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1TYM is a four member Korean hip hop group made up of members Teddy (Park Hong Jun), Danny (Im Tae Bin), Jin Hwan (Oh Jin Hwan), and Baek Kyoung (Song Baek Kyoung). The group was signed with YG Entertainment and debuted on November 28, 1998 with a song and CD both titled “One Time For Your Mind.”

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4Minute is a female group with members Ji Hyun (Nam Ji Hyun), Ga Yoon (Heo Ga Yoon), Ji Yoon (Jeon Ji Yoon), Hyuna (Kim Hyuna) and So Hyun (Kwon So Hyun). Since their debut in 2009, the group has been signed with Cube Entertainment.

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Dal Shabet (stylized as Dal★Shabet) is a six-member group signed with Happy Face Entertainment. Dal Shabet means Sweet Sherbet (“Dal” is short for Dalda [달다] which means sweet in Korean; Shabet is the Korean pronunciation of the English word “sherbet”).

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Crown J (Kei Hoon Kim), KPOPOANA, http://kpoparchives.omeka.net/items/show/1047

Crown J (Jewel), born Kim Kei Hoon (Kevin) is a Korean rapper who is consistently grounded in the tradition and aesthetic of American rap and hip-hop. After releasing his first album in South Korea, Crown gained recognition when he appeared on the popular Korean television reality show We Got Married with Seo In Young. They were so popular that their pairing was nicknamed the “Ant Couple.”

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BoA (Kwon Bo A) is a female solo artist who is known as the Queen of Korean popular music. Her stage name is a backronym of her birth and middle names (BoA), standing for Beat of Angel or Best of Asia. In 1998, BoA was discovered by SM Entertainment when she attended a talent search with an older sibling. She has been signed with the company since her training and debut at age thirteen in 2000, and her career is one marked by astounding international commercial success and longevity.

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Big Mama, KPOPIANA, http://kpoparchives.omeka.net/items/show/1066

 Showcasing their soulful voices,Big Mama is recognized as one of the most talented, if underrated groups in Korean popular music. Made up of members Shin Yeon Ah, Lee Ji young, Park Min Hye, and Lee Young Hyun, Big Mama signed with M Boat Entertainment (a YG Entertainment company) and released their first album in early 2003. As a stipulation in their YG/ M Boat contract, Big Mama members agreed not to undergo plastic surgery – a commonplace activity in South Korea, especially in the music business.

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Consisting of seven members (Chorong, Bomi, Eunji, Naeun, Yookyung, Namjoo and Hayoung), A Pink debuted in April 2011 on the A Cube Entertainment label, a subdivision of Cube Entertainment. A Pink has participated in several television shows as a group (e.g., Birth of a Family) and individually (e.g., All My Love). Although they have been performing for less than two years, the group has been recognized with several music awards solidifying their status as talented new artists in Kpop.

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 Name   After School
 Meaning of Name
 Members
  • Kahi (가희) / Park Ji Young (박 지영) Leader, Lead Vocalist, Main Rapper, Main Dance (2009-present)
  • Jungah (정아) / Kim Jung Ah (김 정아) Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer (2009-present)
  • Jooyeon (주연) / Lee Joo Yeon (이 주연) Vocalist, Dancer, Visual (2009-present)
  • Uee (유이) / Kim Yu Jin (김 유진) Vocalist, Rapper, Dancer, Visual (2009-present)
  • Raina (레이나) / Oh Hye Rin (오 혜린) Main Vocalist, Dancer (2009-present)
  • Nana (나나) / Im Jin Ah (임 진아) Vocalist, Rapper, Dancer, Visual (2009-present)
  • Lizzy (리지) / Park Soo Young (박 수영) Lead Rapper, Vocalist, Dancer (2010-present)
  • E-Young (이영) / Noh Yi Young (노 이영) Vocalist, Dancer (2010-present)
  • Kaeun (가은) / Shin Ka Eun (신 가은) Vocalist, Dancer, Maknae (2012-present)
  • Soyoung (소영) / Yoo So Young (유 소영) Former member, Vocalist, Dancer (2009-2009)
  • Bekah (베카) / Kim Rebekah (김 레베카) Former member, Main Rapper, Vocalist, Dancer (2009-2011)
 Debut   December 29, 2009
 Status   Active
 Label
  • Pledis Entertainment (Korea) (2009-present)
  • Avex Entertainment (Japan) (2011-present)
 Fan Name
  • Playgirlz
  • Playboyz
 Origin of Fan Name
 Fan Club Website(s)
 Related Websites

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Official Fan Color

Nick Names

Individual Fan Names

Individual Projects

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Rambling Girls (Japanese)


Love Letter


Diva (Japanese)


Bang! (Japanese)


Play Ur Love


Let’s Step Up


Shampoo


Make it Happen


Love Love Love


Dreams Again


Bang!


Let’s Do It


Because of You


Amoled


Dream Girl


Diva


Ah!

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DISCOGRAPHY: KOREAN RELEASES

   Virgin (April 29, 2011) (Pledis Entertainment)

  1. Let’s Step Up
  2. Virgin
  3. Shampoo
  4. Bang! (뱅!) (2011 new recordings)
  5. Play Ur Love
  6. Dreams ((feat. 윤조 (Pre-School Girl))
  7. Because of You (너 때문에) (2011 new recordings)
  8. Leaning Against Time” (시간에 기대어) (Raina solo)
  9. Are You Doing Okay?” (잘 지내고 있죠)
  10. Funky Man” (Nana vs Lizzy) (feat. 경민 (Pre-School Girl))
  11. My Bell (Jung-A solo)
  12. When I Fall (2011 New Recordings)
  13. Shampoo (Radio Edit)
 n/a  Shampoo (Digital Single) (April 27, 2011) (Pledis Entertainment)

  1. Shampoo
   Happy Pledis 1st Album (December 7, 2010) (Pledis Entertainment)

  1. “Love Love Love”
  2. “Someone Is You”
  3. “Love Love Love” (Instrumental)
  4. “Someone Is You” (Instrumental)
   Bang! (March 25, 2010) (Pledis Entertainment)

  1. Let’s Do It!
  2. Bang! (뱅!)
  3. With U
  4. Bang! (Instrumental)
   너 때문에 (Because of You) (November 25, 2009) (Pledis Entertainment)

  1. 너 때문에 (Because of You)
  2. When I Fall
  3. Diva
  4. 너 때문에” (Instrumental)
   Amoled (Digital Single with Son Dambi) (July 22, 2009) (Pledis Entertainment)

  1. Amoled
  2. Amoled (Instrumental)
   Diva (Digital Single) (April 9, 2009) (Pledis Entertainment)

  1. Diva
  2. Diva (Instrumental)
   New Schoolgirl (January 15, 2009) (Pledis Entertainment) 

  1. Play Girlz
  2. AH!
  3. 나쁜놈 (“Bad Guy”)
  4. AH! (Instrumental)


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   Lady Luck/Dilly Dally (June 13, 2012) (Avex Trax)

  1. Lady Luck
  2. Dilly Dally
   Ramblings Girls/Because of You (January 25, 2012) (Avex Trax)

  1. Rambling Girls
  2. Because of You
   Diva (November 23, 2011) (Avex Trax)

  1. Diva
  2. Ready to Love
   Bang (August 17, 2011) (Avex Trax)

  1. Let’s Do It!
  2. Bang! (뱅!)
  3. With U
  4. Bang! (Instrumental)

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The Boss(Dae Guk Nam Ah) (Daikoku Danji) Source:http:// unsungbyul.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/daikokudanji.jpg

 Name  The Boss (Dae Guk Nam Ah) (Daikoku Danji)
 Meaning of Name   The Boys of Super Space
 Members
  • Lee Suhoon (Mika)(Leader)
  • Park Hyunchul (Karam)
  • Woo Hyunmin (Hyunmin)
  • Lee Injun (Injun)
  • Jeon Jihwan (Jay)(Maknae)
 Debut   March 4, 2010
 Status   Active
 Label   Open World Entertainment (2010-present)
 Fan Name
  • Master
 Origin of Fan Name
  • The meaning behind “Master” is The Boss’ owners who have mastered everything about them. It means the artiste and fans trust each other and stand by each other.
 Fan Club Website(s)
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Couple Names

  • MiKaram (Mika and Karam)
  • SuMin (Mika and Hyunmin)
  • InJay (Injun and JAY)
  • InRam (Injun and KaRam)
  • MiJay (Mika and Jay)

Official Fan Color

  • Pearl Terracotta

Nick Names


Individual Fan Names


Individual Projects

Karam

  • A member of the sub-unit group (Karam, Jay, Mika)

Jay

  • A member of the sub-unit group (Karam, Jay, Mika)

Mika

  • A member of the sub-unit group (Karam, Jay, Mika)

Awards

2011

  • 20th Seoul Music Award: Best Newcomer Award
  • Hong Kong Asian Pop Music Festival(HKAPMF): Best Stage Performance Award

Television Appearances


Concert Tours

  • 대국남아 First Mini Concert in Seoul(Haengdang-dong) (September 11, 2010)
  • Open-World Festival in Tokyo (November 26, 2011)
  • 大国男児 Japan First Live 2012 in Tokyo(Shibuya) (March 20, 2012)

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VIDEOS

Lady


Love Parade


Love Bingo


Love Power


Stumble Stumble


Admiring Boy

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DISCOGRAPHY: KOREAN RELEASES

   Lady (November 3, 2011)(Open World Entertainment)

  1. Lady
  2. Calling you
  3. Lady (inst.)
  Awake (June 17, 2010)(Open World Entertainment)

  1. The Boss (Intro)
  2. 비틀비틀
  3. 아무도.. 그 누구도
  4. New boyz
  5. The one
  6. 눈부신 세계
  7. 동경소년
    Dongkyeongsonyeon- 동경소년; Admiring Boy (March 4, 2010)(Open World Entertainment)

  1. Admiring Boy
  2. Shining World


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   Jumping (Released: March 28, 2012)( Sony Music Entertainment) 

  1. Jumping
  2. Someday
  3. Promise
  4. Jumping (inst.)
   Love Letters (Released:January 18, 2012)(Sony Music Entertainment)

  1. Love Power
  2. Love Story
  3. Love Days
  4. Love Parade
  5. Friends
  6. 片思い
  7. もう最後になると
  8. Love Song For You
  9. Love Bingo!
  10. 離れない、離さない
  11. Dearest
  12.  Magic
   Love Days (Released: December 7, 2011)(Sony Music Entertainment)

  1. Love Days
  2. 太陽が昇る場所
  3. 二人の好きな茜空
  4. Love Days (inst.)
   Love Parade (Released: September 21, 2011)(Sony Music Entertainment)

  1. Love Parade
  2. Girlfriend
  3. わすれない
  4. Love Parade (inst.)
   Love Bingo (Released: June 15, 2011)(Sony Music Entertainment)

  1. Love Bingo
  2. MAGIC
  3. 夏の記憶
  4. Love Bingo! (inst.)
   Love Power (Released: April 13, 2011) (Sony Music Entertainment)

  1. Love Power
  2. 奪いたい今すぐに
  3. もう最後になると・・・
  4. まだ見ぬその未来へ

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L to R: Lee Juno, Lee Yoong Jin Source: http://www.gokpop.com/casker/

Name   Casker
Meaning of Name  The name “Casker” is derived from the character Caska of the Japanese manga Berserk
Members
  • Lee Juno
  • Lee Yoong Jin
Debut   February 7, 2003
Status   Active
Label   Pastel Music
Fan Name N/A
Origin of Fan Name N/A
Fan Club Website(s) N/A
Related Websites N/A

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45RPM (L-R:J-kwondo (Park Jae-jin) and Smash (Lee Hyun-bae). Source: http://sparkplugged.net/wp-content/uploads/45rpm1.jpg

Name 45RPM
-kMeaning of Name The speed of single vinyl music- 45 revolutions per minute
Members
  • J-Kwondo(Park Jae Jin)
  • Smash (Lee Hyun Bae)(Leader)
Debut May 3, 2005
Status Active
Label Booda Sound
Fan Name sa sip oh (“45″ in korean)
Origin of Fan Name Shorter name of 45 RPM
Fan Club Website(s)
Related Websites

budasounds.cyworld.com

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Nick Names

  •  Sa Sip-Oh

Individual Fan Names

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상수블루스


Happy Life


Slightly


Rikidong

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Hit-Pop (February 4, 2008) (MNet Media)

  1. Ooh-Weee
  2. 새침떄기
  3. 살짝쿵(Featuring Jung Huen Hee)
  4. 순결한 45
  5. 두비두밥
  6. Tonight
  7. Summer Day (Featuring Koonta)
  8. Show time
  9. About Love (Featuring SOUL ONE, Cho yu Jung)
  10. 행복을 찾는 속삭임 (Featuring Kim Jong Jin, Sugar Flow)
  11. Hey DJ (Featuring Utah)
  12. 못말리는 삼형제
  13. 새침떄기(Remix)
  14. 제발(Featuring Gummy)
  Old Rookie (May 5, 2005) (EMI Music Korea Ltd.)

  1. 위하여
  2. 1등 따라하기 (Featuring Sugar Flow)
  3. 리기동
  4. Masterpiece (Featuring J-Dogg)
  5. 즐거운생활 Happy Life
  6. One (Featuring Red-Roc, Sean2Slow, Vasco, Masta Wu, YDG,  and DJ Wreckx)
  7. December
  8. Bring Back
  9. Boom
  10. 재밌는 힙합
  11. Love Song (Featuring Miniman and Sugar Flow)
  12. Past Luv
  13. 어기야 디어차
  14. One Two Three (Featuring DJ Murf)
  15. 생각의 소리
  16. Old Rookie

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