Artistry
Key has also taken part in lyric-writing (mostly writing the lyrics for rap). In 2009, Key wrote the lyrics to "Get Down" in the album 2009, Year of Us.[59] One year later, he was credited for writing the rap for the track "Get It" in the album, Lucifer,[60] and the track "Girls, Girls, Girls" in the album Dream Girl – The Misconceptions of You.[61] In 2013, Key also wrote the rap for the track "Colourful" in the exte...
Philanthropy
Key and his fans are known to take part in charitable events. In 2012, Key and his fans from Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand and seven other countries donated 2.12 tons of rice to World Vision, which was able to feed 17,000 undernourished children and elderly among 11 cities.[55] Later on September 23, 2014, on Key’s birthday, fans raised a total of 2 million won and established a well in Cambodia and to be used as medical aid for poor children.[56] In 20...
Fashion
Key is one of the best fashionistas among K-idols,[41] with his peculiar and particularly appealing style often not afraid to mix colors. In media, his style is compared to fashion icon G-Dragon. Both are known not to follow trends, but instead have their own unique style, mixing elements of the new trends with outdated items.[42] Key has stated that he enjoys to try something new to look different from others and that instead of being constrained by fashion, he cares more abou...
Personal life
Key was raised by his grandmother from birth; his mother was sick after giving birth and his father was busy with work.[35] On October 10, 2014 Kibum announced on his Instagram account that his grandmother died on September 23, 2014. Furthermore, he stated that he wanted to announce it on his own because it didn't feel right for him to announce it through his company.[36] Key graduated from Myongji University with a degree in Film and Musical.[37] He currently att...
2014–present: Toheart and atuação debut
In 2014, Key formed a duo with Woohyun from Infinite. It is a collaboration between S.M. Entertainment and Woollim Entertainment.[19]According to the members, it was their idea to form a duo since they are close friends but they weren't thinking of a musical collaboration, instead of photoshoots and similar activities.[20][21] The duo was well received, winning the Popularity Award at the 29th Golden Disk Awards.[22] Jeff Benjamin fro...
2008–13: Career beginnings
n 2008, he was chosen as a member of the group Shinee.[6] The group released their first mini-album, Replay on May 22 debuting at #10 and reached the #8 position on the charts.[7] The first television presentation of the group occurred on May 25, 2008 in the program SBS's Inkigayo.[8] Shorty after debut, Key has appeared on television shows such as Idol Maknae Rebellion as a guest star alongside his Shinee group mates Taemin, Onew, and ...
Early life
Key was born on September 23, 1991 in Daegu, South Korea.[1][2] At the age of 14, he represented Dae Gu Yeong Shin Middle School as a water-skier and competed in water-skiing competitions.[3][4] In 2006, he joined S.M. Entertainment after a successful audition at the SM National Tour Audition Casting.[5] One year later, he appeared as a background dancer in the film Super Junior, Attack on the Pin-Up Boys. Key continued his training under S.M....
Basic Info about Kim Kibum
Kim Ki-bum (born September 23, 1991), better known by his stage name Key, is a South Korean singer, actor, fashion designer and television presenter. Born and raised in Daegu, South Korea, he later travelled to Seoul after a successful audition at the S.M. National Tour Audition Casting. In 2008, Key debuted as a member of South Korean boy group Shinee, who later went on to become one of the best-selling artists in Korea. Key is widely recognised a...