Archive for December, 2007

Ahn Jae Wook – Friend (live)

Monday, December 31st, 2007

Ahn Jae Wook was born on September 12, 1971 and is a South Korean actor, composer, and singer. Initially, his debut was that as an actor, being a graduate of the Seoul Art College where he majored in theatre.

He pursued a career in singing and at the same time composed and sang several songs with his debut music album, Forever, which sold over 700,000 copies. Other main albums of Ahn Jae Wook include Memories and Red in Ahn Jae-wook.

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As One – Day by Day

Monday, December 24th, 2007

As One is a Korean pop duo composed of Lee Min Young and Crystal Chae. The video below is their first hit, Day by Day, released in 1999 under Rock Records. After their contract with Rock Records expired, they signed up with EMI Korea, the label that also manages other K-Pop stars like Baby Vox.

Lee Min Young was bornon December 15, 1978 in Seoul and went to Fairfax High School in America while Crystal Chae was born on April 29, 1980, was born in the U.S. and attended Chatsworth High School.

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Ahyoomee – Cutie Honey

Monday, December 17th, 2007

Ahyoomee or Ayumi Lee, was born on August 25, 1984 and was born and raised in Japan. Ahyoomee was a member of the girl group Sugar before going solo, and it seems as though the name of the group fit her well. Even when she was still a member of the said group, she was often seen and referred to as “the sweet one” of the group.

From singing, Ahyoomee has moved to acting and has starred and appeared in various TV shows and series, majority of which are from SBS.

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Rain – I’m Coming

Monday, December 10th, 2007

Rain’s real name is Jung Ji-Hoon and was born on June 25, 1982 in Seoul. Rain recalls all the hardships he encountered while auditioning for various talent agencies before he finally got accepted and achieved the fame he has now. His singing and dancing prowess are certainly not to be missed, but another plus factor that makes Rain such a big hit all over Asia is his acting abilities. In 2004, his show “Full House” was one of the highest-ranked Korean dramas of all-time, and was also shown in the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, China, Japan, Taiwan and the U.S. He has also won several acting and music awards since his debut in 2002.

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