Kakao TV came up with the idea for a new group project that they called GOMAK BOYS, and they recruited five brilliant musicians whose names had been floating around in the South Korean music industry. Eardrum is the Turkish word for gomak, which is a term that is frequently used to describe singers who have lovely vocals that may vibrate eardrums.
On August 31, 2022, Gomak Boys made their debut appearance by busking in Hongdae, which successfully drew the attention of a large number of followers. The entire group project has been aired as a series on Kakao Originals starting September 8, 2022. Who are the five members of the group GOMAK BOYS, which is a new colour in the KPop scene?
1. Paul Kim
Since 2014, Paul Kim has been actively pursuing a career as a musician, making him one of the most well-known male soloists in Korea. Since the beginning of his career, the artist who used to be known as Kim Tae Hyung has released three extended plays (EPs), two studio albums, and dozens of singles.
Beginning the pinnacle of his career as a singer in 2018 with the release of the songs “Me After You” and “Every Day, Every Moment,” Paul Kim went on to win Daesang the Top Music at the 2019 Genie Music Awards. These two songs were a big part of why he was able to win so many awards.
2. Jung Seung Hwan
Jung Seung Hwan is a solo artist who made his debut in 2016. He is presently signed with the Atenna agency and was the runner-up in the fourth season of the K-Pop Star competition. This outstanding singer has been climbing to the top of the Melon charts multiple times, even before he made his formal debut.
There have been a total of 12 Korean dramas for which Jung Seung Hwan has provided the original theme song (OST). This song is frequently used as a filler for the soundtrack. The song “If It Was You” from Another Oh Hae-drama Young is one of the most well-known, and it has been recorded by a wide variety of idols over the years, including Jungkook from BTS, Rosé from Blackpink, and I.N. Stray Kids.
3. Kim Min Seok
Kim Min Seok, who will be the next member of GOMAK BOYS, made his debut as a singer with the indie folk duet MeloMance in 2015. MeloMance made their debut in 2015. The musicians made their start as part of a pair, but since 2018 they have been performing as a solo act.
In 2021, when he released a song titled “Drunken Confession,” he reached the pinnacle of his career as a solo performer. He was very successful. Kim Min Seok was able to maintain his position at the top of the Gaon Digital Chart for a total of five weeks thanks to the success of the song, which is a cover version of a song that the singer of Feel recorded in 2005 under the same name.
This singer-songwriter has also contributed to the soundtracks of more than 10 Korean dramas, both as a solo artist and as a member of the duo MeloMance. One of his most well-known original score compositions is “Love, Maybe,” which was featured in the film A Business Proposal.
4. Ha Hyun Sang
Ha Hyun Sang is a vocalist, but in addition to that, he is also a composer and songwriter. He is a multitalented artist. The musician, who was born on September 14, 1998, first gained widespread recognition after his band, Hoppipolla, triumphed in the Superband competition.
Because his musical ability is unquestionable, Ha Hyun Sang is frequently involved in the production of the original soundtracks for numerous TVN dramas. He Is Psychometric, The Smile Has Left Your Eyes, and Mr. Sunshine are some of the dramas for which he contributed to the creation of the soundtrack.
5. BIG Naughty
BIG Naughty, who was born in 2003 and is a member of the group and holds the maknae position, is a rapper who rose to prominence as a result of his involvement in Show Me The Money 8. Following his victory in the competition, the individual, whose birth name is Seo Dong Hyun, signed a recording contract with the hip-hop company H1GHR Music.
The skilled rapper is currently busy taking part in the KBS Listen-Up survival programme, in which he is challenging himself to compete to be the finest song producer. Additionally, in June of this past year, he published his debut studio album under the title “Nangman. Several well-known rappers, such as Jay Park, Changmo, Dbo, and pH-1, were on the album.
The members of the new K-pop idol group GOMAK BOYS each have their own unique charisma thanks to the varied musical backgrounds from which they come. Which of these biases do you have?