Jang Dae-hyeon: From Produce 101 Season 2 To Re-debut with WEi
Have you heard about Jang Dae-hyeon? He used to be a contestant of Produce 101 Season 2, but his popularity dramatically increased after his career with the group WEi began. Daehyeon also has good skills in music producing and lyrics writing as well. Wanna know more about him? Channel-Korea will share with you every detail about Jang Dae-hyeon, so keep on reading!
Full Profile of WEi’s Daehyeon
Birth Name: Jang Dae-hyeon (장대현)
Stage Name: Daehyeon (대현)
Place and Date of Birth: Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea, February 11th, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 175 cm
Weight: 58 kg
Blood Type: A
Position: Leader, Vocalist, Main Rapper
Years Active: 2017–present
Label: OUI Entertainment
Associated With: Produce 101 Season 2, RAINZ, WEi
Find Out Some Interesting Facts About WEi’s Dae-hyeon
- Daehyeon’s family consists of his father, his mother, and a younger brother.
- Daehyeon’s nicknames are Meohyeon, Dungddeong, and Ddaenjji.
- Daehyeon has a dog named Arong.
- Daehyeon’s favorite foods are Korean cuisine, Pepero snack, and orange fruits.
- He loves eating delicious foods, shopping, chatting, rap writing, and taking selfies.
- Daehyeon is very good at cooking and civil engineering.
- He has 4 licenses for civil engineering.
- Daehyeon is afraid of heights.
- Daehyeon was cast while busking on the street, he left the company he used to work at and train as an idol.
- Daehyeon’s role models are Zico and BIG BANG’s G-Dragon.
Learn More About WEi’s Daehyeon’s Experience as a K-Pop Idol, Here!
Since Daehyeon was younger, he learned civil engineering in school until he got to work in a company. However, Daehyeon changed his mind and decided to go for a music career instead. Luckily, his talent was discovered by a casting director while he was on a busking performance. Learn more about Jang Dae-hyeon’s career journey, here!
WEi’s Jang Dae-hyun’s Participation in Produce 101
Produce 101 Season 2 marked Daehyeon’s first step in the pursuit of his dream to become a K-Pop idol. He joined the survival show as a trainee representative of OUI Entertainment. Daehyeon also made various performances during the show including both team and individual performances. Unfortunately, Daehyeon got eliminated in the 5th episode in the final rank of #83.
Check out Daehyeon’s performance on Produce 101 Season 2, here:
WEi’s Daehyeon’s Debut with RAINZ
Right after Produce 101 Season 2, Daehyeon made his debut as a member of the project group RAINZ from the show and managed under KISS Entertainment. The group consisted of seven members including Daehyeon and officially debuted on October 12th, 2017, by releasing the first mini-album Sunshine with “Juliette” as its title track!
Following the success of Sunshine, RAINZ also released the second mini-album Shake You Up with the lead single “Turn It Up” on January 23rd, 2018. However, RAINZ officially disbanded on October 28th, 2018, due to their year-long contract expiring. RAINZ’s last project before their disbandment was marked by the group’s activities in Japan.
Re-debut as a Member of WEi
Daehyeon continued his activity as a K-Pop idol by re-debuting as a member of WEi on October 5th, 2020! Daehyeon joined the line-up along with Donghan, Yohan, Yongha, Seokhwa, and Junseo and they released their first mini-album Identity: First Sight with the lead single “Twilight” that marks WEi’s first group project!
In the group, Daehyeon is in charge of the group’s leader position which made him draw a lot of attention! Not only that, but Daehyeon also took part as the lyricist of the single “Fuze” that was included on Identity: First Sight as well.
After the first mini-album, Wei released the second one titled Identity: Challenge on February 24th, 2021, with “All or Nothing” as the title track. In this album, Daehyeon is involved as the producer and he also wrote the lyrics for “All or Nothing”. Well, Daehyeon is indeed a multi-talented leader, right?
Wei’s Daehyeon’s Solo Debut With Feel Good
August 24th, 2019, marked Jang Dae-hyeon’s solo debut! He released a single album titled Feel Good. The album is filled with a mixture of Hip-Hop and Rap which emphasizes Daehyeon’s amazing rapping skills. For its concept, Daehyeon appeared with cheerful and bright colors that made him look as adorable as ever!
The single album contains the lead single “Feel Good” and an additional single “So”. Not only that, but Daehyeon also held some fan events on the same date such as a VIP Lunch Date and Jang Dae-hyeon’s 1st Solo Debut Fan Concert!
Check out the “Feel Good” music video, here:
WEi’s Daehyeon’s Live Stage Performances You Shouldn’t Miss!
In Wei’s dance cover performance of “Spring Day”, Daehyeon looked as fresh as the “spring” season with his teenage vibes! His style with monochrome outfit also made his visuals look even more gorgeous. A mixture of powerful dance and stable voice from Daehyeon are perfect, right?
Daehyeon looked extremely cool during one of Wei’s “All or Nothing” live performances! He became the “spotlight” with that bright red hair and funky style as well. The way Daehyeon moved following the upbeat rhythm made the tension around the stage get even more powerful!
That was everything about Jang Dae-hyeon to make you get to know him better! Although he used to work in the civil engineering field, he eventually decided to pursue a music career which is why we can now support him as one of the rising K-Pop stars! What do you guys think about Daehyeon’s debut with Wei? Write your opinion in the comment section, and don’t forget to check out the other articles on Channel-Korea!