Gong Min-ji(born January 18, 1994), better known by her stage nameMinzy, is a South Korean singer and dancer. She is a former member of South Korean girl group 2NE1 , leaving the group and the group's agency in April 2016.

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 Minzy's Early life

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 Minzy's Career

2009–2016: 2NE1edit

The group went on to debut with their first single "Fire" in May 2009, with Minzy being the youngest member at just 15 years old.

2016–present: Solo careeredit

It was revealed that Minzy is currently preparing for her solo album and is interested in trying out different types of music and doesn’t want to limit herself to one specific genre. Music Works stated, “We are focusing on producing a first solo album which can portray all of Gong Minzy’s talent and potential. We will continue the preparations without being chased by time”.

On January 17, 2017, a representative from KBS revealed that Minzy has been confirmed as a cast member of the second season ofSister's Slam Dunktogether with Kim Sook , Hong Jin-kyung , Kang Ye-won , Han Chae-young , Hong Jin-young and Jeon So-mi . The show aired its first broadcast on February 10, where Minzy was appointed to become the main singer, lead dancer, dance tutor and choreographer for the second generation of Unnies by legendary producer and composer Kim Hyung Suk (mentor of JYP ), and was voted as leader of the group on the third episode. She is also qualified to be the team's rap teacher, but due to her heavy workload, the role went to LA-born newcomer KillerGramz. Also in February, it was announced that Minzy will release her first solo single, "I Wanted To Love" as the soundtrack of the MBC dramaRebel: Thief Who Stole the People.

On April 17, Minzy released her solo debut EP, Minzy Work 01. "Uno", along with title track "Ninano".

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 Minzy's Discography

For Minzy's works with 2NE1, see2NE1 discography.

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TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsSales
Minzy Work 01: Uno 10 10 21 2


TitleYearPeak chart
As lead artist
"Please Don't Go"
2009 6 To Anyone
"Ni Na No" (니나노) 2017 44 18
Minzy Work 01: Uno
Soundtrack appearances
"I Wanted To Love" 2017 Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

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 Minzy's Filmography

Variety shows

2013 Star Family Show Mamma Mia Guest KBS Episode 23
2017 Sister's Slam Dunk Main cast KBS
King of Mask Singer Contestant MBC

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 Minzy's References

  1. Mark Russell (29 April 2014). K-Pop Now!: The Korean Music Revolution. Tuttle Publishing. p. 77. ISBN 978-1-4629-1411-1. 
  2. "2NE1's Minzy Had No Idea 2NE1 Are Releasing a Final 'Goodbye' Read More: 2NE1's Minzy Had No Idea 2NE1 Are Releasing a Final 'Goodbye'". Pop Crush. Bradley Stern. Retrieved 19 January 2017. 
  3. "K-Pop Group 2NE1 Becomes Trio Following Departure of Minzy". April 5, 2016. Retrieved September 5, 2016. 
  4. http://www.ygfamily.com/artist/About.asp?LANGDIV=E&ATYPE=2&ARTIDX=28
  5. Jeff Benjamin (April 6, 2016). "Why Minzy was always 2NE1'S secret weapon". fuse.tv. Retrieved June 27, 2016. 
  6. Tamar Herman (April 5, 2016). "K-Pop Group 2NE1 Becomes Trio Following Departure of Minzy". billboard.com. Retrieved June 27, 2016. 
  7. E. Alex Jung (April 5, 2016). "It's a Sad Day in K-Pop: Minzy Leaves 2NE1". vulture.com. Retrieved June 27, 2016. 
  8. Hajima (April 5, 2016). "Were There Signs That Minzy Was Going to Leave 2NE1?". soompi.com. Retrieved June 27, 2016. 
  9. elliefilet (April 5, 2016). "Minzy to officially leave 2NE1 + YGE announces 2NE1 comeback". allkpop.com. Retrieved June 27, 2016. 
  10. Lord Justin Castillo (April 16, 2016). "Minzy reportedly to have a new record label". newseveryday.com. Retrieved June 27, 2016. 
  11. Maolen E. (May 18, 2016). "Ex-2NE1 member Minzy officially signs new record deal with Music Works". yibada.com. Retrieved June 27, 2016. 
  12. Ash Krater (May 16, 2016). "2NE1 Ex-Member Minzy Puts YG Entertainment Behind Her, Officially Signs With Music Works". designntrend.com. Retrieved June 27, 2016. 
  13. "NZ Heatseekers: Minzy Work 01: Uno". 
  14. "Top Heatseekers: Minzy Work 01: Uno". 
  15. "World Albums: Minzy Work 01: Uno". 
  16. "Gaon Digital Chart". Gaon Music Chart. 
    • "NiNaNo". April 16–22, 2017. 
  17. "World Digital Songs". Billboard. 
  18. Kim Mi-hwa (April 2, 2017). "'복면가왕' 깻잎소녀는 공민지..2NE1아닌 솔로 첫무대". Star News (in Korean). Retrieved April 2, 2017. 

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