Teen Top

Teen Top debuted July 9, 2010 with their cong Clap.  The band consists of six members, CAP, ChunJi, L.Joe, Niel, Ricky and ChangJo.  All the members use a stage name.  Niel and ChunJi are the main singers and as they’ve released more songs, the other members have finally been allowed to sign and showcase their talents a little more each time.  CAP and L.Joe are the rappers, though CAP raps more.  For their discography click here and go look under MV Reviews for more of my fan girly rants.

When this band came out, only one of them was legal, now they’re slowing shifting up the rungs out of jailbait, but not yet.  I fell in love with Niel because of his voice and his lips, then CAP and his wannabe intensity.  It wasn’t until their second and third music video that I started noticing ChunJi and he’s come up to rival Niel sometimes with those winks and lip touches.  I’m a hardcore Tee Top fan; so expect music video review on them whenever they release anything new.

Member Profiles

CAP ()

Real Name: Bang Min Soo (방민수)
Birth Date: November 4, 1992
Position: Leader, Charisma Rapper
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 61kg
Hobbies: Design, drawing and exercise
Specialty: Writing lyrics and rapping
Education: Seongname Information Industry High School
Facts:

  • Interested in design, likes doing graffiti
  • Has three tattoos
  • Doesn’t like leading a band of people younger than him, he thinks he’s too young already

ChunJi (천지)

 

Real Name: Lee Chan Hee (이찬희)
Birth Date: October 5, 1993
Position: Power Voice
Height: 173 cm
Weight: 53kg
Hobbies: Puzzles, reading
Specialty: Imitations
Education: Seongji Middle School
Facts:

  • Likes doing puzzles (1000 piece ones)
  • Would choose a sexy over a cute noona
  • Wants to play Zac Efron’s role in “High School Musical”
  • Ideal girl is SNSD Yuri

L.Joe (엘조)

Real Name: Lee Byung Hun (이병헌)
Birth Date: November 23, 1993
Position: Bad Boy Rapper
Height: 171 cm
Weight: 50kg
Hobbies: Acting
Specialty: Piano, violin, music composition, English
Education: Korea Arts High School
Facts:

  • Would choose a sexy over cute noona
  • His role model is Big Bang’s GDragon
  • His mother lives in the United States
  • Stayed up until 3AM to compose a birthday song for Niel
  • L. Joe stands for Lee (his last name) and Joe (his English name)
  • Ideal woman is HyunA, who is his senior at school
  • Lived in California for 5 years

Niel (니엘)

Real Name: Ahn Daniel (안 다니엘)
Birth Date: August 16, 1994
Position: Emotional Vocal
Height: 177 cm
Weight: 54kg
Hobbies: Music appreciation
Specialty: Football
Education: Heungjin High School
Facts:

  • Relieves stress by tormenting Ricky
  • Loves to watch and play soccer
  • Looked up to Se7en as a child
  • Roommates with Ricky since they are the loudest members

Ricky (리키)

Real Name: Yoo Chang Hyun (유창현)
Birth Date: February 27, 1995
Position: Lovely Vocal
Height: 172cm
Weight: 55kg
Hobbies: Movies Appreciation, piano
Specialty: Acting
Education: Namgang Middle School
Facts:

  • Likes sci-fi and action movies
  • Likes playing board games like Monopoly
  • Shares a room with Niel because they’re the loudest members

ChangJo (창조)

Real Name: Choi Jong Hyun (최종현)
Birth Date: November 16, 1995
Position: Dancing Boy
Height: 177 cm
Weight: 58kg
Hobbies: Choreography composition, music appreciation
Specialty: Self-defense
Education: ChunCheon Middle School
Facts:

  • The first time he saw Niel he thought he looked like a Simpson
  • Looks up to Big Bang’s Taeyang as a dancer
  • His childhood dream was to become a bodyguard
  • ChangJo means “to create” because he wants to create a new world through his dancing

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