Who is Brave Brothers?
Brave Brothers is a singer-songwriter, producer, and composer, and he was formed, produced, and composed at YG Entertainment from 2004-2008. After leaving YG Entertainment, he started his own label, called Brave Agency, which focused on the hip-hop, electronic, and R&B genres. Brave Brothers had made a lot of songs for various performers, but who are they?
If you’re curious about it, Channel-Korea is here to give you all information about the top songs Brave Brothers has produced. Let’s check it out!
완전 미쳤네 (So Crazy) by T-ARA
In 2015, T-ara announced the title of their mini album, “So Crazy.” In this comeback, they carried a different concept than before. With the mini album “So Crazy”, they showed their new look, in sailor-style costumes. As an opening, T-ara released individual teaser photos of Jiyeon and Ham Eun-jung.The song in this mini album is produced by Brave Brothers and and had assistance by Brave Entertainment’s girl-group, Brave Girls.
This was the first time the group, as a whole, had worked with Brave Brothers. But the summer before their comeback, Hyomin released “Nice Body”, which was produced by Brave Brothers. With the pleasant song and amusing music video, T-ara jumped toward the top of summer groups at the time. Lyrically, it’s a typical pop-love song about a girl being crazy over a guy. Typically, we think of a guy humming to a women, but the lyrics of “So Crazy” switch that. The role in the process of seducing is changed, and T-ara did the serenading.
From a musical standpoint, this song was one of the better summer tracks of 2015. The hook is catchy and dance-able, which is pretty important in a summer track.
보름달/Full Moon (feat. Lena) by Sunmi
Sunmi finally officially marked a career comeback with the release of the “Full Moon” music video. The former Wonder Girls member is again showing a sexy image, but wrapped in a horror theme. In the video, Sunmi become a figure obsessed with a man. She also returned presenting a sexy dance while barefoot
“Full Moon” is a collaboration between JYP Entertainment and Brave Brothers. The song combines the sensual rhythm that’s typical of JYP Entertainment, but has the energy that has become the hallmark of Brave Brothers. Brave Brothers not only wrote the lyrics for the song, but he also composed, arranged, and produced the number.
The hit single “Full Moon” ranked on music charts such as Naver, Daum, Soribada, and Bugs.
있다 없으니까 (Gone Not Around Any Longer) by SISTAR19
Brave Brothers’ name can’t be separated from SISTAR and Hyorin. Almost all of SISTAR’s hits were created by him. In 2013, SISTAR19 made their comeback by releasing the single “Gone Not Around Any Longer”. SISTAR19 is a sub-unit of the group SISTAR, composed of members Hyorin and Bora.
The song written by Brave Brothers is quite sensual. The genre is presented as Hip-Hop, but with a sad feel. Although the tempo that was presented was quite slow, they can dance to it with hot moves.
In December, 2013, the song took the top spot on Billboard’s Korea K-Pop Hot 100 for “Best of 2013.” In addiction, the song successfully placed on the top of the chart in Mnet.com’s end of the year streaming and downloading. This song displays good harmony between Hyorin’s trademark husky voice and the emotional rap by Bora.
오늘 뭐해 (Whatcha Doin’ Today?) by 4MINUTE
Brave Brothers and the girl-group 4Minute are already attached each other through their songs. In 2013, two songs by Brave Brothers brought success to 4Minute. In 2018, 4Minute released a mini-album with the title track “Whatcha Doin’ Today?” and, as usual, this song was also made by Brave Brothers.
The song, which has the intro lyrics “Yes it’s 4Minute and Brave sound, leggo!”, went to the topspot across nine music charts! Among others, it topped the chart on Mnet.com, Olleh Music, Bugs Music, Naver Music, Daum Music, Soribada, Cyworld Music, Genie, and Monkey3. This song has a message, that’s a call out to get rid of boredom in everyday life and to have fun. If you miss them, let’s check out the music video, below!
첫사랑 (First Love) by After School
Do you still remember when After School performed with a pole dance in 2013? Their song “First Love” is also the work of Brave Brothers! Before the song was released, After School always asked about first love as a code, and it turned out it was the title of their new song at that time.
“First Love” presents a completely different concept, moreover the atmosphere is very emotional and feels sad. This song was warmly welcomed by many people!