B.A.P (비에이피) Profile


B.A.P is a six-member hip hop South Korean K-pop boy band formed by TS Entertainment in 2012. The group consists of Bang Yongguk, Kim Himchan, Jung Daehyun, Yoo Youngjae, Moon Jongup and Choi Junhong (Zelo). On 26th January 2012, B.A.P made their recording debut with the single “Warrior”, with MTV Korea calling it “powerful and charismatic”. On 27th January 2012, the group made their official debut on KBS Music Bank.
From 8th January until 10th March 2012, the group starred in a reality show, Ta-Dah, It’s B.A.P, which aired on SBS MTV. The show focused on how the six members play the role of aliens from a different planet who worked together to debut as B.A.P.
On January 28, 2012, B.A.P held its debut showcase in Jangchung Gymnasium, Seoul, which was attended by over 3,000 people. On February 03, 2012, Warrior – The First Single Album debuted on Billboard’s World Albums Chart at #10. In South Korea, Warrior sold over 10,000 copies in just two days upon its release.
B.A.P has been described as a group that is “set out to differentiate itself among the pretty-boy male idol groups currently dominating the K-Pop world with a tough, bad boy image, smashing car windows, kicking up dirt and, you know, doing as boys do.”
Name: B.A.P (Best Absolute Perfect)
Hangul Name: 비에이피
Members: Bang Yongguk, Kim Himchan, Jung Daehyun, Yoo Youngjae, Moon Jongup, Zelo (Choi Junhong)
Label: TS Entertainment
Debut Date: January 26, 2012
Years Active: 2012-Present
Debut Song: Warrior
Fanclub Name: BABY
Official Fanclub: The 1st BABY
Official Korean Website: http://www.tsenter.co.kr/
Official TS Entertainment YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TSENT2008
Official Matoki YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/officialmatoki
Official B.A.P Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/OFFICIALB.A.P
Official Matoki Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/officialmatoki
Official B.A.P me2day: http://me2day.net/official-bap
Official TS Entertainment Twitter: http://it.twitter.com/TS_Enter
Official Matoki Twitter: https://twitter.com/officialmatoki


Full Name: Bang Yong Guk (방용국)
Nickname: Yongguk
Birth Date: March 31, 1990
Hometown: Incheon

Family: Parents, Older Sister, Older Twin Brother

Education: Gaewoong Elementary • Gaewoong Middle School • Yoohan High School • Kyunghee Cyber University

Hobbies: Playing alone, Exercise, Basketball, Baseball
Skills: Rap, Writing lyrics, Composing
Personality: Blunt
Role Model: 1TYM TEDDY
Usual Fashion Style: Street Hip Hop
Frequent Habit: Thinking of rhymes
Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite Type of Music: Hip Hop, Soul
Favorite Color: Red, Black
Favorite Movie: “Constantine”
Favorite Number: 0
Pre-debut: Member of Soul Connection under stage name ‘Jepp Blackman’


Full Name: Kim Him Chan (김힘찬)
Nickname: Himchan

Birth Date: April 19, 1990

Hometown: Seoul
Family: Parents, Older Sister
Education: Yoojin Kindergarten • Chungam Elementary School • Gukak National Middle School • National School of Traditional Music • Korea National University of Performing Arts
Hobbies: Shopping
Skills: Guitar, Playing traditional korean instruments, MC
Personality: Gentle and against war, a pacifist. Cheerful and sometimes not so much
Role Model: Doesn’t have one. He wants to make himself one
Usual Fashion Style: Colorful Street
Frequent Habit: Calculating how much he ate in a day, thinking of a melody and making a song out of it
Favorite Food: Japanese Food
Favorite Type of Music: Urban, R&B
Favorite Color: Black, Gold, Red
Favorite Movie: “Wish”, “Breathless”, “A Bittersweet Life”, “I’m Going To Meet Her Now”
Favorite Number: 1
Pre-debut: Host for MTV The Show


Full Name: Jung Dae Hyun
Nickname: Daehyun

Birth Date:  June 28, 1993

Hometown: Busan
Family: Parents, Older Brother
Education: Kindergarten • Seokwang Elementary School • Sajik Elementary School • Sajik Middle School • Busan Computer and Science High School
Hobbies: Watching movies
Skills: Singing
Personality: Shy, Tough
Role Model: Shin Youngjae
Usual Fashion Style: Modest attire
Frequent Habit: Licking his lips
Favorite Food: Cheesecake
Favorite Type of Music: R&B, Ballad
Favorite Color: Fluorescent colors
Favorite Movie: “SF”, “Fantasy”
Favorite Number: None
Pre-debut: Nataraja Academy


Full Name: Yoo Young Jae (유영재)
Nickname: Youngjae
Birth Date: January 24, 1994
Family: Parents, Older Brother
Education: Seshil Kindergarten • Balgok Elementary School • Balgok Middle School • Uijeongbu Technical High School
Hobbies: Listening to music, Sleeping
Personality: Gentle but sometimes has mood swings as an AB type
Role Model: Musiq Soulchild
Usual Fashion Style: Clean Hip Hop
Frequent Habit: Biting his nails
Favorite Food: Meat
Favorite Type of Music: R&B, Neo Soul
Favorite Color: Sky blue
Favorite Movie: “Sunny”
Favorite Number: 10
Pre-debut: Trainee under JYP Entertainment


Full Name: Moon Jong Up (문종업)
Nickname: Jongup
Birth Date: February 6, 1995
Hometown: Bundang
Family: Parents, 2 Older Brothers
Education: Sunae Elementary School • Sunae Middle School • Hanlim Arts High School
Hobbies: Listening to music
Skills: Dancing
Personality: Shy
Role Model: Chris Brown
Usual Fashion Style: Street
Frequent Habit: Hearing the sound of his knuckles cracking
Favorite Food: Raw meat
Favorite Type of Music: Dance music, Hip Hop, R&B
Favorite Color: Black
Favorite Movie: “Step Up Series”
Favorite Number: 1
Pre-debut: N/A


Full Name: Choi Jun Hong (최준홍)
Nickname: Zelo
Birth Date: October 15, 1996
Hometown: Mokpo
Family: Parents, Older Brother
Education: Mokpo Yehyang Elementary School • Sungnae Middle School
Hobbies: Listening to music, Writing lyrics
Skills: Rap, Dance, Acrobatics, Beatboxing, Skateboarding
Personality: Shy
Role Model: Kanye West, Will.I.Am
Usual Fashion Style: He likes street fashion but likes dressing like a slim fit model
Frequent Habit: Blinking
Favorite Food: Kimchi
Favorite Type of Music: Kanye West’s “Good Morning”, Electronic, Hip Hop, R&B
Favorite Color: Grey, Green, Red
Favorite Movie: ”Crossing”, “Step Up”
Favorite Number: 7
Pre-debut: JOY Dance Academy
Links: @ZELO96

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