Everything You Need To Know About African-American Duo CoCo Avenue Full Profile, Songs, And Latest News

Duo CoCo Avenue

Find Out More About Jenny and Jenna the African-American K-Pop Duo CoCo Avenue!

When it comes to K-Pop, whether it’s a song, group, or singer, the figures of Korean people must be come into your mind. But did you know that even though the genre name is K-Pop or Korean Pop, the artists are not always from Korea? For example, Tzuyu, Mina, Sana, and Momo from Twice, they are from Taiwan and Japan. Got7 also has Jackson, Bam Bam, and Mark Tuan who are not Korean. Or what about Nichkhun, Bam Bam, Lisa, Ten, Sorn, and Minnie, who are from Thailand? They are also K-pop artists, right?

So if we’ve talked about non-Korean K-pop artists, then it must be possible. Don’t be surprised if I tell you that there’s a K-pop Duo made up of African-American members.

That’s right. They don’t have any Korean members, and neither of them were originally living in South Korea, but they are a K-pop duo. The members of this dui are Jenny Lyrics and Jenna Rose, who are both from America. They not only have similar names, they also had the same musical taste, which is R&B K-Pop. Both Jenny and Jenna used to be active on YouTube, covering K-Pop songs, and their names became widely known on the internet.

Jenny discovered Jenna, then had an idea to form a K-Pop duo together with her. Their viewers sometimes mistakenly think they are the same person because they are both black and their names are similar. CoCo Avenue wasn’t always a duo. Jenny and Jenna said that the group originally had six members, but they all lived in different states, which made it hard to record music or shoot music videos. To make a long story short, the six members ended up turning into two members, and they formed a duo. Even though the others couldn’t join as members of CoCo Avenue, Jenny and Jenna said that they still maintain a good relationship with them.

That’s how CoCo Avenue started their journey in the K-Pop industry.

If you want to know more about CoCo Avenue, just keep scrolling because we will provide you more information about them!

CoCo Avenue Full Profile

Duo CoCo Avenue

Jenny Lyric Profile

Name: Jenny

Full name: Jenny Lyric

Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri

YouTube channel: Jenny Lyric

Jenna Rose Profile

Name: Jenna

Real name: Jenna Rose

Hometown: New Brunswick, New Jersey

YouTube channel: Just Jenna, Jenna Rose

CoCo Avenue Songs

The duo that started their journey from Los Angeles finally released their own songs after all of the hard work of making original music and filming the music video. CoCo Avenue released their first song on April 14, 2017, a single called “Eottae (어때),” that they released on Jenny Lyric’s YouTube channel.

The lyrics were written in Korean with some English lyrics, just like many other K-pop songs that we know of. Let’s just take a moment to focus on how good Jenny and Jenna’s pronunciation is in the song. They sing beautifully, with a R&b vibe that goes really well. The music video is also very pleasing to the eye.

Most netizens gave positive reactions to the duo’s debut songs. Even though neither woman is Korean and the song was not composed or released in Korea, Jenny and Jenna really slayed it. So it doesn’t matter what nationality or race you are, if you’re talented then you have a chance, just like Jenny and Jenna, who snatched a lot of wigs out there.

If you listen to their song and watch the music video, you can tell that both Jenny and Jenna are really passionate and are actually into K-pop, and not just following the trend.

So for those of you who feel like leaving behind your seemingly impossible dream, just remember that two African-American girls successfully made a K-pop duo and released a K-pop song. See, if you work hard, you will reap the benefits.

CoCo Avenue Cover Songs

CoCo Avenue hasn’t just sung their original song. In fact, they have been working very hard learning about Korean culture, language, and K-pop in general for quite a long time. To help make that easier, they often shared their amazing covers of K-pop songs on their YouTube channel.

Let’s find out more about their covers of some K-Pop songs!

This is the time where Jenny and Jenna covered the 4Minute song, “Crazy” in 2015. On the music video, you can see that the duo doesn’t just have good voices, but also good dancing skills. They danced to the songs with backup dancers behind them. Just like the K-pop artists that we know, Jenny and Jenna were also rapping to the song with good pronunciation.

A year later,Jenny and Jenna covered another 4Minute song, called “Hate,” in May 2016. Once again, the duo showed their good Korean pronunciation with their soothing voices. Jenny and Jenna also danced to the song, and once again, they slayed it. The music video’s cinematography was even better than in the last one. Surely, CoCo Avenue were on the rise!

If you listen carefully to their songs and how they sing, you may decided it reminds you of someone… Maybe that someone is Jay Park from AOMG. Am I right?

Don’t worry, the girls are not only covering girl group songs, because on the other video, CoCo Avenue released a cover of Jay Park’s song “You Know” on December 31, 2015. If you listen to their cover closely, the song really has the same vibe of their original song “Eottae (어때)”.

The music video gives off a sensual vibe and really fits the song, Jenny and Jenna once again amazed us with their amazing vocal skills. They’re really suited to the R&B genre, and that’s never more clear than during this song!

Are you already a fan of Coco Avenue? Well, don’t worry, we still have a lot of things to say about them. Let’s scroll down and find out more about CoCo Avenue!

CoCo Avenue Performances

We already saw CoCo Avenue’s song and cover songs on their YouTube channel. It is truet that they do have a soothing sound and really slayed the K-pop songs that they sang. But what about their live performances? Are they actually that good?

Back in 2015, CoCo Avenue showed K-Pop fans around LA their amazing skills by covering Jimin and J.Don song called “GOD.” Their powerful vocal and wonderful dancing are not only for the music videos, because they were awesome once again in a live performance.


Or what about the time when CoCo Avenue performed at KCON in Miami, back in 2014? Jenny just released the video of them on October 8, 2019, and said that she was releasing it after four years. Even back in the old days, Jenny and Jenna slayed us with their amazing vocals and really nice Korean pronunciation.

This is the time that CoCo Avenue got recognition by winning the American K-Pop Festival Performance. Even though they were not expecting it, they won first place and got a chance to go to Korea. Woohoo!

Seeing their sincere hearts when they were singing the song, it’s no wonder that they won first place. They really deserved it!

CoCo Avenue Disbandment News

On July 1 2017, Jenny Lyric posted on her YouTube channel the really sad news that CoCo Avenue would no longer be working together. Jenny said that they were both taking different paths, and she would not uploading their work like she used to. Just like how the announcement be made by Jenny herself.

But even so, Jenny and Jenna were still supporting each other with their own projects. No one can take away Jenny or Jenna’s love for music, and so the two of them are still making music. You guys can still check it out on their YouTube channel.

Then again, even though they’re taking a different path, their love for music and K-Pop are still the same even though they’re not performing as CoCo Avenue anymore. So, if you still want to hear the amazing voices of CoCo Avenue that has disbanded, you can look on Jenny and Jennas own YouTube channels.

Let’s take a look at some K-pop song covers by Jenny and Jenna individually.

Jenny did a collaboratoin with some other musicians, covering Korean singer Dean’s song called “Instagram.” Such a superior cover!

That’s all the information about Coco Avenue. Their story, skills, and music really touched our hearts and inspired us to pursue our dreams. Don’t you feel the same way? Even though they’re no longer performing together, please continue to support them because they both are so talented. Cheers!