Here are five male idol singers who were born in May, known as Family Month in South Korea.
May 2nd is the birthday of BTOB member Yook Sung Jae. Last year, he received favorable reviews for his impressive portrayal of high school student Lee Seung Cheon in MBC’s series “The Golden Spoon”. After proving his solid acting skills and growth through the drama, Yook Sung Jae is preparing for BTOB’s comeback, returning to his main job. BTOB will release their 12th mini album “Wind and Wish” on May 2nd, exactly on Yook Sung Jae’s birthday. This is the group’s new music release after one year and two months since their third full album “Be Together” in February last year.
GOT7 BamBam will celebrate his birthday on the same day. BamBam, who debuted as a member of GOT7 in January 2014, released his first solo full album “Sour & Sweet” in March. Through the lyrics of his songs, BamBam expressed his wide musicality by honestly combining symbolic keywords and his own experiences. Apart from his success as a solo singer, BamBam is also active in various entertainment programs.
EXO Baekhyun was born on May 6th. He was discharged after fulfilling his mandatory military service on February 5. Baekhyun’s first musical activity after discharge is the OST of SBS’s new drama “Dr. Romantic 3”. It is said that Baekhyun decided to sing the OST to show his loyalty to music director Jeon Chang Yeop, with whom he got to know during the production of OSTs for “Dr. Romantic 2” and “Lovers of the Red Sky”. Fans are giving enthusiastic responses to the song since it’s his first OST since his military discharge.
The second member of EXO to celebrate his birthday in May is Suho, who was born on the 22nd. Recently, Suho has successfully solidified his career as a musical actor. He will take the stage as Wolfgang Mozart in the musical “Mozart!” this June. Thanks to his emotional voice, detailed acting, and stable singing ability, Suho has established his own presence on the musical stage through various musicals, such as “The Last Kiss” and “The Man Who Laughs”. Therefore, fans are looking forward to seeing what he will show in his new theater project.
May 29th is the birthday of Park Ji Hoon, who is working as both a singer and an actor. Last month, he made a comeback with his new album “Blank or Black” on the 12th. The title track “Blank Effect” is a future hip-hop genre song that combines a dreamy atmosphere with explosive and intense sound. As soon as the album was released, it topped the iTunes Worldwide Album charts in Thailand, ranked 2nd in Indonesia and Vietnam, 3rd in the Philippines, and 4th in Hong Kong.