On the evening of July 21, the new HYBE girl group called NewJeans released the MV Attention . Despite “beating” the audience without prior notice, but with the title of “sister girlgroup” BTS after LE SSERAFIM, along with the eye-catching visuals of each member, NewJeans still attracted a lot of attention from the audience. Kpop fan community as well as the media.
HYBE’s new girl group: NewJeans
In particular, for Kpop fans in Vietnam, all attention is focused on member Hanni because she is of Vietnamese origin. This information makes Vietnamese fans extremely excited and proud when a Vietnamese idol debuts under a big company like HYPE and is also a junior of BTS.
Hanni – a member of Vietnamese nationality from the girl group NewJeans
But Hanni is not the first Kpop idol with Vietnamese nationality. Before Hanni, there were 5 other names that were Vietnamese who debuted in the Korean music industry. Let’s take a look at the series of Kpop idols from the S-shaped land that makes Vietnamese fans so happy.
Hanni, whose real name is Pham Ngoc Han, was born in 2004. The female idol has a father from Hanoi and a mother from Ho Chi Minh City. Ho Chi Minh City and lived in Australia since childhood. Immediately after NewJeans was released, Hanni’s Vietnamese childhood photos spread strongly on social networks and quickly attracted attention, especially the image of her posing with the “legendary” Dream car.
A series of Vietnamese photos of Hanni (NewJeans) caused a fever in the Kpop fan community
Hanni’s childhood series has proven that she is beautiful from a young age and will become a Kpop beauty in the future. The female idol’s current appearance and aura through MVs and promotional photos are commented to exude a luxurious look like Jennie (BLACKPINK).
Hanni’s visual is said to have a luxurious look like Jennie (BLACKPINK)
Hanni will officially debut with NewJeans on August 1. Before that, the group will release 4 opening MVs, respectively, including Attention , Hype Boy , Cookie , and Hurt .
Anh (BEAUTYBOX) real name is Tran Nguyen Tram Anh, born in 1999 in Ho Chi Minh City. She once participated in the multinational group project to become a member of the girl group Z-Girls. Although he did not make it to the final lineup of Z-Girls, he was still lucky to be introduced as the 3rd member of the girl group BEAUTYBOX.
BEAUTYBOX is a girl group under BY-U Entertainment, debuting in September 2021 with the single RAT A TAT . The group recently released the mini-album B-STEP with the title track BOGGLEBOOGLE .
It is known that BEAUTYBOX is the remaining Kpop girl group to attend the Vietnamese – Korean music night in Hanoi. The event is currently controversial across Kpop fan forums, after the organizers confirmed that T-ara will not be able to come to Vietnam at the last minute.
Queen (Z-Girls) real name is Luc Thi Thuy Quyen (1997), she takes the position of main rapper in the group.
Queen’s beautiful visuals (Z-Girls)
Z-Girls is a multinational girl group, managed by Z-POP DREAM, which debuted in February 2019 with the MV What You Waiting For . Although debuting in the Kpop market, the group has no Korean members. Nationalities of 7 team members include India, Japan, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam.
Currently, Z-Girls is on hiatus because the group’s leader Carlyn is unexpectedly pregnant and the two members with Taiwanese and Japanese nationality have decided to leave the group.
Z-Boys is also a project similar to Z-Girls, under Z-POP DREAM company. The group consists of 7 members from 7 different countries, including Roy, who has Vietnamese nationality. The male idol’s real name is Nguyen Hai Hoai Bao (1996), taking the lead vocal position in the group.
Z-Boys debuted with the song ” No Limit “, but the group is currently on hiatus. Roy (Z-Boys) and Queen (Z-Girls) collaborated to release a Vietnamese song called Sister Oi I Love Thoi .
A-Daily is a girl group under the management of DK Entertainment, which debuted in March 2014. The original team lineup consisted of 10 members, including the girl Jade (real name Nguyen Hoang Bao Ngoc) who is of Vietnamese origin. However, only 1 year after debut, Jade left A-Daily and the group disbanded not long after.
Jade (A-Daily) is the first Kpop idol with Vietnamese nationality
Habin (TEMPEST) real name is Ngo Ngoc Hung, born in 1998 in Yen Bai. Before debut, Hanbin was known as a member of a famous dance group in Hanoi.
Hanbin is a member of TEMPEST
The male idol first appeared on Kpop as a contestant on the survival show I-LAND . Although he could not enter the official lineup of ENHYPEN, fans still hope to see him debut.
After leaving BELIFT LAB, Hanbin signed with Yuehua Entertainment and became a member of TEMPEST. The group officially debuted on March 2, 2022 with the MV Bads News , the song created quite good effects, helping TEMPEST to be considered as a potential Kpop boy group in the future.
Source: Koreaboo, Photo: Twitter, Clip: YouTube