Everything About Newkidd: Profile, Facts, Discography, and More!

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Learn More About the New Boy Band – Newkidd

Maybe you are still unfamiliar with the name Newkidd, right? In this article, Channel-Korea will provide you with a rundown of everything about the new boy band that debuted in 2019, Newkidd. Newkidd is a South Korean boy band that debuted on April 25th, 2019, under J-FLO Entertainment, with seven members. Newkidd stands for “New Generation Key of Dream.”

Initially, Newkidd made a debut in 2017 with the single “Lemme Spoil U” with four members, Hansol, Yunmin, Jinkwon, and Woochul. Then in 2019, three members were added, Jiann, Hwi, and Seungchan. They debuted again with seven members in 2019 and released the single “Newkidd.” One of the members, Hansol, is a former SM Entertainment trainee under SM ROOKIES and a former member of the project group UNB.

Want to know more about them? Check this out! But before that, you can check out their official accounts on Instagram @jflo_newkidd, Facebook @J-FLO Ent, Twitter @jflo_newkidd, and their Youtube Channel Jflo ENT

Newkidd’s Jin-kwon Full Profile

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Real Name: Kim Jin-Kwon

Stage Name: Jinkwon

Date of Birth: January 31st, 2001

Age: 18 years old

Position: Leader, Sub-Vocalist

Height: 174 cm

Weight: 53 kg

Blood Type: B

Zodiac: Aquarius

Instagram: @jinkwon131

Fun Facts about Jin-kwon:

  1. Jin-kwon is part of the original Newkidd line-up.
  2. He is roommates with Han-sol.
  3. Jin-kwon, Yunmin, and Woochul organized a surprise coffee event with fans to show support for Hansol when he appeared in The Unit.
  4. Jin-kwon can imitate duck, bird, and chicken sounds.
  5. Jin-kwon has long eyelashes.

Newkidd’s Han-sol Full Profile

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Real Name: Ji Han-sol

Stage Name: Hansol

Date of Birth: November 21st, 1994

Age: 25 years old

Position: Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist

Height: 182 cm

Weight: 60 kg

Blood Type: AB

Zodiac: Scorpio

Instagram: @jisol_11

Fun Facts about Han-sol:

  1. Han-sol almost debuted with NCT because he is a former trainee of SM Entertainment as SM Rookie.
  2. Han-sol’s group is TVXQ.
  3. Han-sol’s favorite number is 7 and his favorite color is red.
  4. Han-sol appeared in EXO‘s Lay MV for “I Need U” as well as a backup dancer for Taemin.
  5. Han-sol appeared on an idol rebooting show called The Unit and ranked 6th.
  6. He also debuted in the temporary UNB from the show The Unit.
  7. Han-sol is also a former trainee of Key East Entertainment.
  8. Han-sol started dancing when he was 15 years old.
  9. Han-sol is most confident about his eyes as he thinks they stand out due to them being big.
  10. He has a strong Busan accent.
  11. He has a dog, named Doku.
  12. His specialty is dancing.
  13. He is from Hanlim Arts School.
  14. In September 2011, Han-sol officially left SM Entertainment and joined J-FLO Entertainment.
  15. Han-sol is a part of the “Lemme Spoil U” subunit and New Kidd 02 subunit.

Newkidd’s Choi Jiann Full Profile

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Real Name: Choi Jae-woo

Stage Name: Jiann

Date of Birth: September 30th, 1997

Age: 22 years old

Position: Sub-Vocalist

Height: 174 cm

Weight: 63 kg

Blood Type: AB

Zodiac: Libra

Instagram: N/A

Fun Facts about Choi Jiann:

  1. Jiann is a student at 1Million Dance Studio.
  2. Jiann participated in Produce 101 Season 2 and ranked 97th.
  3. Jiann is a fan of NCT’s Taeyeong.
  4. He is a former RBW trainee.
  5. He was a trainee for 1 year and 4 months.
  6. His hobby is playing with cats.
  7. He is roommates with Hwi.
  8. Jiann is apart of the New Kidd 02 subunit.

Newkidd’s Yunmin Full Profile

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Real Name: N/A

Stage Name: Yunmin

Date of Birth: February 26th, 2001

Age: 18 years old

Position: Lead Dancer, Rapper

Height: 183 cm

Weight: 61 kg

Blood Type: A

Zodiac: Pisces

Instagram: @yunmin226

Fun Facts about Yunmin:

  1. Yunmin is in the web drama Love After School 2 and members of New Kidd made a short cameo.
  2. Jin-kwon, Yunmin, and Woochul organized a surprise coffee event with fans to show support for Hansol when he appeared on The Unit.
  3. He is roommates with Woochul.
  4. Newkidd’s single “Lemme Spoil U” is a Yunmin-focused single to show him off, there’s speculation that each member will have a specific single focused on them just like Yunmin.
  5. He is part of the original Newkidd line-up.

Newkidd’s Hwi Full Profile

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Real Name: Jo Mingyu

Stage Name: Hwi

Date of Birth: September 26th, 2002

Age: 17 years old

Position: Main Vocalist

Height: N/A

Weight: N/A

Blood Type: O

Zodiac: Libra

Instagram: N/A

Fun Facts about Hwi:

  1. Hwi is from Hanlim Arts School.
  2. Hwi is roommates with Jiann.
  3. Hwi is the member who is best at girl group dances.
  4. Hwi practices martial arts.
  5. Hwi can play limbo very well.

Newkidd’s Woochul Full Profile

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Real Name: Shin Woo-Chul

Stage Name: Woochul

Date of Birth: October 2nd, 2002

Age: 17 years old

Position Sub-Vocalist

Height: 176 cm

Weight: 54 kg

Blood Type: B

Zodiac: Libra

Instagram: N/A

Fun Facts about Woochul:

  1. Jin-kwon, Yunmin, and Woochul organized a surprise coffee event with fans to show support for Hansol when he appeared on The Unit.
  2. He is roommates with Yunmin.
  3. Woochul appeared in Mad Clown and Ailee’s Music Video “Thirst.”
  4. Woochul’s nickname is Little Prince.
  5. He is part of the original NewKidd line-up.

Newkidd’s Seung-chan Full Profile

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Real Name: Kang Seungchan

Stage Name: Seung-chan

Date of Birth: 2003

Age: 16 years old

Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist, Maknae

Height: N/A

Weight: N/A

Blood Type: N/A

Zodiac: N/A

Instagram: N/A

Fun Facts about Seung-chan:

  1. He was introduced as a new member in April 2019.
  2. He is skilled in rap and vocals.
  3. Seung-chan specialties are writing lyrics and composing.

Newkidd’s Official Debut

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At the beginning of the establishment of Newkidd by J-FLO Entertainment, rumors circulated that Newkidd would have 10 members, but the rumor was denied by J-FLO Entertainment. In 2017, J-FLO Entertainment revealed that they will debut Newkidd with a four-member formation. In 2017 they released their first subunit, Lemme Spoil U, which consists of 4 members: Ji Hansol, Jinkwon, Yunmin, and Woochul. They released the digital single “Will You Be Ma.

In 2018 they released their second subunit, NewKidd02, with all the Lemme Spoilers and two new members: Choi Jiann and Hwi. This sextet released the EP Boy Boy Boy with the title track “Shooting.” Their performance was choreographed by Choi Young-joon, who currently works as a dance trainer on Produce 48 and won the award for Best Choreography at MAMA in 2017.

Then, in April 2019, J-FLO Entertainment announced that Newkidd added one more member, Seung-chan who became the last member of Newkidd and the maknae. On April 25th, 2019, Newkidd officially debuted with a formation of seven members with the single “Newkidd.”