U Kiss
Name: u-kiss
Country of Origin: Korea (South)
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U Kiss

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Overview
AKA
U-Kiss

U-Kiss stands for the following things:
U for Ubiquitous, K for Korea, I for International (Idol), S for Super, and S for Star.
U-Kiss consists of Alexander, whose father is from Macao, China and mother is from South Korea. He can speak 7 languages. Shin Dongho grew up in China and also spent his childhood in China. Kyung Jae, also known as Kevin, lived in the USA. Shin Su Hyun's cousin is Shin Ki Hyun, Battle's ex-band member. Kibum is Kim Hyung Joon's brother (from SS501). U-Kiss is also meant to be an international band.
--justineluvsuju.wordpress.com

Current Members

Soohyun
Kiseop
Eli
AJ
Hoon
Kevin Woo
Dongho

Former members

Alexander
Kibum

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Extended Information

Activities

H&B

Kim KiBum and his brother HyungJoon both revealed that they both work together to compose songs. Being brothers, both of them have a lot of similarities, not only their looks but also being a composer and a lyricist. KiBum once said “In days where I have no schedules, I will write lyrics and compose songs with hyung, older brother, til break of dawn. Our team name ‘H&B’ is derived from one initial from hyung and my name.” H&B already had worked on 'Want It', a SS501 song. KiBum expressed that he hopes that H&B can get recognition as composer brothers just like how Brave Brothers are currently experiencing high popularity from their many hit songs. They are still inexperienced and are trying very hard so please look forward to it.

Kevin and Alexander in Arirang's Pops In Seoul

U-Kiss members, Kevin and Alexander had been chosen as the new VJ for Arirang TV's music program "Pops In Seoul" along with Isak because of their fluency in the English language.

* Note: They only hosts segments with Isak: All About You. Which is a segment on Pops In Seoul, when viewers/listeners send in their personal stories & problems, depending on the week's theme. And then Kevin, Alexander and Isak try to help, giving their advices, experiences and also their personal stories.

* "Pops In Seoul" is a program that introduces Korean singers and their music videos as well as music news. It is being broadcast in 188 countries. The first recording took place on January 30.

All About U-Kiss

It has been announced that a reality show, titled All About U-Kiss, would be premiering on cable network MNet. The show will last 6 episodes, and is to feature the group in their daily lives, including the interaction between members.

MBC will be broadcasting it. There will be stars appearing on the show. Park Myung-soo the MC said this show will be 'natural' and won't be the usual kind of show. Yusyeun DJ and MC is supposed to ask the guests awkward questions. Their first guests were 2AM. And another host for the show is U-Kiss's Eli. He gave a message to the youngest, Dong Ho, to 'Stay in school'. Other guests that may come on are one of the F4 members from Boys Over Flowers, TVXQ'S Hero, and a member from Big Bang.

U-Kiss had promotional activities in China beginning June 2009, and appeared on Hunan T.V.'s talk show, 'Day Day Up'. They performed Talk To Me and Not Young from their first and second album. From October 29 to November 1, U-Kiss held fan meetings in Thailand to promote their new upcoming album. U-Kiss released their 3rd single "Man Man Ha Ni" (만만하니) on November 5, 2009 along with the newest member, Lee Ki Seop. Dong ho is also gaining popularity, through appearing in shows like "Maknae Rebellion" which aired at the end of November Eli Recently Announced on Mid-Day Break with Isak U-Kiss are working a full Length Album And will Be Released Early 2010 (February-March)

2010: Only One


The group released their first studio album, Only One, on February 3, 2010. U Kiss started promotions on KBS's Music Bank with their lead single "Bingeul Bingeul" (Korean: 빙글빙글, lit "Round and Round") on February 5.

On March 26-28, 2010, U-Kiss were in the Philippines to promote their album, Only One. They had their mall tours to meet their fans. They even signed their albums. U-Kiss was warmly accepted by the Filipinos.They already announced that U-Kiss will comeback to the Philippines to held a concert on May 29, 2010. They also appeared on Philippine television. They appeared on the very first episode of Party Pilipinas and performed Bingeul Bingeul. They were having fun eating banana cue [deep friend banana coated with brown sugar] after their rehearsals.

Alexander and Kibum's left the band as of February 23, 2011. A couple of days after the original members Alexander and Kibum left U-KISS, NH Media introduced two new members, Kim Jae Seop and Yeo Hoon Min. Kim Jae Seop is also known as AJ. Before debuting in U-KISS, he was a former member of the South Korean boyband Paran. With the two new members, U-KISS made their comeback on March 30th with their title track, 0330, a sad hip-hop song.


Members

SooHyun (수현)

* Full Name: Shin Soo Hyun (신수현)
* Date of birth: 3/11/89 (1989-03-11) (age 21)
* Blood Type: A
* Height: 181cm
* Weight: 67kg(147lbs.)
* Facts:Soo Hyun was formerly a member of Good Entertainment and JYP Entertainment

Lee Ki Seop (기섭)

* Date of birth: 1/17/91 (1991-01-17) (age 19)
* Blood Type: A
* Height: 180cm
* Weight: 60kg(132lbs.)
* Facts: He is the newest rookie member of U-KISS

Eli

* Real Name: Kim Kyoung Jae (김경재)
* Date of birth: 3/13/91 (1991-03-13) (age 18)
* Blood Type: O
* Height: 180cm
* Weight: 60kg(132lbs.)
* Facts:Jae was born in Los Angeles, America and moved to Washington DC at a young age hence he is fluent in both Mandarin & English.

Kevin

* Kevin (케빈)
* Real Name: Woo Sung Hyun (우성현)
* Date of birth: 11/25/91 (1991-11-25) (age 19)
* Blood Type: O
* Height: 178cm
* Weight: 50kg(110lbs.)
* Facts:Living in San Francisco, California, Hyun is fluent in English. Along with Kibum, he is also a former member of Xing.

Dong Ho (동호)

* Full name: Shin Dong Ho (신동호)
* Date of birth: 6/29/94 (1994-06-29) (age 16)
* Blood Type: B
* Height: 175cm
* Weight: 65kg(143lbs.)
* Facts: He is the youngest member of the group.


Hoon (훈)

* Hoon (훈)
* Full name: Yeo Hoon Min (여훈민)
* Date of birth: 8/16/91 (age 19)
* Blood type:
* Height: 180cm
* Weight: 65 kg
* Facts: He's the replacement for Kibum, he also studies in Dongduk University.

AJ (에이제이)

* AJ (에이제이)
* Full name: Kim Jae Sop (김재섭)
* Date of birth: 6/4/1991 (age 19)
* Blood Type:
* Height: 183cm
* Weight: 61kg
* Facts: Was a former member of Paran and is the replacement for Alexander

Former Members

Alexander (알렉산더)

* Real Name: Alexander (알렉산더) Lee Eusebio
* Date of birth: 7/29/88 (1988-07-29) (age 22)
* Blood Type: O
* Height:181cm
* Weight:63kg(138lbs.)
* Facts: He speaks 7 languages.

Kibum

* Date of birth: 12/29/90 (1990-12-29) (age 19)
* Blood Type: O
* Height: 180cm
* Weight: 53kg(116lbs.)
* Facts: He is the younger brother of SS501's Kim Hyung Joon, and a former member of Xing.

Album

New Generation (1st Debut Single Album)

* Released: September 3, 2008
* Format: CD
* Tracks: 4

1. Intro (Pump Pump)
2. 어리지않아 - Not Young
3. Give It To Me
4. 어리지않아 - Not Young (MR)

Bring It Back To The Old School (2nd Single Album)

* Released: February 3, 2009
* Format: CD
* Tracks: 4

1. Intro (On Fire)
2. 니가 좋아 - I Like You (Title)
3. Talk To Me
4. 니가 좋아 - I Like You (Instrumental)

Conti Ukiss (3rd Single Album)

* Released: November 5, 2009
* Format: CD
* Tracks: 4

1. Intro
2. 만만하니 - Man Man Ha Ni
3. O.K. (오케이)
4. 만만하니 (MR)

U-KISS Only One Album (Full length album)

* Released: February 03, 2010
* Format: CD
* Tracks: 14

1. Intro
2. Round and Round (Bingeul Bingeul)[빙글빙글]
3. Without You
4. What [뭐라고]
5. Bang Bang Bang
6. Dancing Floor
7. Man Man Ha Ni [만만하니](Remix)
8. OK (Remix)
9. I Like You / 니가 좋아 (Remix)
10. Talk To Me (Remix)
11. Not Young [어리지않아](Remix)
12. Give It To Me (Remix)
13. Round and Round [빙글빙글- (Instrumental)
14. What [뭐라고] (Instrumental)

Break Time (4th Mini Album)

* Released: October 4, 2010
* Format: CD
* Tracks: 7

1. Before Yesterday (Intro)
2. Shut Up!! [시끄러!!]
3. Light It Up
4. Rock Ya' Body
5. Avatar
6. Shut Up!! [시끄러!!] (Instrumental)
7. Light It Up (Instrumental)


Bran New Kiss (5th Mini album)

*Released: March 30, 2011
*Format: CD
*Tracks: 6

01. It's Time (Intro)
02. 0330
03. Words that hurt me [내게 아픈 말은...]
04. Every Day
05. I Don't Understand
06. Miracle