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DAWN (던; formerly known as E'Dawn) is a South Korean rapper-songwriter and producer under At Area. He is a former member of the boy group PENTAGON and the co-ed group Triple H.

He made his solo debut on November 5, 2019 with the digital single "Money".

Career[]

2016–2018: PENTAGON and Triple H[]

He debuted as a member of PENTAGON on October 10, 2016 with their self-titled debut mini album. He later debuted as a member of Triple H on May 1, 2017 with the mini album 199X.

On November 14, 2018, his exclusive contract with Cube was terminated and it was announced that he would be leaving PENTAGON.[2]

2019: New agency, new stage name and solo debut[]

On January 27, 2019, he and his partner, HyunA, signed with PSY's new agency, P NATION.[3]

On October 18, PSY posted a photo of the couple on his Instagram account, saying that the singles of both were finished and since this day, Hyojong's name started being mentioned as DAWN.[4] On October 28, three teaser photos of "Money", his solo debut single, were released.[5]

2022: Departure from P NATION[]

On August 29, 2022, P NATION announced that both he and HyunA would be leaving the agency after deciding not to renew their contracts.[6]

2023: New agency, "Dear My Light", Narcissus[]

On January 30, 2023, DAWN signed with GroovyRoom's agency, At Area.[7]

On April 7, DAWN shared a teaser for his third digital single "Dear My Light", which was released on April 13.[8]

On September 4, DAWN announced his first EP, Narcissus, which was released on September 15.[9]

Personal life[]

Relationship[]

DAWN revealed he has been dating HyunA since May 2016.[10] On February 3, 2022, they revealed that they have been engaged.[11]

On November 30, 2022, DAWN and HyunA announced that they have broken up.[12]

Military service[]

On October 12, 2023, DAWN announced that he enlisted quietly in the military as public service worker.[13]

Discography[]

Mini albums[]

EPs[]

Collaboration EPs[]

Collaboration singles[]

Digital singles[]

Features[]

OSTs[]

Producing and writing credits[]

  • All credits adapted from KOMCA, unless stated.[14]
Artist Song Album Type
2016
Jinho, Hongseok, Shinwon, Yan An, E'Dawn "Find Me (나를 찾아줘)" "Find Me Writing
Composing
PENTAGON "Wake Up (Intro)" Pentagon Writing
"Lukewarm (미지근해)"
"Organic Song (귀 좀 막아줘)" Writing
Composing
"Lose Yourself (풀러)" Five Senses Writing
"Stay Crazy (정신 못 차려도 돼)"
2017
Triple H "Sunflower (바라기)" 199X Writing
"365 Fresh"
"What's Going On? (꿈이야 생시야)"
"Girl Girl Girl"
Produce 101 Season 2 "Never" Produce 101: 35 Boys 5 Concepts
PENTAGON "To Universe (소중한 약속)" Ceremony
"Nothing"
"Spectacular (스펙터클 해)"
HyunA "Purple (보라색)" Following Writing
Composing
PENTAGON "Like This" Demo_01 Writing
"It's Over"
"One More Night (오늘까지만)"
"Get That Drink (멋있게 랩)" Writing
Composing
Arranging
"When I Was In Love (설렘이라는 건)" Writing
Wooseok, E'Dawn "Lift Off" "Lift Off"
PENTAGON "Violet" Demo_02 Writing
"Runaway"
"All Right"
"Pretty Boys" Writing
Composing
Arranging
2018
Yuto, Wooseok, E'Dawn "Trust Me" "Trust Me" Writing
Composing
Arranging
PENTAGON "Off-Road" Positive Writing
"Shine (빛나리)" Writing
Composing
"Think About You (생각해)" Writing
"Do It For Fun (재밌갰다)" Writing
Composing
Arranging
"Nothing I Can Do (보낼 수밖이)" Writing
"Let's Go Together (함께 가자 우리)" Writing
Composing
United Cube "Young & One" "One" Writing
Triple H "Feeling (느낌)" Retro Futurism Writing
Composing
"Retro Future"
"Show Me" Writing
PENTAGON "Naughty Boy (청개구리)" Thumbs Up! Writing
Composing
"Skateboard" Writing
2019
DAWN "Money" "Money" Writing
Composing
2020
OnlyOneOf "Money (OnlyOneOf ver.)" "Yours Only 2.2" Writing
Composing
DAWN "Dawndididawn (던디리던)" Dawndididawn Writing
"Still (가마니)" Writing
Composing
"Tantara (딴따라)"
"Butterfly (호랑나비)"
"Ordinary Night (펑소와 똑같은 밤)"
2021
HyunA & DAWN "Deep Dive" 1+1=1 Writing
Composing
"Ping Pong"
"XOXO"
"I Know (우린 분명 죽을 만큼 사랑했다)"
2022
DAWN "Stupid Cool" Writing
Composing
2023
DAWN "Star" Narcissus Writing
Composing
"Heart"
"I Don't"
"Fallin'" Composing
"Seasons" Writing
Composing
"Memory"
"Lullaby" Writing
"Abyss" Composing

Filmography[]

Reality shows[]

  • Pentagon Maker (Mnet, 2016) - contestant
  • How Do You Play? (MBC, 2020) - guest (ep. 65)

Music video appearances[]

Gallery[]

Main article: DAWN/Gallery

References[]

Official links[]

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