EXID (Since 2012), 2NB
Hippity Hop, Ah Yeah
| January 10, 1989 (age 26) (1989-01-10) Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea|
LE, Hani, Park Junghwa, Seo Hye Rin, Jung Yu Ji
Heo Sol-ji (born January 10, 1989), better known mononymously as Solji, is a South Korean singer. She debuted in 2006 in a ballad duo group 2NB. She worked as a vocal trainer before she became a member of EXID.
She was formerly a member of the vocal duo 2NB with Blady's Gabin, and released solo singles in 2008. The duo disbanded in 2012.
Solji was EXID's vocal trainer before becoming a member.
On April 2012, AB Entertainment announced that three original members Yuji, Dami, and Haeryeong would leave the girl group EXID. Solji then joined EXID along with Hyelin, a former Superstar K3 participant.
On 21 December 2016, Solji was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism, putting her career on hold, while the other 4 members continue their schedules in the year-end awards season.
On February 2013, EXID formed a sub-unit called "Dasoni", which consisted of Solji and Hani. The sub-unit released their debut single "Goodbye" on February 15, 2013 which also included the song "Said So Often".
On February 2015, Solji participated in a singing competition program, MBC's King of Mask Singer for their pilot episode. She appeared as Self-Luminous Mosaic and defeated singer and comedian Shin Bora and trot singer Hong Jin-young, and became the first winner of the show, impressing the panel of judges as well as viewers. This drew a lot of attention to EXID and boosted Solji's reputation as a talented vocalist. On February 8, 2016, Solji,as well as fellow vocal trainer and friend Doo Jin-Soo, were invited to join MBC's Duet Song Festival for the pilot episode of their Lunar New Year Special. They went up against Block B's rapper Zico and his partner Lee So-young. Solji and her partner emotionally sang Lee Seung-cheol's "The Sky in the West (서쪽하늘)". In the end, Solji and Doo Jin-soo won with a score of 477,which is still the highest score in the show, and impressed yet again the judges and the viewers. On April 8, 2016, Solji and her partner were invited back to compete in MBC's Duet Song Festival for their first episode. They were the last performers to sing in the episode thus competing with f(x)'s Luna and Goo Hyun-mo. Solji sang Davichi's "8282". In the end, Solji won again with a score of 439 and thus further increasing EXID's popularity and her reputation as a singer.
Solji majored in Applied Music at Dong-ah Institute of Media and Arts.
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