Hyunjin is a South Korean rapper and songwriter known for his impressive flows and captivating lyrics. He rose to fame as the leader of the popular K-Pop boy group Stray Kids and has since released several critically acclaimed solo albums.

Full Name
Hwang Hyunjin
Mar 20, 2000
5′ 10″
Net Worth


Hyunjin, born Seo Hyun-jin on March 20, 2000 in Seoul, South Korea, is a rapper and songwriter best known for his single "Lil' Boi". He is a member of the K-pop group Stray Kids.

Hyunjin began his career as an underground rapper while attending high school. He released tracks under the stage name "Jin" before joining Stray Kids in 2017. The group released their debut EP I am NOT in 2018 and have since released several extended plays and albums. 

In 2020, Hyunjin released his first solo single "Lil' Boi", which peaked at number three on the Gaon music chart. He has also released several other singles such as “Gone Days” and “Change Up”. In 2021, he featured in the title track of Stray Kids' album Go Live titled “God's Menu”.

Hyunjin is known for his rapping skills and vocal abilities: he often performs rap verses and harmonizes with other members of the group during live performances. He is also credited for writing lyrics for some of Stray Kids' songs, including “MIROH” and “District 9”.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1998</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Hyunjin is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On March 20, 1998, Hyunjin is born in South Korea.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut as a Member of Stray Kids</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Hyunjin debuts as a member of the K-pop group Stray Kids on October 20th.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases 1st Solo Single "20"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases first solo single, "20", on the 21st of December.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases 1st Mini Album "MIXTAPE"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his first mini album, "MIXTAPE", on January 9th.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases 2nd Solo Single "Spotlight"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his second solo single "Spotlight" on the 26th of February.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">June 2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Stray Kids Reaches #1 on Billboard 100 Charts</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Stray Kids reaches #1 on the Billboard 200 chart with their EP "Go Generation".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">Nov 2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases 3rd Solo Single "Switch"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his third solo single "Switch" on the 25th of November.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Versatile Artist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Hyunjin is a versatile artist who has been involved in many different projects. From being a member of the band Stray Kids to producing solo albums and mixtapes, he shows that he is capable of creating amazing music that appeals to people from all walks of life. </p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's an Innovative Musician</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Hyunjin is always pushing the boundaries of musical creativity, mixing genres and blending different cultures into his music. His sound is unique and full of energy, always keeping listeners on their toes with new beats and sounds.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Passionate About Music</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Hyunjin loves music and it shows in everything he does as an artist. Whether he's performing live or in the studio, you can tell that he puts his heart and soul into his work. This passion has allowed him to create music that resonates with fans around the world.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First K-pop Idol to be Named 'Rookie of the Year'</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Hyunjin was the first K-pop idol to be named Rookie of the Year at the Mnet Asian Music Awards in 2018.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Appeared in a Web Drama Series</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Hyunjin starred as the lead role in the 2017 web drama series "A-TEEN".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Appeared on Two Reality Shows</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Hyunjin appeared on two popular South Korean reality shows - "Weekly Idol" and "Dating Alone".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Was an Amateur Rapper</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before joining Stray Kids, Hyunjin was an amateur rapper and released tracks under the name "Lil JIN".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Was a Member of a Dance Crew</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before becoming an idol, Hyunjin was a member of a dance crew called Movement Out. The group participated in several dance competitions.</p></div>


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