Get personal with member of K-Pop boy group Be.A Milly
Milly (밀리) began his career with Snakehead/K-Much under the stage name G.Low. Later, when Snakehead changed their name to Be.A (Hangul: 비에이, shortened from Be. Artist or Be an Artist; formerly known as K-Much), he also soon after changed his stage name to Milly before later deciding to depart from the group due to creative and musical differences. Now, after Be.A has disbanded, the former rapper of the group has to embrace his individual solo path under the new stage name, Illuxion.
Curious to know more about him then and now? Check out this article to find out everything you need to know about him!
Be.A’s Milly’s full profile
Stage Name: Milly (formerly known as G.LOW)(밀리)
Birth Name: Kim Jae-oh (김재오)
Birthday: September 22nd, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 62 kg (136 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Be.A’s Milly’s fun facts
- Seoul, South Korea, is his birthplace
- In his childhood, he used to live in Pennsylvania, United States for about five years
- He studied at Washington University
- He has a tattoo on his right wrist
- He trained for about a year in Chrome Entertainment before his debut
- According to other members, he is said to like to snore when sleeping
- Playing the trumpet is one of his hobbies
- He has a flexible thumb
- His special talents are that he’s good at driving and he’s good at crossing his eyes
- According to other members, he drinks coffee more than water
- According to him, drinking coffee makes him seem cooler and from abroad
- He was one of the contestants in Mnet’s survival show MIX NINE and finished in rank 61
- When asked about his musical role models, he mentioned Big Bang because, for him, it is really amazing to keep it as a team for more than 10 years and it is his goal to live long and be active like them
- On August 27th, 2019, he left Be.A due to creative and musical differences with the group
- He now promotes as a rapper under the stage name Illuxion
About Be.A’s Milly’s personality
Milly once said that he is not a unique person, but it is simply wrong since he has a lot of special talents! Aside from his amazing talent in rapping, he also has a few unique talents related to his body language such as pulling his thumb backward (he has a very flexible thumb!), crossing his eyes, and making a wave with his eyebrows. Other members even called him ‘a genius’ for that reason. If that is not a talent, we don’t know what is.
Aside from that, he is also a very deep and creative artist. He often channels his deep thoughts and emotions through his rap lyrics, which he writes completely on his own.
In one of his rap lyrics, he told fans about his efforts to overcome the loneliness of that time, reminiscent of the difficult times while studying abroad alone as a junior high school student.
His creative talent and sense of art are also mirrored through his artistic Instagram page filled with glimpses of his creativity.
And lastly, he is a very affectionate and sensitive person! He isn’t scared to show his emotions and say “I Love You” a lot, like the one in this video.
“Hello~ I’m Be.A’s rapper, Milly~ I want to be funny… but man… it’s hard ㅜㅜ But I bet members know my love for them,” he said. Check out his cute affection and impressions of others Be.A members below!
Be.A’s Milly in Mix Nine
In 2017, Milly participated in a reality survival show created by JTBC and YG Entertainment named MIX NINE (믹스나인) under the name Kim Jae-oh. He showed his talent in the midst of 400 participants from a total of 70 agencies who also participated in the show. In the show, he was not the only male participant as he also competed with 72 male contestants and even one of them was his fellow Be.A bandmate, ATO.
Unfortunately, he didn’t win and get to debut with the show’s project group, and was eliminated and finished in the 61st position. Even though he had to finish early, he still had a very meaningful experience as he said that the show has connected him to a few close friends such as Wyatt, Hyunsuk, Junkyu, and Byounggo.
Check out his group performance of EPIK HIGH’s “Born Hater” below!
Be.A’s Milly’s visual
Milly was a very cute baby, with his chubby cheeks and bright eyes.
Who would have thought that a few years later, he will lose his baby fat and turn out to be a sexy and cool man?!
Oops, it would seem that he hasn’t really lost the ‘cute’ part as he still looks very cute, if not cuter.
On top of everything else, he has a very cool personal style.
You grew up well, Jae-oh^^
Be.A’s Milly’s latest news
It is not a surprise that Milly is an aspiring rapper, and he has been mentioning for some time to appear on shows like Mnet’s Show Me the Money to show off his skills.
When he was still promoting with Be.A, fans have been familiar with Milly’s dreams to appear on SMTM, since he mentioned it a few times. When he was asked about his plan to appear on the show in one of the interviews, he personally replied that he wanted to join, but he was cautious that if the result was not good, it would have an adverse effect on the team.
Again, when he was asked about something to look forward to in his career after appearing in JTBC’s MIX NINE, he mentioned that he would like to appear on Show Me the Money.
— Portal KHIPHOP (@portalkhiphop) August 7, 2020
Well, it seems like 2020 is the year to finally realize his dream. A source on Twitter shared glimpses of pictures that showed Milly finally auditioning for Show Me The Money 9, which aired in 2020 during the Pandemic.
Show Me The Money 9 💰🔥 pic.twitter.com/GHmAckCmli
— 김재오 Illuxion (@gloooww_) October 17, 2020
Milly has been drawing attention since he was in Be.A by participating in the entire album through his lyrics writing for his rap part. He also said that he was greedy for writing lyrics.
On August 27th, 2019, he left Be.A due to creative and musical differences with the group and now he pursues his individual path as a solo rapper under the stage name Illuxion.
Let’s wait for his appearance in Show Me the Money 9 episodes. Yay!
Want to know more about Milly’s daily and recent activities? Follow his Instagram page to stay updated!
So, those are all the things that you need to know regarding Be.A’s former member and rapper, Milly! What do you think of him? Do you miss him? Share your thoughts in the comment box below!