Hangul: 정대현; born June 28, 1993

Jung Dae Hyun(Hangul: 정대현; born June 28, 1993), often simply known asDaehyun, is a South Korean singer and dancer. He is best known as the main vocalist of a popular South Korean K-pop group, B.A.P .

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 Daehyun's Life and career

1993–2011: Early life and career beginnings

Jung Daehyun was born in Busan , South Korea , on June 28, 1993.Jung has one older brother.Daehyun studied at the Sajik Elementary School and Sajik Middle School. At 18, Jung graduated at the Busan Computer and Science High School. Daehyun also came from the Nataraja Academy and was the last member to join B.A.P.When asked how he became a singer, Jung commented, "When I was watching TV as a child I learned to be a singer. When I was deciding on a high school, as expected I thought “I have the goal of becoming a singer”, and entered the practical music department. At that time also, I was walking by the music academy and had a chance to audition, passed that, and became a member. I practiced at the academy but from when I entered the company and our debut, about 6 months passed. I was the last one to join. So like that up until our debut, my life was full of noisy instances happening. I didn’t feel that there were any horrible or difficult things."

2012–Present: B.A.P

In March 2011, TS Entertainment already signaled that they will debut a boy band in 2012. Bang Yong Guk was the first member to be revealed in TS Entertainment's upcoming boy band with singles such as "Going Crazy" and "I Remember".In August 2011, TS Entertainment introduced its second member, Kim Him Chan and revealed that he will be an emcee in MTV's The Show.In November 2011, TS Entertainment stated that they will debut a sub-unit group for their upcoming boy band previously known as "TS Baby" featuring Bang Yong Guk and another member.

B.A.P debuted in January 2012 with their lead single "Warrior". On January 28, 2012, the group held its debut showcase concert in Seoul , South Korea with over 3,000 people attended the show. Daehyun sang the parts of B2ST's Yoseob in Bang Yong Guk's "I Remember" during the showcase.Their debut single met them critical acclaim as various media outlets dubbed the song and its music video, "powerful and charismatic".

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 Daehyun's Artistry and influences

Jung Daehyun is the main vocalist of the group.Daehyun is influenced by R&B music and cites Shin Yong Jae as his musical influence.Aside from R&B music, he also states that he is majorly influenced by South Korean and American ballad singers.Daehyun's largest influence outside of music is food. He greatly admires food and shows a great interest in getting closer to food. He has expressed interest in wanting to act in a food commercial stating that, "I want to film a food CF. I’m confident in eating. Whether it’s pizza or soda, if you just tell me what to do, I can do it well." Nothing deters Daehyun from eating, not performing comedy skits or even ripping his pants in the process. Daehyun is very talented in the art of eating.

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 Daehyun's Discography

For Daehyun's work with B.A.P, seeB.A.P's discography.

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 Daehyun's Filmography


2012Ta-dah It's B.A.PSBSMTV Himself

Music shows

2012MnetM! CountdownGuest MC With B.A.P, RT M! Countdown (2012-02-23)

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 Daehyun's References

  1. "B.A.P Profile". KBS World. http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_artist_detail.htm?No=106531. Retrieved 2012-03-14. 
  2. Hwang Yo-Jin (2012-03-9). "(INTERVIEW) B.A.P Young-jae, Dae-hyun". 10asia. ⓒ 10아시아. http://10.asiae.co.kr/Articles/new_view.htm?sec=&a_id=2012030916152278860. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 
  3. (Korean)Choi Se-Jung (2012-02-23). "「B.A.P」を探れ!~アナザー・エピソード 1~". Korean Pia News. PIA Corporation. http://community.pia.jp/hanryu/2012/02/20120223-02.html. Retrieved 2012-04-14. 
  4. Park, HyunMin (December 19, 2011). "Bang Yong Guk & Zelo to Debut with B.A.P". enewsworld (CJ E&M). http://www.enewsworld.com/enews/contents.asp?idx=2238&idxType=KPop. Retrieved February 1, 2012. 
  5. Lee, Ellie (January 3, 2012). "WHO IS B.A.P?". MTVK (Viacom International Inc.). http://mtvk.com/2012/01/03/who-is-b-a-p/. Retrieved February 1, 2012. 
  6. Xu, Tina (August 25, 2011). "SECOND MEMBER OF TS BABY REVEALED THROUGH MTV KOREA’S THE SHOW!". MTVK (Viacom International Inc.). http://mtvk.com/2011/08/25/second-member-of-ts-baby-revealed-through-mtv-koreas-the-show/. Retrieved February 1, 2012. 
  7. Xu, Tina (December 1, 2011). "PROJECT DUO BANG & ZELO REVEALS "NEVER GIVE UP" MV FEATURING SECRET’S HYOSUNG!". MTVK (Viacom International Inc.). http://mtvk.com/2011/12/01/project-duo-bang-zelo-reveals-never-give-up-mv-featuring-secrets-hyosung/. Retrieved February 1, 2012. 
  8. Park, HyunMin (January 30, 2012). "B.A.P Brings in Big Crowds for Its Debut Showcase". enewsworld (CJ E&M). http://www.enewsworld.com/enews/contents.asp?idx=3032&idxType=News. Retrieved February 1, 2012. 
  9. (Korean)"2012년 빛낼 아이돌 출격 임박..'신고 합니다!'". Star News. http://star.mt.co.kr/stview.php?no=2012012514080949217. Retrieved 26 January 2012. 
  10. Xu, Tina (January 25, 2012). "B.A.P MAKES LONG AWAITED DEBUT WITH "WARRIOR"". MTV Korea. Viacom International Inc.. http://mtvk.com/2012/01/25/b-a-p-makes-long-awaited-debut-with-warrior/. Retrieved January 26, 2012. 
  11. (Korean) Hwang Hyo-Jin (2012-03-7). "B.A.P - My name is 영재, 대현". 10asia News. 10asiae. http://10.asiae.co.kr/Articles/new_view.htm?sec=people6&a_id=2012030617295784461. Retrieved 2012-3-30. 

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