Find Out Everything About The K-Pop Duo MXM!
MXM is a K-Pop duo under Brand New Music. MXM have received several awards at various award events, such as the Golden Music Awards in 2018 where they won 2 awards, namely the Global Popularity Award and the New Artist of the Year Award.
Actually, there are various more awards that they have gotten their hands on and also plenty of other relevant information about them. Do you want to know more? If your answer is yes, don’t worry, in this article, Channel-Korea will introduce you to all the information you need about MXM. Check it out!
MXM Group Profile
Group Name: MXM (엠엑스엠)
Debut: September 6th, 2017.
Agency: Brand New Music
Genres: K-Pop, R&B, Hip-Hop, Synth-pop
Status: K-Pop duo
Country: South Korea
Fandom Name: –
Website: brandnewmusic (MXM)
MXM stands for “MIX & MATCH” which means that their qualities and abilities will combine into one. MXM also has another abbreviation, “MORE X MORE” which holds the meaning of and symbolizes how they will grow up together.
Previously, the two MXM members were contestants of Produce 101 Season 2. After the show ended, Donghyun and Lim Youngmin were promoted as members of the Brand New Music duo named MXM. They officially released their first mini-album Unmix on September 6th, 2017.
Unmix consists of 7 tracks, two of which are “Good Day” and “I Just Do” whose titles were revealed even prior to debut. The main track is “I’m The One” and the mini-album was so successful that it immediately managed to snatch an award from the Gaon Chart Music Awards, namely the Artist of the year (Album) Award.
“I’m The One” is an upbeat Pop EDM song with some captivating lyrics and a catchy melody. They used a colorful and fresh concept which makes the eyes and ears of the listeners wide open. So, here is their official MV of the song.
MXM’s Donghyun’s Profile
Name: Kim Dong-hyun (김동현)
Stage Name: Donghyun (동현)
Birthday: September 17th, 1998
Birthplace: South Korea
Height: 179 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 63 kg
Blood Type: O
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Position: Main Vocal, Maknae
MXM’s Donghyun’s Facts
- Donghyun can produce songs and is good at playing the guitar.
- He has a twin brother and according to him, his brother has a personality that is completely opposite to his.
- Autumn is his favorite season.
- His nickname is Buffalo.
- He also has an older sister.
- Among the many kinds of flowers, Donghyun has chosen the rose as his favorite.
- When Donghyun participated in Produce 101 Season 2, he was eliminated in Episode 10.
- He can play the guitar and compose music.
- Donghyun trained for 11 months.
- Donghyun and Jeon Somi are best friends; even when he participated in Produce 101, she supported him and asked people to vote for Donghyun.
- Not only he is an MXM member, but on March 11th, 2018, Donghyun debuted with YDPP along with Youngmin, Lee Gwanghyun, and Jung Sewoon.
- Donghyun also joined and debuted with AB6IX.
MXM’s Donghyun’s Ideal Type
Donghyun has a visual that can make any girl’s heart melt. Although so many girls have a crush on him, he also has his own ideal type of finding a pair. A few months after debuting, MXM were interviewed by a Korean magazine on Instagram @1stlookofficial and they were asked about their ideal type by giving two options.
Donghyun answered 7 questions and he chose his ideal type. From the answers that he gave, it could be concluded that Donghyun likes women who are older than him, have a good heart, and are innocent. Meanwhile, for physical criteria, he prefers women who don’t wear heels, women who have straight hair and chubby cheeks.
MXM’s Donghyun Pre Debut
Before Donghyun became popular, he went through a difficult phase full of struggles. Donghyun was a former trainee of JYP Entertainment before he decided to join Brand New Music.
Donghyun has a handsome face and looks really cool, but how was he before debut? Do you want to know more about his pre-debut days and appearance? Well, here are the photos of his pre-debut days and even his childhood years.
MXM’s Lim Youngmin’s Profile
Name: Lim Young-min (임영민)
Stage Name: Youngmin (영민)
Birthday: December 25th, 1995
Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 66 kg
Blood Type: O
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Position: Rapper, Vocalist, Leader
MXM’s Lim Youngmin’s Facts
- Youngmin has a younger brother who was born in 2002.
- Tulips are his favorite flowers, and autumn is his favorite season.
- He was born in Singapore and used to live there, but after 5 years he moved to Busan, South Korea.
- He was trained for a year and two months.
- Youngmin was a contestant of Produce 101 Season 2 and he was eliminated in Episode 11.
- He likes basketball and swimming.
- Youngmin can write rap lyrics and play the piano.
- Tomato and Alpaca are his nicknames.
- He debuted with AB6IX alongside former Wanna One members Woojin and Daehwi.
- He also joined and debuted with a group named YDPP alongside his fellow MXM member Lee Gwanghyun, and also Jung Sewoon.
MXM’s Lim Youngmin’s Ideal Type
This MXM leader has a million talents, hobbies, and has a perfect visual that can attract many women. Beside that, Lim Youngmin also has his own version of an ideal type of woman when choosing a partner. As he said in an interview with a Korean magazine, he likes women who are older than him and have a natural height without heels.
He also likes women with long straight hair with slightly chubby cheeks and a kind heart. One of the important traits a woman should possess is that she likes someone with a nice smile.
MXM’s Lim Youngmin Pre Debut
Before Youngmin become a contestant of Produce 101 and debuted with MXM, he used to be a back dancer and was also a member of BNMBoys. Before joining Brand New Music, Youngmin was a trainee of JYP Entertainment.
Even though he had a hard time as a trainee, he never gave up on it. Regarding his pre-debut, we have provided some pre-debut photos of him ranging from his school/childhood years to his trainee period.
In the photos above we can see Youngmin when he was in school and during his childhood. He looks cute, right?
Meanwhile, in the photo above Youngmin looks so sweet and handsome with his nice smile!
MXM’s Lim Youngmin’s Caught Drunk Driving
On May 31st, 2020, Youngmin was caught by the police because he was drunk while driving. At that time, he met his friends and they were drunk, but due to the tragedy, his driving license was revoked by the police. Youngmin admitted his mistake and apologized through a letter. A few days after the case was over, Youngmin decided to leave AB6IX.
Well, that’s all the information about MXM, and the members, one of which is now officially not a member of AB6IX. Don’t forget to kindly drop a line with your thoughts in the comment section below, and share this article on your social media.