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Stray Kids (스트레이 키즈) – Members, Profile, Early Times, Journey & Facts

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Stray Kids

Stray Kids is a popular South Korean boy band formed by JYP Entertainment. The band comprises eight members whose names are Bang Cahn, Lee Know, Changbin, Hyunjin, Han, Felix, Seungmin, and I.N.

Here, we can get to know about a lot of things related to the popular Korean boy band.

Early times of Stray Kids (스트레이 키즈)

Stray Kids was formed in the year 2017 after the reality show trainees vs. JYP. JYP Entertainment, in collaboration with Mnet, formed this band.

The first song titled Hellevator of this band was released on October 17, 2017, which was also released as a digital single after some time.

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JYPE released the group’s debut extended play along with the launch of Stra Kids’ official website, and it was titled Mixtape. A total of 7 tapes are available in this extended play which is co-written and co-composed by the members.

Later on March 5, JYPE announced the debut showcase of Straykids, and the showcase was held on March 25 at Jangchun Arena after 20 days of announcement.

Stray Kids also performed at KCON Japan 2018, which took place on April 14. This was the first-ever overseas performance since its debut.

Journey of Stray Kids (스트레이 키즈)

Well, Stray Kids have completed a long way since they started their journey in 2017. But, unfortunately, the band lost one of its members as Woojin left Stray Kids in October 2019.

Other than that, the band has been able to establish itself all around the world, and all eight members are working very hard to become one of the best K-Pop bands.

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In 2019, the band continued their showcase in the Asia-Pacific region, which started on January 19 in Bangkok. After that, the band also went for a national promotional tour Hi Stay Tour in Busan, Daejeon, and Incheon. The finale of this tour was held in Olympic Park on April 20 of the same year.

JPYE announced the group’s third comeback on March 5, 2019. But, instead, they made their comeback on March 25 by releasing their fourth extended play, Cle 1: Miroh.

Meanwhile, they released another digital single titled Double Knot on October 0 and announced their District 9 Unlock World Tour.

The English version of their songs Double Knot and Levanter were released as a digital single on January 24, 2020. Also, they released their first solo studio album titled Go Live with the title track God’s Menu on June 17, 2020.

Later on October 13, the group released their second Japanese single titled “Scars”/ “Thunderous,” which sold over 180,000 CD copies.

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Endorsements Associated with Stray Kids (스트레이 키즈)

Stray Kids have got chances to be associated with several national and international brands throughout its journey.

The members of this band started getting endorsement opportunities even before the official debut of Stray Kids. All nine members were chosen as new models for Jambangee jeans which were announced on February 13.

Stray Kids was also chosen as the ambassador of the Talk Talk Korea Contest on June 17, 2019. In addition, the band also became the honorary ambassador by the Korean Culture and Informative Service, Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism.

Some of the other brands that have appointed Stray Kids as ambassadors are Shopee Indonesia, Clio Cosmetics, Japanese clothes brand Wego. Moreover, they also became the ambassador for the Korea Pavilion of Expo 2020 Dubai.

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Details about the members

After Woojin left the band on October 28, 2019, the band has a total of eight members. Here, we can know about the members and their position in Stray Kids.

  • Bang Chan – leader, vocalist, rapper, dancer, producer
  • Lee Know – dancer, vocalist
  • Changbin – rapper, producer
  • Hyunjin – dancer, rapper
  • Han – rapper, vocalist, producer
  • Felix – dancer, rapper
  • Seungmin – vocalist
  • I.N. – vocalist
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Interesting Facts about Stray Kids (스트레이 키즈)

  • Stray Kids’ member Bang Chan has double jointed arms.
  • Another member Lee Know can hold up Toothpick and straws with his long eyelashes.
  • The band’s member Felix has a habit of checking pulse whenever he is nervous.
  • Hyunjin is known to be the crybaby of the group as he repeatedly cried on stage.
  • Another member I.N admits that he is clumsy and he does not feel shy to say that.

Social Media Presence

Stray Kids has an Instagram account under the username realstraykids, where we can see 2,919 posts and a total of 16.4 million people follow this account.

The band tries to update about almost everything happening on the backstage with the medium of its Instagram and Twitter profile.

Talking about its Twitter account, it has shared more than 9 thousand tweets, and a total of 6.4 million people have followed Stray Kids on Twitter.

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