Renjun


  • I. Introduction

    Huang Renjun (Chinese: 黄仁俊) , known professionally as Renjun (Hangul: 런쥔), is a Chinese-born singer and dancer based in Seoul, South Korea. He is one of the main vocalists of the NCT sub-unit NCT Dream, along with his group mates Haechan and Chenle. NCT Dream sings primarily in Korean, as well as Chinese versions of title tracks.


    II. Pre-Debut

    Renjun was born in Jilin, China, on March 23, 2000. He was cast at SM's Global Audition in Shenyang, China in 2015, traveling several hours from his home to attend the audition.. He is only one of four members of NCT that was not a part of the SM pre-debut group SM Rookies, along with his group mate Chenle.


    III. Debut with NCT Dream

    On August 24, 2016, Renjun made his official debut as a member of NCT and its third sub-unit, NCT Dream, alongside Chenle and former SM Rookies Jeno, Haechan, Mark, Jaemin and Jisung with the debut single "Chewing Gum." The group had their first performance on M Countdown the next day. Dream was originally designed as a teenage boy group, with members graduating from the group once they reached adulthood (20 in Korean, 19 international age), although the graduation system was later eliminated.


    Dream has a brighter, sunnier pop sound than the other sub-units, although it has an equal emphasis on powerful and intricate dance choreography.


    IV. Current Activities

    Renjun continues to record and perform with NCT Dream, including 6 EPs, 1 studio album and 1 live album.


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    He also participated with NCT during the NCT 2018 project on March 14, 2018, featuring all NCT members, and debuting three new ones. This project also included the first NCT full album, NCT 2018 Empathy. He appears as a singer on the NCT Dream song "Go." He is also a dancer in "Black on Black."


    In November 2018, Renjun and his fellow group mates Jeno and Jaemin, collaborated with fellow labelmate Red Velvet's Yeri for the special release of Hair in the Air, which became the theme song for the television series Trolls: The Beat Goes on. Both the song and MV were released under the music project SM Station.

    On June 06, 2019, Renjun released the single Don't Need Your Love, alongside Jaemin, Renjun, Chenle, and Jisung in collaboration with English singer HRVY.

    From August 5, 2019 to October 11, 2020, he was also the main DJ of a radio show, Akdong Seoul, on TBS.


    Renjun also participated in the NCT 2020 project in October 2020, featuring all NCT members, and debuting two new ones. This project also included a 2-part NCT full album, NCT 2020 Resonance Pt. 1 and NCT 2020 Resonance Pt. 2. He appears as a singer on Dream's song "Deja Vu," as well as a part of NCT U combination units on 4 songs: "Raise The Roof," "Faded in My Last Song," and two songs that only featured NCT vocalists, "My Everything" and "From Home." He also features in the combination single "Resonance." The entire project also appeared on NCT World 2.0, a competition-focused show.


    "From Home" was one of the promotional singles from Resonance and featured members singing in multiple languages.


    V. Filmography

    Title Release Date Channel/Platform
    NCT Life: Entertainment Retreat 2017 Naver, VLive, Youku, Tudou
    Idol Room (guest) 2019 JTBC
    NCT Life: Dream in Wonderland 2020 Seen
    NCT World 2.0 2020 Mnet
    7illin' in the Dream 2021 YouTube
    Boys' Mental Training Camp 2021 Waave



    VI. Social Media

    Renjun does not have an IG account.

    Renjun's Weibo is here

    His NCT emoji is 🦊 (fox).


    VII. Trivia

    - His favorite sunbae is EXO member Lay.

    - Renjun is fluent in Korean.

    - His hobby is drawing.

    - He believes in aliens and ghosts.

    - He does not like coriander.

    - He released a cover of Troye Sivan's "Fools" in 2020 on NCT's YouTube channel.


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    - He loves hot pot.

    - His fans are called injeolmies.

    - SM released a video using the audio from NCT's MAMA performance, including Renjun's vocals, that captures the journey of the members through their career.


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    - Renjun also appeared on NCT 2020's relay cam:


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