Bang Yongguk (B.A.P) Facts
- Ex-Kpop Group: B.A.P (2012-2018)
- Ex-Sub-Unit: Bang & Zelo
- Position: Leader, Rapper and Dancer.
- GaeWoong Primary and Secondary
- YooHan High School
- KyungHee Cyber University
- Hobbies: Songwriting, musical composition, rhyming, and playing with it.
- Family: Parents, older sister (Natasha) and older twin brother (Yong Nam).
- Role Model: Teddy Park from 1TYM and his Grandfather.
- Fans Club Bangster’s
- Motto Do what you love and love what you do.
- Before debuting with B.A.P, he was part of two groups: Soul Connection and Black Out with Maslo, an underground rap group.
- During the filming of the video “Warrior” where there was fire, he burned his eyebrows and some of his hair, but it was nothing serious.
- He confessed that his parents were very much against him pursuing a career in music, so they told him he could be a singer if he became #1 in high school, and he did. Although his grades were high enough to get into a good college, he did not enroll in any of the colleges he was accepted into, because he wanted to devote his time to music.
- He shared on his Soundcloud account the song “AM 4:44”, where he raps mostly about his feelings after the lawsuit against his company.
- He has participated in the composition, lyrics and arrangements of “Love Me Do” by VIXX under the name “Andrew Bang”.
- Besides participating in the composition, lyrics and arrangements of “Noir”, B.A.P.’s second full album, he was also the designer of its cover.
- Bang Yong Guk, did not join the rest of the members in the comeback activities with “Skydive” for the group’s 2nd album due to health problems after being diagnosed with anxiety disorder. Yong Guk’s decision was made after talking with B.A.P members and his agency. Bang Yong Guk focused on his treatment, while the other members filled the gap left by the leader in the best possible way. Currently, he is already promoting with the full group.
- On August 23, 2018, TS Entertainment released an official statement announcing that Bang Yong Guk’s contract with the agency came to an end on August 19 and he decided not to renew it.
- On July 25, 2019, Bang Yong Guk revealed that he would enlist in the army on August 1.
- On August 01, 2019 he quietly entered the recruit training center to begin basic training for his military service. He concluded his military service on May 19, 2021.
He studied at Gae Woon Elementary School and also attended middle school there. At the age of 18 he graduated from Yoo Han High School. In 2008 he was a member of an underground Hip Hop group called “Soul Connection” under the stage name of “Jepp Blackman” his contract with TS Entertainment began in mid-2010, and later the company announced that Bang Yong Guk would be the rapper who would work on the song “Going Crazy” from TS Entertainment’s solo project Song Ji Eun.
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- 2011: Soju CF
- 2011: KLIK – Hip-Hop Dinamik Duo
- 2011: Yezz
- 2013: Hanryu Pia
Bang Yongguk (B.A.P) Collaborations
- Sleepy – 그랜저 (Feat. Bang Yong Guk, DinDin, Mommy Son) (2021)
- Moon Jong Up – Photo (Feat. Bang Yong Guk) (2021)
- DinDin – HANNAM GANG (Feat. Bang Yong Guk, Sleepy) (2019)
- Sleepy – 분쟁 (紛爭) (Feat. Bang Yong Guk) (2019).
- Sleepy – Am I for Real (Feat. Bang Yong Guk, Nucksal) (2018)
- Sleepy – Body Lotion (feat. Bang Yong Guk) (2016)
- Song Ji Eun – Going Crazy (feat. Bang Yong Guk) (2011)
- Untouchable – I’m A Balla (feat. Hwayoung, Jepp Blackman, Marvel J, Broken Lips) (2010)
- Jungdapp – The War (feat. Maslo & Jepp Blackman Of Black Out) (2009)
- CSP – Kaetteori (feat. Jepp blackman, Lil’ Cheezy) (2009)
- Maslo – Dissatisfaction (feat. Jepp Blackman, Still PM) (2008)
- Maslo – Great Voyage (feat Jepp Blackman) (2008)
- Hey Ma – Soul Connection
Bang Yongguk (B.A.P) Radio Programs
- 2011: MBC Younha’s Starry Night Radio – besides Zelo
- 2012: MBC Younha’s Starry Night Radio – besides Himchan
- 2012 MBC ShimShim Tapa Radio – with Youngjae
- 2011: Lullu Lalla
- 2012: Ta-Dah!, It’s B.A.P.
- 2012: B.A.P Diary
- 2012: B.A.P Killing Camp
- 2016 One Fine Day
- 2012 Allkpop Awards best Hip-Hop Artist
- Bang Yong Guk Europe Tour 2019
- march 22 – Paris, France – Glazart
- March 24 – Madrid, Spain – Gotham
- march 27 – London, United Kingdom – Underworld
- March 29 – Cologne, Germany – Arc2
- March 31 – Budapest, Hungary – Durer Kert
Bang Yongguk (B.A.P) Music Videos
- Sleepy – Body Lotion (2016)
- Bang Yong Guk – Portrait (2018)
- Bang Yong Guk – Yamazaki (2017)
- Zia – For a Year (2012)
- Ji Eun (Secret) – Going Crazy (feat. Bang Yong Guk) (2011)
- SECRET – Starlight Moonlight (2011)
- SECRET – Shy Boy (2011)
- Bang Yong Guk- I Remember (feat. Yang Yo Seob (HIGHLIGHT) (2011)
- Untouchable – Make a Fuss (2010)
- 4MINUTE – Huh (2010)