Gangkiz: Profile, Discography, Performances

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Everything You Should Know About Core Contents Media’s Girl Group Gangkiz!

K-pop is famous for boy groups and girl groups that debut from different agencies. They compete to be the best during their career journey in music entertainment and try their best with the talents they have to pursue their dreams as K-pop idols. However, what if they are unlucky and considered an underrated group?

In this article, there’s detailed information about the career path of one of the girl groups that debuted under Core Contents Media in 2012, which is Gangkiz. Are you familiar with this name? If not, let’s take a closer look at Gangkiz’s profile, discography, career journey, and disbandment news in the article below!

Gangkiz’s Profile

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Gangkiz (Hangul: 갱키즈) was a South Korean girl group consisting of 7 members, namely Jihyun, Sooeun, Esther, Haein, Hyeji, Somin, and Eunbyul. The girl group formed by GM Contents Media was active in 2012 and released two extended plays entitled WE BECAME GANG and MAMA.

Check out Gangkiz members’ full profiles in the session below!

Gangkiz’s Jihyun

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Real Name: Hwang Ji-hyun (Hangul: 황지현)

Stage Name : Ji-hyun (Hangul: 황지현)

Birth: March 1, 1983

Star Sign: Pisces

Height: 171 cm (5’7″)

Weight: 57 kg

Blood Type: A

Position in the Group: Former Leader, Main Vocalist

Nationality: Korean

Gangkiz’s Sooeun

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Real Name: Choi Moon-ju (Hangul: 최문주), changed to Choi Soo-eun (Hangul: 최수은)

Stage Name: Soo-eun (Hangul: 수은)

Birth: August 4, 1995

Star Sign: Leo

Height: 170 cm (5’7″)

Blood Type: A

Position in the Group: Main Rapper, Lead Dancer

Nationality: Korean

Gangkiz’s Esther

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Real Name: Jeon Jae-hyun (Hangul: 전재현), formerly Jeon Sol-rim (Hangul: 전솔림)

Stage Name: Esther (Hangul: 에스더)

Birth: December 27, 1988

Star Sign: Capricorn

Height: 166 cm (5’6″)

Position in the Group: Leader, Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer

Nationality: Korean

Gangkiz’s Haein

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Real Name: Lee Ji-young (Hangul: 이지영)

Stage Name: Haein (Hangul: 해인)

Birth: April 19, 1986

Star Sign: Aries

Height: 169 cm (5’7″)

Weight: 48 kg

Blood Type: A

Position in the Group: Sub-Vocalist, Visual, Face of the Group

Nationality: Korean

Gangkiz’s Hyeji

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Real Name: Kim Hye-ji (Hangul: 김혜지)

Stage Name: Hye-ji (Hangul: 혜지)

Birth: May 29, 1989

Star Sign: Gemini

Height: 173 cm (5’8″)

Position in the Group: Lead Rapper, Vocalist, Maknae

Nationality: Korean

Gangkiz’s Somin

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Real Name: Kwak So-min (Hangul: 곽소민)

Stage Name: So-min (Hangul: 소민)

Birth: September 19, 1987

Star Sign: Virgo

Height: 171 cm (5’7″)

Position in the Group: Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist

Nationality: Korean

Gangkiz’s Eunbyul

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Real Name: Jo Eun-byul (Hangul: 조은별)

Stage Name: Eun-byul (Hangul: 은별)

Birth: November 3, 1988

Star Sign: Scorpio

Height: 165 cm (5’5″)

Position in the Group: Sub-Vocalist

Nationality: Korean

Gangkiz’s Discography

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During their career as a girl group, Gangkiz had 2 extended plays. Let’s check out Gangkiz’s discography in this session below!

Title Album Details Peak Chart Positions Sales
Released Label Track Listing
EXTENDED PLAYS
We Became Gang May 16, 2012 GM Contents Media Honey Honey 15 KOR: 3,000
오늘밤 (Tonight)
슈퍼러브 (SUPER LOVE)
쉿 (Shh)
난 이별을 모를래요 (I Would Never Think of Goodbye)
MAMA
(We Became Gang Repackaged)
June 25, 2012  GM Contents Media MAMA 22 KOR: 1,182
Honey Honey
오늘밤 (Tonight)
슈퍼러브 (SUPER LOVE)
쉿 (Shh)
난 이별을 모를래요 (I Would Never Think of Goodbye)

 

Besides that, Gangkiz also released several music videos of their singles in several versions. Make sure you don’t skip this session below and watch Gangkiz’s music videos!

On July 12, 2012, Gangkiz released their first music video titled “Honey Honey (Europe Ver.).” In this music video, all the members of Gangkiz who just debuted were seen in their parts. The title song “Honey Honey (Europe Ver.)” shows the essence of exciting and light electronic euro-pop, mournful pop ballad, and funky up-tempo beats. For your information, Gangkiz filmed this music video in Europe for 8 nights and 9 days with T-ara.

On May 21, 2012, Gangkiz released another video for “Honey Honey (Lip Sync Ver.).” Even though they were still promoting their debut song, in this video, the members appear in the lip-sync version where the members mostly show eye contact in every scene with the camera while singing the lyrics of this song.

On May 29, 2012, Gangkiz released another video titled “Honey Honey (Dance Ver.).” This was still the same song as before but with a different video where they conceptualized the dance version. In this video, you can see the beauty of all Gangkiz members who are getting ready to go to a party. They are seen as celebrities who are going to a fashion night party where they have fun while dancing on the floor with a retro concept.

On June 22, 2012, Gangkiz held another comeback with their 2nd single titled “Mama (Drama Ver.).” In the music video, they again appear to be present with another girl crush concept that is no less cool than before. In this music video, each member is seen getting back together to have fun during the holidays to enjoy the winter together.

On the same day, GM Contents Media released another video for the comeback of Gangkiz like the previous song, but another concept was revealed in “Mama (Dance Ver.)” that again shows the visuals of each member who looks like a professional model with their perfect body shapes. Besides that, “Mama (Dance Ver.)” also shows a futuristic concept that is different from the previous music video.