Let’s Fall in Love with the Charismatic Aura of AOORA
Hip-hop is quite popular in the Korean music industry. In fact, besides K-pop, Korean hip-hop is also has a large number of fans from both inside and outside of Korea, especially after the huge success of the reality program ‘Show Me the Money.’ There are also a lot of girl groups and boy groups who have a bad-ass rapper that has made their fans fall in love Korean hip-hop.
There are a lot of Korean rappers are brilliantly talented. We can see some of them in rap competitions such as ‘Unpretty Rapstar’ and ‘Show Me the Money.’ You may already be familiar with the names Zico, Beenzino, Epik High, Crush, etc., but have you heard about AOORA?
AOORA is a Korean rapper who made his debut on September 4, 2009. He makes music that usually has sexual content that is targeted for 19+ listeners. Even his debut single called “69” was from an album that named “Body Party.” AOORA joined in a boy group ONE-X, but the group didn’t last long. He debuted as a soloist in 2009 after that. In 2011, he joined a group called AA, but in 2016 he left the group and once again became a solo rapper.
Well, enough with the introduction, let’s get to know AOORA better. Just keep scrolling!
Full name: Park Geun-lee
Stage name: AOORA
Birth date: January 10, 1986
Weight: 61 kg
Height: 176 cm
Agency: Blue Star Entertainment
Blood type: B
YouTube: AOORA official YouTube channel
Facts About AOORA
- AOORA is quite active in his YouTube channel. Beside uploading his music videos and songs, he also often posts vlogs there.
- AOORA attended Seoul National University, majoring in Arts and Dance.
- AOORA can compose songs, play piano, design clothes, and even edit video.
- AOORA has tattoos.
- AOORA has debuted in a group as an idol twice, with ONE-X and AA, but he’s a solo rapper now.
- AOORA doesn’t share his family and relationship status with the public.
AOORA in AA
Let’s talk about AOORA when he was in the group called AA. If you don’t know about AA, first of all, it’s pronounced “double A.” The group made a debut in 2011 and consisted of five members, including AOORA. The members when AA debuted were Kimchi, Joowon, AOORA, Jinhong, and Hoik.
AOORA was not only the oldest member in the group, but he was also the founder of AA. He was the first one to join AA, and then asked the other members to be the part of AA by getting help from the company, as well. Later on, in November 2011, AA debuted with a song called “So Crazy.” Let’s take a look at the music video!
Along with AA, AOORA released a lot of songs. They also often released covers of popular songs. Let’s take a look at a cover they made!
AOORA also debuted in a sub-unit of AA with HOIK and released a single called “Morning, Afternoon, Evening” in 2015.
Let’s take a look at some photos of AOORA with AA!
AOORA Departure from AA and His Solo Career
Looking at AA’s music and photos might make you think that AA was quite a promising group. They didn’t come from a big company, but they seems good and talented. However, AOORA left the group in 2016 when his contract expired, leading to the group’s disbandment.
It was such a shame that AOORA left AA, despite of their good music. But still, it was not the end for AOORA himself. He had debuted as a solo rapper before, so he can continued to pursue career as a solo rapper.
So, from 2016 until now, AOORA has performed as a soloist, and it didn’t really affect his music style. He was still cool and making dope music just like before. Let’s take a look at his solo songs!
On his YouTube channel, AOORA posted a video where he and his friends gave their reactions to his old days as a idol in the boy group AA. Let’s take a look at the video!
Well, whatever it is, AOORA is in the good place now so don’t be worry about him!
Reading about AOORA’s music journey probably makes you wonder about how much music that he has written and composed, especially since he debuted for several times, as a solo singer, as a member of boy group, etc. Well, instead of just being curious about that, let’s take a look at AOORA’s discography, starting from the first day of his debut until now!
- Najjyeobami (낮져밤이; Body Party) – 2014
- Vanilla Sky (바닐라 스카이) – 2014
- #Can’t Stop – 2014
- Hanbeon Deo Haeyo (한번 더 해요; One More Time) – 2014
- Nappeunson (나쁜손; Body Talk) – 2014
- Keojyeotda Jagajyeotda (커졌다 작아졌다; Grab or Bite) – 2014
- Seureureuk (스르륵; Smooth) – 2014
- Neo, Naeil, Ro (너,내일,로; You, Will, Romantic) – 2015
- Lovestagram – 2015
- Moonlight Bloom – 2016
- Juicy – 2016
- SLAY – 2017
- Blue Ocean – 2018
- Harder – 2018
- Loveback/Dream (gn.E) – 2009
- FOOLS – 2016
AOORA with Fei Yang
AOORA never really shares his relationship status with the public, but he posted quite a lot with a YouTuber named Fei Yang. The two of them used to date, but they seem to still maintain a good relationship. Let’s take a look at some photos of them together.
They really are cute together, don’t you agree?
AOORA Latest News
After looking at AOORA’s profile, discography, and his journey from the first day of his debut, some of you might be wondering what he’s doing right now. Is he putting out any new songs? Well, if you don’t want to miss his latest news, you might as well follow his Instagram to stay updated about his projects and his daily life.
Let’s explore his Instagram, shall we?
AOORA encouraged his fans to stay at home during the pandemic. Such a good influencer, he is!
AOORA joined the Thank You Challenge after getting tagged by Yannie Kim to show his gratitude to Korean medical staff.
That was all the information that we have gathered about AOORA. You might as well check out his projects on his official YouTube channel to add one more favorite Korean hip-hop musician, since he is such a good rapper himself. Fighting to AOORA!