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Young K (영케이; also known as Brian) is a South Korean singer-songwriter, musician, rapper, host and DJ under JYP Entertainment. He is the bassist of the boy band DAY6 and its sub-unit DAY6 (Even of Day).

He made his solo debut with his first mini album Eternal on September 6, 2021.

Career

2015: Debut with DAY6

He officially debuted as the bassist of South Korean rock band DAY6 on September 7, 2015.

2021: Solo debut

On August 16, 2021, JYP Entertainment confirmed that Young K is preparing for his solo debut.[1] On the same day, Young K announced in a V Live broadcast that he would be releasing his solo debut mini album, Eternal on September 6, ahead of his military service.[2]

Personal life

Education

He attended York Mills Collegiate Institute in Toronto, in Canada, for high school during 4 years. He is currently studying Business Administration at Dongguk University in Seoul.[3]

Military service

On August 16, 2021, Young K revealed that he would be enlisting in the army as a member of the KATUSA (Korean Augmentation To the United States Army) on October 12.[4]

Discography

Mini albums

Collaborations

Features

Filmography

Dramas

  • Dream High (SBS, 2011) - cameo
  • Dream High 2 (SBS, 2012) - cameo
  • Touching You (Naver TV, 2016) - cameo

Variety shows

  • Idol Radio (MBC Radio, 2020) - host/DJ with Youngjae

Producing and writing credits

  • All credits adapted from KOMCA, unless stated.[5]
Artist Song Album Type
2016
GOT7 "Begging On My Knees" Flight Log: Departure Writting
DAY6 "First Time" Daydream Writting
Composition
"Blood"
"Letting Go"
"Sing Me"
"Hope"
"Hunt"
Jimin Park "Young" 19 to 20 Writting
"Answer"
UP10TION "Stuck On You" Burst Writting
Composing
Arranging
2017
DAY6 "I Wait" "Every DAY6 January" Writting
Composition
"Goodbye Winter"
"You Were Beautiful" "Every DAY6 February"
"My Day"
"How Can I Say" "Every DAY6 March"
"I Would"
"I'm Serious" "Every DAY6 April" Writting
"Say Wow" Writting
Composition
"Dance Dance" "Every DAY6 May"
"Man in a Movie"
"Lean On Me" Sunrise
"I Smile"
"Letting Go" (Rebooted ver.)
"Congratulations" (Final ver.)
DAY6 "Hi Hello" "Every DAY6 July"
"Be Lazy"
"What Can I Do" "Every DAY6 August"
"Whatever!"
"I Loved You" "Every DAY6 September"
"I'll Remember"
"When You Love Someone" "Every DAY6 October"
"I Need Somebody"
"All Alone" "Every DAY6 November" Writting
Composition
"Pouring"
"Better Better" Moonrise
"I Like You"
"Colors" (Final ver.)
"Like That Sun" (Final ver.)
"Out of My Mind" (Final ver.)
"Habits (Final ver.)
"Freely" (Final ver.)
2018
DAY6 "Warning!" Shoot Me : Youth Part 1 Writting
Composition
"Shoot Me
"Somehow" Writting
"Feeling Good" Writting
Composition
"Talking To"
"Still"
"Hurt Road" Remember Us : Youth Part 2
"Days Gone By"
"Headache"
"121U"
"So Cool"
"Marathon"
2019
DAY6 "For Me" The Book of Us : Gravity Writting
Composition
"Time of Our Life"
"How To Love"
"Wanna Go Back"
"Cover"
"Best Part"
"Deep In Love" The Book of Us : Entropy
"Sweet Chaos"
"Rescue Me" Writting
"365247" Writting
Composing
"Ouch"
"Not Fine"
"Stop Talking"
"Like a Flowing Wind" Writting
2020
DAY6 "Day and Night" The Book of Us : The Demon Writting
Composing
"Zombie" Writting
"Tick Tock" Writting
Composing
"Love Me or Leave Me"
"Stop"
"1 to 10"
"Zombie (English Ver.)" Writting
DAY6 (Even of Day) "Landing -Intro-" The Book of Us : Gluon - Nothing Can Tear Us Apart
"Landed" Writting
Composing
"Ocean -Interlude 1-"
"Where The Sea Sleeps"
"Forest -Interlude 2-" Writting
"Thanks To" Writting
Composing
"To Be Continued -Outro-"
Jeong Sewoon "Don't Know" 24 Part 1 Writting
Eric Nam "Trouble With You" The Other Side
"Paradise"
"How You Been"
"Love Die Young (Korean ver.)"
Young K "Insomnia" Let Me Off This Earth OST
Young K & Song Heejin "Alone In This World"
2021
Jamie "You Were Beautiful" Begin Again Open Mic EPISODE 1 Writting
Composing
Ha Hyun Sang "Love Me Now (demo)"
Young K & Park Moonchi "What a Wonderful Word"
Ha Hyun Sang "Late Night Movie" Writting
DAY6 "Everyday We Fight" The Book of Us : Negentropy - Chaos Swallowed Up in Love
"You Make Me" Writting
Composing
"Healer"
"Only"
"Above The Clouds"
"One"
"So Let's Love"
DAY6 (Even of Day) "We" Right Through Me
"Right Through Me"
"Walk"
"All The Things You Wanted"
"From the Ending of a Tragedy"
"Home Alone" Composition
"Love Parade" Writting
Composing
Sung Hoon "For You" Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce) 2 OST Writting
Composing
Young K "Best Song" Eternal Writting
Composing
"Guard You"
"Not Gonna Love You"
"Microphone"
"Want To Love You"
"Come As You Are"
"Goodnight, Dear"

Trivia

  • His MBTI personality type is ENTP.[6]
  • He collaborated with former fellow labelmate Baek A Yeon on the song "Shouldn't Have..." in 2015, of which he is the featured artist. The song was released just 4 months before DAY6 offically debuted, so he was still a trainee at the time.

Gallery

Main article: Young K/Gallery

References

Official links

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