Brave Brothers

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Kang Dong-chul
Also known asBrave Brothers
Born (1979-06-17) June 17, 1979 (age 39)
OriginSouth Korea
Years active2002–present
Associated acts
Brave Brothers
Revised RomanizationGang Dong-cheol
McCune–ReischauerKang Tong-ch‘ŏl
Stage name
Revised RomanizationYonggamhan Hyeongje
McCune–ReischauerYonggamhan Hyŏngje

Kang Dong-chul (Hangul강동철, born June 17, 1979), also known by stage name Brave Brothers, is a South Korean rapper, record producer and songwriter of Brave Entertainment.[1][2][3] He was a producer and composer for YG Entertainment from 2004 to 2008. In 2008, he started his own record label called Brave Entertainment. He has produced hit songs for After School, Sistar, 4minute, T-ara, Son Dam Bi, Big Bang, Brown Eyed Girls, AOA, Hello Venus and U-KISS. In 2009, he made his music debut with Attitude and later released Passionate on December 8. He has three groups under his record label: Brave Girls, Electroboyz and BIGSTAR. Kang is currently appearing on JTBC‘s Made In U program as a panel judge.[4][5][6]

Music career[edit]

On October 21, representatives of RaNia revealed that Brave Brothers would be producing their album Time To Rock Da Show.[7][8] He was awarded the Hallyu Composer Award at the 19th Korean Culture Entertainment Daesang Awards on December 15, 2011. He stated, "Thank you so much for honoring me with such a great award. I will return the favor with more great new songs. I would like to return this honor to the artists that express my songs and to the Brave Sound family.[9] "

Business career[edit]

On October 25, 2011, he opened a hip hop club in Gangnam district of Seoul called Phantom.[10][11]

Personal life[edit]

On KBS's Win Win, he revealed he had a troubled past with 12 violence-related crimes and owned a room salon business. He stated that everything changed when he developed a love for Cypress Hill music and ended relations with organized crime.[12][13][14][15]


Album Information Track Listing
  1. Interview
  2. Brave Sound
  3. Invisible (Feat. Son Dambi, 별들의전쟁)
  4. Bittersweet (Feat. M, 현아, Maboos, Red Roc, Basick)
  5. Invisible (Inst.)
  1. Finally (Feat. U-Kiss)
  2. 3AM (Feat. Brave Starr)
  3. Finally (Inst.)
슬픈 음악
  1. 슬픈 음악 (With V.O.S)
  2. 슬픈 음악 (Inst.)
The Classic
  1. Brave Show
  2. 너를 그린다 (Vocal 다비치, Electroboyz)
  3. 돌아 돌아
  4. 울고싶단 말야 (With Jay Park)
  5. Addict (Vocal B2K)
  6. Music Award (With Skul1, J'Kyun)
  7. Invisible (New Ver.) (Vocal Son Dambi)
  8. 돈 벌었지
  9. 가위바위보 (With Double K)
  10. 슬픈 음악 (Guitar Remix Ver.) (With V.O.S)
  11. Bittersweet (R&B Ver.) (With M, Hyuna, Maboos, Red Roc, Basick)
  12. 울고싶단 말야 (Inst.)
  13. 너를 그린다 (Inst.)
Beautiful Girl (Hyomin of T-ara)
  1. Beautiful Girl (Feat. Electroboyz)
  2. Beautiful Girl (Inst.)
Break Up (Lee Gi-kwang of Beast)
  1. Break Up (Feat. Electroboyz)
  2. Break Up (Inst.)

Music Credit[edit]

Artist(s) Song Information
  • "이름이 뭐예요?/What's Your Name?" - Name Is 4Minute
  • "물 좋아/Is It Poppin'?"
  • "오늘 뭐해/Whatcha Doin' Today?" - 4Minute World
  • "살만찌고/Only Gained Weight" - Brave Brothers 10th Anniversary
4 Tomorrow
  • "두근두근 Tomorrow" - 두근두근 Tomorrow
  • "못 말리는 삼형제" - Hit Pop
  • "천하무적 야구단" - 천하무적 야구단
  • "Wonder Woman"
After School
After School Red
  • "밤 하늘에" - RED
Pink BnN
  • "Intro (Gonna Get Your Heart)", "짧은 치마/Miniskirt", "Under the Street Lights" - Miniskirt
  • "단발머리/Short Hair", "Joa YO!", "Soulmate", "You Know That" - Short Hair
  • "AOA", "사뿐사뿐/Like A Cat", "Girl's Heart" - Like A Cat
  • "심쿵해/Heart Attack", "Luv Me", "One Thing", "Really Really" - Heart Attack
  • "Excuse Me" - Angel's Knock
Bae Seul-ki
  • "Intro", "Tiresome" (Feat. Ha Joo Yeon of Jewelry), "DJ" (Feat. Maboos)
  • "Big Change (Feat. Deegie)", "Step By Step", "Luv U" - Step By Step
  • "연애의 조건/Love Options" - Love Options
  • "거꾸로/Upside Down" - emphas!ze
Big Bang
  • "Let's Get It Started (Feat. Maboos)", "Boyfriend", "You & I" - Boyfriend
Brave Girls
  • "Intro (Ain't Nobody Like Brave Girls)", "So Sexy", "아나요" - The Difference
  • "툭하면 (Feat. Skul1)", "비가 내리면" - Back To Da Future
  • "변했어" - 변했어
Brown Eyed Girls
  • "어쩌다" - My Style
  • "C-Real Intro", "No No No No No" - Round 1
Dal Shabet
DJ Doc
  • "투게더" - 풍류
Dazzling Red
  • "This Person" - Idol Group
  • "Intro", "기억해", "너 하나만" - 기억해
  • "전화가 오네 (Feat. 호란)", "어젯밤 (Feat. 별들의전쟁)" - Electroboyz First Single
  • "Ma Boy 2 (Feat. Hyorin of Sistar)" - Rebirth
F-ve Dolls
  • "입술자국/Lip Stain", "잘났어" - Charming Five Girls
  • "거울을 보다가", "여기까지만 (Feat. Skull)" - Comfort
Han Yuna
  • " 마네킹 (Feat. Maboos)" - I'm Mannequin
Hello Venus
  • "끈적끈적/Sticky Sticky" - Sticky Sticky
  • "Wiggle Wiggle" - Wiggle Wiggle
  • "난 예술이야/I'm Ill", "Show Window", "Watcha Talk About", "Chameleon" - I'm Ill
  • "Nice Body feat. LOCO", "Fake It" - MAKE UP
Jang Keun-suk & Hyorin of SISTAR
  • "Magic Drag"
Jo Sungmo
  • "Intro ", "바람필래", "이밤이 지나가면", "점점더 (Feat. Electroboyz)" - Meet Brave
Kim Dong-wan
Kim Hyung-jun
Kim Yuna, Sistar & Electroboyz
  • "Super Girl"
Lee Ai
  • "기억해" - 기억해
Lee Gi-kwang
  • "Dancing Shoes", "Wipe the Tears" - First Episode: A New Hero
Lee Min-woo
  • "남자를 믿지마" (Feat. Big Tone) – M Rizing
Lee Seung-gi
  • "Losing My Mind" - 정신이 나갔었나봐
  • "눈물 씻고 화장하고" - Lextacy
  • "하늘 위로 (Feat. 지은)", "Big Lexy" - Rush
Masta Wu
  • "울라라라 (Feat. Red Roc)", "Cry (Feat. 이영현)", "껌 (Feat. Teddy Park)" - Mass Wu Pt.2
  • "Just That Little Thing" - The 2nd Single
Nine Muses
  • "잠은 안오고 배는 고프고/Sleepless Night" - Lost (Til The Night Is Over)
NS Yoonji
  • "N To The S 윤지", "춤을 춰/Lets Dance", "DJ Don't Stop" - Time To Fly High
Oh Jong-hyuk
  • "Get Away" (Feat. Showgun) – OK, I'm Ready
One Two
  • "별이 빛나는 밤에" - 별이 빛나는 밤에
  • "와랄라 랄라레" - Walala Lalale
  • "Very Good"
Park Bom
  • "In the summer" (Feat. Lady Owl)
Red Roc
  • "Bounce Back" - Hello
  • "ONE (feat. Jung Ilhoon of BTOB)"
  • "Interlude – Follow Me", "Run (feat. G-Dragon, Taeyang)" - 24/SE7EN
  • "Oh~Ma Girl" - Se7olution
Son Dam-bi
  • "Bad Boy" - Mini Album Vol. 1
  • "미쳤어/Crazy" - Mini Album Vol. 2
  • "토요일밤에/Saturday Night" - Type B — Back To 80's
  • "눈물이 주르륵/Dripping Tears" - Dripping Tears
Son Dam-bi & After School
  • "Intro", "펑펑울었어/Cry" - Cry
  • "노세 놀아보세" - 무가당
  • "O.A.O (오.에.오)" - O.A.O (오.에.오)
  • "보름달/Full Moon (feat. Lena)" - Full Moon
  • "Intro", "그리운 날에", "라라라" - Time To Shine
  • "Intro", "Shining☆Star", "Love Letter" - Shining☆Star
  • "Stupid Love" - Stupid Love
  • "Intro (Hot)" - Hot
  • "완전 미쳤네/So Crazy", "For You" - So Good
  • "내 이름은/What's My Name" - What's My Name
Teen Top
  • "Teen Top", "미치겠어/Going Crazy", "Where's Ma Girl", "Girl Friend" - It's
  • "aRtist", "To You", "Baby U", "Shake It" - aRtisT
  • "Be Ma Girl", "Fall in Love", "Party Tonight" - Be Ma Girl
  • "So Sweet", "Get Crazy", "긴 생머리 그녀/Miss Right" - No.1
  • "Walking By..." - No.1 Repackaged
  • "Don't I" - Teen Top Class
  • "나만 빼고/Except for me" - Brave Brothers 10th Anniversary
  • "재밌어?/Love Is" - High Five
Thelma Aoyama
  • "Intro", "Fallen Angel", "My Sweetest Sin" - Love Story
  • "난" - Touch
  • "있을 때 잘해 줄 걸/Should Have Treated You Better", "It's Been A Long Time" - 있을 때 잘해 줄 걸
  • "Intro (Pump Pump)", "어리지 않아", "Give It to Me" - New Generation
  • "Intro (On Fire)", "니가 좋아", "Talk To Me" - Bring It Back 2 Old School
  • "Intro", "만만하니/ManManNaNi", "OK!" - ContiUKiss
  • "Intro", "빙글빙글/Round&Round", "Without You", "뭐라고" - Only One
  • "난말야/I Mean"
  • "Let It Play (Feat. Ji Eun)"
  • "Real Talk (Feat. Taeyang)"
  • Made In R.O.K
Yoo Seung-chan
  • "How are yoo?"
  • "하루종일/All Day Long (Original Ver.)" - Leap For Detonation
  • "숨소리/Breathe" - First Homme


Year Award Category Result Ref
2011 19th Korean Culture Entertainment Daesang Awards Hallyu Composer "Won" [9]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 용감한 형제 (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved 18 December 2011.
  2. ^ 용감한 형제 (in Korean). Nate. Retrieved 18 December 2011.
  3. ^ 용감한 형제 (in Korean). Daum. Retrieved 18 December 2011.
  4. ^ "Brave Brothers discusses his past, his present career, and his future goals in recent interview". Allkpop. Retrieved 22 December 2011.
  5. ^ 용감한형제 "음악 있다면 500원만 있어도 행복" (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved 22 December 2011.
  6. ^ "'Idol singers lack passion'". Korea JoongAng Daily. Archived from the original on 2012-04-24. Retrieved 23 December 2011.
  7. ^ "Rania to make a comeback with Brave Brothers this year". Allkpop. Retrieved 22 December 2011.
  8. ^ 예당 "라니아·알리 미니앨범 발매 앞둬 기대" (in Korean). Nate. Retrieved 22 December 2011.
  9. ^ a b "Brave Brothers wins the 'Hallyu Composer Award'". Allkpop. Retrieved 22 December 2011.
  10. ^ "Brave Brothers opens a large-scale hip hop club, 'PHANTOM'". Allkpop. Retrieved 22 December 2011.
  11. ^ 용감한형제, `40억 투자` 강남에 힙합클럽 오픈 (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved 22 December 2011.
  12. ^ "Brave Brothers: "I don't know how to read music"". Allkpop. Retrieved 22 December 2011.
  13. ^ 용감한형제, "악보 볼 줄 모른다" (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved 22 December 2011.
  14. ^ "Brave Brothers and Shinsadong Tiger reveal their surprising pasts". Allkpop. Retrieved 22 December 2011.
  15. ^ 용감한 형제 "17살 때 소년원行.." 충격 과거 고백 (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved 22 December 2011.
  16. ^ "Rookie singer EI shares a new photo of his six-pack abs after losing 133 pounds". Allkpop. Retrieved 22 December 2011.

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