A new 7-member boy group “TEMPEST” has been born from YUE HUA Entertainment!
TEMPEST is the first group in three years since EVERGLOW from YUE HUA, the management company, and the first boy group to debut from YUE HUA Entertainment in seven years since UNIQ!
The K-POP cover video released before their debut has been played more than 1.2 million times in two weeks, and the visuals of the seven members have succeeded in further appealing and attracting attention!
In this article, I will introduce the seven members of the new TEMPEST along with their basic information to help you get to know them better!
TEMPEST Debut Date
TEMPEST was scheduled to debut on February 21, 2022, but unfortunately, the debut has been postponed due to all members being infected with the new coronavirus.
TEMPEST’s official debut date is March 2nd, 2022.
Origin of the Group Name
The group name TEMPEST means “fierce storm” in English, and it has the meaning of sweeping the music world with energetic and powerful performances.
TEMPEST Fans Club Name
TEMPEST’s fan club name is iE.
If TEMPEST is a typhoon, then the fan represents the eye of the typhoon, meaning that TEMPEST will protect you even in the heavy rain and wind around you and that iE (fans) will always be safe and full of smiles.
|Name||Ngô Ngọc Hưng|
|Date of Birth||January 19, 1998|
|Birthplace||Hanoi City, Vietnam|
|Blood Type||Type A|
|Position||lead vocal lead dancer|
Hanbin debuted as the first Vietnamese male in KPOP history!
When he was in Vietnam, he was active as the leader of the dance cover group “CAC”. He has loved dancing and singing since he was little, and in 2019 he decided to become a trainee belonging to BELIFT LAB and go to Korea.
In 2020, he appeared in the audition program “I-LAND” which gave birth to ENHYPEN. It was impressive that he had the image of being a caring and “gentle brother”.
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|Name||Ahn Hyun-seop( 안형섭 )|
|Date of Birth||August 9, 1999|
|Birthplace||Icheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea|
Hyeonseop passed the Big Hit Entertainment audition when he was in his first year of high school and has experience as a Big Hit trainee. However, in the following year, he left the agency and gave up on his dream of becoming a singer.
In 2017, he appeared in “PRODUCE 101 Season 2” and advanced to the final. Although he did not make his debut at the final ranking of 16th, he debuted as an actor in the web drama “Akudo Detectives” after the broadcast!
In addition, he formed a unit with member Wieun and made a pre-debut, and the Korean children’s program “Live broadcast! Talk! Talk!”. He has been active in a wide range of activities since before his debut at TEMPEST, such as being selected as an MC for “Bonihani”.
|Name||Gu Bong Hyuk ( 구본혁 )|
|Date of Birth||April 17, 2000|
|Birthplace||Changwon, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea|
|Blood Type||A (Rh-)|
“HYUK” is a nickname that his family used to call him when he was little, and he like it enough to use it as his stage name.
He has a history of being accepted into Korean entertainment agencies such as JYP, FNC, and Big Hit! His singing passion indeed made him the group’s main vocal.
|Name||Lee Eui Eun( 이의웅 )|
|Date of Birth||April 5, 2001|
|Birthplace||Incheon Metropolitan City, South Korea|
|Position||leader lead rapper sub vocalist|
In 2016, Lew appeared on the program named “Annyeong Haseyo” received many scouts, and selected YUE HUA Entertainment as a trainee.
Originally, he wanted to be an actor, but after participating in a trainee showcase, his interest in dancing and singing deepened, and in 2017, he appeared on the audition program “PRODUCE 101 Season 2”.
When he was a student, he was also the president of the student council and was an honor student with excellent grades.
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|name||Song Jae Won ( 송재원 )|
|Date of birth||April 23, 2001|
|Birthplace||Uijeongbu-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea|
|Position||main rapper main dancer|
Hwarang appeared in the audition program “Under Nineteen” as a former DSP Media trainee.
Hwarang’s dance skills are highly evaluated from the cover dances published on the official SNS, and it is expected that he will become TEMPEST’s dance line!
|Name||Choi Byung-seop (최병섭)|
|Date of Birth||February 27, 2001|
|Birthplace||Anyang, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea|
|Name||Kim Tae-Rae( 김태래 )|
|Date of Birth||May 9, 2002|
|Birthplace||Seoul, South Korea|
Tae Rae is the youngest (maknae) member of TEMPEST.
The name “Tae Rae” is his real name and it seems to be a rare name even in Korea.
What Does the TEMPEST Member Keyword Mean?
Keywords are assigned to each member of TEMPEST.
These are filled with the thoughts of the members who are active from the appearance of the members!
It represents the person who continues to challenge himself to make his dreams come true.
・”PASSION” by Hyeonseop
Because the time I prepared to become a singer was always passionate.
・”POSSIBILITY” by Hyuk
You have great potential within yourself. It also gives people hope.
We will show you the charm and atmosphere full of individuality.
・ Lew’s “PRESENT”
It means “now” and “gift”, focusing on the present moment and making others feel like a gift.
Without being tied down by anyone, he goes on a different path than others.
・Tae Rae’s “HAPPINESS”
Pursue joy without being bound by prejudices and setbacks.
TEMPEST Debut Song
The song title “Bad News” is included in TEMPEST’s debut album called “It’s ME, It’s WE” which is said to be their debut song!
TEMPEST, who debuted on March 2, 2022, is expected to show its presence as good news in addition to big news that will overturn the music world through its debut album activities!
The debut song “Bad News” was written by members Lew and Hwarang, and it is a song that conveys the news of the beginning which means “TEMPEST has finally arrived”.
TEMPEST Official SNS
Follow TEMPEST official SNS and check the latest information as soon as possible!
The new boy group “TEMPEST” was produced by YUE HUA for the first time in about 3 years.
The group debuted last March 2, 2022, as a group with members from auditions such as “PRODUCE 101 Season 2”, “I-LAND”, and “Under Nineteen” and the first Korean male idol from Vietnam!
Don’t forget to follow their official SNS to be updated with their comebacks! Show them your love and support.