And so, today, in this article, we will give you some information about one of the Korean artists with many capabilities. Yes, it is Kim Jong-min, the former member of Koyote. For those of you who might not know him or his former band yet, let us introduce you to some basic information about Koyote. Koyote is a South Korean co-ed vocal group known for its signature dance and hip-hop sound, debuted in 1998 with the hit song “Genuine.” Since its debut, Koyote has released ten studio albums, three extended plays, and numerous singles. The group has gone through numerous line-up changes over the years, and one of them is the only remaining original member. Enough with the intermezzo, now let us move on to the main topic!
Kim Jong-min’s Full Profile
Kim Jong-min is a Korean singer, dancer, and television personality. He was born in Shinyeong-ri, Ein-myeon, Gongju, South Chungcheong Province, South Korea on September 24th, 1979. According to some portal news, before his debut with Koyote in 2007, he worked as a back-up dancer for many artists, such as Uhm Jung-hwa, Lee Jung-hyun, Kim Wan-sun, R.E.F, and many more. Kim Jong-min is known for being a mainstay of many Korean variety shows, such as KBS’ Heroine 6 and Choi Hong Man Strong Friends and the former SBS Real Romance Love Letter, as he has become a goofy, naïve on-screen character known for silly comments and actions. In 2007, Kim became a cast member of the KBS Happy Sunday line-up as part of 1 Night 2 Days but briefly left the show for his mandatory military service. And then, in 2009, he came back and turned into the only pioneer member who witnessed 1 Night 2 Days from Season 1 till Season 3 after his duties and has been with the program to date. In the first quarter of 2011, he released his very first single titled “Oppa Find Strength.” His promotional clip from the MV depicted the negative comments that he received after his return from the military service. And in 2014, he made his solo comeback with his third single, “Sali Go Dali Go,” a piece of electronic dance music composed by DanDi.
As A Featuring Artist
Sang —우리 사랑이면 충분해 (narration by Kim Jong-min, ft. Song Cry Girlz Sang — 슬픈 발라드 같은거(ft. Kim Jong-min) Charlie & Shinba — Good Zombie (feat. Zingo)
Present Shows Former Shows
Kang Ho-dong& Jeong Chae-eun — Look Out of the Window VASIA — Love Story Aurora— 따따블 Charlie& Shinba — Good Zombie (feat. Zingo)