Find Out More About The K-Pop Girl Group That Debuted With ‘Woochuchu’, Apple.B!

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Get To Know The GH Entertainment Girl Group Apple.B!

The popularity of K-Pop nowadays certainly has an impact on the South Korean entertainment industry. Every year there is a huge number of girl groups and boy groups that debut from various agencies with various concepts. Even now there are many South Korean boy groups and girl groups that have members from outside South Korea such as China, Japan, Thailand, Canada, and so on. Intense and also fierce competition in the South Korean entertainment industry certainly makes a very popular group, and also not popular at all, the role of the agency, in this case, is very important, namely to make their care group more known to the public and loved by many people.

Let’s get acquainted and learn more about one of the girl groups that debuted in 2017, namely Apple.B.

Full Profile and Facts

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Apple.B is a girl group under GH Entertainment that debuted on August 1st, 2017, with their first digital single album Woochuchu. This girl group consists of 5 members, namely Yuji, Yourim, Sandy, Haeun, and Hyunmin. According to Yourim, Apple.B means it is a familiar fruit, and it means that it will show a friendly and diverse look like an apple with many images such as fresh and sweet. It is her favorite name. Just listening to it gives off a cute and refreshing feeling. The following below are the profiles and interesting facts about the members of Apple.B

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Stage Name: Yuji (유지)
Birth Name: Son Yu Ji (손유지)
Position: Leader, Rapper
Date of Birth: November 25th, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 160 cm (5’3″)
Weight: 41 kg (90 lbs)

Yuji Facts:
– She participated in Baby Kara (a South Korean reality TV program to find a new member of Kara)
– She is a former K-Pop Star 2 contestant
– Her specialties are belly dancing, urban dancing, and athletics
– Yuji’s stress relievers are watching dramas and movies and going shopping
– Yuji auditioned for The Unit and passed the auditions
– Her favorite cereal is Special K
– She is currently a member of 3YE

 

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Stage Name: Yourim (유림)
Birth Name: Park You Rim (박유림)
Position: Sub-Vocalist, Visual
Date of Birth: April 13th, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 164 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 45 kg (99 lbs)

Yourim Facts:
– Her specialties are acting and taekwondo
– She can play the piano
– She is currently a member of 3YE

 

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Stage Name: Sandy (샌디)
Birth Name: Seo Min Kyung (서민경)
Position: Main Rapper
Date of Birth: May 3rd, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 162 cm (5 ft 3¾ in)
Weight: 42 kg (92 lbs)

Sandy Facts:
– She is good at speaking English
– She used to go by her real name but then changed her stage name to Sandy
– Her specialty is being a volleyball referee
– She can play the flute and oboe
– Sandy auditioned for The Unit and passed the auditions
– She left GH Entertainment

 

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Stage Name: Haeun (하은)
Birth Name: Yoon Ha Eun (윤하은)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Date of Birth: March 12th, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 164 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 46 kg (101 lbs)

Haeun Facts:
– she’s really good at popping and musical jump rope
– Haeun auditioned for The Unit but she did not make it
– She is currently a member of 3YE

 

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Stage Name: Hyunmin (현민)
Birth Name: Park Hyun Min (박현민)
Position: Main Vocalist, Maknae
Date of Birth: October 14th, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 170 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 51 kg (112 lbs)

Hyunmin Facts:
– Her specialties are singing and voice impressions
– She can play the guitar
– She left GH Entertainment

Discography

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GH Entertainment is a comprehensive entertainment company launched with the aim of presenting a new direction for the Korean pop music industry and further finding and nurturing talented artists at this time, when the Korean Wave has spread widely throughout the world, leading the K-POP culture and formed in 2008. The preparations for the debut of Apple.B took a little over two years. The original plan included former Hello Venus member Yoon Jo and former short-haired member Yoo Jung, but both left GH Entertainment in 2016.

Debut With The Single Album WooChuChu

The video captures the fresh and youthful atmosphere of the five girls in the sunshine, attracting attention, and stimulating the curiosity of the debut album by conveying each member’s fresh charm and lovely appearance.

Along with the sweet lyrics, the addictive melody of the light drum beat is released together, adding to the freshness of the members in an exciting atmosphere, raising expectations for the new song. In addition, the title song “Whochuchu” is a product of songwriter Park Jung-wook, famous for producing various idols’ popular pieces of work, such as Soyoo x Jeong Ki-go, Baek Ji-young, Ben, and Jia. It is expected that a more intense reaction will be gathered as it is known that Firebat met and improved the completeness of the song.

Apple.B made their debut on August 1st, 2017, at The Show Special at Jinju Stadium.

Apple.B Disbanded

Unfortunately, in 2018 Apple.B disbanded. Sandy and Hyunmin left the agency, the remaining 3 girls re-debuted as 3YE on May 21st, 2019.

 

Re-Debut as 3YE

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3YE (third eye) is a three-member girl group belonging to GH Entertainment, created from former members of Apple.B Yourim, Yuji, and Haeun. On May 21st, 2019, the group made its debut with 3YE 1st Digital Single DMT. 3YE (third eye), which deviates from the typical frame of the existing girl groups, draws their own colors with distinctive eyes and interpretations with different perspectives and interpretations of idol scenes.

With the announcement of 3YE’s 2nd Digital Single OOMM in September 2019, K-Pop fans from all over the world have been eagerly anticipating their release thus enabling them to establish a global idol position. And then again, they increased their popularity in February 2020 when they announced the release of the 3rd Digital Single QUEEN. As a result, it attracted fans from all over the world with the color and oriental beauty of the third eye that became even darker.

3YE’s Covers

Before officially debuting as 3YE, the group uploaded various dance covers and showed their extraordinary dancing skills on their YouTube Channel.

They made a dance cover of “No Sunshine” on April 5th, 2019

 

They made a dance cover of “Kiss The Sky” on April 10th, 2019

 

They made a dance cover of “Mad Love” on April 20th, 2019

 

They made a dance cover of “Deja Vu” on April 24th, 2019

 

They made a dance cover of “Bad Guy” on May 6th, 2019

 

They made a dance cover of “Personal” on May 8th, 2019

 

On May 17th, 2019, 3YE appeared in public and performed their dance cover at the Gangnam Station area of Gangnam Square.

Interview

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3YE conducted an interview with Kcrush, one of America’s magazines that talk about K-Pop, K-Drama, artists, writers, beauty/fashion and more, which was released on October 21st, 2019. 3YE first introduced themselves one by one, starting with Ha-eun, “Hello, I am Ha-eun, the mood maker and youngest of the group. I’m 21 years old, and in charge of doing mid-range and deep, low vocals.” continued by Yu-ji, “Hello, my name is Yuji and I’m 22 years old, the charismatic leader and dancer of 3YE. I love watching movies and dramas alone, and enjoy shopping since I love clothes! I can dance, rap, act and I’m able to do a variety of entertainment as well ~ ” And finally Yourim, “Hello, this is Yourim, who has a chic visual and unpredictable charm! I may look cold on the outside but the truth is I’m really bright and laughing out loud. I’m also 22 years old.”

In this interview, Yu-ji also explained the meaning of their group’s name, “The name stands for ‘the third eye,’ so as to differentiate ourselves from other standardized groups. It could be interpreted that we’re totally different from the rest and we wanted to show a unique charm that only we’re able to emanate.”

When asked about the uniqueness of their group, Yuji said, “Each part of our songs has been produced differently and has an addictive chorus, with strong and dramatic music, only 3YE has those unique charms.” The three also expressed their hopes, plans, and goals for each of them, and expressed their gratitude to the fans, Ha-eun said, “We want to evolve and become a world-wide known group. Please stay with us! For the future, 3YE will really improve as a group. I Love You!!!” Yu-ji also said, “Thank you all for always staying with us and hope we can take this journey together for life ~ Please have a great day and listen to our music! Please take good care of yourselves don’t catch a cold! Love you! ” And finally, Yurim said, “Thank you so much for always supporting and loving us. We’ll be showing better stage performances for you guys so, please stay with us ~~~ Love you! ” not only that in this interview, 3YE also talked about their hobbies and favorite food.

Latest News

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On February 20th, 2020, 3YE made their comeback by releasing their 3rd digital single titled “Queen.”

The official music video of “Queen”

They also uploaded a performance version of “Queen.”

 

And also a relay dance version of the song.

Although so far 3YE hasn’t won any show award since debut, many fans are enthusiastic about their comeback this time and praise the concept of this comeback because it is considered unique and suitable for the members. The choreography of this song also received various positive responses from fans. Let’s continue to support 3YE and look forward to their projects in the future, don’t forget to stream “Queen” to provide support for 3YE!