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First Generation of K-Pop

1stHere’s a look through K-Pop’s First Generation

Seo Taiji and Boys (서태지와 아이들)

Debut Date: March 23rd, 1992
Album: Seotaiji and Boys

Deux (듀스)

Debut Date: April 23rd, 1993
Album: Deux

Two Two (투투)

Debut Date: May 1st, 1994
Album: Two Two

Roo’Ra (룰라)

Debut Date: July 1st, 1994
Album: Roots of Reggae

DJ D.O.C. (디제이 덕)

Debut Date: November 1st, 1994
Album: Sorrow of Superman

R.ef (알이에프)

Debut Date: March 14th, 1995
Album: Rave Effect

Turbo (터보)

Debut Date: September 6th, 1995
Album: 280 km/h Speed

H.O.T. (에이치오티 / 에쵸티)

Debut Date: September 7th, 1996
Album: We Hate All Kinds of Violence

Goofy (구피)

Debut Date: November 11th, 1996
Album: Much More

Zaza (자자) 

Debut Date: November 12th, 1996
Album: Illusion

UPTOWN (업타운)

Debut Date: January 14th, 1997
Album: Represent

Jinusean (지누션)

Debut Date: March 1st, 1997
Album: Jinusean


Debut Date: May 14th, 1997
Album: School Byeolgok

Baby V.O.X (베이비복스)

Debut Date: July 10th, 1997
Album: Equalizeher (Voice of Xpression)

Diva (디바)

Debut Date: August 29th, 1997
Album: Funky Diva

Taesaja (태사자)

Debut Date: October 20th, 1997
Album: Taesaja

NRG (엔알지)

Debut Date: October 28th, 1997
Album: New Radiancy Group

S.E.S. (에스이에스)

Debut Date: November 1st, 1997
Album: I’m Your Girl

Koyote (코요태)

Debut Date: January 13th, 1999
Album: Koyote

4MEN (포맨)

Debut Date: February 1st, 1998
Album: Four Men First Album

Eve (이브)

Debut Date: April 30th, 1998
Album: Eve

Shinhwa (신화)

Debut Date: May 9th, 1998
Album: Resolver

Fin.K.L (핑클)

Debut Date: May 20th, 1998
Album: Blue Rain

Choi Changmin (최창민)

Debut Date: November 1st, 1998
Album: Make Me a Hero

1TYM (원타임)

Debut Date: November 15th, 1998
Album: One Time For Your Mind

S#arp (샵)

Debut Date: November 17th, 1998
Album: The S#arp

g.o.d (지오디)

Debut Date: January 13th, 1999
Album: Chapter 1

Drunken Tiger (드렁큰 타이거)

Debut Date: February 2nd, 1999
Album: Year of the Tiger

Cleo (클레오)

Debut Date: March 3rd, 1999
Album: Cleo

T.T.Ma (티티마)

Debut Date: May 18th, 1999
Album: In The Sea

Click-B (클릭비)

Debut Date: September 9th, 1999
Album: Click-B

As One (애즈원)

Debut Date: November 23rd, 1999
Album: Day By Day

Fly to the Sky (플라이 투 더 스카이)

Debut Date: December 9th, 1999
Album: Day by Day

Chakra (샤크라)

Debut Date: March 2nd, 2000
Album: Come A Come

UN / United N-generation (유엔)

Debut Date: July 31st, 2000

Papaya (파파야)

Debut Date: August 16, 2000
Album: Fairy Tale

BoA (보아)

Debut Date: August 25th, 2000
Album: ID; Peace B

CB Mass (CB 매스)

Debut Date: September 6th, 2000
Album: Massmediah

Jewelry (쥬얼리)

Debut Date: March 30th, 2001
Album: Discovery

KISS (키스)

Debut Date: November 22nd, 2001
Album: Kiss First Album

M.I.L.K (밀크)

Debut Date: December 17th, 2001
Album: With Freshness

jtL (제이티엘)

Debut Date: December 20th, 2001
Album: Enter The Dragon

Turtles (거북이)

Debut Date: December 20th, 2001
Album: Go! Boogie!

5tion (오션)

Debut Date: December 27th, 2001
Album: Incredible (True Image of New)

Sugar (슈가)

Debut Date: March 13th, 2002
Album: Tell Me Why

Shinvi (신비)

Debut Date: April 1st, 2002
Album: 15 to 30

LUV (러브)

Debut Date: May 15th, 2002
Album: Story – Orange Girl

Leessang (리쌍)

Debut Date: June 26th, 2002
Album: Leessang of Honey Family

Isak N Jiyeon (이삭 N 지연)

Debut Date: September 3rd, 2002
Album: Tell Me Baby

F-iV (파이브)

Debut Date: September 25th, 2002
Album: F-IV [Faiv]

M.C the Max (엠씨 더 맥스)

Debut Date: October 31st, 2002
Album: M.C the Max

Black Beat (블랙 비트)

Debut Date: November 3rd, 2002
Album: Volume 1 – Black Beat #2002 – The First Performance #001

Noel (노을)

Debut Date: December 27th, 2002
Album: Noel

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