Kim “Key” Kibum: The Key To SHINee’s Flare

I just love Key, the 20-year-old SHINee member known for his flamboyant style and charm. You may wonder where the stagename “Key” comes from. There is a Kim Kibum that existed publicly before this one, and he was once part of Super Junior (current on leave of absence). To not confuse fans and the public, SHINee Kibum decided to take on the stagename of “Key”. He also is known by another term of endearment “Almighty Key” because of incredible talent and contribution to SHINee by way of his dance, singing and rapping skills. Even though Minho is my overall SHINee bias, Key is my SHINee vocal bias. All of the other SHINee members deem Key the “omma” (Korean for “mother”) of the group, as he is always nagging and making a fuss over them with an uncanny maternal instinct.

I remember the first time I saw Key in SHINee’s “Noona Neomu Yeoppo (Older girl you’re very pretty)” video. All I could think was, “who’s the kid with the perfect face?!” Key’s looks are striking, no doubt about it. But I must confess that my affections for Key are totally platonic and big-sisterly. Something else I really appreciate about Key is that he seems to really appreciate his fans, and no matter where SHINee is in the world, he always seems to be the one member who acknowledges them with a kind smile and warm wave. He’s also known for being physically affectionate with his beloved Shawols (SHINee fans); and humbly receives their praise and adoration through gracious bows and thanks. I think it’s safe to say that Key is worldclass.

Ok Taecyeon: The Ultimate Embodiment of Sexy/Goofy

22-year-old 2PM rapper Ok Taecyeon is super-model gorgeous, and he was originally picked up by JYP for that very purpose until the popular entertainment company realized he was much more than just a pretty face. Before we discuss his talent, let’s not get off the subject of his physical assets. Standing at 6’1″ tall, chiseled facial features and the body of a greek god, it would be hard to ignore someone like him in public (trust me, I know!) He’s stunning. Nuff said about that. Now that we’ve gotten his hotness out of the way…he’s one of two rappers in 2PM, and known for having a deep, husky voice and being the most “beastly” member of the 6-member boyband.

Born in South Korea, but having lived in Boston, MA from a young age, “Taec”, as he is affectionately called by his friends and fans, is quite simply, a goofball. Who woulda thunk it? If any of you have ever had the pleasure of watching any of the Idol Army shows featuring 2PM, you’ll notice that Taec is often the instigator and perpetrator of pranks and goofs and he is also known for having a “unique” fashion sense. Ok, let’s be honest. His fashion sense sucks. Unless you think monotone outfits (from head to toe) are fashionable. I happen to not think that. It is also known that Taec has horrible eyesight and may not be able to serve 2-year mandatory military service if it is not corrected. But hey, nobody’s perfect, right?

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Choi Minho: The Quiet One

In K-pop boyband SHINee, Choi Minho (below) doesn’t have much to say, yet is the member that stands out the most. Not only is Minho, 20, the tallest SHINee member, but as the rapper of the group, he is the owner of the deep, husky voice that doesn’t seem to be coming from his pillow-lipped, pouty mouth. I’m Bitofabelly81, and Minho’s my favorite SHINee boy ^^.

Happy Monday!

Oh aren’t we all just thrilled at the start of a new week? Ok, not really, but just stick with me here. I promise it’ll be worth it. You’re probably wondering why I’m so darned in a good mood on a Monday Monday, but I’ve got good reason 😉 That reason is below. It’s a much larger, clearer image of Jin Woon’s “Men’s Health” cover. Yep that’s it!
Hey, what can I say? I’m a simple girl. Easy to please. Enjoy!

So Ji Sub: “Pick Up Line” Full MV

Ooooooooooh sexy sexy sexy sexy Ji Sub. However, I have to keep asking myself: am I ready to say goodbye to the quiet, mysterious, serious Ji Sub? I hope he doesn’t lose his mystery. At the same time, I’m glad to see another, more open side of him. Not so happy about the rump-shaking hoochies, but alas, it is a hip hop video. The song is growing on me, though.

So Ji Sub: Actor, Model….Rapper?

That’s the rumor circulating on the internet! I am inclined to believe it, because there are several videos on youtube featuring his K-Hotness hustlin’ and flowin’, and lookin’ darn good while doing the thang (wearing a do-rag and what not). I, personally, and excited to hear what this guy has to say. He doesn’t strike me as the “mundane” type. However, his debut track entitled “Pick Up Line” seems to suggest otherwise. Still, I will keep my fingers crossed. In the meantime, check out the music video teaser to “Pick Up Line” below. Its not doing much for me now, but because its So Ji Sub, I’ll certainly stay tuned! 🙂