2000 Won on Facebook
South Korea (2013)
| Reve Entertainment (South Korea)|
Bang Ye‑dam, Andrew Choi, Shin Ji‑hoon, Almeng, HeartB
2000 Won (hangul: 이천원) is a South Korean male duo formed in 2013. The duo consists of friends Kim Hyo-Bin and Kim Il-Do who came to prominence on K-pop Star 2, finishing in the Top Four. From this success, the pair were signed by Reve Entertainment in July of the same year and in March 2014 made their debut.
Relatively unknown, 2000 Won made their first TV appearance on the second series of Good Sunday's K-pop Star - covering Park Jin-young's Elevator; Sistar's 나혼자 (Alone); Sanulrim's 개구쟁이 (Naughty Boy); 2NE1's Lonely and Sim Soo-bong's Million Roses. After increased popularity, the band signed for Reve Entertainment. Subsequently on March 11 of the next year, they announced their upcoming debut titled "Beautiful". The next day, the two released the teaser for the single and announced that fellow K-pop artist Ailee would be featuring. The single was then released March 14.
Members Kim Hyo-bin (김효빈) and Kim Il-do (김일도), both born in 1990, grew up together in Gyeonggi-do and have been friends since their childhood. Their dream of the last eight years has been to become a famous band. Hyo-bin provides vocals for the group and Il-do is the rapper.
2000 Won Wikipedia