D-UNIT’s J.NEY: Profile, Facts, Debut

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Find Out More About D-Unit’s Temporary Member and Multi-Talented Rapper-Actress, Jney

D-Unit is a girl group under the management of D-Business Entertainment. Initially, D-Unit debuted with three members but one member left the group after the promotion of the debut album. The group continued promotions as a duo consisting of Ram and Zin, but they soon recruited a new member, Jney, for the promotion of their second album.

D-Unit’s additional member, Jney debuted as an idol at a very young age. D-Unit was her third idol group after Sweety and GP Basic. Jney was the lead rapper in every group that she participated in. Other than performing as a rapper, Jney has also acted in movies, various dramas, variety programs.

In this article, Channel-Korea will talk about D-Unit’s Rapper, Jney. So, stay tuned!

Full Profile and Facts

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Profile

Full Name: Byun Seung-mi

Stage Name: Jney

Place of Birth: Incheon, South Korea

Date of Birth: December 14th, 1998

Height: 166 cm

Weight: 48 kg

Zodiac: Sagittarius

Chinese Zodiac: The Year of the Tiger

Blood Type: A

Position: Rapper

Twitter: @bsm12144

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Facts

  • She wanted to be a singer from a very young age. She told her mother confidently that she will be a singer and be responsible for her choices
  • Jney debuted as a member of the mixed group Sweety at the age of 10 years old
  • She received a lot of criticism and anti-fans during her activity as a Sweety member
  • Jney joined GP Basic at the age of 12 years old. GP Basic holds the record as the youngest idol group with an average age of 13.5 years old
  • In 2014, she quit GP Basic to focus on her acting career but re-joined again in 2015
  • She nearly joined Loen Entertainment but decided against signing with the company at the last minute
  • Jney has participated in various idol related TV programs: Unpretty Rapstar, The Unit, The Last Audition of My Life
  • Jney joined D-Unit during the promotion of Talk To My Face and Thank You
  • She signed a contract with MBK Entertainment in 2017
  • She won the competition as a model for a famous fried chicken chain shop

Debut Era

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Jney debuted with D-Unit in January 2013. The teaser image of her introduction to D-Unit was released before D-Unit’s comeback stage. GP Basic fans worried that her participation in D-Unit would mean disbandment of GP Basic. Jney returned to GP Basic in July 2013.

Golden Era

2015 and 2016 were the golden years of Jney. She participated in various dramas and music programs. Jney acted alongside IU and Kim Su-hyun in the 2015 KBS2 TV drama Producer. Her most prominent activity must be her performance as one of the contestants of Unpretty Rapstar. On the program, she showed her rapping talent and competed with other young rappers.

Disbandment

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D-Unit lasted merely two years. The first member, Ujin departed in 2013. Additional member, Jney, joined in January 2013 only to return to her previous group six months later.

Jney participated in GP Basic’s last single, “Pika Burnjuck” in February 2014. However, in early 2015, the group held a promotion event in China without her participation. Later, GP Basic continued promotions without Trinity or Jney. “Pika Burnjuck” was the last single of GP Basic.

That was all the information about D.Unit rapper Jney. Find out more information about other members in related Channel-Korea articles.