Lee Seung-Hyun was born on 12 December 1990 in the district of Gwangsan in Gwangju, S. Korea. His stage name is Seungri. The hip-hop music star is a college drop-out from the Chung-Aug University, Seoul. He joined the CAU in 2010 and was placed on an academic probation as he missed many classes due to his practice sessions with his band. He then took admission in the Gukje Digital University in 2012.

His first appearance on TV was in a reality show called Let’s Coke Play! Battle Shinhwa, which was a talent-hunt show to find a new member of the band Shinhwa. Unfortunately, he got eliminated. He later joined the boy band, Big Bang in 2006. He is currently working for the YG Entertainment. The band even has a website ‘ygbigbang.com’, which has all the information related to it- their biographies, shows, life-story, documentary, journey, formation, etc. Lee’s first ever single was with the Korean singer, Park Bom.

This album had songs including La La La, Forever with You, and We Belong Together. This single received a record-breaking response. Later in 2007, he did his first solo “The Next Day” for the album Since 2007 by Big Bang. The group won an award in the 9thMnet Korean Music Festival under the category Song of the Year for the song “Lies” from their album Always in the year 2007. In 2008, the unfortunate happened, and the members of the band parted ways to pursue their dreams of a solo career.

Seungri made his TV debut for the MBC as a host in their show- Show! Music Core. After this show, he again did an album with the Big Bang. The album was named Remember (2008) and included the solos of Seungri. It included his two songs- ‘Sunset Glow’ and ‘Strong Baby’. He was a part of many TV shows, which include the SBS Productions’ Intimate Note, Family Outing, Haha Mong Show, Night After Night, Runny Man, King of Idols, Healing Camp: Aren’t You Happy, and Running Man; MBC productions’ Enjoy Today, and Infinite Challenge. He also worked for KBS as well as Mnet productions.

In these shows, he was either a host or a co-host, and mostly had a guest appearance. He has also featured in three movies. He played the role of Park Min-seo in the movie ‘Nineteen’ and also played Park Ji-Min in ‘Why Did You Come to My House?’ in 2009. His latest movie is the ‘High and Low The Movie’ of 2016. Lee is the founder of the Plug-in Music Academy (Seungri Academy) and has also established four dancing and acting institutes in Mokpo, Seoul, Daejeon, and Gwangju.

Daesung English Actor

Daesung

Daesung was born in South Korea on 26th April 1989. He is a singer by profession and is also an actor and a host on television. He received his primary education from Kyeongin High School but left it because he wanted to focus on singing. He later joined the Kyung Hee University. Daesung parents never supported him; they never saw singing as a prospering career. YG Entertainment hired him when they saw his audition. He later auditioned for a reality show as a member of the Big Bang along with five other members. On August 9, 2006, he debuted on stage with Big Bang for the YG’s 10th-anniversary celebration and performed there. The group’s first album debuted in 2006 end titled “Since 2007” which had Daesung’s single, “Try Smiling”, the song was mesmerizing, but the album registered a minimal success. After the release, Daesung suffered stage fright and had trouble with his voice. His co-artist, Gummy helped him to recover from that situation, and they became close from then. By the time, the band released its next album; he became perfectly well, and his condition improved. Apart from his singing, Daesung also acted in various movie and TV series; he debuted with “Family Outing” a reality show where he played as a lead artist. While returning from the sets of Family Outing, his car suffered a crash; he broke his back and nose while his manager hurt his arm and his designer injured her leg and underwent surgery. Soon after he recovered, he joined his crew for the Dream concert. He performed in various cities and the audience loved him. Daesung planned a tour where he was to perform four concerts but seeing his popularity; they planned 25 concerts across 18 different cities. The tour ran for four months and gathered immense public support to make it a successful one. Daesung dubbed his voice for the character of Sammy in “A Turtles Tales: Sammy’s Adventures” and is about a turtles life which surpasses his 50 years and defines how global warming changed his lifestyle from time to time. Daesung is an inspiring person, and his songs are fantastic and mesmerizing. Daesung last concert held in 2014 was a hit; he performed at Yoyogi National Stadium and Osaka Jo-Hall. He was a cast in the television series, “What’s Up” where he played as Ho Do Sung, which had 20 episodes. Many of Daesung’s single is listed in many of the top charts and grossed collections worldwide.

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Rebecca Black

Rebecca Renee Black, the 18-year-old singer is famous for her music video “Friday”. Rebecca was born at Irvine in California to John Jeffery Black and Georgina Marquez Kelly. She initially started her schooling in a private school, and then moved to a public school where she joined the musical theatre program and later dropped out of school to attend home tutoring. In 2010, when Black was 13, her classmate who was a music-video client of ARK Music Factory told her about the company. Black’s mother wanted to produce the first ever musical video of Black for which she paid $4000. Black’s debut musical, “Friday” was uploaded to YouTube on February, 2011, and became viral on social media by March. The ARK Music Factory released the album on March 14, 2011. The album made a sale of 40,000 and received many positive and negative criticisms from all over the world. Talking about the success of “Friday”, Black has said that she did not make the song with any intent yet the song was doing something good in her life. Black even received death threats and rumors were spread that Black is pregnant after the success of “Friday”. Later in 2011, Black was also seen in Katy Perry’s single “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F)”. By June 2011, the video of Friday was removed from YouTube by the ARK Music factory due to legal dispute between the company and Black. The video was again uploaded on September 16, 2011 on Black’s official channel on YouTube . Later, Black started her own record label, “RB Records”. She released her own music videos, “My Moment”, “Person of Interest”, “Sing It” and “In Your Words”. She then collaborated with Dave Days to produce the sequel to her Friday and the musical was named “Saturday”. Black has claimed that she is inspired by Taylor Swift. She has also stated that she loves Justin Bieber and would love to do a duet with him. She was crowned the “Choice Web Star” by the Teen Choice Awards in 2011 for her musical album “Herself”.

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