Everything You Should Know About SPECTRUM’s Rapper Park Jong-chan a.k.a Hwarang!
Have you heard of the South Korean boy group SPECTRUM? In case you don’t know, SPECTRUM (Hangul: 스펙트럼) was a South Korean boy group under WYNN Entertainment that debuted on May 10th, 2018, with a debut single titled “Light It Up.” SPECTRUM, unfortunately, had to be disbanded on July 10th, 2020, due to suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic when its agency couldn’t take care of its artists anymore.
SPECTRUM had 7 original members which consisted of Minjae, Dongkyu, Jaehan, Hwarang, Villain, Eunjun, and Dongyoon. In this article, there’s detailed information about SPECTRUM’s Hwarang who also had the position as a rapper and sub vocalist for the group. Without waiting any longer, let’s find out more about SPECTRUM’s Hwarang starting from his full profile, fun facts, appearance on a web drama, until his recent news after the group disbanded in the article below!
SPECTRUM’s Hwarang’s Full Profile
Real Name: Park Jongchan (Hangul: 박종찬)
Stage Name: Hwarang (Hangul: 화랑)
Birthday: December 5, 1995
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 179 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Position in the Group: Rapper, Sub Vocalist
Education: Seoul Institute of Arts, Department of Acting
Official Site: Instagram ( @hwal__._.__1 )
SPECTRUM’s Hwarang’s Fun Facts
- SPECTRUM’s Hwarang’s hobbies are movies and games
- SPECTRUM’s Hwarang’s specialties are boxing, acting, and kendo
- SPECTRUM’s Hwarang’s nickname is Asian King Snake (능구렁이)
- SPECTRUM’s Hwarang’s charming point is his lips
- SPECTRUM’s Hwarang’s favorite playlist includes “Roses” by The Chainsmokers, “Stuck on You” by New Politics, and “Rude” by Magic!
- SPECTRUM’s Hwarang’s favorite artist is The Chainsmokers
- SPECTRUM’s Hwarang’s favorite colors are green and blue
- SPECTRUM’s Hwarang’s favorite things to do are teasing, the smell of the mountains, and flower viewing
- SPECTRUM’s Hwarang’s least favorite things are nagging, alarm sounds, and gibberish
- SPECTRUM’s Hwarang’s advantage is sociability
- SPECTRUM’s Hwarang’s disadvantage is laziness
- SPECTRUM’s Hwarang’s motto is “Let’s not give up at the latest”
- SPECTRUM’s Hwarang was in Noga Entertainment in the group LUCENTE under the name Jongchan
- SPECTRUM’s Hwarang has already served his military service
- SPECTRUM’s Hwarang played in the web drama Devil Inspector 2
SPECTRUM’s Hwarang’s Appearance in the Webtoon Devil Inspector 2
Besides K-dramas, some rookie idols usually appear as one of the cast in web dramas and play supporting roles or lead roles. On this occasion, SPECTRUM’s Hwarang appeared in Devil Inspector 2 which was broadcasted on Naver TV Cast Viki and aired from September 20, 2018, until October 26, 2018, with a total of 18 episodes.
Devil Inspector 2 tells the story of Oh Jin-kyung (played by A-PINK’s Namjoo) who is a detective who works with Mirae Police Station, and she also works hard to complete each of her jobs. During this sequel, Oh Jin-kyung is assisted by two genius high school students, Seol Oh-sung (played by Ahn Hyung-seob) and Pyo Han-eum (played by Yoo Sun-ho). The mystery in Devil Inspector 2 is if there will be a case that can’t be solved.
Meanwhile, SPECTRUM’s Hwarang played the character No Dong-wook as a supporting role for Devil Inspector 2.
SPECTRUM’s Hwarang After SPECTRUM’s Disbandment
On July 10, 2020, WYNN Entertainment as the management promoting SPECTRUM released an official announcement regarding SPECTRUM’s disbandment due to suffering from COVID-19. Some small agencies like WYNN Entertainment could not get enough income to keep their artists because all activities and work had to stop during the pandemic in 2020.
“We are WYNN Entertainment. It is with sadness that we have to announce this bad news to you. Due to the condition of our management deteriorating for various reasons, one of which is the coronavirus, we can no longer maintain SPECTRUM. Thus, WYNN Entertainment has canceled the contracts with the six SPECTRUM members on July 10, 2020.”
“We thank the members of SPECTRUM who have been with us for the past three years. We will continue to provide support to the members and their future activities.”
“We apologize to the fans who sincerely loved and cared about SPECTRUM until now. Thank you,” the official statement wrote.
Some fans who had supported SPECTRUM’s career since its debut in 2018 expressed their sadness and disappointment because this boy group which had 7 members only got 2 years of promotions and had not even done many other activities in their group.
At the time this article is being published, there is no latest news about SPECTRUM’s Hwarang after WYNN Entertainment released its official statement regarding the group’s disbandment. He isn’t active on social media, and no one knows about his recent activities or work. It might be assumed that SPECTRUM’s Hwarang is currently living his life as a non-celebrity.
Nonetheless, let’s continue to give support and lots of love to SPECTRUM’s Hwarang and hope he can stay productive. Let’s wait patiently for him to return to the entertainment industry as an idol to greet his fans again as soon as possible!
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