Turtles (South Korean band)


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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 Turtles (South Korean band)'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 (South Korean band)'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 (South Korean band)'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 (South Korean band)'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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