Kanghyun—The Charismatic Guitarist of ONEWE
Have you heard about ONEWE? The name might sound new, but it should sound familiar as well. ONEWE is an alternative rock band that consists of five members, including Kanghyun. Today, we’re going to talk about him and how he achieved his dream until the current stage. In this article, Channel-Korea will provide you with a detailed run-through of everything about him, so keep on reading!
Full Profile of ONEWE’s Kanghyun
Birth Name: Kang Hyun-gu (강현구)
Stage Name: Kanghyun (강현)
Place and Date of Birth: South Korea, November 24th, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 176 cm
Weight: 58 kg
Blood Type: B
Years Active: 2016–present
Label: Modern Music, RBW Entertainment
Associated With: The Unit, ONEWE
Fun Facts About Kanghyun That You Have to Know!
- Kanghyun’s nickname is Pingu.
- He was the former leader of the group.
- Kanghyun, Harin, and Cya were the first members to form the group.
- Kanghyun loves to read.
- Kanghyun’s idol is Stevie Wonder.
- His MBTI type is INFJ.
- Kanghyun was supposed to be a kendo athlete, but he decided to pursue a music career eventually.
- Kanghyun has 7 medals from kendo competitions.
- Kanghyun appeared in Monday Kiz’s “If You Leave Me Now” music video.
- Kanghyun and Harin were friends since they were younger.
- Kanghyun’s favorite guitar brand is Gibson.
Find Out More About ONEWE’s Kanghyun: A Complete Journey of His Career!
Kanghyun started his career as a kendo athlete, but it seems like music has a magic power to make him change his mind and decide to pursue a music career instead. With some friends, Kanghyun formed a band that later became known as ONEWE. Learn more about Kanghyun’s career journey, here.
Kanghyun’s Appearance on The Unit
In October 2017, Kanghyun with Harin, Cya, Dongmyeong, and Yonghoon participated in The Unit as contestants. It was known as a survival reality show to form a female and male group among idols who have made their debut. From the show, people could have seen Kanghyun while showing off his vocal and dance skills. Unfortunately, Kanghyun was eliminated in the 7th episode in the final rank #61.
Check out Kanghyun’s performances on The Unit, here:
Kanghyun’s Debut with MAS 0094
Kanghyun debuted as a guitarist of MAS 0094 on August 13th, 2015, by releasing a digital single titled “Butterfly, Find a Flower”. They were known as an independent rock band that also performed a lot of famous song covers. The band consisted of amazing members such as Kanghyun, Harin, Cya, Yonghoon, and Dongmyeong. In the band, Kanghyun was in charge of the guitarist position.
On March 25th, 2016, MAS 0094 released their first EP Feeling Good Day with “Feeling Good” as the lead single. The band was scouted under Modern Music for several years, but eventually, they moved to RBW Entertainment and changed their group’s name MAS in June 2017.
Kanghyun’s Re-debut as a ONEWE Member
Kanghyun continued his career as a guitarist with fellow members after signing with the label RBW Entertainment. They were initially re-named as MAS, but then the band re-debuted by the name ONEWE. They also released their first single album 1/4 with the lead single “Reminisce About All” on May 13th, 2019!
1/4 gained a lot of attention which made ONEWE continuously release single albums, such as 2/4, and 3/4, and many more. While promoting their singles, ONEWE also held several mini-concerts both in Japan and South Korea. Not only that, but ONEWE also made their Japan debut by releasing an indie single album with their song in a Japanese version!
Ever since their first appearance as MAS 0094, the band has been welcomed by people wholeheartedly due to their music sense and amazing talents from all of the members. ONEWE has served various genres like alternative rock, pop, R&B, or dance-pop to brighten up your mood with their songs!
ONEWE’s Kanghyun On Stage: A Bunch of Stunning Performances!
It was very relaxing to watch Kanghyun on the stage while playing his guitar! In the Regulus live performance, his appearance was standing out with a bright outfit and blonde hair. The way Kanghyun strums the guitar also got the fans in a thrilling sensation! His visual is also looking awesome, right?
In the dim lights, Kanghyun’s charismatic aura has reached the highest level! With a loose white shirt and his easy-going style, Kanghyun’s performance of “Bad Guy” looked very satisfying. The way he played guitar also looked soulful which made the crowds get even louder!
That’s a wrap for today’s article about ONEWE’s Kanghyun! His decision to pursue a music career was very thoughtful despite his experience as a kendo athlete. He also has proven that music is his destiny and brings the best of him as well!
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