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

Credit: fyhotshot
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:

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:

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