Roh Ji-hoon

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Roh Ji-hoon
Born (1990-07-12) 12 July 1990 (age 26)
Incheon, South Korea
Genres
Occupation(s)
Years active 2009–present
Labels UFO Entertainment (2009)[1]
Cube Entertainment (2011–present)
Korean name
Hangul 노지훈
Hanja
Revised Romanization No Ji-hun
McCune–Reischauer No Chihun

Roh Ji-hoon (Hangul노지훈; Hanja: 盧志勳; born July 12, 1990), also spelled Noh Ji-hoon, is a South Korean idol pop singer and dancer signed under Cube Entertainment, and former contestant of MBC's Birth of a Great Star.[2] He released his first and debut mini album "The Next Big Thing" on November 7, 2012.

Career[edit]

Pre-debut[edit]

Roh Ji-hoon was born on July 12, 1990 in Incheon, South Korea, he is the younger sibling in his family and has an older sister, and he graduated from Seoul Physical Education High school.[3] Roh made it into the top 8 in "Birth of a Great Star" but was eliminated and after his elimination he signed with Cube Entertainment in 2011 and had trained for a year and a half before his debut under Cube Entertainment. Before Roh Ji-hoon joined MBC's "Birth of a Great Star, he had trained and released an OST song for drama "Can Anyone Love" back in 2009 under UFO Entertainment.[4] He also made an appearance in the music video for "Love Virus", sung by BtoB's Eunkwang and Yoo Sungeun.

2012: Debut with "The Next Big Thing"[edit]

Roh released his first mini album "The Next Big Thing" marking his first official debut into the music scene. The music video for the mini album's title track "Punishment" was released on Cube Entertainment's official YouTube channel on November 6, 2012 and the mini album was released digitally and physically on the next day.[5] Roh made his debut performance on M! Countdown on November 8, 2012 and also other music shows to promote his title track "Punishment" and his mini album.[6]

2013-2014: New release, A Song For You[edit]

On May 27, 2013, Cube Entertainment's CEO Hong Seung-sung released a letter on Cube Entertainment's official website regarding the plans of Cubes' artists. He mentioned that "Cube’s male soloist, Jihoonie has started his new challenge. Roh JiHoon who has preparing all this while will unfold his plans soon. Just like Jihoonie’s bright smile, in order to keep watch of every day, Jihoonie has put in ever more effort before his debut, please actively give him your support." [7]

On February 4, 2014, Roh released his second official single A Song For You which was composed and written by himself. The song was crowned No. 1 on Bugs and Soribada real time charts 2 days after its release.[8][9] On February 6, 2014, Roh began promotional appearances on M! Countdown and other music programs.[10]

2015: Comeback, Feeling[edit]

On September 16, 2015, Roh Ji Hoon made a comeback with his 2nd Mini Album, "Feeling" or "感 (감)". The self-composition 4th track in the album, "9월 7일" which means September 7 is said to be meant for his close friend, RiSe of Ladies' Code, who was on "Birth of the Great Star" with him and died on that date.

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak positions Album
KOR
Gaon

KOR
Billboard

Can Anyone Love Me (세상과 바꿀 너였는데)[11] 2009 Non-album single
Punishment (벌 받나 봐) 2012 117 The Next Big Thing
A Song For You (너를 노래해) 2014 43 35 Feeling
If You Were Me (니가 나였더라면) 2015 172
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Filmography[edit]

Reality shows[edit]

Year Network Title Role Notes
2011 MBC Birth of a Great Star Himself Contestant

Concert[edit]

Concert participation[edit]

2013: United Cube Concert 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roh Ji Hoon (노지훈)". Hallyu8. November 3, 2012. Retrieved February 15, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Soloist Roh Ji Hoon debuts with "Punishment" on SBS’s ’2012 Nongshim Love Sharing Concert’". allkpop. November 11, 2012. Retrieved February 15, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Roh JiHoon’s Profile". Daily Kpop News. Retrieved February 15, 2013. 
  4. ^ 노지훈, 女 섹시솔로 강세 맞서는 대항마 될까. Osen (in Korean). Retrieved February 15, 2013. 
  5. ^ "노지훈 (Roh Jihoon) - 벌 받나 봐 (Punishment) M/V". YouTube. November 6, 2012. Retrieved February 15, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Soloist Roh Ji Hoon debuts with "Punishment" on ‘M! Countdown’". allkpop. November 8, 2012. Retrieved February 15, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Cube Entertainment - From Cube - 안녕하세요. 홍승성입니다.". Cube Entertainment (in Korean). May 27, 2013. Retrieved July 29, 2013. 
  8. ^ "노지훈 (Roh Jihoon) - '너를 노래해 (A Song For You)' (Official Music Video)". YouTube. February 3, 2014. Retrieved February 12, 2014. 
  9. ^ 노지훈, 자작곡 '너를 노래해' 음원차트 1위 "저력있네~" (in Korean). Ennews. February 5, 2014. Retrieved February 12, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Roh Ji Hoon thanks fans for loving his comeback track 'A Song for You'". Allkpop. February 4, 2014. Retrieved February 12, 2014. 
  11. ^ 세상과 바꿀 너였는데. Naver Music (in Korean). Retrieved February 15, 2013. 

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