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Urban Zakapa Profile: Urban Zakapa Facts

Urban Zakapa
(어반자카파) is a South Korean R&B/Urban and ballad singer-songwriter group under MakeUs Entertainment. They debuted on July 29,  2009. The trio consists of Kwon Soonil, Jo Hyuna and Park Yongin.

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Urban Zakapa Official Accounts:
Instagram: @urban_zakapa
Twitter: @urbanzakapa
Facebook: 어반자카파 (Urban Zakapa)
Youtube: URBAN ZAKAPA

Urban Zakapa Members Profile:
Kwon Soonil

Birth Name: Kwon Soonil (권순일)
Position: Leader, Vocalist
Birthday: October 17, 1988
Birthplace: Incheon, South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Nationality: Korean
Height: 176cm (5’9”)
Weight: 63kg (139lbs)
Instagram: @urbankwon
Twitter: @UrbanZKP

Kwon Soonil Facts:
– To explain their group name Urban Zakapa; “Zakapa” stands for “Zappy, Kaleidoscopic and Passionate”.
– The group used to be under Fluxus Entertainment (2009-2016).
– All 3 of the members have known each other for 10 years and they all are from the same hometown.
– Soonil and Yongin were high school classmates and he got introduced to Hyuna later on.
– Soonil always dreamed of being a musician, so Yongin suggested he joins to make a trio.
– Since the 3 of them have known each other for so long, they grew pretty fond of each other. People can tell that they are pretty close to each other. (Source via MTV B-SIDES)
– The original group debuted with 9 members, 4 vocalists and 5 instrumentals.
– Their debut song was “Café Latte“.
– The last and original members compose and produce all of their music.
– They write their lyrics individually before mixing them together and sorting them to keep only the good ones.
– Most of their songs are written when they hang out together.
– He likes Yoon Sang and would love to sing for one of his songs.

Jo Hyuna

Birth Name: Jo Hyuna (조현아)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: August 28, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Nationality: Korean
Height: 158cm (5’2”)
Weight: 42kg (93lbs)
Instagram: @tenomahj
Twitter: @tenomahj

Jo Hyuna Facts:
– Hyuna and Yongin met at Hakwon (Cram School). He asked her to form a singing duo. At first, Jo Hyuna’s parents opposed that idea, but Hyuna showed passion to music and was awarded “MBC 별밤뽐내기”. Eventually, Hyuna’s parents decided to support their daughter.
– Hyuna is also a Solo Artist.
– She really likes Yoon Jong Shin, especially the style of his lyrics/music and she would love to collab with him.
– She also looks up to Ledisi, who does a lot of jazz. Hyuna would like to present her with a bluesy song.
– Hyuna was a mentor on the show “The Unit”.
Urban Zakapa‘s song “Butterfly” was written at Hyuna’s while they were chatting, eating chicken and drinking beer.

Park Yongin

Birth Name: Park Yongin (박용인)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: September 7, 1988
Birthplace: Incheon, South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Korean
Height: 178cm (5”)
Weight: 67kg (147 lbs)
Instagram: @urbanzakapayongin
Twitter: @Yongin132

Yongin Facts:
– Yongin and Hyuna met at Hakwon (Cram School.)
– Yongin and Soonil were high school classmates.
– He is a fan of Mariah Carey and would like to collab with her… however, in Korea, he really looks up to Lee Sora, his dream is to write a song for her.

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