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Yubin (유빈) is a South Korean singer-songwriter, composer and rapper currently under rrr Entertainment. She is a former member of the girl group Wonder Girls.

She made her solo debut on June 5, 2018 with her first single "Dosiyeoja".

Career

Pre-debut

In 2007, Yubin was set to debut as a member of Five Girls, a five-member girl group under Good Entertainment. However, due to financial issues, the group was disbanded before they could debut. Other members of Five Girls included UEE, G.NA, Jun Hyo Seong, and Yang Ji Won.[1]

2007–2017: Wonder Girls

Following the departure of HyunA, Yubin was introduced as the newest member of Wonder Girls. She officially debuted as a member on September 7, 2007.[2]

In 2015, she appeared as a contestant on the survival show Unpretty Rapstar 2. She finished the show as a semi-finalist.[3]

On January 26, 2017, JYP Entertainment announced that Wonder Girls would be disbanding after Yeeun and Sunmi decided not to renew their contracts with the agency.[4]

The group's final single "Draw Me" was released on their tenth anniversary–February 10, 2017.

2018-2019: Solo debut, comebacks

She made her solo debut on June 5, 2018 with her first digital single "Dosiyeoja".

She made a comeback on November 27, 2018 with "#TUSM".

She released her third digital single album, "Start of the End", on October 30, 2019.

2020: Departure from JYPE, new agency

On January 28, JYP Entertainment announced that she and Hyerim had left the agency after their exclusive contracts expired on the 25th.[5]

On February 18, Yubin announced the creation of her one-man agency, rrr Entertainment.[6]

"Yaya (Me Time)" was her first single following the establishment of her agency. It was released on May 21.

2021: "Perfume"

Yubin released the digital single "Perfume" on January 13.

On January 17, she appeared on King of Mask Singer as 'Snow Flower'. She sang Taemin's "Move". Sandara Park commented that Yubin "knows how to bring out the best of both rap and vocals."[7]

Discography

Digital singles

Features

OSTs

Other releases

  • "Unpretty Rapstar 2 Track 6 & 7" ("싹 다") (2015)
  • "Unpretty Rapstar 2 Final X Semifinal" ("Who Am I" with Jo Hyun Ah of Urban Zapaka) (2015)
  • "The Call 2 Project, No.3" ("Rain and Snow" with Yoon Jong-shin, Ha Dong-kyun, and Kim Feel) (2019)
  • "Traveller, No.501" ("Wave") (2020)

Filmography

Movies

  • Last Godfather (2010) - cameo
  • The Wonder Girls (2012) - herself (fictionalized)

Dramas

  • That Person Is Coming (MBC, 2008) - cameo
  • The Virus (OCN, 2013) - Lee Joo Young
  • VIP (SBS TV, 2019) - Cha Se-rin
  • Chocolate (JTBC, 2019) - Oh Jeong-Bok

Reality shows

Music video appearances

  • Shinhwa - "Once in a Lifetime" (2006)
  • 2PM - "10 Out of 10" (2008)

Producing and writing credits

Artist Song Album Type
2008
Wonder Girls "Tell Me" (Rap ver.) "So Hot" Writing
2011
Wonder Girls "Girls Girls" Wonder World Writing
"Me, In"
"Sweet Dreams"
2012
Wonder Girls "Hey Boy" Wonder Party Writing
2015
Wonder Girls "I Feel You" Reboot Writing
"Rewind"
"Loved" Writing, composing
"John Doe"
"Back"
"Gone"
Yubin "Who Am I" Unpretty Rapstar 2 Final X Semifinal
2016
Wonder Girls "Why So Lonely" "Why So Lonely" Writing, composing, drums
"To the Beautiful You"
"Sweet & Easy"
2017
Wonder Girls "Draw Me" "Draw Me" Writing, composing
2018
Babylon "You're Not" CAELO Writing, composing
Yubin "Let You Go" "#TUSM" Writing
"Thank U Soooo Much"
"Game Over" Writing, composing
2019
Yubin "Silent Movie" (feat. Yoonmirae) "Start of the End" Writing
"Not Yours"
2020
ITZY "Nobody Like You" IT'z Me Writing
Yubin "Yaya (Me Time)" "Yaya (Me Time)" Writing, composing
2021
Yubin "Perfume" "Perfume" Writing

Trivia

  • She has a dog named Kongbin.[8]
  • When she was young, she wanted to be a voice actress.[8]

Gallery

Main article: Yubin (singer)/Gallery

References

Official links

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