iKon was in the SuperKpop studio for Kpop Rising with DJ Sam. iKon (아이콘) is a boy band that debuted in 2016 under YG Entertainment (YG엔터테인먼트).
B.I – Leader, Rapper, Composer
Bobby – Rapper
Junhoe (준회) – Vocalist
Jinhwan (진환) – Vocalist
Donghyuk (동혁) – Vocalist
Yoonhyung (윤형) – Vocalist
Chanwoo (찬우) – Maknae, Vocalist
– Donghyuk introduced himself as DK, and he knows a bit of English.
– To skip study Jinhwan would use the excuse that his stomach hurt.
– One type of ideal date for B.I would be to go samba in Brazil.
– When given a choice between ramen and pizza everyone chose pizza.
– If Jinhwan opened a restaurant it would be Italian style.
– No one is thinking of marriage yet, they’re still young.
– According to the members Junhoe is the selca king.
– None of the members can even picture themselves as girls.
– As a group their go to phrase is “keep your head up” to give people strength.
Q & A::
Q: What is the concept of the new album?
A: They wanted to try something different with this album, and decided to go with something fresh, and clean, like new kids on the block.
Q: Junhoe can you describe your members in one word?
A: Donghyuk – fantastic
Yoonhyung – aftiequackquack (which he said basically means “not free”)
Jinhwan – short
Q: If you weren’t doing music want would you be doing right now?
A: Bobby – probably flipping burgers
Donghyuk – an English teacher (according to Yoonhyung)
Q: Jinhwan how did you get into singing?
A: 10 yrs. ago when Jinhwan was in the Philippines he was very lonely, and singing made him feel happy. It started there and kept going.