DKB

  • I. Information:

    “Move the crowd! Hello, we are DKB!” —DKB


    DKB (다크비) is a nine-member boy group under Brave Entertainment. They debuted on February 3, 2020 with the mini album Youth.

    Their name is short for "Dark Brown Eyes."

    II. History:

    2019: Pre-debut

    On September 30, 2019, a group twitter account for Brave Entertainment was launched along with a teaser image.


    On October 25, a promotional film titled "Move the Crowd" was released. Individual films were released periodically in the following order from October 28 to November 26: E-Chan, D1, Lune, Heechan, GK, Junseo, Teo, Yuku, and Harry-June. The second promotional film "Keep Your Head Up" was released on November 28.


    On December 3, individual film behind photos were released for E-Chan, D1, and Lune. The next day, individual film behind photos were released for Heechan, GK, and Junseo. The remaining photos for Teo, Yuku, and Harry-June were released on December 5.


    Footage of the members in the studio and practice room were uploaded on December 10 and December 13, respectively. On December 17, footage of them at the study room was released. On December 19, 24, 27, and 31, a four part footage video titled "Overnight" was released.


    2020: Debut with Youth, Love, Japanese debut and Growth

    They continued to upload footage clips and dance videos on their YouTube channel.


    On January 15, 2020, the first teaser photo for their debut mini album Youth was released. A scheduler was released the next day with the track list being released the day after that. Their fan cafe was opened on January 18. The member's individual teaser photos were released in sets of three each day from January 19 to January: E-Chan, D1, and Lune, GK, Heechan, and Harry-June, and Teo, Junseo, and Yuku. Three group concept photos were released on January 22. Individual concept films for Lune, D1, and GK were released on January 27 for their title track "Sorry Mama". The next day, individual concept films for E-Chan, Harry-June, and Heechan were released. On January 29, the final individual concept films were released for Teo, Junseo, and Yuku. The music video teaser for "Sorry Mama" was released on January 30 with the highlight medley for the album being released the next day. The group finally made their debut on February 3 with the release of their mini album Youth. On the same day, the music video for "Sorry Mama" was released.


    On May 7, a teaser photo was released of the group announcing their first comeback set for May 25. On May 10, a group teaser photo was released, also announcing that the second mini album will be titled Love. A scheduler was released on May 11. From May 12 to May 20, individual teaser photos were released everyday in the following order: E-Chan, D1, GK, Lune, Yuku, Harry-June, Heechan, Teo, and Junseo. A choreography spoiler clip was also released on May 16. Another group teaser photo was released on May 20 with the track list being released the next day.


    On May 25, the same day as the album's release, the group announced their official fandom name to be "BB".


    Their first Japanese mini album, Youth, which includes all 5-track of their debut album plus the Japanese version of "Sorry Mama", was released on July 29, 2020.


    On October 11, a teaser photo was released of the group announcing their comeback. Their third mini album, Growth, was released on October 26, 2020.


    2021: The Dice is Cast

    On March 11, the group teased their upcoming comeback. Their first studio album, The Dice is Cast, will be released on March 30, 2021.

    III. Members:

    Stage Name: E-Chan (이찬)
    Birth Name: Lee Chang Min (이창민)
    Position: Leader, Rapper, Dancer Birthday:
    February 19th, 1997
    Zodiac Sign: Pisces
    Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
    Nationality: Korean
    MBTI: ESFP

    2016: BOYS24
    E-Chan was a contestant on the survival show BOYS24.
    He was in Unit Purple, then later Yellow.
    However, he was eliminated. 2019:
    DKB

    He was introduced as a member of DKB on October 28, 2019.
    He officially made his debut with the group on February 3, 2020 with the mini album Youth.
    Stage Name: Teo (테오)
    Birth Name: Jang Seong Sik (장성식)
    Position: Main Vocalist, Acrobatic
    Birthday: October 22nd, 1997
    Zodiac Sign: Libra
    Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
    Nationality: Korean

    Teo was introduced as a member of DKB on November 19, 2019.
    He officially made his debut with the group on February 3, 2020 with the mini album Youth.
    Stage Name: D1 (디원)
    Birth Name: Jang Dong Il (장동일)
    Position: Leader, Dancer, Acrobatic, Vocalist
    Birthday: February 15th, 1998
    Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
    Height: 174 cm (5’8.5″)
    Nationality: Korean

    D-1 was introduced as a member of DKB on October 31, 2019.
    He officially made his debut with the group on February 3, 2020 with the mini album Youth.
    Stage Name: GK (지케이)
    Birth Name: Kim Gwang Hyun (김광현)
    Position: Rapper
    Birthday: September 29th, 1998
    Zodiac Sign: Libra
    Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
    Nationality: Korean

    GK was introduced as a member of DKB on November 12, 2019.
    He officially made his debut with the group on February 3, 2020 with the mini album Youth.
    Stage Name: Heechan (희찬)
    Birth Name: Yang Hee Chan (양희찬)
    Position: Dancer, Rapper
    Birthday: July 31st, 1999
    Zodiac Sign: Leo
    Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
    Nationality: Korean
    MBTI Type: ENFP

    2016: BOYS24
    Heechan was a contestant on the survival show BOYS24.
    He was in Unit Red but was eliminated.

    2019: DKB
    He was introduced as a member of DKB on November 7, 2019.
    He officially made his debut with the group on February 3, 2020 with the mini album Youth.
    Stage Name: Lune (룬)
    Birth Name: Jung Sung Min (정성민)
    Position: Vocalist, Visual
    Birthday: February 27th, 2000
    Zodiac: Pisces
    Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
    Nationality: Korean

    Lune was introduced as a member of DKB on November 5, 2019.
    He officially made his debut with the group on February 3, 2020 with the mini album Youth.
    Stage Name: Junseo (준서)
    Birth Name: Hwang Jun Seo (황준서)
    Position: Dancer, Rapper, DJing
    Birthday: January 16th, 2001
    Zodiac: Capricorn
    Height: 182 cm (6’0″)
    Nationality: Korean
    MBTI: ENFJ

    Junseo was introduced as a member of DKB on November 14, 2019.
    He officially made his debut with the group on February 3, 2020 with the mini album Youth.
    Stage Name: Yuku (유쿠)
    Birth Name: Amanuma Yuku (天沼ゆく)
    Position: Dancer, Vocalist, DJing
    Birthday: May 12th, 2002
    Zodiac: Taurus
    Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
    Nationality: Japanese

    Yuku was introduced as a member of DKB on November 21, 2019.
    He officially made his debut with the group on February 3, 2020 with the mini album Youth.
    Stage Name: Harry-June (해리준)
    Birth Name: Han Harry-June (한해리준)
    Position: Dancer, Vocalist, Maknae
    Birthday: January 1st, 2004
    Zodiac: Capricorn
    Height: 179 cm (5’10.5″)
    Nationality: Korean
    MBTI: ENFP

    Harry-June was introduced as a member of DKB on November 26, 2019.
    He officially made his debut with the group on February 3, 2020 with the mini album Youth.


    IV. Discography:

    Korean

    Studio albums

    The Dice is Cast (2021)


    Mini albums

    Youth (2020)

    Love (2020)

    Growth (2020)


    Japanese

    Mini albums

    Youth (2020)


    Singles

    Work Hard (Japanese ver) (2021)

    Still (Japanese ver) (2021)

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