B.I.G (비아이지)

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BIG (Boys In Groove) was in the Kpoppin’ Studio for Star Close-up with DJ Isak. BIG (비아이지) is a boy band that debuted in 2014 under GH Entertainment.

Members::
J.Hoon (제이훈) – Leader, Vocalist, Dancer
Benji (벤지) – Vocalist, Visual
Gunmin (건민) – Vocalist, Main Dance
Kook Minpyo (국민표) – Rapper
Heedo (희도) – Maknae, Rapper

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Tidbits::
– The walked the red carpeting LA for the first time, and did a performance at a show in LA.
– The outfits for the 1,2,3 (원투쓰리) MV were bought at american thrift shops.
– The members voted J-Hoon as the class clown of the group that can make everyone laugh quickly.
– The member say Benji cries the most. Benji says it’s not that he is too sensitive, it’s that the other member aren’t sensitive.
– In 2016 Benji was part of the show, Ranting Monkey, where he did everything himself, including drawing the backdrop of his videos that were filmed on a smartphone.
– Benji said the mom of the group used to be J-Hoon, but he has gotten lazy lately, according to Benji.
– Heedo is currently part of the musical Nun Sense 2

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Q & A::
Q: How did you feel about doing your comeback performances before the Song was released?
A: They were concerned about their comeback performance because, they performed their comeback stages before they track was released. They wanted to focus on the live performance even more because it was the first time for Fans to hear the song.

Q: Who is the most popular when you go overseas?
A: The group said Benji. Benji said that it wasn’t that he was more popular it was just people knew him more from his time on Arirang.

Q: What is 1,2,3 (원투쓰리) about?
A: The song is about a guy who falls in love for the first time.

Q: Who do you think matches the 1,2,3 (원투쓰리) concept the best?
A: Gunmin, for rocking the purple hair, and because he is fits the really cheesy retro feel.

Live Performance::
1.2.3 (원투쓰리)

Sinny (시니)

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Sinny was in the SuperKpop studio for Star Rising with DJ Sam Carter. Sinny (시니/강신) debuted in 2016 under TB Entertainment Korea (TB엔터테인먼트).

Tidbits::
– He is a singer, and writes his own music focused mainly R&B and Easy Listening Soul.
– His musical inspiration 2 american artist: Gallant, and Frank Ocean.
– He would like to collaborate with Beak Yerin (15&), and Yano (ToppDogg).
– He is a morning person, and wakes up at 7am to work on music.
– He likes action movies.
– He says his best charm is that when he smiles he gets these little creases around his mouth.
– When he was younger he wanted to be a police officer.
– He would like to go to Taiwan, because when he released cover videos the majority of the comments came from there. So he would like to go there for sightseeing.
– He favorite color is blue, it’s the color of the ocean, but also has a bit of a gloomy feel about it that he likes.
– He has never made a confession with a song.
– Other than R&B he likes to listen to Jazz. He study Jazz for three years back in the day.
– He quite and a bit shy, but when he meets with friends he will be outgoing when drinking.
– He is afraid of lots of things including heights, and horror films.

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Q & A::
Q: How did you come to use the name Sinny?
A: His real name is 강신 (gang sin), and when your first name is only one syllable people tend to add to it. He would be called ‘Sina’ or ‘Sinny’ at home and by friends. He wanted to give a friendly vibe with his stage name, so he decided to use Sinny.

Q: What do you do for fun when you’re not working?
A: He loves playing with Legos, and drinking beer near the Han River, and playing Soccer & Vombie video games with TV connected consoles.

Q: What was you inspiration for the 터벅터벅 (Tu-buk Tu-buk)?
A: It’s about when you and your girlfriend break-up, and you go to female friend for advice. Then end up getting together with the female friend you were getting advice from.

Live Performance::
터벅터벅 (Tu-buk Tu-buk)

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SF9 (에스에프나인)

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SF9 (Sensational Feeling 9) was in the SoundK studio for You Who Came From The Stars with DJ Leah. SF9 (에스에프나인) is a boy band that debuted in 2016 under FNC Entertainment.

Members::
Youngbin (영빈) – Leader
InSeong (인성) – Vocalist
HwiYoung (휘영) –
Dawon (다원) –
Rowoon (로운) – Visual
Zuho (주호) – Rapper
Taeyang (태양) –
Jaeyoon (재윤) – honey voice
Chani (찬희) – Maknae

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Tidbits::
– InSeong’s nickname is desert fox, and he speaks English.
– Their debut album Burning Sensation reached #1 on the Chinese charts.
– They participated in survival show DOB as part of their training.
– They did a hidden came on HwiYoung, that made him cry because he thought they were bullying him.
– Zuho is very shy
– Dawon has been to Philippines and likes their mangos and spaghetti.
– Rowoon is co-hosting male beauty show Lipstick Prince.
– Jaeyoon says fans have fallen into his dimples and can’t escape. He says his dimples are open for 24 hours.

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Q & A::
Q: What is “Still My Lady” about?
A: InSeong calls it SF9’s beautiful song, and says it has an R&B ballad feel.

Q: What is “부르릉 (Roar)”?
A: It shows their charismatic side, and has electronic sounds.

Live Performance::
부르릉 (Roar)

Dreamcatcher (드림캐쳐)

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Dreamcatcher was in the SoundK studio for You Who Came from the Stars with DJ Leah. Dreamcatcher (드림캐쳐), formerly known as Minx (밍즈), is a girl group that re-debuted 2017 in under HappyFace Entertainment (해피페이스 엔터테인먼트) after a long hiatus, and reformation.

Members::
JiU (지유) – Leader, Lead vocalist, Lead dancer
SuA (수아) – Vocalist, Rapper, Main dancer
Yoohyeon (유현) – Lead vocalist
Siyeon (시연) – Main vocalist
Handong (한동) – Vocalist
Dami (다미) – Main rapper
Gahyeon (가현) – Maknae, Vocalist

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Tidbits::
– Each member has a nightmare position.
– SuA’s nickname is Purple Kim because her real name is Kim Bora.
– Dami is known as being very chic, and has no aegyo.
– Gayeon’s hobby is watching funny videos of people eat.
– Handong friends used to call her “gege” which is older brother (형/hyung), because her hair was short and she has boyish mannerisms.
– SuA cherishes elephant stuffed animals.
– Dami has a shih tzu puppy is named ttotto (또또).
– According to a quiz the member took during the radio show Siyeon knows the members the best.
– Their new album is a series album, and the story of the album will continue in the next album.

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Q & A::
Q: What is the meaning behind Dreamcatcher?
A: It’s the Native American dreamcatcher. They hope that by listening to their songs your nightmares go away, and are replaced by good dreams.

Q: What variety show would you like to go on?
A: def con – a show that has artist dance really fast to their own songs.

Q: What other jobs would like to try for a day?
A: Siyeon – own an Internet cafe and play LoL as much as she wants

Live Performance::
Chase Me