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Anandelight Profile, Bio, & Facts


Anandelight (아넌딜라이트) is a South Korean rapper under HADASH MUSIC. He made his debut on January 30, 2019 with the single ‘Mom, Dad’.

Anandelight Profile

Stage NameAnandelight (아넌딜라이트)
Birth NameHong Yoontae (홍윤태)
Birthday28 April, 1999
Active Years2019–present
Age25 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignTaurus
Height178 cm / 5’10”
Blood TypeN/A

Anandelight Facts:

Early Life

–  Hong Yoontae was born in Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
– He went to Shinyongsan Elementary School and Seongnam Seo Middle School.
– He graduated from Pungsaeng High School.

Personal Life

– He is a religious Chiristain.
– His family consists of his parents and younger brother Hong Young-tae.
– He is in a relationship with Hannew.
– He was influenced by music from a young age because his dad worked as a concert organizner so he was always listening to songs in the car and at home.
– He started dreaming of becoming a rapper when he was 13 years old.
– He edits his own videos on Youtube.
– He served as a Sergeant, 25th Infantry Division, Republic of Korea Army for his mandatory military service.
– He gained his Associate Degree from Baekseok Arts University.
– His name, Anandelight, came from when he went on a mission trip to Nepal when he was 18 and the missionary tried to give him a name and he liked the name ‘happiness/delight’ which translated to ‘anand’. He came back to Korea and tried to form his rap name and was inspired to combine the English word ‘delight’ (which also means happiness) and “Anand”. (Arirang Radio)
– His hobbies include walking alone while listening to music.
– His three charms are his bright energy, his open and accepting personality and his live performance.
– If he could perform anywhere in the world, it would be in Africa.
– He would rather get bitten by a mosquito on the lips than on the foot.
– The reason it took so long for him to audition for Show Me The Money was because the auditions always fell on Sundays and he didn’t want to skip the church for the audition. He finally applied for season 10 when the auditions were held online. (Arirang Radio)
– He would like to collaborate with Bewhy because he makes lyrics about religion and faith. (Arirang Radio)
– He would rather starve for three days than stay awake for three nights.
– He was nicknamed ‘Yoonke’ by his friends since he was 14 years old because his friends often mistyped his real name ‘Yoontae’ to ‘Yoonke’.
– His first radio show was on Arirang Radio.


– Anandelight participated on Show Me The Money in 2021.
– He participated in the rap show ‘Rap Cup’ in 2024.
– He first debuted in 2019 under Jubal Company.
– He is an ambassador for Miral.

Likes & Dislikes

– He likes the movie “Eternal Sunshine”.
– He is a fan of Kendrick Lamar and he is his favorite rapper.
– He is also a fan of Chance the Rapper.
– His favorite rapper when he was young was Outsider.

Major Works

– His popular songs include “BREATHE (ft. MINO) (Prod. Gray)”, “High (ft. Lee Hi) (Prod. Gray) and “A Long Day (ft. Zion.T) (Prod, Fisherman)”.

Instagram: _anandeli9ht_hadash
YouTube: Anandelight Official

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer | SoundCloud

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Lilian Chen

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