Coed School

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Coed School( Korean : 남녀공학,"Namnyeo Gonghak") is a South Korean 12-member idol group formed by Core Contents Media in 2010 and currently managed by their sub-label, GM Contents Media.The group originally debuted under Core Contents Media in 2010 and consisted of 6 male and 4 female members:Soomi, Kwangheng, Yoosung, Taewoon, Kangho, Chanmi, Noori, Ryu Hyoyoung , Hyewon and Sungmin. Their first single "Too Late" was released in late September 2010; followed by "Bbiribbom Bberibbom" and later by their debut mini-albumSomething That Is Cheerful and Fresh.In December 2010, Eunkyo was added to the 5Dolls sub-unit. Nearly a year later Kangho decided to leave the group to focus on acting, being replaced by a new member Jongkook. In February 2012, the group was moved to Core Contents Media's sub label GM Contents Media. Along with this, leader Soomi withdrew from the group was replaced by new female member Nayeon.Another male member was then added, named Saejoon,making Coed School a 12-member group, with 5 female members and 7 male members.

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 Coed School's History

2010: Debut andSomething That Is Cheerful and Fresh

Just under three weeks since their debut, the group followed up "Too Late" with a second single, "Bbiribbom Bberibbom" (삐리뽐 빼리뽐). The music video for the song was recorded on October 11, 2010, and features T-ara member Ham Eun-jeong . The video, along with a second music video for ballad "Nae Simjangeul Ttwige Haneun Mar" (내 심장을 뛰게 하는 말 "I Love You A Thousand Times"), was released on October 18. The single itself was released on October 19, and they performed "Bbiribbom Bberibbom" for the first time the next day onM! Countdown. "Bbiribbom Bberibbom" has so far peaked at number 61 on the Gaon Chart.

The group's debut mini album,Something That Is Cheerful and Fresh, was released on October 28, 2010. It features the three previously released songs and various remixes. Despite being limited to 20,000 copies, Core Contents Media announced that the album had received 50,000 pre-orders.

2011: 5dolls debut,Charming Five Girls

The four female members of the group along with a new member, Seo Eunkyo, were announced by Core Contents Media to be debuting under the name 5dolls. On February 7, 2011, 5dolls released the music video teaser for their debut single, "Ipsul Jaguk" (입술자국 "Lip Stains") produced by Brave Brothers. The music video was directed by Cha Eun-taek and featured Jay Park . On February 16, they released the music video for "Neo Mariya" (너 말이야 "Your Words") and their debut mini-albumCharming Five Dolls.

5dolls released a second mini-album titledTime To Playon May 11, 2011, with the lead single "Like This Or That" (이러쿵 저러쿵) with the music video release on the same day.

On November 4, 2011, member Yoosung posted pictures of Coed's new member Shin Jong Kook, who was added after the departure of Kangho who wanted to focus on his acting career. Shin Jong Kook will be debuting with the male sub-unit in March 2012 and Coed School's full comeback later that year.

2012-present: SPEED debut, Management and lineup change

The six male members plus one new member, Shin Jong Kook, debuted under the name Speed as the second sub-unit from Coed School. Their first release was a remake of T-ara 's "Lovey-Dovey" titled "Lovey-Dovey Plus". Coed is expected make a full group comeback later this year.

In February 2012, the group was moved to Mnet Media's sub-label, GM Contents Media, headed by CEO Kwon Sibong, who has been a partner of Core Contents Media’s Kim Kwangsoo for 10 years. Coed School's leader Soomi decided to go solo and withdrew from the group, staying with Core Contents Media. She and was replaced by a new female member named Nayeon. Another male member was then added, named Saejoon.

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 Coed School's Discography

Extended plays

YearAlbum detailsPeak
positions
Sales
KOR
2010Something That Is Cheerful and Fresh 8
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Singles

YearTitlePeak chart positionAlbum
Gaon Chart
2010 "Too Late"13Something That Is Cheerful and Fresh
"Bbiribbom Bberibbom"61
"I Love You a Thousand Times"
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released.

Videography

YearMusic videoLength
2010 "Too Late" 6:56
"Bbiribbom Bberibbom" 4:14
"I Love You a Thousand Times" 3:59

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 Coed School's Members

Current

Stage nameBirth nameDate of birthPositionSubunit
RomanizedHangulRomanizedHangul
Kanghaeng강행Lee Kwang-haeng이광행(1990-01-20)January 20, 1990(age 22)Leader, Vocalist, Rapper, Lead DancerSPEED
Yoosung유성Kim Jung-woo김정우(1990-05-09)May 9, 1990(age 22)Main Vocalist
Taewoon태운Woo Ji-seok우지석(1990-05-11)May 11, 1990(age 22)Lead Vocalist, Main Rapper
Noori누리Kang In-oh강인오(1993-03-03)March 3, 1993(age 19)Vocalist, Rapper
Jongkook종국Shin Jong-kook신종국(1993-09-08)September 8, 1993(age 18)Main Vocalist
Sejoon세준Park Se-joon박세준1993 (age 18/19)Vocalist, Visual
Sungmin성민Choi Sung-min최성민(1995-12-07)December 7, 1995(age 16)Lead Vocalist, Lead Rapper, Main Dancer
Nayeon나연Han Na-yeon한나연(1992-01-08)January 8, 1992(age 20)Vocalist, Rapper5dolls
Chanmi찬미Heo Chan-mi허찬미(1992-04-06)April 6, 1992(age 20)Main Vocalist
Hyoyoung효영Ryu Hyo-young류효영(1993-04-22)April 22, 1993(age 19)Vocalist, Main Rapper, Lead Dancer
Hyewon혜원Jin Hye-won진혜원(1995-03-06)March 6, 1995(age 17)Vocalist, Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer
Eunkyo은교Seo Eun-kyo서은교(1995-03-21)March 21, 1995(age 17)Lead Vocalist, Main Dancer, Rapper

Former

Stage nameBirth nameDate of birthPositionNotes
RomanizedHangulRomanizedHangul
Soomi수미Lee Soomi이수미(1989-03-03)March 3, 1989(age 23)Leader, Lead Vocalist Former member of SeeYa , left the group to pursue a solo career.
Kangho강호Park Yongsoo박용수(1991-12-14)December 14, 1991(age 20)Vocalist, Rapper Left the group to pursue an acting career. Now goes by the name Cha Juhyuk.

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