Black Level

  • I. Introduction

    Black Level (블랙 레벨) is a six-member boy group under VT Entertainment. They made their debut on February 26, 2022 with the mini album New-Start.

    II. Career

    2021: Pre-debut

    On September 2, 2021, their group logo, under the name "Black Lavel" was revealed, which was later updated to "Black Level".

    It was also revealed that the group will include former Seven O'clock members Taeyoung and Younghoon.

    On September 18, a group profile photo was released while the individual profile photos, along with their names, were released the next day on the 19th.

    On November 20, they officially opened up their YouTube channel with a short dance cover of "Domino" by Stray Kids.

    On December 23, Chanha announced that he would leave the group due to health reasons via Instagram story.

    2022: Debut with New-Start

    On January 13, 2022, they opened a Rising-star funding campaign to support them for their planned debut in February.

    On February 15, it was announced that Black Level would be releasing their debut mini album New-Start on February 26.

    On November 29th, 2022 BLACK LEVEL has announced that members Uin, Younghoon, Taeyoung, and Ze:U will be leaving the group to purse their idols dream separately. The group will reorganize and come back in the near future!

    III. Members

    Stage Name: Uin (유인)
    Birth Name: Lee Jisoo (이지수)
    Position: Leader, Lead Vocalist
    Birthday: July 13, 1995
    Zodiac: Cancer
    Instagram: @lure_uin

    – Former member of Eight (along with Bz-Boys Hamin).
    – Made the choreography for “Infection”.
    Stage Name: Intae (인태)
    Birth Name: Cheon Intae (천인태)
    Position: Main Rapper
    Birthday: April 3rd, 1997
    Zodiac: Aries
    Height: 178cm (5’10”)
    Instagram: @in_edge_

    – He was a pre-debut member of Enoi, Spectrum, and JTG Boys.
    – He auditioned for Mixnine but didn’t pass.
    -He was a trainee under JYPE, DSP, Blockberry.
    – He was active in DPOP Entertainment.
    – He used to be a streamer.
    -His favorite character is Kuromi.
    – He can speak both English and Japanese.
    Stage Name: Younghoon (영훈)
    Birth Name: Kim Young Hoon (김영훈)
    Position: Main Vocalist
    Birthday: September 10, 1997
    Zodiac Sign: Virgo
    Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
    Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs)
    Instagram: @0.rtoli

    -He was a member of Seven O’Clock.
    Stage Name: Hosu (호수)
    Birth Name: Ham Seungwan (함승완)
    Position: Vocalist
    Birthday: March 16, 1998
    Zodiac: Pisces
    Instagram: @lake.only_yours

    – He was a pre-debut member of Megamax (Platinum78).
    – He likes to dance to gg dances.
    Stage Name: Taeyoung (태영)
    Birth Name: Kim Tae Young (김태영)
    Position: Main Vocalist
    Birthday: June 18, 1999
    Zodiac Sign: Gemini
    Height: 178 cm (5’10″)
    Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
    Instagram: @y0ung_tk

    – He was a member of Seven O’Clock.
    – His hobby is beatboxing.
    – He can play the drums.
    – He produced both Black Level pre-debut
    songs “Infection” and “In My Heart”.
    Stage Name: Ze:U (제우)
    Birth Name: Yoon Jongwoo (윤종우)
    Position: Vocalist, Rapper, Main Dancer, Maknae
    Birthday: June 12, 2000
    Zodiac: Gemini
    Instagram: @bell._rain

    – Has multiple tattoos.
    – He created the choreography for “In My Heart”.

    IV. Discography

    New-Start is the debut mini album by Black Level.
    It was released on February 26, 2022 with
    "Infection" serving as the album's title track.

    On January 13, 2022, Black Level opened
    a Rising-star funding campaign
    to support them for their planned debut in February.

    On February 15, it was then announced that they
    would be debuting with the mini
    album New-Start on February 26.

    Track list
    1. "In My Heart" - 3:48
    2. "Infection" - 3:18
    3. "Drive" - 3:12
    4. "기다릴게" - 3:26
    5. "In My Heart (Inst.)" - 3:48
    6. "Infection (Inst.)" - 3:18
    7. "Drive (Inst.)" - 3:12
    8. "기다릴게 (Inst.)" - 3:26

    Video links
    "Infection" music video
    MV teaser

    V. Awards

    Year Recipient Award Event
    2021 Black Level Discovery Award K-Stage Awards