Kino (PENTAGON)

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Member of: Pentagon

Real name: 강형구 / Kang Hyung Gu

Stage name: 키노 / Kino

Gender: Male

Age: 24 years

Date of birth: January 27, 1998

Place of birth: Busan, South Korea

Height: 177cm

Weight: 62kg

Bloodtype: B

Zodiac Sign: Aquarium

Chinese Zodiac Sign: Tiger

KINO (1998) Profile

About Kino

Kino (PENTAGON) Facts

  • Group: PENTAGON
    • Position: Vocalist and Dancer.
  • Education
    • Hanlim Arts Highschool (Practical dance class), graduated 2015.
    • Sejong University
  • Languages: Korean (native language), Japanese (fluent) and English (intermediate).
  • Religion: Catholic.
  • Hobbies Listening to music, reading, swimming, watching videos of foreign artists and playing billiards.
  • Skills: Create choreographies, write lyrics and compose.
  • Instruments: Piano and guitar.
  • Joined Cube Entertainment in April 2013.
  • He appeared in ‘Rain Effect’, a reality show about the life of RAIN (aired in 2014) in Ep. 03 along with his partners HUI yE’DAWN (at minute 19:30).
  • He was a dancer of G.NA together with HUI E’DAWN and YEO ONE.
  • He was MC at Rainbow Concert (held for children with mental disabilities).
  • He was part of Urban Boyz, a group that belonged to the New York Dance School dance studio along with Jason from A.C.E.
  • He is the first official member of PENTAGON.
  • He put his university studies on hold for a year to prepare for his debut with PENTAGON.
  • He helped in the creation of the choreography of “Gorilla” his debut song.
  • He has a SounCloud account, where he uploads songs that he creates himself. He has currently produced and uploaded 3 songs LONELY , UNIVERSE and VOICEGASM.
  • On Aug. 14, 2017, Kino and Hong Seok released a music video of the song “To Do List” the song features romantic lyrics with a Korean title that literally means “romance”.
  • On January 30, CUBE announced that Kino will not participate in promotions for PENTAGON’s eighth mini-album, Genie:us, due to an ankle injury.
  • He participated in the composition of Atlantis song that is part of SIREN:DAWN, the 5th mini album from A.C.E.
  • On November 25, 2021, Cube Entertainment issued a statement announcing that Kino was diagnosed with COVID-19 on that day
    • The previous day, an outside instructor who visited the Cube Entertainment office tested positive for COVID-19 and as a precautionary measure, a PCR test was performed on all employees, including individuals who entered the building.

Kino (PENTAGON) Collaborations

  • DAVII – Don’t play me love (Feat. Kino) (2021)
  • Park Ji Min – 전화받아 (Feat. Kino, WOODZ, 네이슨 (NATHAN)) (2018)

Kino (PENTAGON) Music

Compositions
  • DAVII – Don’t play me love (Feat. Kino) (2021)
  • A.C.E – Atlantis (2021)

Kino (PENTAGON) Drama

  • Nickname Pine Leaf (YouTube, 2021) cameo
  • Age of Youth 2 (jTBC, 2017) cameo

Kino (PENTAGON) Radio Programs

  • (DIVE Studios) UNBOXING (Together with Jin Jin) (2021-2021) (Podcast)

Kino (PENTAGON) TV Programs

  • Road to Kingdom (Mnet, 2020)
  • Pentagon Maker (Mnet, 2016)
  • Rain Effect (Mnet, 2014) Ep. 03, together with HUI and E’DAWN

Kino (PENTAGON) TV Drama’s

  • A-HA! (together with Jin Ho) theme for User Not Found (2022)
  • Stay With Me theme for Pumpkin Time (2021)
  • Shout out (besides Jin Ho, HUI and Woo Seok) theme for Joseon Survival (2019)
  • Miss U (together with Jinho and HUI) theme for On The Campus (2019)

Kino (PENTAGON) Music Videos

Kino Links

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