Written by: Sarah Jessica
When we think of a Korean Music, people often think that it is always a composition of 3 and up members to form a group. But, Korean Music is more than that.
Here are some of the Korean male soloists that you can give a shot:
Kwon Hyuk or Dean started his music journey in 2013. He is known as singer-songwriter, record producer, rapper, and a music video editor.
Some of his compositions are BLACK PEARL BY EXO, ETERNITY BY VIXX, and AND JULY BY HEIZE. His genres are Alternative, R&B, Contemporary R&B, Hip hop, and Contemporary Soul. Dean visited Manila last 2018 for a concert.
Stream Dean’s music here:
2. Paul Kim
Kim Taehyung or Paul Kim debuted in 2014 as a singer-songwriter. His turning point was in 2018 through his song Me After You (너를 만나).
Paul became one of the most promising singer-songwriters in Korea, earning the nickname “boyfriend in the eardrum” because of his soothing vocals and lyrics that will surely make our hearts melt.
Stream Paul Kim’s music here:
3. James Lee
James is an American-Korean, debuted as a bassist in the Korean pop band, Royal Pirates in 2011.
In 2015, a tragic accident happened on his left arm and caused him unable to play bass any longer. He moved back to Los Angeles and started a new life.
James had a successful Kickstarter campaign and restarted his hope as a musician. He is also known for doing a great collaboration with notable K-pop singers such as Amber Liu, ex-member of F(x), Sooyoung of SNSD, and Kevin Woo of U-kiss. James also visited the Philippines in 2019 for “The Light” live in Manila.
Stream James’ music here:
Go and explore the music of these guys! Please get back to us after you listen to them by commenting down below.