Get To Know More About Brand New Music RnB Group TROY!
Do you know about a South Korean group that consists with 4 members with Bumkey, Jaewoong, Changwoo and Kanto? For your information, they are in a group named Troy and debuted on 2014 under Brand New Music. Although they are currently on hiatus and there are no further promotions, you should know about Troy’s career path!
In this article, there’s a detail information about Troy (hangul: 트로이) starting from their full members’ profile, debut era until discography. Make sure you don’t skip any information from this session below that has been provided by Byeol Korea!
Troy Group Profile
Real Name : Lee Jae-woong (hangul: 이재웅)
Stage Name : Jae-woong (hangul: 재웅)
Birth : October 16, 1981
Height : 176cm (5ft 8in)
Blood Type : 70kg (154lbs)
Position Of The Group : Rap
Real Name : Kwon Ki-bum (hangul: 권키범)
Stage Name : Bumkey (hangul: 범키)
Birth : September 22, 1984
Height : 172cm (5ft 6in)
Weight : 63kg (139lbs)
Position Of The Group : Vocal
Real Name : Joo Changwoo (hangul: 주창우)
Stage Name : Changwoo (hangul: 창우)
Birth : January 7, 1983
Height : 175cm (5ft 7in)
Weight : 69kg (152lbs)
Position Of The Group : Rap
Real Name : Choi Kwang-ryul (hangul: 최광렬)
Stage Name : Kanto (hangul: 칸토)
Birth : May 23, 1994
Height : 181cm (5ft 11in)
Weight : 68kg (150lbs)
Blood Type : A
Position Of The Group : Maknae
Troy has members who have very good potential as rap and vocals in a group. But until now, Troy is famous for only releasing 2 songs and music videos. Let’s watch Troy’s music videos to get to know more about their music, genres and concepts in this session below!
Troy’s debut single “Green Light” was released in 2014.
Troy’s debut single “Green Light” is a song created by Keeproots and Troy’s leader Bumkey, who have produced songs for hip-hop artists such as Dynamic Duo, Leessang, Bobby Kim, and Eun Ji-won. In particular, it is a light punk hip-hop song that unravels the retro Brazilian jazz that was popular in the 1960s according to the current trend.
Troy has released a single “Why are We?” which is an up-tempo R&B hip-hop song co-composed by Deuce Hyundo Lee and Troy leader Bumkey. It is a song that harmoniously blends Bumkey, Jaewoong, Changwoo, and Kanto’s rap on a medium-tempo sensual beat that expresses the feelings of boredom felt by couple who was in a relationship for long.
The b-side song “Be Mine” was composed by Brand New Music’s producer ASSBRASS, and you can hear the sincere love confessions of the Troy’s members on a deep and groovy beat.
What do you think about Troy’s singles and music videos?
Troy Debut Era
The four-member R&B hip-hop group Troy which consist with Bumkey, Jaewoong, Changwoo, Kanto released their debut single “Green Light”, the agency Brand New Music, said, “In contrast to the existing method of debuting as a team and splitting up into a solo or unit (small group), Troy attempted to debut as a team by demonstrating the individual abilities of each member.”
The members, consisting of one vocalist and three rappers, are unique. Leader Bumkey rose to the top of the music charts on 2013 with “Crazy Romance” and “Play With It” and emerged as a ‘soul trend’, while rapper Kanto made his face known by appearing on Mnet’s “Show Me the Money 2”.
In high school, Changwoo was playing music with Mighty Mouse’s Shori and other rapper, then he was engaged in acting and fashion related work, but he chose music again. I was a trainee for a year.
Their debut song “Green Light” was created by Keeproots and Bumkey, who produced songs for representative hip-hop artists in Korea such as Dynamic Duo, Leessang, and Bobby Kim.
It is an upbeat punk hip-hop song that unraveled the Brazilian style jazz that was popular in the 1960s in line with the current trend. The retro sound and hip-hop beat are in harmony with the sophisticated melody. The agency said, “Troy is a team that will show and listen to masculine charm. As an entertainer-type group with a clear musical approach, we will show various attempts.”
Well, that was all for the information about Troy starting from their full members’ profile, debut era until discography that you should know. Let’s continue to give support and a lot of love, so that Troy can make a comeback as soon as possible. If you like this article, don’t forget to share on your social media and wait for another interesting upcoming articles from Byeol Korea!