Changsub (창섭) is a South Korean singer, musical actor, and entertainer signed under Cube Entertainment. He is currently a vocalist in the boy group BtoB.
I. Personal Life
Changsub was born Lee Changsub (이창섭) on February 26, 1991 in Suwon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. He studied Practical Music at Howon University with BTOB group-mate Lim Hyunsik. They both got admitted in 2011 with a cutthroat 3000:5 ratio at that time. Prior to his debut as an idol, he won a Daesang at the 16th Suwon Music Festival 2008.
Changsub began his mandatory military service on January 24, 2019 when he enlisted as an active duty solider. He was officially discharged on August 21, 2020.
Changsub debuted at a lead vocalist in BtoB on March 21, 2012. Over the group's career he has participated in lyric composition for several tracks including "Last Day", "Killing Me" and "Medley"
He also took part in both subunits, BtoB Blue and BtoB 4 U.
IIII. Solo Activities
In June 2017, Changsub became the first member to debut his own solo album called "bpm 82.5" in Japan. In December 2018, he released his first Korean-solo album titled "Mark". He considers it his gift to his fans before enlistment. He held his first solo concert, SPACE last January 4, 5 and 6, 2019 at the Yes24 Live Hall in Gwangjin District, Seoul.
He started his career in musicals in 2017. He was cast in the musical adaptation of "Boys Over Flowers" as the lead, Goo Jun-pyo. He also played a role in the Korean production of the musical "Napoleon" as Lucien, Napoleon's little brother. Next, he was cast as the titular main character in the musical "Edgar Allan Poe".
The following year, he got another leading role as Eddie Birdlace in "Dogfight". His last musical project before military enlistment was "Iron Mask".
|At the End (Piece of BtoB, Vol. 1)||April 24, 2017||Digital Single||Korean|
|bpm82.5||June 7, 2017||Single Album||Japanese|
|Mark||December 18, 2018||Mini Album||Korean|