LABOUM is one k-pop band that has remained standing despite some major upheavals. The group’s lead rapper, Yulhee, departed in 2017 without much notice to her bandmates. She caused further controversy by stating that she had no regrets about leaving the band. Despite all these, LABOUM remains rock solid and is not going away any time soon. Find out more about the band here including members profile as well as interesting trivia about them.
LABOUM Members Profile
Stage name – Yujeong
Real name – Kim Yujeong
Yujeong is the lead vocalist of LABOUM. She is also a rapper as well as the leader of the five-girl ensemble. Yujeong was born on Valentine’s Day, 14th of February, 1992 in Seoul, South Korea. She hails from a family of four. It comprises of her, her parents as well as a beloved younger sister. Yujeong has participated in several reality TV shows including The Unit. She is also well educated and obtained a college degree from Myongji University. The vocalist-cum-rapper is 5 feet 3 inches tall and her weight is given as 42kg or 92lbs.
Stage name – Soyeon
Real name – Jung Soyeon
Soyeon is the main vocalist of LABOUM. She was born on the 4th of May 1994 in Gwagju, Jeolla-Do, South Korea. She hails from a family of four as well. It includes her dad, her mom as well as an elder sister. Soyeon is a vastly-talented singer, songwriter, and composer. She has been tapped to contribute songs to the official soundtracks of several productions. Some of them are Is It Love (OST for My Strange Hero), Cosmic Girl (OST for Jugglers), I Feel Love (OST for Hospital Ship Part 4), Love is Cold (OST for Sweet Home, Sweet Honey Part 4), Don’t Disappear (OST for Come and Hug Me). Soyeon is 5 feet 3 inches tall and her weight is given as 44kg or 97lbs.
Stage name – ZN
Real name – Bae Jinye
The multi-talented ZN is the main dancer of LABOUM. She is also a vocalist as well as a rapper. ZN was born on the 9th of June 1994 in Bucheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. She hails from a family of four and has an elder sister. ZN has featured in several reality TV series including The Unit. She is also a skilled actress and headlined the web drama, Milky Love. ZN is 5 feet 7 inches tall and her weight is given as 48kg or 105lbs. This makes her the joint tallest LABOUM member.
Stage name – Haein
Real name – Yeom Haein
Haein is another multitalented LABOUM member. She is not just the group’s lead dancer but can also sing and rap. Haein was born on the 19th of May 1995 in Ojeonggu, Bucheon, South Korea. She hails from a family of four comprising of her, her parents as well as an elder brother. Haein is a big fan of sexy dance moves. She is also skilled at acting, like most of her bandmates, and appeared in the 2018 drama, Gangnam Scandal. She is 5 feet 3 ¾ inches tall and her weight is given as 46kg or 101 lbs.
Stage name – Solbin
Real name – Ahn Solbin
Solbin is the lead vocalist and lead dancer of LABOUM. She was born on the 19th of August 1997, and this makes her the youngest LABOUM member. Solbin hails from a family of four and has a brother. She is really good at impersonating people. It is therefore not surprising that she has a thriving acting career which has seen her feature in k-dramas such as Meloholic, Solomon’s Perjury, and Good Witch. Solbin is 5 feet 7 inches tall and her weight is given as 50kg or 110lbs.
Info and Trivia About LABOUM
1. Their name is gotten from the French language and stands for ‘The Party’.
2. The group are signed to NH Media and Nega Network and made their debut in 2014.
3. Their first ever single was Petit Macaron which was released on the 28th of August 2014.
4. LABOUM have relied on public support to develop their music. In 2016, they utilised the crowdfunding platform, Makestar, to raise money for the shooting of their music vidoe. They also utilised the same platform to raise money for their second EP, Miss This Kiss, in 2017.
5. The group has thus far dropped one full-length album, Two of Us, two EPs, Love Sign and Miss This Kiss, as well as several singles.
6. LABOUM released a Japanese language album, Love Pop Wow!! in 2019
7. The group received the k-pop singer award at the 2018 Korean Culture Entertainment Awards.
8. LABOUM originally comprised of six members but the main rapper, Yulhee, left the group in 2017.