Meet the Talented and Famous Singer Kangnam
Kangnam has starred in several television shows but did not make his name disappear from the Entertainment world. He is a multi-talented artist, whose talent is not only limited to acting, but he is good at sports as well. If you want to know more about Kangnam, we’ve got it right here!
- Name: Yasuo Namekawa/Kangnam
- Date of Birth: March 23rd, 1987
- Birthplace: Edogawa, Tokyo, Japan
- Nationality: Japanese-Korean
- Blood Type: O
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- Instagram: @kangkangnam
- Twitter: @kangnam11
- Academy: Hawaiian Mission Academy
Facts About Kangnam
- – Kangnam’s mother is Japanese and his father is Korean
- – His real name in Japanese means “strong man”
- – His special talents include English, playing the guitar, and playing the piano
- – His hobbies are composing, web surfing, snowboarding, doing sports, watching movies and vocal exercises
- – He also attended the Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was majoring in Communications, however, he left the school to pursue music instead
- – Kangnam said that his family is wealthy, but he doesn’t receive any financial support from them
Early Career: Debut with a Japanese Band
In March 2008, Kangnam debuted with the stage name Ya-Cha as a new member of the Japanese band Kick Chop Busters (KCB) and he left the band in 2010 for unknown reasons.
Debut with M.I.B
Kangnam debuted as a member of M.I.B under the label Jungle Entertainment on October 25th, 2011, with the title song “G.D.M” which stands for “Girls, Dreams, Money.” M.I.B (Most Incredible Busters) is a Hip-Hop band that has four members.
Kangnam’s Solo Career in Japan
Kangnam released a Japanese solo debut album titled Ready to Fly on May 25th, 2016, under CJ Victor Entertainment. Kangnam’s first Japanese song was performed at KCON Japan where he debuted as a singer.
Kangnam’s Solo Discography
– Say My Name
Kangnam’s first song as a solo artist was released on October 17th, 2011. A spin-off project while Kangnam was still a member of M.I.B.
– What Should I Do
This is the second song after he succeeded with the song “Say My Name.” This song was released in 2014.
This song became the title of Kangnam’s first mini-album containing six songs. The song was released on September 10th, 2015. The lyrics are talking about the sweetness of falling in love.
– Becoming Alone
This song was released in 2015 and Kangnam first sang this song on KBS TV.
This dance genre song is included in the Chocolate album. Anyone who listens to this song will feel like dancing.
– Thing Called Happiness
Like the title, this song is about happiness, for the listeners will feel happiness and they will always be happy.
– My type ft Jessi, Cheetah
This hip-hop song, attracted a lot of attention from the audience because the song is indeed very suitable for those who love hip-hop.