B.I.G’s Heedo: Profile, Facts, Pre-debut, Friendship with UKISS’s Jun

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Learn More About B.I.G’s Talented Lead Rapper Heedo

B.I.G is a Korean idol group formed by G.H Entertainment in July 2014. B.I.G consisted of six members: J-hoon, Benji, Gunmin, Minpyo, Heedo, and Jinseok. B.I.G debuted with the single “Hello.”

B.I.G’s talented lead rapper, Heedo, joined the idol rebooting program The Unit. He gained top two positions in Rap but failed to make an overall impression. During his participation in The Unit, Heedo became close with U-Kiss’ Jun.

In this article, Channel-Korea will talk all about B.I.G’s lead rapper Heedo. So, stay tuned!

B.I.G’s Hee-do’s Full Profile

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Name: Yoo Hee-do

Stage Name: Heedo

Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Date of Birth: April 22nd, 1996

Height: 180 cm

Weight: 60 kg

Zodiac: Taurus

Blood Type: B

Instagram: @yoo_heedo96

Position: Lead rapper

Religion: Protestant

B.I.G’s Hee-do’s Facts

  • He wrote “Thanks to God” from the albums Aphrodite and HELLO HELLO
  • He joined a music academy to polish his music talent
  • He went to China to study
  • Heedo went to the same middle school as AOA’s Chanmi
  • His specialty is rapping and writing rap lyrics
  • He loves eating spicy things, especially spicy rice cakes
  • In the future, he wants to own and open a spicy rice cakes restaurant
  • He has experience working in a convenience store
  • He loves speaking and studying the Chinese language
  • Heedo was born in Seoul but he grew up in Hwasun
  • He has one younger brother and one younger sister
  • Heedo doesn’t like bugs and insects
  • He has a SoundCloud account
  • Heedo participated in the idol rebooting program The Unit and competed against other idol rappers
  • He has appeared in several Korean drama series
  • His favorite book is Kim Hae-chan’s There is No Painful Night and he recommends fans to read the book
  • Heedo and Gunmin have made three duet performances, performing “Vanilla Sky,” “All I Wanna Do,” and “Don’t Worry”
  • In one interview, Heedo confessed that he is the least attractive member of B.I.G
  • Heedo was really close with Jun of U-Kiss during their participation in KBS’ The Unit
  • Fans and viewers of The Unit said that Heedo’s voice is charming
  • According to all members, Heedo is the most transformed member. He was very young when they debuted but transformed into a mature man
  • His favorite actress is Kim Ok-bin. He considers her as the best representation of Aphrodite
  • If he has some free time, Heedo loves to spend time walking on the beach and listening to music
  • If he was to express his love to a girl, he chose Zion T’s “No Make Up” as a confession song

B.I.G’s Hee-do’s Pre-debut Story


Just like any other idol group member, all B.I.G members started as trainees before forming B.I.G. On average, their trainee duration was around three years. Before joining B.I.G as a member, Heedo trained in Plug In Music Academy. He joined the institute with Gunmin and Minpyo.

B.I.G’s Hee-do’s Debut And Active Era


B.I.G debuted on July 9th, 2014, with the single “Hello.” Before releasing the official debut album, all members held street performances on the famous shopping avenue, Myeongdong street. At the busking event, they performed the debut single “Hello.” B.I.G gained attention for the lyrics of “Hello.” The song praised South Korea, especially its culture. B.I.G made their official debut performance in SBS’ The Show.

In 2014, Heedo appeared in the KBS drama Love and Secret. He performed as Woo Sang-jyun, a training manager in a design company.

Heedo also appeared in the comedy web drama Idol Protect the World in 2015. He acted alongside J Hoon and performed as Bryan.

Appearance in KBS’ Survival Show The Unit


Heedo appeared in KBS’ idol rebooting program The Unit. He excelled and gained attention for his rapping skills but his rank hovered below No. 27. In episode 25, he ranked 27th and failed to progress to another round. In the program, fans noticed that Heedo looked serious when making music.

Episode Rank Progress Remarks
25~26 27 Fail
23~24 No ranking
21~22 27 ▲1
19~20 28
17~18 28 ▲1
15~16 29 ▲6
13~14 35
11~12 No ranking Collect 107 votes
9~10 35 ▼2
7~8 33 Green Unit
1~6 No ranking


Date Artist Album Title Song title Lyrics Music
November 13th, 2015 J.Hoon, Heedo, Hyejeong Idol Protect the World (OST Part 1) Just You and Me Now Beok Sang-ju, Jeong Eun-gil, Ahn Eun-jung LeNny
June 13th, 2017 Heedo Tour de Korea Tour de Korea Heedo Crazy Park
November 13th, 2017 Baek Ji-young and others Fly Day Fly Day Jang Young-jin Kim Hyeong-seok
April 10th, 2018 Gonmin x Heedo 1st single album Don’t Worry Don’t Worry Ravi, Heedo Ravi, Yuth
July 31st, 2018 Soya Soya Color Project Volume 3 Y-shirt Y-Shirt (Deep Inside featuring Heedo) Natseon, Heedo, GR8, Moon Natseon, Dalgui, Dono, Fla4free


Title Year Station Role
Love and Secret 2014 KBS Woo Sang-jun
Idol Protect the World 2015 Web Drama Brian
B.I.G Project 2017 MBC Music


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