Turtles( Hangul :거북이) was a South Korean hip-hop group which debuted in 2001. The single "Airplane" (bihaengi) from their fourth album topped the KBS chart in September 2006.The lead singer, "Turtleman" (born Lim Sung-hoon), died of a heart attack on April 2, 2008; he was found by his manager at his apartment at 2:30pm.On 2008-09-04, the remaining members (Keum Bi and Z-E) announced the official disbandment. On April 18, 2011 they announced they will be returning on April 28, with a new male member and single.

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  • by hansukj  -  August 4, 2016 05:08 AM

    Davichi's "Turtle" climbs real-time music charts

    Davichi's "Turtle" has made a quick climb to the top of real-time music charts!Unlike its name would suggest, the pre-release from their upcoming album topped major music charts within 2 hours of its release. On the 4th, a day after it came out, "Turtle" ranked #1 onBug…

  • by asian  -  July 23, 2016 04:04 AM

    Davichi to return through radio program before making TV appearances for comebac…

    Davichiwill finally be returning with their second full-length album!Rather than making an on-screen return first, the girls instead will come back onKim Shin Young's radio program on March 18th, the same day that they release 'Mystic Ballad'. They will also be discussing the process of their return…

  • by desire  -  July 23, 2016 03:12 AM

    Davichi's "Take A Drink Together" tops music charts

    After beating the competition with "Turtle", talented singing duoDavichihave been dominating with another new song from their 2nd album 'Mystic Ballad 1990'. Fans must have missed the singers as their first full-length album in five years has been doing great on music charts.Davichi releas…

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 Turtles's Members

  • Turtleman (터틀맨, rap) [Deceased as of April 2, 2008 due to a heart attack] (1970–2008)
  • Z-E (rap & vocals)
  • Geum Bi (금비, vocals)
  • SuBin (수빈, vocals) [Former member, left after first album)

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 Turtles's Discography


  1. Go! Boogie!, 2001
  2. Turtles 2, 2003
  3. Turtles 3, 2004
  4. Turtles 4, 2006
  5. 오방간다(OhBangGanDa), 2008

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 Turtles's Mini Albums

  1. Turtles: Digital Single - Christmas Mix, 2006
  2. Turtles: 4.5 - Remake Single, 2007
  3. Turtles: Digital Single - 분홍빛 크리스마스, 2007


  1. Turtles Best, The Land of Turtles, 2006
  2. Turtles Special Album, The Unfinished Story, August 14, 2008, in memory of Lim Sung-hoon

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 Turtles's References

  1. "거북이 (Turtles)" (in Korean). Daum. http://music.daum.net/artist/main?artistDetailId=2712. Retrieved 26 December 2011. 
  2. 거북이 '터틀맨' 임성훈 사망 / Turtles: Im Sung-hoon “Turtleman” Dies. Chosun.com. April 2, 2008. Retrieved April 2, 2008.
  3. 거북이 ‘눈물의 해체’ / Turtles: Disbandment in Tearskyunghyang.com.  September 4, 2008.  Retrieved September 9, 2008.

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