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Peter Han (피터 한)

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Peter Han was in the Kpoppin studio for Be My Super Rookie with DJ Isak. Peter Han (피터 한) debuted in 2017 under Movement Generation (무브먼트제너레이션).

Tidbits::
– He was on Kpop Star, an audition survivor show in 2014.
– Peter Has been declared a healing voice by DJ Isak.
– His real name is Gallaun Peter Hyun.
– He has already served his mandatory military duty.
– Peter was on the national professional youth team for Skiing and Soccer.
– He is half Korean half Mexican.
– His mom is an opera singer, his dad is part of an orchestra.
– Peter would like to learn the drums.
– His mom bought him his first guitar.
– All the guitars in his ‘Sing With the Swing’ MV are his.
– He has 12 guitars.
– Peter loves Christmas music, and doing covers of Christmas songs.

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Q & A::
Q: Did you ever take guitar lessons?
A: He took about three classes to learn the basic guitar notes and cards that can be played to all pop songs. Other than that he taught himself guitar. When he first started playing the guitar he went straight to trying to find the chords needed for the song in his head that he wanted to write.

Q: Out of you Kpop Star colleagues who would you like to collaborate with the most?
A: he would like to work with Sam because he would like to do a song than guitar focused. Sam is more rhythmic, and Peter is more melodic. and he would like to see where that goes.

Live Performance::
Can’t Stop the Feeling – Justin Timberlake (Cover)

NP Union (엔피유니온)

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NP Union was in the Kpoppin’ studio for Be My Super Rookie with DJ Isak. NP Union (엔피유니온) is a hiphop brass band that debuted 2014 under NP Company.

Members::
Hyogeun (유효근) – Bass Drum
Jihwan (문지환) – Snare Drum
Chanjong (김찬종) – Sousaphone
Eunjae (조은재) – Saxophone
Joonsuk (박준석) – Trombone
Husoon (허순) – Trumpet
Wonho (최원호) – Trumpet
Rocky L (롸키엘) – MC, Rapper, Vocalist
Sangbo (안상보) – Susaphone
Bon Key (본케이) – Trombone
Jaehyung (윤재형) – Trombone

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Tidbits::
– There are two new members :
– Their first trip over seas as a group was going to preform in France.
They didn’t go exploring while they were there, they just stay in their hotel rooms. They also said that the food was not to their taste.
– Rocky L is most excited when he drinks.
– Jihwan is his own jinx.
– Joonsuk would write a song about either clothes or girls. Jihwan says he pays attention to his clothes in order to get girl’s attention.
– Chanjong is the power blogger of the group.
– Hyogeun says that Husoon gas the most, but only when it’s just the group, he tends to be quite in public.
– Rocky L said that being at the interview was hard for him, because he is usually heading to bed around noon.
– Being a musician the night time is there best friend.
– They would like to perform on Sketchbook.

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Q & A::
Q: What is ‘Ma Mama’ about?
A: ‘Ma Mama’ is about saying sorry to you mom for living your life the way you’re living it.

Q: What kind of song is ‘Geeky Freaky’?
A: ‘Geeky Freaky’ is a song about people saying you’ve chosen the wrong path, and someone replying I can’t hear you ; your opinion is irrelevant to me.

Q: Where do you get your inspiration?
A: They get inspiration from movies, and what people around them say.

Live Performance::
Ma Mama

Varsity (바시티)

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Varsity was in the Kpoppinn’ studio for Be My Super Star with DJ Isak. Varsity (바시티) is a boy band that debuted in 2017 under CSO Entertainment (CSO엔터테인먼트).

Members::
Bullet (블릿) – Leader, Rapper, Vocalist
Kid (키드) – Vocalist
Xiweol (시월) – Vocalist
Riho (리호) – Vocalist
Seungbo (승보) – Mood Maker, Rapper
Yunho (윤호) – Dancer
Dawon (다원) – Vocalist
Damon (데이먼) – Dancer
Xin (씬) – Vocalist
Anthony (앤써니) – Vocalist
Jaebin (재빈) – Vocalist
Manni (만니) – Maknae, Rapper, Dancer

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Tidbits::
– Manni would confess his feelings for a girl by choreographing a special dance for her.
– Anthony speaks Chinese, Korean, & English.
– Bullet is the dad of the group & does the most cleaning up.
– The members like eating to cheer themselves up.
– The king of aegyo Jaebin according to the members, because he’s so cute when he introduces himself.
– They plan to go overseas a lot this year.
– They did some busking in yesterday (4/30).
– One of the happy moments since they debuted for Bullet was when the fans started screaming for them when they were about to go on stage for a broadcast performance.
– Manni is Muslim and speaks Chinese.
– If a girlfriend ever asked Kid if he noticed anything different about her he would say “no, because you’re beautiful everyday”.
– If it was his anniversary & all he had was $10 Anthony would get some ‘in & out,’ and take her to his favorite beach to watch the sunset with her.

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Q & A::
Q: What is ‘Hole in one’ about?
A: ‘Hole in One’ is a bright bubbly hiphop track about a guy chasing a girl and falling in love.

Q: What has been the most difficult thing being a group of 12?
A: When the stages isn’t big enough for them to be on. The members in the back are either standing still doing the choreography, or hitting each other moving around.

Q: What frustrates you the most when cleaning?
A: Bullet – cleaning chairs is very bothersome. He cleans one chair, and another dirty chair will pop up. They are usually covered in clean clothes, dirty clothes, and that one missing sock his been looking for for months.

Jane Jang (장재인)

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Jane Jang was in the Kpoppin studio for Be My Super Star with DJ Isak. Jane Jang (장재인) debuted in 2010 and is currently under Mystic Entertainment (미스틱엔터테인먼트).

Tidbits::
– She was on Super Star K season 2.
– She has been doing some traveling visiting place like Tokyo, Berlin, Amsterdam, & Paris.
– She received a lot of inspiration from her trips and it’s reflected in her recent album.
– During one of her trips she saw an art exhibit by Paul McCartney and felt so much emotion. She decided for herself that she need see more art, and embrace it more, and create it.
– For Jane going on trips is about survival, & so her goes on trips by herself. She doesn’t usually go to the typical tourist locations when she vacations.
– She calls herself a perfectionist. She says se re-recorded the song at least 10 tens.
– The original title was a heart emoticon but the producer didn’t like that title. In the end it was changed to a name based off the perfume she’s been wearing lately.
– She’s been doing Pilates for 2 yrs. but doesn’t know the names of positions.
– She was part of a band as a vocalist, but thinks it’d be nice to go back and learn the drums. She thinks female drummers are hot.
– When writing songs she can write songs anywhere, but she needs to be able to concentrate comfortably on her laptop.
– She’s a very spontaneous person.

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Q & A::
Q: Can you tell us about Carmin?
A: The song is about how someone will believe they will never fall in love again. Then realize they’ll get over this heart break, and the butterflies will come again with someone new, and that they can love again. So, they should just enjoy love.

Q: What is your ideal type?
A: She loves a guy who is very sweet, honest, can think & react quickly when different situations occur.

Q: If you could go back in time what would you change?
A: She would not go on Super Star K. She likes her job, but she’s very curious what her life would be like if she had never done the how.

Q: Can you describe your gaming habits?
A: When it comes to games she’s trying to avoid them. She knows that once she gets started she has to see it through to the end. She has to level up her characters as far as the system allows, and collect all necessary items to do so. She is also very competitive when playing games. (A/N: I’m the same way.)

Interview Footage::