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BoK (비오케이)

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BoK was in the SuperKpop studio for K-Star and Live with DJ Sam. BoK (비오케이) is a male ballad duo group that debuted in 2016 under Rockin’ Korea (락킨코리아).

Members::
Leenu (리누) – Leader, Vocalist
Sean Lee (션리) – Maknae, Vocalist

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Tidbits::
– They are known as the male Davinchi (a female duo).
– Sean lee has played soccer with DJ Sam previously.
– Leenu doesn’t drink much, but if he does he goes for Soju. Sean like expensive drinks.
– Sean says his English is bad but it’s his english is almost prefect.
– Sometimes Sean is afraid of Leenu’s temper.
– Leenu is better at dancing than Sean, according to Sean.
– Leenu loves to dance, and his favorite style of dance is break-dancing.
– Sean played an doctor a couple years ago, but thinks he did a very bad job, because he was so nervous did didn’t sleep, and everything went down hill from there.
– When making decisions Leenu listens to options, and says the final decision is his because he’s the leader.
– Sean lived in Germany when he was little.
– If Sean had a younger sister, Leenu said dating her would be forbidden. Sean said the same thing for if the situation was reversed.
– According to Sean Leenu is very good at showing cuteness.
– They did a high note battle, Leenu won.

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Q & A::
Q: What does BoK mean?
A: The message behind the name is “everything going to Be Okay.” BoK = (B)e (OK)ay

Q: Any concepts you’d like to try?
A: Leenu says Sean is good at Pop R&B style songs, it be nice to try that style for an album.

Q: What do you envy about each other?
A: Leenu – Sean’s vocal tone when he speaks. if Sean was a girl he’d call him before going to bed just to listen to the voice.
Sean Lee – Leenu’s big thighs

Live Performance::
기분좋은 날 (The Day )

바람이 분다 (Breeze)

iKon (아이콘)

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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).

Members::
B.I – Leader, Rapper, Composer
Bobby – Rapper
Junhoe (준회) – Vocalist
Jinhwan (진환) – Vocalist
Donghyuk (동혁) – Vocalist
Yoonhyung (윤형) – Vocalist
Chanwoo (찬우) – Maknae, Vocalist

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Tidbits::
– 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.

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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.

Live Performance::
Bling Bling

벌떼 (B-DAY)

Top Secret (일급비밀)

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Top Secret was in the SuperKpop studio for K-Star & Live with DJ Sam. Top Secret (일급비밀) is a boy band that debuted in 2017 under JSL Company.

Members::
Ain (아인) – Leader, Vocalist
Kay (케이) – Vocalist
Yohan (요한) – Vocalist
Wooyoung (우영) – Vocalist, Rapper
Junghoon (정훈) – Rapper
Yonghyun (용현) – Vocalist
Kyungha (경하) – Maknae, Vocalist

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Tidbits::
– Yonghyun introduced himself as the groups vitamin.
– It is a tie between Kyungha & Wooyoung for the title of the hardest member to wake up.
– Wooyoung prefers a Gil who is motherly, and able to care for him.
– Wake Up is the second album in the school trilogy. This one is a more fun loving style compared to the first albums innocent school style.
– 4 members prefer A girl who dances well, and 3 member prefer a girl who sings well.
– If Kay could use mind control he would use it to control Ain and get them dismissed from practice at 6PM.

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Q & A::
Q: If you could plan your world tour where would you go?
A: Wooyoung – USA
Yonghyun – Brazil
Yohan – Italy
Jonghun – Australia
Kyungha – France

Q: What is the biggest difference between now and the last time you were on the show in January?
A: Ain says the biggest difference between now and their debut is that they seem more comfortable, and not as nervous.

Live Performance::
Mind Control

하루 열댓번 (Up & Down)

Choi Nakta (최낙타)

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Choi Nakta was in the SuperKpop studio for Kpop Rising with DJ Sam. Choi Nakta (최낙타) debuted in 2013 under Table Sound (테이블사운드).

Tidbits::
– His friends gave him the nickname Nakta in high school, because he resembles a camel.
– He went on a rank show, and was able to maintain eye contact with the correct camera the whole time. Even though he was beyond nervous because of all the cameras.
– He loves playing games, and soccer.
– 으으 is the sound made when yawning and scratching, and was written one day when he was wishing the blanket he had wrapped around him was the girl he liked.
– He does lots of covers such as Ed Sheeran – shape of you, & Twice – knock knock.
– He prefers night time because songs come out better.
– He like girls who are petite, and cute with beautiful smiles.
– He like summer because he can’t handle the cold of winter.

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Q & A::
Q: What type of concept do you like to try?
A: He would like to try something deep, similar to Damon right.

Q: Who is you role model?
A: He doesn’t have a specific person who he considers a role model. However, he has several musicians he gets inspiration from.

Q: Did you always want to be a singer?
A: He original dream was to be a guitar player in college. His final assignment was to write a song, and he sang to it and the reaction was so good he thought he should be a singer song writer.

Live Performance::
Grab Me

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