Pop Rock Rookie Band 2Z, Member Profiles and Controversies
Korean rookie rock band 2Z debuted in January 2020 but already made a buzz in the Korean music industry. A combination of visual and music talent, 2Z set a new light in Korean wave that is different from the normal. It was too long since the last time a pop-rock band made a debut in Korea. 2Z get their inspiration from popular rock bands like Radiohead.
2Z captures the attention of each member’s towering height and visual. All of the members are also active as fashion models. In this article, Channel Korea will talk all about rookie band 2Z. So, stay tuned!
2Z is a Korean pop band under the management of GOGO2020 that was debuted on January 14, 2020.. 2Z means that the new music band will fight to Z, to reach the top position in music. 2Z consisted of 5 handsome and talented young musicians, all in their early twenties. They are Bumjun, Hyunwoong, Jiseob, Hyojin and Junhyung.
Other than their music talent, all members are popular for their visual and body height. Each member has a body height of more than 180 cm. Junghyun, the youngest of all, has 192 cm body height while Hyunwoong has 182 cm body height. Most of the 2Z members also work as an active model.
Let’s find them out about the band and the members’ official profile.
Band Name: 2Z
Debut: January 14, 2020.
Stage Name: Bumjun
Name: Park Bum-jun
Birthday: February 3rd, 1999
Position: leader, drummer
Height: 185 cm
Weight: 58 kg
Chinese zodiac: the Year of the Tiger
Interesting facts about Bumjun
- Bumjun was the first member of 2Z that was announced
- Bumjun works as a model for Morph Entertainment
- Bumjun idolizes EXO’s Kai and considered him a role model
- Only Bumjun has his room in 2Z dormitory
- He prefers spring than another season
Stage Name: Hyunwoong
Name: Kim Hyun-woong
Birthday: February 8th, 1998
Position: main rapper
Height: 183 cm
Weight: 58 kg
Blood Type: O
Interesting facts about Hyunwoong
- He used to be an idol member of 14U
- His parents are his role models and Zico is his idol role model
- In the dormitory, he lives with other 2Z members in the same room
- He loves autumn in Korea
- He loves sleeping and playing basketball
- His talent is dancing, rapping, acting and writing lyrics for his songs
- He was the fourth member that was announced to the public.
Stage Name: Hojin
Name: Kim Ho-jin
Birthday: July 3, 2001
Position: main vocalist
Height: 188 cm
Weight: 63 kg
Interesting facts about Hojin
- His talents are cooking, playing basketball and acting
- He was the last member of 2Z to be revealed
- He is also a model under Morph Entertainment
- He loves the atmosphere of winter in Korea
Stage Name: Jiseob
Name: Jung Ji-seob
Birthday: November 11, 2001
Height: 185 cm
Weight: 60 kg
Interesting facts about Jiseob:
- He loves playing basketball, bowling and acting
- He prefers summer than another season
- His role model is Lauv, an American multi-talented singer, songwriter and producer
- He works as a model for Morph Entertainment
- 2Z members love to fool and make fun of him
- Jiseob is the third member to be announced
Stage Name : Junghyun
Name : Lee Jung-hyun
Birthday : May 20, 2002
Position : Bassist
Height : 190 cm
Weight : 65 kg
Interesting facts about Junghyun :
- He is also a model in Morph Entertainment
- His favorite season is autumn
- Junghyun lives in the same room with Hojin, Jiseob and Hyunwoong
- Junghyun was the second member to be announced to media
Before the official debut, each member was announced to media. The first member, Bumjun was announced on November 18th, 2019 while the last member, Hojin, was announced on November 22th, 2020. On November 25th, GOGO2020 released behind the story videos of 2Z to media.
2Z officially debuted after releasing their first mini album, We Tuzi, on January 14, 2020. The title single for their first album was My 1st Hero.
1st Mini Album
2Z made a debut performance on KBS2 Music Bank on January 3rd, 2020. On that day, the group announced the date of the official release of the debut album WE TUZI. 2Z members said that the band got inspirations from popular rock bands like Radiohead. Each member is fans of the same bands, and they decided to form a music band and to practice the song. The popular bands are like heroes to all members. In My 1st Hero, 2Z delivered the sincerity and fighting spirit to overcome the difficulties and terrifying world and live in a wonderful day.
|1||My 1st Hero||Shin Gong-hoon, Jung Han-jeong, Kim Hyun-woong||Shin Gong-hoon, Uhm Ju-hyuk, Yoon Eun-seo, Jung Han-Jeong||Shin Gong-hoon, Uhm Ju-hyuk, Yoon Eun-seok|
|2||1822||Shin Gong-hoon, Kim Hyun-woong||Shin Gong-hoon, Uhm Ju-hyuk, Yoon Eun-seok||Shin Gong-hoon, Uhm Ju-hyuk, Yoon Eun-seok|
|3||Roullette||Jung Han-jeong, Kim Hyun-woong||Shin Gong-hoon, Uhm Ju-hyuk, Yoon Eun-seo, Jung Han-Jeong||Shin Gong-hoon, Uhm Ju-hyuk, Yoon Eun-seok|
|4||Keep The Promise||Shin Gong-hoon, Jung Han-jeong, Kim Hyun-woong||Shin Gong-hoon, Uhm Ju-hyuk, Yoon Eun-seok||Shin Gong-hoon, Uhm Ju-hyuk, Yoon Eun-seok|
|5||My 1st Hero (Inst.)||Shin Gong-hoon, Uhm Ju-hyuk, Yoon Eun-seo, Jung Han-Jeong||Shin Gong-hoon, Uhm Ju-hyuk, Yoon Eun-seok|
2nd Mini Album
2Z held several events, like fan meeting and signing even, and teaser videos release that lead to the release on Nostrum on May 5th, 2020.
|1||Doctor||Shin Gong-hoon, Jung Han-jeong,||Shin Gong-hoon, Jung Han-jeong, Uhm Ju-hyuk,||Uhm Ju-hyuk, Yoon Eun-seok|
|2||Twenty Five||Jung Han-jeong, Kim Hyun-woong||Jung Han-jeong, Uhm Ju-hyuk,||Uhm Ju-hyuk, Yoon Eun-seok|
|3||Not Bad||Shin Gong-hoon, Jung Han-jeong||Shin Gong-hoon, Jung Han-jeong, Uhm Ju-hyuk,||Uhm Ju|
|4||Doctor (Inst.)||Shin Gong-hoon, Jung Han-jeong, Uhm Ju-hyuk,||Uhm Ju|