Members of B.A.P (비에이피): Yongguk, Himchan, Daehyun, Youngjae, Jongup and Zelo. On August 23, 2018, it was announced that Yongguk's contract with TS Ent. has expired and B.A.P will continue as a 5-member group until their contracts end. Zelo's contract ended on December 2, 2018 and he also decided not to renew his contract with the agency. B.A.P debuted on January 26, 2012 under TS Entertainment. As of February 18, 2019, all of the remaining B.A.P members' contracts have been terminated and they will not be renewing them.
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Stage name: Himchan, 힘찬
Real name: Kim Him Chan, 김힘찬
In the group B.A.P: subvocalist, rapper, visual
Birthday: April 19, 1990
Zodiac sign: Aries
Facts about Himchan
1) Kim Himchan was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea.
2) Himchan's family: parents, older sister.
3) Kim Himchan's education: Korea National University of Arts (traditional arts), National High School of Korean Traditional Music (07′).
4) Himchan's love for music came from an early age. He was studying Western and traditional Korean (gukak) music when he received a call about an opportunity to enter the entertainment industry, which he was also interested in. Kim Himchan can play the janggu (traditional Korean musical instrument) and has also worked with artists who played the shamisen (Japanese traditional musical instrument) during the pre-debut.
5) Kim Himchan has been a trainee for 1.5 years.
6) Himchan was the second member of B.A.P to be officially announced in August 2011.
7) Kim Himchan was the sub-vocalist, rapper and visual of B.A.P from January 26, 2012 to February 18, 2019 when he signed with TS Ent. expired and he decided not to update it. All B.A.P members have hinted at resuming activities under a different name.
8) Himchan made his debut as an actor on January 13, 2018, playing the role of Lee Sun in the historical play 'Yodo'.
9) On July 24, 2018, a certain woman accused Kim Himchan of sexual harassment. The police became interested in this case, Himchan denied the allegations, arguing that everything was by mutual agreement.
10) Himchan's ideal type is a kind woman.
Stage name: Daehyun, 대현
Real name: Jung Dae Hyun, 정대현
In the group B.A.P: main vocalist, face of the group
Birthday: June 28, 1993
Zodiac sign: Cancer
Facts about Daehyun
1) Jung Daehyun is from Donnae-gu, Busan, South Korea.
2) Daehyun was born on the same day as Lee Teri.
3) Jung Daehyun has an older brother.
4) Daehyun wants to become an actor.
5) Jung Daehyun wrote many songs: How about you, Dark Light, Shadow and I Can't Fly.
6) Daehyun is close to Seungkwan (Seventeen), Kwon Hyunbin (former JBJ member) and Lee Su-Woong (Boys Republic).
7) Jung Daehyun loves to sing.
8) Daehyun's ideal type: Someone like Shin Saimdang.
Stage name: Youngjae, 영재
Real name: Yoo Young Jae, 유영재
B.A.P: lead vocalist
Birthday: January 24, 1994
Zodiac sign: Aquarius
1) Yoo Youngjae was born in Bangbae-dong, Seoul, South Korea.
2) Youngjae family: parents and older brother.
3) Yoo Youngjae's education: Uijeongbu Technical High School.
4) Youngjae was a smart student, he scored 90% in science, history, Korean and English.
5) Yoo Youngjae developed a love for music before entering high school. He trained under JYP Entertainment for a year, where he auditioned with J-Hope (BTS) and Dino (Halo). Youngjae left JYP as his debut day was nowhere near. He was introduced by an acquaintance to an agent of TS Entertainment, with whom he subsequently signed a contract after passing an audition.
6) Youngjae has been training for a total of 4 years.
7) In early 2019, Yoo Youngjae founded his independent label JWORLD.
8) In March 2019, it was announced that Youngjae signed with a new agency and debuted as a solo artist on April 19, 2019 with 'Fancy'.
9) Youngjae's ideal type is someone who loves him very much.
Stage name: Jongup, 종업
Real name: Moon Jongup, 문종업
B.A.P: Main dancer, lead vocalist
Birthday: February 6, 1995
Zodiac sign: Aquarius
1) Jongup Moon was born in Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do, a satellite city of Seoul, South Korea.
2) Jongup family: parents, two older brothers.
3) Education of Moon Jongup: Hanlim Multi Art School, Sunae Middle School.
4) Jongup has been interested in dancing since high school. Dancing gave him a sense of comfort and he began attending tournaments and competitions. On stage, Moon Jongup felt fascinated on stage and wanted to become a professional artist. Jongup then auditioned for TS Entertainment, where he was accepted and offered a position in a new boy group.
5) Moon Jongup starred in SECRET's 'Shy Boy', 'Starlight Moonlight' and Bang & Zelo's 'Never Give Up' videos a year before B.A.P's debut.
6) Jongup has been a trainee for 1.5 years.
7) The biggest influence on the musical taste of Moon Jongup was Chris Barun, he also became a model of behavior.
8) Jongup was the main dancer and lead vocalist of B.A.P from January 26, 2012 to February 18, 2019 when he signed with TS Ent. expired and he decided not to renew it. All of the B.A.P members have hinted that they may be resuming activities under a different name and under a different agency.
9) Jongup's ideal type: He prefers girls older than him with the same interest in anime.
Stage name: Yongguk, 용국
Real name: Bang Yong Guk, 방용국
In the group B.A.P: main rapper, leader
Birthday: March 31, 1990
Zodiac sign: Aries
1) Bang Yongguk was born in Incheon, South Korea. As a child, he briefly moved to the offshore Ijak Islands near Incheon.
2) Yongguk's family: parents, older sister (Natasha), older twin brother (Yongnam).
3) Bang Yongguk's education: Kyunghee Cyber University, Yuhan High School ('08), Gae Woong Middle School.
4) Yongguk speaks Korean, Japanese and English and Spanish.
5) Bang Yong Guk was the leader and main rapper of the k-pop group B.A.P from 2012 to 2018 until his contract with TS Entertainment expired on August 23, 2018 and he decided not to renew it. All of the B.A.P members have hinted at a possible future reunion under a different name.
6) Yongguk developed his songwriting skills after posting rap lyrics on an online forum when he was still in middle school.
7) Bang Yong Guk was a member of the underground hip hop group Soul Connection, his stage name was Jepp Blackman.
8) The hip-hop duo 'Untouchable' were the first to recommend Yongguk to their agency TS Ent. Yongguk signed with TS in 2010.
9) A year before B.A.P's debut, Bang Yong Guk and Zelo debuted as a rap subunit of Bang & Zelo.
10) On March 15, 2019, Yongguk released his first solo album “BANGYONGGUK”, which ranked 9th on Billboard’s World Albums Chart.
11) Yongguk's ideal type is a virtuous woman.
Stage name: Zelo, 젤로
Real name: Choi Jun Hong, 최준홍
B.A.P: Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer, Maknae
Birthday: October 15, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Facts about Zelo
1) Zelo was born and raised in Mokpo, South Korea.
2) Choi Junhong's family: parents, older brother, Mochi (dog).
3) Education Zelo: School of Performing Arts Seoul (15′), Sungdae Middle School.
4) Nicknames of Choi Junhong: Noona “Killer” (xD).
5) Zelo speaks Korean and English.
6) As a child, Choi Junghong dreamed of becoming a football player, but subsequently changed his mind, his love for music grew in him and he began to think about a career as a singer. Zelo is also interested in dancing and beatboxing.
7) At the age of 10, Zelo started attending a well-known music academy in Gwangju where Big Bang's Seungri and BTS' J-Hope also studied. There, Choi Junhong began to study rap and dance. He also started attending auditions, but was unsuccessful due to being too young.
8) Choi Junghong ended up under TS Entertainment and made his debut in the hip-hop duo 'Bang & Zelo' along with fellow B.A.P Yongguk in 2011.
9) Zelo joined k-pop group B.A.P on January 26, 2012 under TS Entertainment, where he was the lead rapper, dance lead and "cute, innocent" maknae. The contract with TS ended on December 2nd, 2018 and he decided not to renew it. All the members of B.A.P have hinted that a reunion in the future under a different name is possible.
10) Zelo's Ideal Type: "A person with a sweet smile who is good at English."