Chanmina (ちゃんみな) is a K-pop singer under Waener Music Japan. She made her label debut on April 16, 2016, with the track “FXXKER”.
|Stage Name||Chanmina (ちゃんみな)|
|Birth Name||Mina Otomonai|
|Position||Pop rapper and singer|
|Birthday||October 14, 1998|
|Age||24 years old (in 2023)|
– She was born in South Korea, and her mother was a ballerina, so the family traveled frequently.
– She spent her childhood traveling to South Korea, Japan, and the United States.
– Her mother is Korean and her father is Japanese.
– Her nickname is “Nerimaʼs Beyonce”.
– She grew up in South Korea till she was three years old.
– She began studying ballet, piano, and violin at a young age.
– She took ballet and hip-hop courses in the same building, and when she witnessed one of her classmates dancing hip-hop, she switched classes.
– In elementary school, she began penning lyrics.
– She began writing seriously in high school.
– She speaks Japanese, Korean, and English.
– She collaborates with TeddyLoid, Block B, Miyavi, and others.
– She considered moving to South Korea in her second year of high school, but her friends persuaded her to stay in Japan.
– When she was being bullied, she discovered “Haru Haru” by Bigbang, which influenced her music.
– Her first concert was Bigbang at Budokan.
– Her residence had a South Korean TV program on all the time, and she used to watch live music programs and several K-pop stars.
– Chanmina applied for the 9th “BAZOOKA!!! High School Student RAP Championship” (BAZOOKA!!! RAP) event, in which high school students participate in freestyle rapping.
– She lost in the second round.
– In 2016, she made her debut with Victor Entertainment.
– Her debut track “Mirror” topped the iTunes Store hip-hop chart.
– Her track “LADY” debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes Japan HIPHOP / RAP list as well as the LINE MUSIC overall chart.
– Her second album “CHOCOLATE” debuted at No. 1 on the LINE MUSIC overall list.
– On KKBOX JAPAN, she was named Best New Artist in 2017.
– In 2017, she collaborated on the song “WINNER” with P.O and U-Kwon from the Korean group Block B.
– She has always wanted to work in Korea and is eager to expand her horizons.
– Her dream job would be to perform in New York City.
– Her belief is that “Pain is beauty.”
– She switched labels and relocated to Warner Music Japan, expecting that Warner Music would help her reach her worldwide goals more effectively.
– The debut album’s highest sales ranking on the Oricon chart was 57th
– In school, she was classmates with THE RAMPAGE from EXILE TRIBE members Suzuki Takahide and Ryu.
– She has multiple tattoos
– She has a tattoo On her left arm, half of the Korean flag and half of the Japanese flag fused together, representing her heritage.
– A rainbow rose on her right arm, A crown behind her left ear.
– She also creates all of her own music and choreographs her dances.
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