Lead Dancer, Lead Rapper, Maknae
Choi Joon Hong (Hangul: 최준홍; born October 15, 1996) better known by his stage name Zelo, is a South Korean rapper, dancer, singer and beatboxer. He is best known as a member of a South Korean K-pop group, B.A.P as the maknae and lead rapper of the group. He made his recording debut with the single, "Never Give Up" under B.A.P's sub-unit, Bang & Zelo in November 2011. He is currently signed under TS Entertainment.
Zelo is the lead rapper and the lead dancer of the group. Zelo is influenced by Hip-Hop and R&B music, and cites Will.I.Am and Kanye West as his role models. He also named 50 cent, P. Diddy, Pharrell and other rappers as his musical influences.
u can't understand how much i love him!
i love his face
my fav member in B.A.P , love him soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo much
this little guy is just really talented. I hope he'll do great things in the future because he is skilled.
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Birth Name: Choi Jun Hong
Stage Name: Zelo
Bunny: Blue (TOTOMATO)
Nickname: 15-Year Old Genius
Position: Maknae, Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer
Birth Date: October 15, 1996
Blood Type: A
Height: 182 cm
Weight: 63 kg
Specialty: Rap, dance, beatbox
Education: Sungdae Middle School
- His ideal type of woman is a person who’s good at English & have pretty smile.
- His respected musicians are Kanye West and Will.i.am.
- His favorite movie is 2012.
- He shares the same bottom bunk beds with Daehyun and Youngjae.
- He is the closest to Jongup.
- Each of them has their respective chores, and Zelo does the laundry.
- Since Zelo is the maknae, he has to wash last and as a result he gets tired of waiting and falls asleep again.
- He is fond in hip hop, and practice 20 hours a day and he still feel like it was’nt enough.
- Also known as the “Fighter Robot” of B.A.P.
- His stage name comes from the Greek god “Zelos”, which is the god of rivalry. He was named that because of how hard he worked amongst all his hyungs.
- If B.A.P were a family, he’d be the cute and pure maknae who gets the most love from his hyungs.
•His stage name comes from the Greek god “Zelos” which is the god of rivalry. He was named that because of how hard he worked amoungst all his hyungs
•He and YongGuk formed a sub-unit called “Bang & Zelo“
•In “Ta-Dah! It‘s B.A.P” he is a robot that was created by Bang to help take over the world when they promoted their “Bang & Zelo” album. DaeHyun is wary of him since he was programmed by Bang, thus he could be extremely dangerous. He has a tendency to “shut down” randomly.
•Has an older brother
•Admires American artist Kanye West, Will.i.am
•His ideal girl is a girl who’s good at English and has a pretty smile.
•Although he is the youngest, he is the tallest of B.A.P. He has stated that he is trying his best to stop his puberty.
•His favorite movie is “2012″.
•He wants his fans to call him “Oppa” even though he is younger than most of them.
•If he could be another member he would be Bang. “Although I am also writing lyrics, but Yongguk hyung writes lyrics and compose, moreover, he is also able to produce. Becoming Yongguk hyung, I would like to experience something which is producing.”
•When he was young he would practicing beat boxing and dance in front of his mom’s dresser by himself.
•If B.A.P were a family he’d be the “cute and pure maknae who gets the most love from his hyungs.”
•Watching TVXQ/DBSK and Super Junior made him want to become a singer.
•His favorite color’s are grey, green, and red.
•He is very close to JongUp since they are both the youngest and have bonded during their trainee years.
•He attended a academy in Gwangju to improve his dancing and rapping skills and have to travel there from Mokpo everyday (which is about an hour). The fare wasn’t cheap and after realizing how much his parents supported and encouraged him, he learned to be frugal.
•One day Dynamic Duo was performing at the Gwangju terminal and he took a picture with them. Ever since then he’s admired them.
•Ironically, he was able to be featured in one of Dynamic Duo’s concerts and he performed the song “Solo”. After he asked them to “please raise me [to become a singer]“, but they hilariously replied it would be difficult since they are both going into the army. “It’s a memory I can’t forget” he states laughing.
Cute maknae, baby Zelo