M.pire

엠파이어

M.Pire( Korean :엠파이어; pronounced as 'empire'), is a seven member South Korean idol group, signed under Benjamin Entertainment and CMG Chorok Stars. The group first performed at the "2013 Dream Concert" with six members: Taehee, Yooseung, Haru, Jerry, Kangon, and Red. Shortly after, Kangon left to join his former group M.Peror and was replaced with new member T.O.The group officially debuted with their new six-member line-up in August. Seventh member Lumin, formerly known as LeeU of F.Cuz , joined the group in October. The group's comeback with all seven members is scheduled for October 30 with the release of a single album.The current members include: Taehee, Lumin, Seo Yooseung, Haru, Red, T.O and Jerry. The name 'M.Pire' combines the words 'music' and 'vampire', signifying the need for the group to live off of music.M.Pire’s fandom name is Muse (뮤즈), an acronym standing for: Mind, Understand, Special and Encourage.

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 M.pire's History

Pre-debutedit

A few weeks after the concert, it was revealed that Kangon had left M.Pire to join his former group M.Peror. T.O joined the line-up as the sixth member and the group had their official debut August 1, 2013. All six members went through 3 years of hardcore training prior to their debut.

2013:We Can't Be Friends, On My Mindedit

Their debut stage was on Mnet's "M Countdown".

The official comeback track and title song of their second single album "New Born" is "Kkadak Kkadak".M.Pire will kick off promotions for their fall comeback with a performance on M! Countdown on October 31.

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 M.pire's Members

Current membersedit

Stage nameBirth name
RomanizedHangulRomanizedHangul
Taehee 태희 Lee Tae Hee 이태희 (1989-08-24)August 24, 1989(age 24) Leader, Lead Vocalist
Lumin 루민 Lee Seung Hyun 이승현 (1990-01-04)January 4, 1990(age 23) Main Vocalist
Yooseung 유승 Seo Young Hoon 서영훈 (1990-01-26)January 26, 1990(age 23) Main Rapper
Haru 하루 Oh Hyunjun 오현준 (1991-12-26)December 26, 1991(age 21) Sub Vocalist
Red 레드 Guojin 国进 (1991-12-04)December 4, 1991(age 21) Sub Vocalist
T.O 티오 Go Hyun Woo 고현우 (1992-06-03)June 3, 1992(age 21) Main Vocalist
Jerry 제리 Moon Youngseo 문영서 (1994-09-15)September 15, 1994(age 19) Lead Rapper, Maknae

Formeredit

Stage NameBirth NamePosition
RomanizedHangulRomanizedHangul
Kangon강온Jang Hyeon장현(1989-04-15)April 15, 1989(age 24)Sub Vocalist
eKang이강 Lee Kang리강 (1992-01-12)January 12, 1992(age 21) Lead Rapper

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 M.pire's Discography

Single albums

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsSales
Gaon
Weekly
Gaon
Monthly
2013 --
  • KOR: -
2013 19-
  • KOR: -

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 M.pire's Filmography

Variety show

Television show

Guest appearance

  • 2013:ArirangPops in Seoul: Secret BOX - ep.67

Music videos

YearMusic videoLength
2013 "Can't Be Friend With You" 3:45

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 M.pire's References

  1. "New Kpop Rookie group M.Pire debuts with "Carpe Diem"". kpoprookies.com. 2 August 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  2. "M.Pire announces comeback this month with teaser image including new member Lumin". allkpop.com. 22 October 2013. Retrieved 28 October 2013. 
  3. "Mpire = Music + Vampire "Perfect on Stage" (Interview)". kpopstarz.com. 20 August 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  4. "신인 보이그룹 BB.BOYS 가요계 도전장". ajunews.com. 11 June 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  5. "New group BB.Boys reveal debut MV for "We Will Be Okay"". allkpop.com. 24 August 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  6. "M.Pire's History". mpireboys.tumblr.com. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  7. "M.Pire puts on their first performance ahead of their debut at the '2013 Dream Concert'". allkpop.com. 13 May 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  8. " New Idol Group Mpire Debuts Today, "Hardcore Training For 3 Years"". kpopstarz.com. 2 August 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  9. "M.Pire(엠파이어), ‘2013 드림콘서트’의 ‘드림 루키 스테이지’로 첫 선!". news.jkn.co.kr. 13 May 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  10. "Trot singer Sul Woon Do's son Lumin joins M.Pire as a new member". allkpop.com. 16 October 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  11. "설운도 아들 루민, 엠파이어 새 멤버 합류". MBN Star. 22 October 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  12. "설운도 아들 루민 합류한 엠파이어, 30일 정오 신곡 ‘까딱까딱’ 발표". E Star. 30 October 2013. Retrieved 30 October 2013. 
  13. "M.Pire reveal preview of "On My Mind" produced by JYJ's Jaejoong". allkpop.com. 26 October 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  14. "엠파이어, 신곡 '까닥까닥'으로 가요계 컴백". view.asiae.co.kr. 30 October 2013. Retrieved 30 October 2013. 
  15. "M.Pire Profiles". mpireboy.tumblr.com. Retrieved 2013-10-28. 
  16. "Official M.PEROR thread". kpopselca.com. Retrieved 28 October 2013. 
  17. "Carpe Diem". Naver Music. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  18. "New Born". Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  19. "신인 그룹 ‘엠파이어(M.Pire)’ 티오-제리, E채널 <실업급여로맨스>에 카메오 출연". news.jkn.co.kr. 30 August 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 

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