Ciipher

  • I. Introduction:

    “Check The Code! Hello, we are Ciipher!” —Ciipher


    Ciipher (싸이퍼) is a seven-member boy group under Rain Company. They held their debut showcase on March 15, 2021 for their first mini album I Like You, which was released on March 16, 2021.


    Tan was a contestant on NO.MERCY

    Hyunbin was a contestant on Produce X 101

    Dohwan and Keita were contestants on YG Treasure Box

    Won was a contestant on Under Nineteen

    II. History:

    2020: Pre-debut

    On December 10, Rain announced that his company, Rain Company, would be launching their first boy group in early 2021.


    2021–present: Debut

    On a January 27 Instagram Live, it was revealed that the group would be making their debut on March 15.


    On February 24, Ciipher released a coming soon image for their debut mini album titled I Like You (안꿀려).


    Ciipher released the music video for "I Like You" on March 15 at 6PM KST. They later held their debut showcase starting at 7PM KST. Their debut mini album was released on March 16 at 6PM KST.

    III. Members:

    Stage Name: Hyunbin (현빈)
    Birth Name: Moon Hyunbin (문현빈)
    Position: Leader, Sub Vocalist
    Birthday: February 26th, 2000
    Zodiac Sign: Pisces
    Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
    Nationality: Korean
    Instagram: @_hyun_cong

    2019:
    Produce X 101
    Moon Hyun Bin participated in the reality show Produce X 101,
    where he ranked 32nd.
    2020–2021:
    Debut with Ciipher On December 10, 2020,
    he was revealed as a member.
    His profile picture was released on December 14.

    He is a former YG Entertainment trainee
    (left YG before YG Treasure Box started and later joined Starship).
    He was supposed to debut with a few Cravity members
    when they were all in their pre-debut years.
    Stage Name: Tan (탄)
    Birth Name: Choi Seokwon (최석원)
    Position: Lead Vocalist
    Birthday: August 25th, 1996
    Zodiac Sign: Virgo
    Height: 184 cm (6’0”)
    Nationality: Korean
    Instagram: @choiseokone1

    2014–2015:
    NO.MERCY
    He participated in the survival show NO.MERCY
    under his birth name, Seokwon, but was eliminated in the 10th episode.
    2020–2021:
    Debut with Ciipher On December 10, 2020,
    he was revealed as a member.
    His profile picture was released on December 23.

    He is a former Starship Entertainment trainee
    After he left the survival show,
    he enlisted into the military to serve his duty.
    Stage Name: Hwi (휘)
    Birth Name: Kim Byeong Geun (김병근)
    Position: Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist
    Birthday: February 4, 1999
    Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
    Height: 172 cm (5’8”)
    Nationality: Korean

    On December 10, 2020, he was revealed as a member.
    His profile picture was released on December 25.

    His role model is Taemin from SHINee.
    Motto: “Let’s live happily”.

    Stage Name: Keita (케이타)
    Birth Name: Terazono Keita
    Position:
    Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Composer

    Birthday: July 4th, 2001
    Zodiac Sign: Cancer
    Height: 170 cm (5’7”)
    Nationality: Japanese

    2018–2019:
    YG Treasure Box
    In November 2018, was a contestant on the
    reality show YG Treasure Box in Group J.
    Unfortunately, he was eliminated in the second to last episode,
    which aired on January 11, 2019.
    2020–2021:
    Debut with Ciipher
    On December 10, 2020, he was revealed as a member.
    His profile picture was released on December 28.

    On Team J , he was chosen as leader because he
    had the most training time: 5 years and 4 months.
    First trainee under YG Japan.
    His fandom name, given to him by fans during
    YG Treasure Box, is Pockeita.

    Features:
    Rain - "Come Over" (with Tag and Won) (2021)

    Keita has Written, Arranged And Composed:
    6 Songs under the name KEITA(Z9999900)
    Stage Name: Tag (태그)
    Birth Name: Yeom Tae Gyun (염태균)
    Position: Main Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Producer
    Birthday: September 30th, 2002
    Zodiac Sign: Libra
    Height: 176 cm (5’9”)
    Nationality: Korea
    On December 10, 2020, he was revealed as a member.
    His profile picture was released on December 16.

    He was raised in Thailand.
    He and Prince from Ghost9 were both trainees
    together from On Air Academy Thailand.
    He is able to speak Korean, English, and Thai.
    He is a contestant on High School Rapper 4.

    Features:
    Rain - "Come Over" (with Keita and Won) (2021)

    Tag has Written, Arranged And Composed:
    4 Songs under the name TAG(Z9999900)
    Stage Name: Dohwan (도환)
    Birth Name: Gil Do Hwan (길도환)
    Position: Main Vocalist
    Birthday: August 26th, 2003
    Zodiac Sign: Virgo
    Height: 175 cm (5’9”)
    Nationality: Korean
    Instagram: @dohwan_kil_826

    2018–2019:
    YG Treasure Box
    In November 2018, Gil Do Hwan was introduced as a
    contestant in the reality show YG Treasure Box in Group B.
    Unfortunately, he was eliminated in the second to last episode,
    which aired on January 11, 2019
    2020–2021:
    Debut with Ciipher
    On December 10, 2020, he was revealed as a member.
    His profile picture was released on December 21.

    He is left-handed.
    He is best friends with Treasure member, Doyoung.
    He’s able to play the instrument, the Haegeum,
    a Korean string instrument that resembles a fiddle.
    Stage Name: Won (원)
    Birth Name: Park Sung Won (박성원)
    Position: Sub Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Maknae
    Birthday: December 18th, 2003
    Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
    Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
    Nationality: Korean
    Instagram: @inmypurple__

    2018–2020:
    Under Nineteen and 1THE9
    On October 25, 2018, Park Sung Won was introduced as a
    contestant of Under Nineteen with his moving poster.
    The poster revealed that he was a part of the rap team.
    He finished in seventh place, thus becoming a
    member of the project group 1THE9.
    On April 13, 2019, the group officially debuted with the mini album XIX.
    1THE9 officially disbanded on August 8, 2020,
    following the release of their final mini album Good Bye 1THE9.
    2020–2021:
    Debut with Ciipher
    On December 10, 2020, he was revealed as a member.
    His profile picture was released on December 18.

    His specialty is writing lyrics.
    Won is former Ateam entertainment trainee.

    Features:
    Rain - "Come Over" (with Keita and Tag) (2021)

    Won has Written, Arranged And Composed:
    12 Songs under the name PARK SUNG WON(10024368)


    IV. Discography:

    Mini albums

    I Like You (안꿀려; An Ggulyeo)
    is the debut mini album by Ciipher.
    It was released on March 16, 2021
    with "I Like You" serving as the album's title track.
    The music video for the title track was
    released on March 15, 2021 at 6PM KST.

    1. "Solo (모태솔로)" - 3:43
    2. "I Like You (안꿀려; An Ggulyeo)" - 3:45
    3. "Give Me Love" - 3:28
    4. "Fire" - 3:43
    5. "Fall in Love" - 2:59

    "I Like You" music video
    Performance ver.
    MV teaser
    MV behind
    MV reaction
    "I Like You" dance practice
    Part switch ver.
    "I Like You" fanchant guide video
    "Solo" dance practice
    Highlight medley

    Debut showcase
    "Solo"
    "I Like You"
    "Give Me Love"
    Behind
    Album unboxing
    Blind is the second mini album by Ciipher.
    It was released on September 28, 2021
    with "Blind" serving as the album's title track.

    Track list
    1. "Moon Night" - 3:16
    2. "Blind (콩깍지)" - 3:28
    3. "Joker" - 3:05
    4. "Go Ahead" - 3:39
    5. "That's Okay (괜찮아)" - 3:35

    Video links
    "Blind" music video
    Performance ver.
    MV teaser #1 / #2
    MV reaction
    "Moon Night" self-filmed music video
    "Blind" dance practice
    Part switch ver.
    Halloween ver.
    "Blind" eye contact
    "Blind" cheer guide video
    Highlight medley
    D-7 / D-6 / D-5 / D-4 / D-3 / D-2 / D-1
    Album unboxing

    V. References:

    Searching Works | KOMCA


    CIIPHER Official Sites:
    Instagram: @ciipher_official
    Twitter: @rain_ciipher
    YouTube: Ciipher Official

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