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[Get To Know] Astro Profile

HEY GUYS! It’s Katie and I’m back to give you a description of the boy band Astro.

Astro debuted under Fantagio Entertainment on February 23rd, 2016.  The band consists of six members: Moonbin, Eunwoo, Jin Jin, Rocky, MJ, and Sanha.  Astro fans are referred to as Aroha meaning one and only. Fans usually sport a space purple or vivid plum color.

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MJ is the “happy virus” in this group. As the oldest member, born on March 5, 1994 he is the main vocalist and dancer. He joined Astro because of his appearance in the music video “Lonely” by 2NE1.

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Jin Jin is the known leader of Astro. He performs as a rapper and enjoys slow rapping. He and Eunwoo are the more advanced English speakers of the group.  Apart from rapping and beat boxing Jin Jin is known to be a drummer. Fun fact: he has an allergy to pollen. His birthday is on March 15th, 1996.

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Cha Eunwoo (LEE DONGMIN)

Eunwoo is a great visual to the band, from 2014-2015 he was the face of Shara Shara cosmetics. Eunwoo is nicknamed “Morning Alarm” because he wakes up the earliest and wakes up the other members. Other than being a vocalist he also plays the violin, guitar, and piano. His birth name is Lee Dong Min and he was born on March 30th, 1997.

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During the backstage videos, members of Astro often call Moonbin Binne. He is commonly known for his vocals, but he does rap. Moonbin has trained the longest amongst the entire group, he was a trainee since 2010.  In their music videos Moonbin often has the most lyrics for performances and during concerts, he usually is the center stage attraction. Moonbin was born on January 26th, 1998.

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Rocky is the dancing star of Astro, he started dancing at age 5 and was part of Korea’s Got Talent.  He is known for his strong iron thighs. Rocky is mainly a rapper but he can hit very high notes when doing vocals. Rocky was the first member to be introduced and his real name is Park Min Hyuk. He was born on February 25, 1999, for seven years of his life, he was an apprentice.

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Sanha was born with the name Yoon San Ha on March 21, 2000. He is a vocal of the group and is the Maknae ( youngest member). Sanha is the biggest eater of the group, but he is allergic to seafood. He is known to have a flexible body and can fit in a cupboard. Sanha later revealed that he can play the guitar after getting caught by his dad and brothers.

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Astro is an amazing band as you can tell from my song recommendations, tell us who your bias is and check out some of Astro’s MVs!!!

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