Formerly known as B2ST (Boys 2Search the Top), this five member group from Cube Entertainment debuted with a change in name and meaning. Now known as BEAST (Boys of the EAst Standing Tall), they plan to take Asia by storm and hope to be known as beastly idols.
Debuting months after their sibling group, 4minute, BEAST gained much attention and love due to their members. DooJoon, HyunSeung, Junhyung, YoSeob, KiKwang, and DongWoon.
KiKwang debuted in April 2009 as AJ with Dancing Shoes (MV features 4minute Hyuna) and gained quite some popularity with his dancing skills and amazing vocals. During one of his fanmeetings, he announced that he would be debuting once again but as a member of a boy group.
Hyunseung, formerly known as SO-1, was to debut with Big Bang but was eliminated at the last minute. Training harder than ever after entering Cube, he debuted with BEAST with improved skills and determination.
DooJoon participated in JYP Hot Blood, which formed the groups 2AM and 2PM. Moving from JYP to it's sister company Cube, DooJoon continued his training there.
Junhyung, formerly known as Poppin' Dragon, was a part of the group Xing with their second single, My Girl. Junhyung decided to leave the group in January 2008. The reason for his leave was not clarified nor were there any official statements from Xing Ent.
WIth a group of powerful and skilled members, BEAST debuted on October 2009 with their title song Bad Girl.
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Pearl Midnight Blue
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MTV B2ST Documentary
091015 MTV B2ST Showcase
091016 KBS Music Bank - Bad Girl
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Rookie of the Month (December 2009) by Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism
19th Seoul Music Awards - Newcomers Award (2010)
100325 Mnet Mcountdown Popular Show #1
Yong Jun Hyung (용준형) DOB: 1989.12.19 Blood Type: O Position: Rapper Others:
- formerly known as Poppin' Dragon in group Xing.
- participated in Xing's second single My Girl*
- participated in Xing Star's first single The White of Winter*
- backup dancer of AJ
- featured in AJ's "Wipe the Tears"*
- featured in Hyuna's "Change"*
- participated in G20 Summit Let's Go w/ various artists. Cyworld:http://www.cyworld.com/JKer89 Twitter:http://twitter.com/Joker891219 *view in the Videos section
Lee Gi Kwang (이기광) DOB:1990.03.30 Blood Type: A Position: Vocals Others:
- formerly known as AJ
- debuted as AJ with Dancing Shoes*
- starred in K.will's Present MV*
- plays "Seho" in MBC's High Kick Through the Roof
- Tio Iced Tea CF Cyworld:http://www.cyworld.com/human-tree Twitter:http://twitter.com/B2stGK