Lucas Wong

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Lucas Wong
Lucas Wong at 24th Dream Concert 02.png
Lucas on the red carpet of the 24th Dream Concert, May 12, 2018.
Native name
黃旭熙
Born (1999-01-25) January 25, 1999 (age 20)
Sha Tin District, Hong Kong
NationalityHong Kong
Other namesWong Yuk-hei, Huang Xuxi
Alma materTWGHs Yow Kam Yuen College
Occupation
  • Rapper
  • model
  • singer
  • dancer
Musical career
Genres
InstrumentsVocal
Years active2018–present
Labels
Associated acts
Chinese name
Chinese
Korean name
Hangul

Lucas Wong (Chinese: 黃旭熙; pinyin: Huáng Xùxī, Korean: 루카스; born January 25, 1999), commonly known as Lucas, is a Hong Kong entertainer, rapper, and model based in both China and South Korea. He is a member of South Korean boy group NCT and its sub-unit WayV.

Early life[edit]

Lucas was born on 25 January 1999, and attended TWGHs Yow Kam Yuen College in Hong Kong.[1] Lucas' father is Chinese and his mother is Thai.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Pre-debut[edit]

In 2015, Lucas participated in SM Entertainment's Global Audition held in Hong Kong as a model. He succeeded in the audition and later became part of SM Rookies, a pre-debut training team managed by SM Entertainment, in 2017.

2018–present: Debut with NCT, WayV and solo activities[edit]

In mid-January, SM Entertainment unveiled NCT 2018, a project involving all 18 members of NCT.[2][3] Lucas, together with Kun and Jungwoo, were introduced in SM's "NCT 2018 Yearbook #1," on 30 January 2018.[4] Lucas made his debut with NCT on March 14, with their debut studio album NCT 2018 Empathy.[5] Lucas took part in a total of three songs in the album, "Boss", "Yestoday" (both NCT U) and "Black on Black" (as NCT 2018).[6][7]

Lucas took part in SM Entertainment's project album, SM Station 3. Together with Jonah Nilsson, featuring Richard Bona, the single "Coffee Break" was released. Lucas was also featured in Girl's Generation member Kim Tae-yeon's "All Night Long" which peaked at 72nd on Gaon Digital Chart.

It was announced on 31 December 2018 that the fourth unit, WayV, managed by Label V, would be formed and is based in China. The unit consists of Kun, Winwin, Ten, Lucas, Hendery, Xiaojun, and Yangyang. They officially debuted on January 17, 2019 with their debut EP The Vision with the Chinese version of NCT 127's "Regular" as its lead single.[8][9][10]

With his promotion in China with WayV, it was later announced that Lucas would join the cast of Keep Running for the new season.

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart position Sales Album
KOR US
World
Gaon
Hot
"Coffee Break")
with Jonah Nilsson (feat. Richard Bona)
2018 N/A SM Station 3
"—" denotes songs that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Other charted songs[edit]

Title Year Peak chart position Sales Album
KOR US
World
Gaon
[11]
Hot
"All Night Long" (저녁의 이유)
(Kim Tae-yeon feat. Lucas)
2018 72 N/A Something New
"—" denotes songs that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Filmography[edit]

Television shows[edit]

Year English title Chinese title Notes Ref.
2018 Real Man 300 Cast member [12]
Law of the Jungle in Last Indian Ocean Cast member [13]
2019–present Keep Running 奔跑吧 Cast member [14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 陳詠妍 (6 April 2017). "SM娛樂首位香港藝人Lucas黃旭熙" (in Chinese). HK01.
  2. ^ "[단독] NCT, 新 대형 프로젝트 컴백 시동…신곡 뮤비위해 출국". Xports News (in Korean). January 15, 2018.
  3. ^ "Three NCT Teams Debut on World Digital Song Sales Chart: Your Guide to Each One". Billboard. March 23, 2018.
  4. ^ "NCT Unveils 3 New Members; JUNGWOO, KUN and LUCAS!". SBS News. January 31, 2018.
  5. ^ "Global boy band project NCT on attack as full group". The Korea Herald. March 15, 2018.
  6. ^ "NCT U Shows the World Who Is 'Boss' in Charismatic New Video". Billboard. February 19, 2018. Retrieved March 22, 2019.
  7. ^ "NCT U Say 'Yestoday' in New Music Video: Watch". Billboard. April 2, 2018. Retrieved March 22, 2019.
  8. ^ "WayV_official". Weibo (in Chinese).
  9. ^ "SM "中신인 웨이션브이, 2019년 1월 데뷔확정"…NCT 대거 합류 [공식입장]". Osen (in Korean). December 31, 2018.
  10. ^ Herman, Tamar. "WayV Represents SM Entertainment's Goals For Global Dominance Through Cultural Technology". Forbes. Retrieved 2019-01-20.
  11. ^ Peak positions for songs on the Gaon Digital Chart:
  12. ^ Woo Bin (September 3, 2018). "'진짜사나이300' 2차 라인업 공개, NCT 루카스X몬스타엑스 셔누 '체력王' 인증". TenAsia (in Korean). Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  13. ^ Hwang Ji-young (July 18, 2018). "[단독] 정세운·김도연·루카스·연우, '정글의 법칙' 합류". JTBC News (in Korean). Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  14. ^ "《奔跑吧》成员大换血 王祖蓝邓超鹿晗离队". Zaobao (in Chinese). February 12, 2019. Retrieved March 11, 2019.

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