F.cuz

포커즈

F.Cuz( Korean :포커즈, "Focus"), is a South Korean boy band managed by Can Entertainment.The group made their debut on January 8, 2010 with their first single, "Jiggy".They have three fanclubs: Runways, F.antasia, and F1.

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  • by withdonut  -  July 27, 2016 03:43 PM

    F.CUZ releases MV teaser for new Japanese song 'Change'

    Idol boy groupF.CUZwill be releasing a new Japanese album on November 6th, but they're already giving fans a sneak peek with a MV teaser for their song 'Change'!The MV is very artistic and rather cryptic, beginning with mysterious footsteps and an eerie but catchy whistling tune.  There are a l…

  • by hwarang  -  July 27, 2016 03:20 PM

    Park Hyo Shin wins #1 + Performances on April 6th's SBS 'Inkigayo'

    SBS' Inkigayo returns with more fantastic stages, eclectic sounds, and excitement! Joining us will be hostsLee Yu Bi,ZE:A'sKwangheeand new MCs EXO'sSuho&BaekHyun. On this episode, A Pink came back with "Mr. Chu", Mad Clown returned with "Wit…

  • by askkpop  -  June 19, 2016 07:36 PM

    F.cuz release teaser for "Hello Again"

    F.cuzhave released a teaser for their upcoming Japanese single, "Hello Again"!It's been a while since fans heard from the group, but they're actively preparing for their Japanese comeback. "Hello Again" is the boys' 4th Japanese single, and it's a bright, happy song wit…

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 F.cuz's References

  1. (Korean) "이유그룹’ 포커즈, 베일벗고 멤버 전원공개 ‘가요계 중심될까? (Will F.cuz become the focus of the music industry?)". Newsen. December 10, 2009. http://www.newsen.com/news_view.php?uid=200912100907061002. Retrieved 7 January 2010. 
  2. (Korean) "F.Cuz(포커즈), 오늘 첫 디지털 싱글 ‘JIGGY’ 발매". 매일경제. 8 January 2010. http://news.mk.co.kr/newsRead.php?sc=50500004&cm=방송·연예&year=2010&no=12982&selFlag=&relatedcode=&wonNo=&sID=505. Retrieved 8 January 2010. 
  3. (Korean) "신예 포커즈 '뮤직뱅크'통해 데뷔…안무+가창력 '완벽'". Asia Economy. 8 January 2010. http://www.asiae.co.kr/news/view.htm?sec=ent2&idxno=2010010819182967869. Retrieved 8 January 2010. 
  4. (Korean) "설운도 아들 이승현, 아이돌그룹으로 가수 데뷔 (Sul Woon Do's Son, Lee-U, Debut in an Idol Group)". My Daily. 4 December 2009. http://www.mydaily.co.kr/news/read.html?newsid=200912041125221135&ext=na. Retrieved 7 January 2010. 
  5. (Korean) "이유그룹’ 포커즈, 경력도 화려 ‘비 소속 댄스팀출신 3명포진’". Newsen. 18 December 2009. http://www.newsen.com/news_view.php?uid=200912180904251002. Retrieved 7 January 2010. 
  6. (Korean) "설운도 아들 '이유' 속한 4인조 男그룹 베일 벗다!". TV Daily. 7 December 2009. http://www.tvdaily.co.kr/read.php3?aid=126014904033104002. Retrieved 7 January 2010. 
  7. (Korean) "대형신인 포커즈, 유투브 인기동영상 등극 "2010년 가장 기대되는 그룹 (F.Cuz appears on YouTube under Popular Videos: Most Anticipated Group of 2010)". Newsen. http://www.newsen.com/news_view.php?uid=200912210913231001. Retrieved 7 January 2010. 
  8. (Korean) "신예 아이돌 '포커즈', 첫 뮤직비디오 촬영 "너무 떨려요"". TV Daily. 14 December 2009. http://119.205.209.206/read.php3?aid=126075441834184002. Retrieved 7 January 2010. 
  9. (Korean) "가수 윤하, 퇴원 후 첫 무대서 공개사과". My Daily. 8 January 2010. http://www.mydaily.co.kr/news/read.html?newsid=201001082118481111. Retrieved 8 January 2010. 
  10. "포커즈 멤버 이유(이승현), 팀에서 탈퇴 향후 솔로활동 가닥" (in Korean). Korea Economic Daily. May 22, 2011. http://www.hankyung.com/news/app/newsview.php?aid=201105225878k. Retrieved August 17, 2011. 
  11. "이유" (in Korean). Nate. http://people.nate.com/people/info/le/eu/leeu_fcuz/. Retrieved August 17, 2011. 
  12. (Korean)"‘포커즈, 4인 단체컷 최초공개 ‘뉴 아이돌룩’으로 모델포스'". Newsen. December 11, 2009. http://www.newsen.com/news_view.php?uid=200912110937531002. Retrieved January 5, 2010. 
  13. (Korean) "신인그룹 포커즈, 팬클럽 문의 쇄도 '팬 공세에 함박웃음". BNT News. December 30, 2009. http://bntnews.hankyung.com/apps/news?popup=0&nid=04&c2=04&c3=00&nkey=200912240940123&mode=sub_view. Retrieved January 5, 2010. 

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 F.cuz's Discography

Korean Discography

Extended Plays
Singles

Japanese Discography

Singles

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 F.cuz's Music Videos

Korean Videos
  • Jiggy(2010)
  • NO ONE(2010)
  • Midnight Sun(2010)
  • 친구졸업 (Wanna Be Your Love)(2010)
  • NO. 1(2012)
Japanese Videos
  • NEVER LET YOU GO(2011)
  • LUV HOLIC(2011)
  • AROUND YOU(2011)

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 F.cuz's History

Pre-debut

Jinon, the team leader, played the role of the male lead in SG Wannabe 's "Gashiri" music video. He was also in a project group called GM6, which included current members of Choshinsung minus Sungmo, meaning he was supposed to be in Supernova/ChoShinSung but he later left the group and CCM. Lee-U was an ulzzang ,prior to debut. Lee-U first gained popularity in 2005 when he participated in many variety programmes with his father.He was originally set to debut as a solo singer under the name U ( Korean :) Lee-U also participated in the SBS DramaGourmetsoundtrack in 2008. Jin On, Kan and Ye Jun used to be members of a dance team that included several singers from Korea, such as Rain .Jin On, Ye Jun and Kan attended Anyang High School of Arts in Anyang .

2010:No OneandGorgeous

F.Cuz was officially announced by Can & J's entertainment on December 6, 2009.Starting from that day, one member per day was revealed to the public in short videos that showcased their talent.[citation needed]The videos had over 30,000 views.Afterwards, F.Cuz began filming the music video for their first single, "Jiggy", on December 15, 2009.The single was then released in digital format on January 8, 2010,alongside their debut performance on KBS 's music showMusic Bank.After a short break, they digitally and physically released their "No One" (EP) on March 11, 2010.

F.Cuz has come back with a new album called "Gorgeous" with the title track "Midnight Sun" on November 18, 2010. After eight months of hiatus, many fans were anticipating their comeback. Their single, "Midnight Sun" has become a huge hit and the group is earning more recognition. In order to prevent being labeled as a "failure group", F.Cuz released another single from their album, "친구졸업 (Friend's Graduation), renaming it as "Wanna Be Your Love". This song has a very cute and bubbly image that completely contradicts to the dark concept of "Midnight Sun" and F.Cuz is steadily gaining more popularity. Unfortunately, member Kan has recently been involved in a serious car accident after filming for the drama Athena: Goddess of War and going back to Seoul. He, his manager and four other people in the car received major and minor injuries after the car slipped on ice and crashed, forcing the group to halt activities for their new song.

2011–present: Lee-U's departure andFor Century Ultimate Zest

On May 21, 2011, Can Entertainment announced that Lee-U would be leaving the group in August after releasing their Japanese debut single. The record company cited musical differences and to focus Lee-U's career as a solo singer. Can Entertainment and Lee-U's agency, Castle J Enterprise, came to an agreement to withdraw him from the group.The group will be adding 2 new members to replace Lee-U. On April 27, 2012, F.Cuz released their new mini album "For Century Ultimate Zest." They will make their comeback with promotions for the title track "NO. 1."

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 F.cuz's Members

Current
MemberBirth NameBirthdatePosition
Jinon

Kim Jincheol

(1989-07-13)July 13, 1989(age 23)
  • Leader
  • Main Rapper
  • Lead Dancer
Daegun

Kim Daegun

(1990-10-27)October 27, 1990(age 21)
  • Main Vocalist
Raehyun

Kim Raehyun

(1991-06-08)June 8, 1991(age 21)
  • Vocalist
Kan

Choi Yeonghak

(1991-09-30)September 30, 1991(age 20)
  • Lead Vocalist
  • Main Dancer
Yejun

Shim Yejun

(1992-02-04)February 4, 1992(age 20)
  • Main Vocalist
  • Maknae
Former
  • Lee Seunghyun(이승현;(1990-03-20)March 20, 1990(age 22)), better know by his stage nameLee-U(이유), is the former main vocalist of the group.

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 F.cuz's Imagery and artistry

F.Cuz is known for their fashion style, created by stylist Kim Woo Ri.The group's concept is to "introduce pop art patterns and hip hop traits".Their fashion has attracted various commercial contracts prior to their debut.

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