Showing posts with label DKPOPNEWS Artists Profiles. Show all posts
Showing posts with label DKPOPNEWS Artists Profiles. Show all posts
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:

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Jung Dong Ha Profile

Real name: Jung Dong Ha (정동하)
Label: Evermore Music
Birthday: April 17, 1980
Debut year: 2005
Profession: Singer, actor
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Education: Kyungpook National University
Height: 178cm
Weight: 65kg
Star sign: Aries

- Former member of the rock band Boohwal

His latest track:

Saturday, November 1, 2014 Profile

Stage name:
Real name: Ha Lee Ni (하이니)
Music genre: Ballad
Debut date: Sept 12, 2012
Debut song: I wanna see you
Occupation: singer, vocal trainer

- was discovered personally by the head CEO, Jung Tae-won, who is a veteran producer who played a role in making dramas like "Iris" and "Athena" into major hits.
- has spent six years in vocal training and working as a vocalist doing guide tracks before her debut
- She sang OST track "But I Miss You" for tvN drama "The Third Hospital"
- Popular ballad singers like Baek Ji Young, Heo Gak, and Yangpa left positive comments about her on social networking sites

Her latest track:

Friday, October 31, 2014

Yoon Hyun Sang Profile

Real name: Yoon Hyun Sang (윤현상)
Birthday: January 14, 1994 
Horoscope: Capricorn
Label: LOEN entertainment
Occupation: singer, songwriter
Debut date: October 31, 2014
Debut EP album: "Piano Forte '

- He made it to the top 10 of SBS’s K-Pop Star SS1
- IU is a fan of Yoon Hyun Sung, she even asked him to appear as a guest during her concert on June 9, 2012 in Ulsan. 
- IU also asked her agency to sign him on, revealing she was an admirer of Yoon Hyun Sang and his music. 

His debut track (duet with IU):

Thursday, October 30, 2014

As One Profile

Group name: As One (애즈원)
Label: Brand new music
Music Genres: Pop, R&B, Urban
Debut date: Oct 31, 1999
Debut album: Day by Day

- Their first hit was the song "For you not to know" released in 1999 by Rock Records
 - They host a radio show called K-Popular on TBS eFM radio


Stage name: Crystal Chae
Korean name: Chae Da Hee (채다희)
Date of Birth: April 29, 1980
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Blood type: O
School: Chatsworth High School

Stage name: Min Lee
Real name: Lee Min Young (이민영)
Date of Birth: December 15, 1978
Place of birth: Seoul, South Korea
Blood type: O
School: Fairfax High School, Los Angeles, California

Their latest track:

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Purfles Profile

Group name: Purfles (퍼펄즈)
Label: Crescendo Music
Debut date: October 26, 2014
Debut song: 1 2 3


Stage name: Gun Hee (건희)
Real Name: Park Gun Hee
Birthday: May 18, 1990
Height: 167cm
Weight: 45kg

Stage name: Eun Yong (은용)
Real Name: Eun Yong (Shin Eun Yong) 
Birthday: July 20, 1991
Height: 165cm
Weight: 43kg

Stage name: Woo Young (우영)
Real Name: Woo Young (Yang Woo Young)
Position: Maknae
Birthday: June 8, 1993
Height: 165cm
Weight: 45kg

Their debut track:

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Almeng Profile

Group name: Almeng (알맹)
Label: YNB entertainment
Debut date: October 20, 2014
Debut song: Phone in love

- They were in TOP4 of Kpop Star 3, eliminated on March 23, 2014


Name: Choi Rin (최린)
Birthday: October 11, 1990
 Birth place: Seoul, Korea
Horoscope: Libra

Name: Lee Haeyong (이해용)
Birthday: October 31, 1990
Birth place: Seoul, Korea
Horoscope: Scorpio

Their debut song:

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:

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