The Light of BAE173—Bit!
BAE173 (Before Anyone Else; 1: Perfection; 73: Lucky Number) is a 9-member K-Pop boy group under the agency PocketDol Studio, a subsidiary of MBK Entertainment and Interpark, which consists of Junseo, J-Min, Hangyul, Yoojun, Muzin, Youngseo, Doha, Dohyun, and Bit. Amongst those gorgeous members, stood one cute member named Bit who appears like his stage name, Light, with his charming aura and stunning visuals. He also holds an important position in the group as he is the vocalist that gives soul to the group’s songs.
Are you curious and want to get to know him better? If so, let’s scroll down this article to see his charm!
Full Profile of BAE173’s Bit
- Stage Name: Bit (빛)
- Birth Name: Noh Min-jae (노민재)
- Position: Vocalist
- Birthday: July 21st, 2004
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- Height: –
- Weight: –
- Blood Type: A
- Nationality: Korean
Facts to Know about BAE173’s Bit
- He was introduced on September 7th, 2020
- His visual is said to resembled actor Lee Minho
- Monkey is his Chinese zodiac sign
- He is one of several 2004 liners in the group along with Doha and Dohyun
His baptismal name is Antonio, same as his English name
His hometown is Seoul
He has lived in the Philippines
In the past, he was active as a child model
He studied at Hallym Entertainment Arts High School and was in the same class as member Dohyun
He likes ballad songs from the 90s
His nickname within the group is Bear
It is said that he often uses English when talking with Do-hyun
He is very interested in fish and is said to know plenty about fish like an expert
When he was in middle school, he wanted to learn more about fish, so he worked part-time at an aquarium
His favorite food is sashimi, fish, sikhye, and makchang
He said that there is no food that he cannot eat, and if there is, it is made to be eaten somehow
The members say that he is good at cooking.
His hobby is raising tropical fish and find a restaurant
When the tension is high, his voice becomes very loud
He said that his attractive point is maturity
Before going to bed, he writes a brief journal about his feelings and reflects on the day
He said that he has a lot of fears
His favorite season is spring
His favorite MBTI is INFP
Bit’s Official Debut with BAE173
When the news of BAE173’s debut was first announced in November 2020, there were lots of expectations from fans who were looking forward to this new idol group to see how they compete against other newcomers, such as Aespa, ENHYPEN, and several other idols. Their concept trailer for the debut mini-album was released on November 9th, 2020, bringing the concept of space and futurism onto their debut.
As the studio introduced each concept and character of the members, Bit was in charge of being the ‘wink boy’ of the group. Bit’s individual trailer was released on October 9th, 2020, with him showing his sweetness in an indoor camping setting, accompanied by starry night and starry lights.
PockedDol Studio (as the group’s label) also issued a teaser in the form of an image via their official social media. There, there are pictures of the members of BAE173’s feet with the album title INTERSECTION: SPARK.
Before debut, BAE173 made their first public appearance on KBS2’s Immortal Songs where they sang as a tribute for songwriter and producer Pdogg. The episode was aired on November 14th, 2020.
The group finally made their debut on November 19th, 2020, at 6 p.m. KST by releasing their mini-album titled INTERSECTION: SPARK along with the MV for their title track “Crush on U.” Their debut song features a fast tempo beat that makes fans excited. Under the theme of falling in love, “Crush on U” tells the story of boys who are still not used to feelings of love and show that they don’t believe in love until they finally meet their soulmate. This song stands out for its sweetness.
Their song contains sweet lyrics such as:
I will fall in love with this
You look beautiful
It will be a big problem
I want to love
I have feelings for you
Got feelings for you
I think I am lost
Maybe I have feelings for you
In their album, INTERSECTION: SPARK, there are four other tracks included, like “prelude: with me,” “FLY,” “The Words That Can’t Die,” and “All You Are.”
The group also first unveiled the stage of their debut through an online showcase on November 19th, 2020, and began full-scale promotional activities.
The group received such a heartwarming welcome as their music video reached 10 million views only in six days, making them one of the breakthrough groups in 2020. They even filled the cover artist of Ten Asia’s Tenstar magazine where they also had a 24-page feature in the December 2020 issue.
BAE173’s Bit’s Visual that Resembles Actor Lee Minho
BAE173’s Bit has been called, ‘shiny and bright visual’ and has received a lot of attention for his exotic appearance and resemblance to actor Lee Minho.
His cute appearance has made him the perfect resemblance on top of his sweet, gentlemanly image. Although he has a cute face in general, his eyes still give off such an intensity that makes the fans swoon by his charisma. He can be a cutie noona-stealer as well as a charismatic, charming oppa.