Korean Band Purple Rain: Members’ Profiles, Songs, Interviews

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South Korean Rock Band Purple Rain

Purple Rain (퍼플레인) is a South Korean rock band. They debuted under JTBC Studios on October 24th, 2019. Purple Rain consists of Chae Bohoon (vocalist), Yang Jiwan (guitarist), Kim Hajin (bassist), Lee Nau (pianist), Jeong Gwang-hyeon (drummer). Long story short, Purple Rain were formed through a survival show produced by JTBC titled Superband in 2019. The show was produced by the same production team of Phantom Singer, and Hidden Singer.

In the first round of Superband, Chae Bohoon was teamed up with Yang Jiwan, Kim Hajin, and Jeong Gwang-hyeon presenting a song titled “Paradise Lost.” Lee Nau was on another team performing a self-composed song by Hong Isaac titled “Childhood Memories.” Ahead of the final round, Yang Ji-wan, Chae Bo-hoon, Kim Ha-jin, Jeong Gwang-hyeon, and Lee Nau formed the final team. They performed Aerosmith’s song “Dream On,” Loren Allred’s “Never Enough” (The Greatest Showman OST), The Alan Parson’s Project’s “Old and Wise.” Purple Rain ended up ranking 3rd with 39.052 accumulative points.

In this article, Channel-Korea will tell you all about Purple Rain. Stay tuned!

Full Profiles

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Purple Rain debuted on February 28th, 2020, with the digital single “The King Must Die.” Consisting of five members, Purple Rain produced a great rock song. Check out the members’ profiles and Purple Rain’s official accounts below!

Official Accounts

Bohoon

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  • Stage Name: Bohoon (보훈)
  • Position: Leader, Lead Vocalist, Guitarist
  • Real Name: Chae Bohoon (채보훈)
  • Nickname: Chae Vocal, Rock Squirrel, Chae Gyeo-ju, Choi Go-hun
  • Date of Birth: August 23rd, 1992
  • Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea
  • Star Sign: Virgo
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Blood Type: A
  • Siblings: an older brother
  • Agency: Apple Jam Music, JTBC Studios
  • Associated acts: Pulse (formerly), The VANE, Purple Rain
  • Debut date: December 15th, 2014 (with Pulse); August 3rd, 2015 (with The VANE); February 28th, 2020 (with Purple Rain)
  • Years active: 2015 – present
  • Education: Daejin High School (Daegu), Keimyung University (majoring in Music Production), Master of Music Production at Sejong University Graduate School of Convergence Arts.
  • MBTI: INFJ-T
  • Instagram: Bohoonie
  • Twitter: flybonyTheVANE053

Jiwan

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  • Stage Name:  Jiwan (지완)
  • Position: Guitarist
  • Real Name: Yang Ji Wan (양지완)
  • Date of Birth: February 6th, 1993
  • Birthplace: Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
  • Star Sign: Aquarius
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Agency: OUI Entertainment, JTBC Studios
  • Associated acts: Xinbeat Official, Purple Rain
  • Debut date: 2008-2015 (with AXIZ); 2016-2017 (with The Head); 2017-2019 (with Under Cardean); 2019-present (with Xinbeat); February 28th, 2020 (with Purple Rain)
  • Years active: 2011 – present
  • Instagram: yangjiwan_
  • Twitter: Xinbeat Official

Hajin

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  • Stage Name: Hajin (하진)
  • Position: Bassist
  • Real Name: Kim Ha Jin (김하진)
  • Date of Birth: March 29th, 1993
  • Birth Place: Seoul, South Korea
  • Star Sign: Aries
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Agency: OUI Entertainment, JTBC Studios
  • Associated acts: Xinbeat Official, Purple Rain
  • Debut date: 2008-2015 (with AXIZ); 2016-2017 (with The Head); 2017-2019 (with Under Cardean); 2019-present (with Xinbeat); February 28th, 2020 (with Purple Rain)
  • Years active: 2011 – present
  • Twitter: Xinbeat Official

Nau

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  • Stage Name: Nau (나우)
  • Position: Pianist
  • Real Name: Lee Nau (이나우)
  • Nickname: Lee Jigeum, Rait Nau (twisted words of “right now”)
  • Date of Birth: March 31st, 1993
  • Birth Place: Seoul, South Korea
  • Star Sign: Aries
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Height: 178 cm (5′10″)
  • Agency: JTBC Studios
  • Associated acts: Purple Rain
  • Debut date: February 28th, 2020 (with Purple Rain)
  • Years active: 2019 – present
  • Education: Musikhochschule Münster in Germany
  • Instagram: inau2222

Gwanghyeon

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  • Stage Name: Gwanghyeon (광현)
  • Position: Drummer, Maknae
  • Real Name: Jeong Gwanghyeon (정광현)
  • Date of Birth: March 21st, 1997
  • Birth Place: Busan, South Korea
  • Star Sign: Aries
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Height: 177 cm (5’9″)
  • Weight: 67 kg (149 lbs)
  • Siblings: a younger sister
  • Agency: Chrome Entertainment, JTBC Studios
  • Associated acts: Purple Rain
  • Debut date: February 28th, 2020 (with Purple Rain)
  • Years active: 2019 – present
  • Instagram: goorydrumgwanghyeon official
  • Twitter: JGH_Official
  • YouTube: Jeong Gwang Hyeon
  • MBTI: ENFJ-T