MBLAQ, (엠블랙) is a South Korean quintet boy band created by Korean pop R&B singer Rain under his label J.Tune Entertainment. The group debuted in October 9, 2009 at Rain's Legend of Rainism concert. On October 14, 2009 the group released their debut single album, "Just BLAQ", which topped various on-line and off-line music charts in South Korea.
Having trained for two years, MBLAQ was first announced on 21 September 2009, with an appearance on Nylon magazine.The group appeared alongside Rain, in his Legend of Rainism concert. They performed various songs from their produced EP, Just BLAQ and were met with praise. The group released teasers for their debut song, "Oh Yeah" on October 12,with the music video being released two days later. Coinciding with the music video, MBLAQ's debut single album Just BLAQ, was released on the same day, topping various charts in South Korea. The next day, the group made their broadcast debut on M.net's M!Countdown, performing "Oh Yeah".
In early December, the group debuted in Japan, following their performance during Rain's fan meeting- resulting in a documentary being produced surrounding their stay at Japan. Later in the month, the group commenced promotions for their follow up track, "G.o.o.d Luv", with the music video being released December 10 2009. On December 15, it was announced that the group would be part of Season five of the Idol Show (Hangul: 아이돌 군단의 떴다! 그녀 lit. Idol Corps, She Has Arrived!), with the first episode airing a day later.
- Full Name : Yang Seungho (양승호)
Date of Birth : October 16, 1987 (age 24)
Position : Leader, Lead Vocalist
Height : 176cm
Weight : 60kg
Talent : Apparatus gymnastics, dancing, playing piano, Magic card
Hobbies : listening Music, Early adopter
Attractions : Acrylic
Ideal girl : Jeon Ji Yoon (4minute)
- Full Name : Jung Byunghee (정병희)
Date of Birth : November 6, 1987 (age 24)
Position : Main Vocalist
Height : 177cm
Weight : 64kg
Talent : singing, dancing
Hobbies : cooking
Attractions : Vocal weerwolf the soft and stylish
Ideal girl : Uee (After School)
G.O. is a former member of Korean group, TYKEYS, a 3-member band that debuted in 2007.
- Full Name: Lee Changsun (이창선)
Date of Birth: February 7, 1988 (age 23)
Position: Vocalist, Main Dancer
Height : 180cm
Weight : 63kg
Talent : Modern Dance, Ballet, act
Hobby : Exercise
Ideal girls : Kim Yu-na (Figure skater Korea)
Joon acted in the movie Ninja Assassin as the younger version of Rain's character Raizo.
- Full Name : Park Sanghyun (박상현)
Date of Birth : October 7, 1990 (age 20)
Position : Rapper, Lead Dancer
Height : 181cm
Weight : 56kg
Talent : Dancing, Rap, Singing
Hobbies : Listening Music, composer
Attractions : Gentle smile
Ideal girl : So Hee (Wonder Girl)
Cheon Doong (Korean term for Thunder) is the younger brother of 2NE1 vocalist Sandara Park. Having trained under Loen Entertainment, Cheon Doong transferred to J.Tune to then replace member Sang Bae (상배) after he left before the group's debut. His sister, Sandara Park, is a former Korean expatriate who once starred in movies and television shows in the Philippines. Like his sister, he lived in the Philippines and is fluent in Tagalog and is also conversational in English.
- Full Name : Bang Chulyong (방철용)
Date of Birth : March 10, 1991 (age 20)
Position : Main Rapper
Height : 178cm
Weight : 60kg
Talent : singing, dancing
Hobbies : Gag
Attractions : Beautiful Boy and Hoarse voice
Ideal girl : Kim Tae Yeon (SOSI)
Mir is the younger brother of actress Go Eun Ah. He recently became part of Makbanshi (Korean: 아이돌 막내반란시대 lit. Idol Magnae Rebellion) along with the other youngest members of fellow idol groups 2AM, FT Island, U-Kiss, T-Max, and Mighty Mouth. He featured in Ahn Jin Kyung's song, "Bad Person".
- Real Name: Kim Sang Bae (김상배)
Date of Birth: April 29, 1991 (age 20)
He left right before MBLAQ debuted due to personal reasons.