Woo Jinyoung (D1CE) Facts
- Kpop Group: D1CE
- Position: Rapper, Dancer and Maknae.
- Apprenticeship Period: 11 months.
- Hobbies Writing letters and exercising.
- Specialty: Rap.
- He was a trainee at JYP Entertainment.
- Jinyoung and Yong Geun they have known each other for 7 years, the two didn’t talk much due to their shyness they didn’t get along very well, but once they started to get to know each other they became very close.
- He participated in the second season of PRODUCE 101 where he was eliminated in chapter 8, his final position in the program was 40th. After his exit he wrote a handwritten letter to his fans.
- In PRODUCE 101 i am in level A in the re-evaluation, therefore I am participating in a special stage at M!Countdown he also participated in another special thanks to the fact that he and his group (Protein) won the first battle of groups, where they performed “Mansae” from SEVENTEEN.
- He was commended for his rapping during the second position mission in PRODUCE 101 he became known by the nickname “Woo Jinyoung Micheotji”.
- In his first concert event (together with Woo Dam ), from the end of ‘Produce 101’, ‘Happy Talk Show’ made Sold Out in just 2 minutes after tickets went on sale on September 13, 2017, thus selling all 900 tickets in total.
- After its release in PRODUCE 101 confirmed its participation in the program MIXNINE.
- In the final battle, the male group won against the female finalists, so he would be part of the draft group to debut in April 2018. He came in first place in the TOP9. The group did not debut.
- He appeared on the show “King of Mask Singer” as the Soy Sauce Marinated Crab on the Oct. 27 episode. Despite his stirring performance, Soy Sauce Marinated Crab lost the second round to Eggplant. In the end he removed his mask to reveal himself as the rapper from D1CE.
- He was selected along with his agency partners Dami and Byeong Min to be part of “Not a Dream”, original song for the King’s Raid video game.
2017: Television debut: Produce 101 (Season 2)
Woo Jin Young, as a trainee at HF Music Company entered the program PRODUCE 101 a survival program where 101 trainees from different companies compete against each other and finally 11 of them will be selected to be part of the project group. BATHTUB ONE woo Jin Young was eliminated on episode 8, ranking 40th, after the episode, he shared a handwritten letter to the fans expressing his gratitude, returning to his agency to continue training.
Although Woo Jin Young did not receive much attention at the beginning of the program, as his grade rose from grade C to A, and after three performances on “M! Countdown”, his popularity began to steadily increase. He was especially noticed after his excellent performance as the center of “Who You” during the position evaluations.
First special concert: “Happy Talk Show”.
September 23, Woo Jin Young and Park Woo Dam as their first concert together, the two trainees planned a variety of events for fans, sharing stories and talking to fans about what they have been doing, also preparing a “secret music performance” and a “secret VOD gift” for all the fans who are waiting for their debut.
Participation in the MIXNINE program
On September 25, HF Music Company revealed that Woo Jin Young, and all of his trainees, would appear on the survival program of YG MIXNINE an agency source added that, although they will be filming the program, it had not yet been decided whether they would participate in the actual competition.
2018: Winner and first place in MIXNINE
On January 26, JTBC’s idol survival show “MIXNINE” aired its final episode, where the nine contestants who will finally debut under YG Entertainment’s label, scheduled in April, were announced. Woo Jin Young coming in first place said, “I feel like I received a very valuable gift and I am very thankful. I know this is not something I achieved on my own and for that I am very grateful. I will be a humble Jin Young who will work hard.”.
Cancellation of MIXNINE’s debut
May 2nd Happyface Entertainment confirmed that the plans for the debut of ” MIXNINE the “YG” had been cancelled, due to various disagreements between the agencies and YG’s breach of contract, and that Woo Jin Young had returned to the agency as a trainee.
Member of the group to debut HNB
May 22, Happyface Entertainment confirmed that Woo Jin Young would be part of his upcoming debut project group, HNB (Happyface Next Boys), a group where fans choose the members for the official debut.
Special Collaboration Mini Album “Present
On June 14 at 6 p.m. KST, Woo Jin Young, together with Kim Hyun Soo released their first mini album “Present” along with the music video “Falling in Love”, a tropical song with a strong melody perfect for summer. Woo Jin Young participated in writing the rap for the song.
2019: Debut and D1CE
On March 12, Dreamcatcher Company agency announced that the HNB formation project was finished, and the group’s name was chosen as D1CE, Woo Jin Young debuted with the group on August 01, 2019, with the song Wake Up.
2021: Debut only
On May 5, 2021, D1CE Entertainment announced that Woo Jin Young is working on his solo debut, which will be released in the first half of the year.
Woo Jinyoung (D1CE) Collaborations
- Lee Si Eun – Think About You (ft. Woo Jin Young) (2017)
Woo Jinyoung (D1CE) Music
- Happy Talk Show at yes24 Live Hall in Seoul (26.09.17) (besides Park Woo Dam )
- D1CE – Good Day (2020)
- D1CE – I’ll stay with you (2020)
- D1CE – 빛이 될게 (I’m Your Light) (Acoustic Ver.) (2020)
- D.D.C – Not a Dream (2020)
- D1CE – U R (2019)
- D1CE – Hands up (2019)
- D1CE – Surprising (2019)
- D1CE – dot (2019)
- D1CE – Wake Up (2019)
- Woo Jin Young & Kim Hyun Soo – Twinkle Star (ft Kassy ) (Woo Jin Young Solo) (2018)
- Woo Jin Young & Kim Hyun Soo – Falling in Love (2018)
- HNB – 빛이 될게 (I’m your light) (2017).
- MIXNINE part. 6 – What! (2017)
- MIXNINE part. 5 – Hand in hand (2017)
Woo Jinyoung (D1CE) Radio Programs
- IDOL RADIO (besides Park Woo Dam ) (with Seung Hee and Choi Hyo Jung from OH MY GIRL ) (17.10.2019)
- IDOL RADIO (besides Kim Hyun Soo ) (04.09.2019)
Woo Jinyoung (D1CE) TV Programs
- King of Mask Singer (MBC, 2019)
- Show Me The Money (Season 8) (2019)
- After School Club (Arirang, 2018) (13.06.2018) (Ep.320, besides Hyun Soo )
- PRODUCE 101 (Season 2) (Mnet, 2017)
- MIXNINE (jTBC, 2017)