Block B is a 7-member South Korean hip-hop group that was created by ChoPD. Their first single album “Do u wanna B?”, along with the title’s track MV ‘그대로 멈춰라!’ (Freeze), were released on April 14th, 2011.
Previously known in the underground hip-hop scene by Blockbuster (블록버스터), the group had several changes until their current formation: Zico (leader, group’s producer and rapper), Jaehyo (sub-vocal), B-Bomb (main dancer and sub-vocal), Taeil (main vocal), Kyung (rapper), U-Kwon (dancer and sub-vocal) and P.O (rapper). Previous trainees include Han Hae, with whom Zico collaborated in his album Mixtape 1. Their remake of song "Billionaire" is widely known and loved among fans because of Han Hae's amazing vocals and Zico's incredible rap. Han Hae debuted later on with new unit Phantom.
The members were trained by Cho PD to work on writing and composing about 100 songs over the course of their training period. Training them to become a singer-songwriters, he hoped to expand their experience and competence level, as well as promote “expert ease”.
Block B with their variety of talents and incredible stage presence are a breath of fresh air in Kpop industry.