Chanyeol (찬열) is a South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter, actor, composer and producer under SM Entertainment. He is a member of the boy group EXO, and its subunits EXO-K and EXO-SC.

He released his first solo single on April 25, 2019 with the digital single "SSFW".[1]


2012: Debut with EXO

He debuted as a member of EXO and its sub-unit EXO-K on April 9, 2012 with the group's first mini album Mama.

2019: Debut with EXO-SC

On July 22, 2019, Chanyeol debuted as a member of the group's sub-unit EXO-SC with the mini album What a Life.

Personal life

Military service

On February 26, 2021, SM Entertainment confirmed that Chanyeol would be enlisting as an active duty soldier on March 29.[2]



Digital singles




Other releases

  • "Familiar" (as Loey, with MQ) (2019)
  • "Slow Walk" (as Loey, with MQ) (2020)
  • "Get Used To" (as Loey, with MQ) (2020)



  • "So I Married an Anti-fan OST" ("I Hate You" with Yuan Shanshan) (2016)



  • Salut d'Amour (2015)
  • So I Married An Anti-fan (2016)
  • The Box (2021)

Television dramas

  • High Kick! (Cameo) (KBS2, 2008)
  • Royal Villa (Cameo) (JTBC, 2013)
  • Missing 9 (MBC, 2017)
  • Memories of the Alhambra (tvN, 2018)

Web dramas

  • EXO Next Door (Naver TV Cast, 2015)
  • Secret Queen Makers (Naver TV Cast, 2018)

Variety shows

  • Roommate (SBS, 2014)

Producing and writing credits

Artist Song Album Type
EXO "Promise"
(Korean and Chinese ver.)
Love Me Right Writing
Himself "Young Street" Lee Gook Joo's Young Street Writing, composing, arranging
"Last Hunter" Law of the Jungle in Brunei
Heize, Himself "Don't Make Money" "Unpretty Rapstar 2 Semi Final Part 1" Writing
EXO "Lightsaber" "Lightsaber"
EXO "Heaven"
(Korean and Chinese ver.)
Ex'Act Writing
Far East Movement, Himself, Tinashe, Marshmello "Freal Luv" Identity
EXO "Ko Ko Bop" (Korean ver.) The War Writing
"Sweet Lies" The War: The Power of Music
"Together" EXO Planet 3 - The EXO'rdium (Dot)
EXO "Gravity" Don't Mess Up My Tempo Writing
"With You" Writing, composing
"Love Shot" Love Shot Writing
EXO-SC "What a Life" What a Life Writing
"Just us 2" (feat. Gaeko)
"Closer to You"
"Roller Coaster" Writing, composing, arranging
Himself (Loey), MQ "Familiar" "Familiar"
Himself (Loey), MQ "Slow Walk" "Slow Walk" Writing, composing, arranging
Kai "Confession" EXO Planet 5 –EXplOration– Writing
Lee Sun Hee, Himself "Anbu" "Anbu"
EXO-SC "1 Billion Views" (feat. MOON) 1 Billion Views
"Say It" (feat. Penomeco)
"Rodeo Station"
"Telephone" (feat. 10cm) Writing, composing, arranging
"Jet Lag" Writing
"Fly Away" (feat. Gaeko) Writing, composing, arranging
Himself "Nothin'" Writing
Sehun "On Me" Writing, composing, arranging


  • EXO Superpower Badge: Flame (Phoenix)
  • Hobbies: playing instruments, rapping, and acting.[3]
  • He really loves playing Namco's Japanese fighting video game series Tekken.[4]


Main article: Chanyeol/Gallery


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