cm
Blood Type: O

Stage name: Sowon (소원)
Real name: Kim Sojung
Birthday: December 7, 1995
Height: 172cm
Blood Type: A
- She is former DSP trainee, she used to appear in A-JAX's reality show "Making a star"

Stage name: SinB (신비)
Real name: Hwang Eunbi
Birthday: June 3, 1998
Height: 165cm
Blood Type: AB
- She looks like SNSD's ex member Jessica

Stage Name: Yerin (예린)
Real name: Jung Yerin
Birthday: August 19, 1996
Height: 167cm
Blood Type: O

Their debut song:

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Sunday, January 4, 2015

Sool J Profile

Stage name: Sool J (술제이)
Real name: Kim Sung Hoon (김성훈)
Birthday: Jan 10, 1984
Label: Amazing music
Occupation: singer, rapper
Genre: Hip hop
Debut year: 2009

His latest track (ft. Rainbow Hyunyoung):

Sunday, December 28, 2014

2LSON Profile

Band name: 2LSON (투엘슨)
Label: 2LSON Music
Genre: R&B
Debut year: 2011
Debut single: "Hocus-Pocus"

They has already written many songs like Kim Bo Kyung's I Go, Mong Shil Sisters' My Love, and songs from dramas Queen of Housewives and Style OST.


Stage name: Jason
Real name: Lee Sand Jin (이상진)
Birthday: November 7, 1980
Position: music composer
Education: Berklee College

Stage name: LE (엘리)
Real name: Han Ji Sun (한지선)
Birthday: March 15, 1977
Position: music composer
Education: Sungshin women's University

Stage name: Noel
Real name: Park Hyung Woo (박형우)
Birthday: June 11, 1981
Position: lyricist

Their latest track:

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Kim Na Young Profile

Real name: Kim Na Young (김나영)
Birthday: December 31. 1991
Height: 164cm
Weight: 47kg
Education: Seoul Art University
Label: Neverland entertainment
Occupation: singer
Debut year: 2012
Debut album: Break up

Her latest track:

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

DIA Profile

Stage Name: Dia
Birthday: June 12, 1992
Birthplace: Incheon, South Korea
Label: Winning InSight Music
Occupation: singer
Genres: K-pop, dance, pop, R&B
Height: 163 cm (5'3")
Weight: 48 kg (105 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Twitter: @jieun8255

- She debuted as a solo artist in 2009 and  has collaborated with many artist including IU, The Black, D'Nine, H-Eugene, PD Blue,...
- In January 2014, she joined kpop group Kiss&Cry but after only 1 digital single, the group disbanded in September 2014. After that, she came back as a solo artist

Her latest song:

Monday, December 1, 2014

BONI Profile

Stage name: Boni (보니)
Birth name: Shin Bo Kyung
Birthday: September 14, 1986
Horoscope: Virgo
Height: 158cm
Weight: 45kg
Label: Inplanet Music
Occupation: singer, vocal trainer
Genres: R&B, Urban
Education: Kyunghee University, Postmodern Music Department
Debut year: 2010
Debut album: Nu one

Her latest song:

Friday, November 28, 2014

Zhoumi Profile

Birth Name: Zhou Mi (周觅)
Stage Name: Zhoumi
Korean Name: Jumyuk (주멱)
Label: SM entertainment
Group: Super Junior-M
Position: Vocalist and Rapper
Birthday: April 19, 1986
Birthplace: Wuhan, Hubei, China
Nationality: Chinese
Ethnicity: Han
Zodiac/Horoscope: Tiger / Aries
Height: 185cm
Weight: 64kg
Blood type: B
Languages spoken: Mandarin, Korean, Cantonese, English
Education: Beijing Normal University: Zhuhai Campus, Broadcasting major
(has not graduated)
Family: Parents
Professions: Idol, Singer, MC/Host, Lyricist, Writer, Translator, Actor
Hobbies: Shopping, writing, music, fashion, working out, travel, horror movies, designing, acting, photography, spacing out
Twitter: @zhoumi_419

- He has no siblings
- He won the grand prize at the SM UCC Star Audition in 2007.
- He wrote Chinese lyrics for Super Junior-M's album
- He stared in the idol drama 爱情闯进门 (When Love Walked In) in 2012 with fx's Victoria.
- He debuted as a solo artist in Korea on Oct 31, 2014

His solo debut track:

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

LOCO Profile

Stage name: LOCO
Real name: Kwon Hyuk Woo (권혁우)
Birthday: December 25, 1989
Birth place: Seoul, Korea
Horoscope: Capricorn
Height: 175cm
Weight: 70kg
Blood type: A
Occupation: singer, rapper
Genre: hip hop
Education: Hongik University, Department of Economics
Debut date: Sept 4, 2012
Debut single: See the light

- He is in the Korean hip-hop crew named AOMG
- He won the rapping competition show "Show Me The Money"
- He decided on the name "Loco", which means "crazy"
- He collaborated with so many artists: Hyomin, Lim Chang Jung, Crush,....

His latest song:

Monday, November 24, 2014

10cm Profile

Band name: 10cm (십센치 )
Company: Magic Strawberry sound
Debut date: 2010
Debut album: '10cm'
Genres: Acoustic folk

- Their group name "10cm" is because their heights are 10cm difference.
- They are indie band


Birth name: Kwon Jeong Yeol (권정열 )
Birthday: March 1, 1983
Height: 171cm
Education: Yonsei University, Department of education
Position: Main vocalist

Birth name: Yoon Cheol Jong (윤철종)
Birth year: April 23, 1982
Height: 181cm
Position: guitar, vocal

- In 2004, he debuted with 1st album ' Virus '

Their latest track:

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Maboos Profile

Stage name: Maboos (마부스)
Occupation: Singer, songwriter
Group: Electroboyz
Birthday: October 29, 1981
Horoscope: Scorpio
Height: 172cm
Weight: 57kg
Label: Brave entertainment

His latest track:

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Nicole Profile

Stage name: Jung Nicole (정니콜)
Real name: Jung Yong Joo (정용주)
Birthday: October 07, 1991
Birth Place: Glendale, California, USA
Nationality: Korean
Blood type: A 
Company: B2M entertainment
Occupation: singer
Official fanclub name: ‘Colling’
Schooling: Attended Global Christian School. Attended Laurel Springs School, finished 11th grade. Received her GED. Preparing for College (Aug ‘11)
Hobbies: Reading, listening to music, cooking/Baking, dancing, watching movies, food
Favorite Color: Orange and Blue
Nicknames: MusiCole, Tweety, Cole, Ko Ri, Cole ah, Nicol Nicol Nicolru (Japanese)
Pets: Mocha & Chino, Duke and Jasper (puppies)
Skills/Talents: Dancing, cooking, rapping, sports
Languages: English, Korean, and Japanese
Instrument: violin, guitar
Favorite artists: Taylor Swift, Yoo Seung Ho
Debut year (as a member of KARA - under DSP Media): 2007
Debut date (as a solo artist- under B2M entertainment): 2014
Debut solo track: Mama

Some facts:

- She is ex-member of popular girl group KARA. She left KARA after her contract with DSP Media expired in January 2014.
- Her Korean name Yong Joo means “Dragon Ball” in English
- Chocolate Addict
- She really loves cooking and eating
- She has known for having a wide network of celeb friends, especially "91-lines"
- She wrote her own raps for KARA as well as contributing to KARA’s choreography
- Hates to cry in front of people
- She is the only child
- Loves Winnie the Pooh or just anything Disney
- The Korean Music Festival influenced her decision to send in her audition to DSP
- In school, her favorite subjects were English and History.

Her solo debut song:

Sunday, November 16, 2014

JR Groove Profile

Stage name: JR Groove 
Real name: Bae Jin Ryul (배진렬)
Birthday: September 27, 1979
Horoscope: Libra
Occupation: singer, composer, pianist, music producer
Instrument: Piano
Education: Kookmin university
Debut year: 2000

His latest release:

Saturday, November 15, 2014

ROO Profile

Stage name: ROO (루)
Real name: Kim Tae Yeon
Birthday: January 2, 1994
Label: CLEF Music
Debut year: 2013
Debut album: 'CLEF Project 2/4'

- She was a contestant in SBS's Kpop Star 2

Her latest song:

Friday, November 14, 2014

Damiano Profile

Stage name: Damiano (다미아노)
Real name: Kim Il Kyum (김일겸)
Birthday: February 19, 1993
Birthplace: Incheon, Korea
Horoscope: Pisces
Label: Blue Bridge entertainment
Occupation: singer, rapper
Debut date: Nov 13, 2014
Debut song: Skyfall

His debut track:

Monday, November 10, 2014


Group name: HOTSHOT (핫샷)
Label: K.O Sound
Debut date: Oct 31, 2014
Debut song: Take a shot

Before their debut, the boys began building their name and releasing a series of videos called ‘HOTSHOT VOLUMES’, plus a webtoon called ‘HOTSHOTTOON’, and also having two fan meetings.


Name: Ha Sungwoon (하성운)
Stage name: Sungwoon (성운)
Birthday: March 22nd, 1994
Height: 173cm
Weight: 55kg
Education: Broadcasting, Dongah Broadcasting High School
Position: Main Vocal
- He auditioned for JYP Entertainment in 2010.

Name: Go Hojung (고호정)
Stage name: Hojung (호정)
Birthday: October 20th, 1994
Position: Lead Vocal, Dance
Height: 180cm
Weight: 65kg
Education: Practical Music, Hanlim Ent. Art

- He can play guitar and piano.
- He used to be called K.HO.
- He appeared in Double K’s “랩운동” MV.

Name: Choi Junhyuk (최준혁)
Stage name: Junhyuk (준혁)
Nicknames: Choi Giraffe (최기린), Choi Leader (최리더)
Birthday: April 21st, 1992
Birthplace: Ulsan
Position: Leader, Main Vocal
Height: 183cm
Weight: 66kg
Education: Sehan University
Blood Type: B

- Former trainee of SM Entertainment with Timotheo.
- He appeared in Double K’s “랩운동” MV.
- Top 24 in Superstar K2 (2010).

Stage name: Timotheo (티모테오)
Name: Kim Moonkyu (김문규)
Birthday: January 25th, 1993 
Position: Lead Dance, Vocal
Height: 180cm
Weight: 63kg
Education: Sehan University
Blood Type: B

- Former trainee of SM Entertainment with Junhyuk.
- EXO’s original member. He left EXO because he got sick of waiting and stress from parents.
- He’s bestfriend of Taemin (SHINee), Kai (EXO), Niel (TEEN TOP), Ravi (VIXX)...
- He appeared in TVXQ’s “HAHAHA song” along with EXO’s members.
- He appeared in Double K’s “랩운동” MV.
- He appeared in The Grace’s “My Everything” MV.
- He participated in the Korean variety show “Truth Game”.
- Starred in a KBS short drama with Sulli

Stage name: San (산)
Name: San Yoon (윤산)
Birthday: August 22nd, 1994
Height: 175cm
Weight: 63kg
Position: Main Rapper

- He appeared in Double K’s “랩운동” MV.
- He speaks French and Japanese.
- He lived in France for 8 years.
- He majored in design.

Stage name: Kid Monster (키드몬스터)
Name: Noh Taehyun (노태현)
Nicknames: KIMON (키몬)
Birthday: October 15th, 1993
Birthplace: Seoul
Position: Main Dancer, Lead Vocal
Height: 173cm
Weight: 55kg
Education: Korean Art High School

- He’s a member of hip hop dance crew “Monster WOO FAM”.
- He appeared in Rude Paper’s “Fight like the lion” MV.

Their debut track:

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Monday, November 3, 2014

MC Mong Profile

Stage name: MC Mong (엠씨 몽)
Real name: Shin Dong Hyun
Birthday: September 4, 1979
Label: Wellmade Yedang
Occupations: Rapper, singer, songwriter, composer, radio DJ, actor, comedian
Music Genre: Hip-hop, pop-rap, dance-pop
Education: Dong-Ah Broadcasting College
Height: 180cm
Weight: 71kg
Blood type: B
Debut year: 1998 (as a member of hip hop group People Crew)
Debut year: 2004 (as a solo artist)

- MC Mong's style falls into both the k-pop and Hip hop genre. On top of his own rapping, MC Mong's songs frequently feature guest vocalists
- He has collaborated with many well-known artists, including Kim Tae-woo from g.o.d, Ock Joo-hyun, Ivy, Crown J, Seo In-young, Defconn, Lena Park, Park Hyo-shin, Lyn, SG Wannabe, Jo Sungmo,....
- He has a successful solo career. In 2006, his album "The Way I Am" topped many charts, beating out "big names" like Rain and Se7en. In 2014, MC Mong released  album 'Miss Me or Diss Me' after 5 years since his mandatory national service controversy and all-killed various music charts.
- He used to be very active in variety shows and sit-coms: Nonstop 4, Banjun drama, 1 night 2 days, HahaMong show,...

His latest track:

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