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ICIA (아이시어)

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ICIA were in the SoundK studio for You Who Came from the Stars with DJ Leah. ICIA (아이시어) debuted in 2016 under DAM Entertainment.

Members::
Nayoon (나윤) – Vocalist
Hali (하리) – Vocalist
Hyokyung (효경) – Rapper
Riae (리애) – Maknae, Vocalist

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Tidbits::
– ‘새드 힐 (Sad Heel)’ is about a girl who tries to dress up and have fun, but she can’t because she’s still thinking about her ex-boyfriend.
– Hyokyung claims she has the sexiest body in the group.
– When Nayoon first saw Hali she thought she was a Sunbae actress.
– Riae bought her mom a supercar with money she earned working as an MC for a Chinese supermodel contest.
– A fan called in during the interview and Riae thought his voice was sexy. He had been a fan since 2015 and they were all excited to be speaking to a fan on the phone for the first time.
– In college, Nayoon was in a commercial.
– Hali and Hyokyung are the same age, but when they first met Hyokyung wasn’t comfortable with her for about a month.
– They have a special performance they only do when they go to military bases, where they rip their skirts.
– According to the members, Riae is really fast on her fast.
– Hali got her license to be a hairstylist when she was 16, but according to the members and herself, she’s not good at it.
– Nayoon studied aboard to learn English but was sad that when she went back to Korea she started forgetting her English, so she enrolled in a class to stay refreshed.
– They want to visit Switzerland because they have been getting a lot of love letters from fans there.
– Hyokyung loves her DJ-ing equipment. Her DJ name is DJ DoYou. Her music style is EDM (electric style).
– Nayoon will talk to animals that are a distance away and not looking at her, trying to get their attention.
– Riae’s dog, Buch, is 2 years old. She bought him thinking he was a Pomeranian, but he kept growing so now she thinks he is a mix.
– The aegyo member is Nayoon.

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Q & A::
Q: What does ICIA mean?
A: The name was decided by their boss. It represents the feeling of tasting something sweet and sour and never forgetting that taste. They want their music to be like that as well.

Q: What are your hopes for the new year?
A: They want to become better known, so they can have fan meetings, concerts, and be part of the end year performances. They also wanted to become well known so that when they walk down the street people she is ICIA.

Live Performance::
위아래 (Up&Down-EXID cover) & 새드 힐 (Sad Heel)

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Hey Girls (헤이걸스)

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Hey Girls were in the SoundK studio for You Who Came from the Stars with DJ Leah. Hey Girls (헤이걸스) debuted in 2016 under Moai Entertainment (모아이).

Members::
Jandi (잔디) – Leader, Dancer, Vocalist
Heesoo (희수) – Dancer, Vocalist
Siyun (시연) – Dancer, Vocalist
Daeun (다은) – Maknae, Main Vocalist

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Tidbits::
– They were formerly known as Black Queen.
– Whenever they go to the karaoke rooms they always sing 2NE1’s Lonely.
– Jandi has a habit of not wearing socks when she’s outside.
– They changed their name to Hey Girls in December 2017.
– According to Jandi; Siyun, Heesoo, and Jandi are the dancers of the group. She describes their dance style as Siyun – Cute; Heesoo – Sexy; Jandi – Powerful.
– Jandi wears red DJ headphone.
– Daeun really loves her phone.
– Siyun was in the 9th class in high school.
– Their boss’ sons name is Lee Hyungsuk. (This was Heesoo’s speed quiz question to the members.)
– Daeun wants to be a president, just because she has always wanted to live in a building as grand as the White House or Blue House. She wants to try the food there and see if it’s really good.
– They are special ambassadors for Olympics. They are looking forward to cheering for the Korean Bobsledding team.
– Heesoo wants to live as Jandi’s dog Mandu for a week because Mandu’s life is so easy. Mandu gets food, water, bathed, and when she pees/poops its taken care.
– Siyun wants to try breaking her habit of eating a lot of trips.
– Daeun has a habit of staring off into space, not hinting of anything. This is something she noticed about herself after watching herself on TV shows.

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Q & A::
Q: How is the Hey Girls image different from Black Queen?
A: Hey Girls is a more friendly girl next door image. With the addition of the maknae, Daeun, they changed their image to be more innocent.

Q: What is 너 아니면 NO (No one but you) about?
A: The song is about a girl telling a guy that it has to be him. The has two meanings ‘No one but you’ and ‘Only you.’ They choreographed the dance themselves. The main point being the bodies reaction to them putting a spell on you (wave dance).

Q: Why did you want to become a singer?
A: Jandi – always wanted to be a performer, she would audition and always got rejected until she became part of dance group Black Queen. Then she realized she didn’t just want to dance on stage she also wanted to sing on stage.

– Siyun – discovered after becoming a backup dancer that it wasn’t dancing she enjoyed but getting people attention. So, she wanted to become a singer.

– Heesoo – said she feels the same as Siyun.

– Daeun – being a vocalist her process was a bit different, she just did auditions and got in.

Live Performance::
너 아니면 NO (No one but you) ,

Music Medley (Lonely (2NE1), Despacito, Xiangnideye (샹니더예), Snow Flower (눈의 꽃), Love Is An Open Door (Frozen ost))

Bae Inhyuk (배인혁)

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Bae Inhyuk was in the SoundK studio for You Who Came from the Stars with DJ Leah. Bae Inhyuk (배인혁) debuted in 2004 as a member of Romantic Punch (로맨틱펀치) and is currently under Queen Entertainment (퀸엔터테인먼트).

Tidbits::
– In school, he was good at everything but studying. He says he was a rule breaker because he didn’t like doing things he was suppose to do.
– He plays shortstop (between 2nd base and 3rd) on a baseball team.
– Inhyuk is into Rock ‘N’ Roll, Bon Jovi, Oasis, and Aerosmith.
– He doesn’t really listen to kpop but hears it in the streets. However, he was able to correctly name the artist and song title of three songs in a speed quiz.
– Inhyuk loves dessert especially custard pudding. He would rather eat dessert instead of food. He also likes pepperoni pizza.
– He says all he needs in life are his fans, imagination, his guitar, and pizza.
– The title track for his upcoming album ‘딱 죽기 좋은 밤이네 (Live is not Wonderful)’ is about when you text someone that you like them and the message shows up as read, but they never reply.

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Q & A::
Q: How did you get into music?
A: He wrote a song and wanted someone to perform it, and he found everyone but a vocalist, and he ended up being the singer. All the members are still together as Romantic Punch.

Q: What is ‘아냐 (Worst Walk Ever)’ about?
A: It is based on a true story in which he liked a female friend. There was a time when they were taking a walk and she was constantly talking about another guy she liked. The song is not out yet, it will be released on 2018/01/13.

Live Performance::
밤은 짧아 걸어 아가씨야 (Moonwalk In Kyoto) & 아냐 (Worst Walk Ever)

Iris (아이리스)

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Iris was in the SoundK studio for You Who Came from the Stars with DJ Leah. Iris (아이리스) debuted in 2017 under

Tidbits::
– She is 15, and from Canada and fluent in Korean and English.
– She is homeschooled.
– Iris was on audition survival show K-pop Star.
– Iris bought herself a red velvet cake to celebrate her debut.
– Her mother sings opera style.
– The singer/songwriter route is more her style than dancing. Although she did do some dancing when she was younger because she wanted to be in a girl group.
– Iris liked figure skating, golfing when she was younger, but she hated P.E because she hates moving her body.
– Her audition song on Kpop Star was ‘Suitcase’ by
– She loves food especially chicken feet.
– Iris lives with her mom and her dog Ted who is a Pomeranian.
– She considers herself a girly girl, and love dresses.
– Iris loves lipsticks and has a collection of over 100.
– Her older sister’s name is Jasmine.

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Q & A::
Q: Who is you role model?
A: Her ultimate role model is Taylor Swift, and her Korean role model is girl group Red Velvet.

Q: What are some big things that happened this year?
A: The biggest thing is that she debuted. She admits to starving herself to lose weight and regrets using that method to lose 8 kilos this year.

Live Performance::
The Show (Lenka cover) & 말해도 될까? (Me Too)