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MCND Members Profile & Facts

MCND Members

MCND (엠시엔디) is a South Korea five-member Kpop boy group under TOP Media. The group members consist of Castle J, BIC, Minjae, Huijun, and Win. They debuted on February 27, 2020 with the mini album “Into the Ice Age”.

MCND Profile

DebutFebruary 27, 2020
Active Years2020–present
MCND MembersCastle J, BIC, Minjae, Huijun, Win
GenrePop / Dance
StatusActive
LabelTOP Media
Oldest MemberCastle J
Youngest MemberWin
Former MemberN/A
Fandom NameGEM

MCND Facts:

– The group’s name, MCND, stands for “Music Creates New Dream”.
– Their greeting is “Don’t move, freeze! Hello, we are MCND!”.
– All members like to play ‘League of Legends’. (ESQUIRE Korea)
– Their role models include TEEN TOP, Shinwa’s Andy, 100% and UP10TION. (kcrush)
– None of the members have younger siblings except for Win.
– The group released the predebut single “Top Gang” in January 2020.
– The members joined the company in the following order: BIC – Huijun – Castle J – Minjae and Win.
– Their song ‘Girl Friend’ is the group’s first love song and they first received the song as trainees but released it after all members became adults. (The Korea Herald)
– All MCND members had lengthy training periods, the highest being Castle J’s (5-6 years) and lowest being Win’s (4 years).
– Castle J is the oldest and leader of the group while Win is the maknae (youngest) in MCND.
– All group members are huge fans of the Japanese restaurant Ichiran ramen. (Kstyle)
– MCND is included in the fourth generation boy groups.
– They released their pre-debut song “Top Gang” on January 2, 2020.

Major Works

– Their popular songs include “ICE AGE”, “Crush”, “nanana” and “Spring”.

Awards

– They won the “New K-Wave New Artist Award” at the Soribada Best K-Music Awards in 2020 and the “Rookie of the Year” award at the Asia Model Awards in 2021.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @mcnd_official
Youtube: MCND Official
Twitter: @McndOfficial_
TikTok: @mcndofficial_
Facebook: MCNDofficial
Fan Cafe: MCND Official

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

MCND Members Profile

1. Castle J

Castle J MCND Member
Castle J
Stage NameCastle J (캐슬제이)
Birth NameSon Seong Jun (손성준)
PositionLeader, Main Rapper, Producer
BirthdayMay 31, 1999
Active Years2011–present
Age25 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignGemini
Height176 cm (5’9.2″)
Weight60 kg (132 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeO
MBTIENTJ

Castle J Facts:

– Castle J had auditioned for 12 years before debuting as an idol. (POPKORN)
– He believes his charming point is that he is good at showing hip vibes.
– He said he feels closer to the members than with his family since he spends more time with them.
– If he won the lottery, he would purchase a cool studio.
– He wants to try R&B and rock concepts.
– He loves to shop when he is not working to relax. (View of the hearts)
– He started training before he entered highschool.
– He wants Huijin’s vocal skills the most if given the choice among all members.
– He gets the most inspiration on normal days and sometimes through movies or shows. (ESQUIRE Korea)
– He likes the song “GO” by BIGBANG’s G-Dragon.
– His childhood dream was to become a superstar.
– He would create a webtoon with the superpower hero munchkin genre if given the choice. (the kraze mag)
– He enjoys listening to diss songs by American rappers.
– BIC said he searches for his name the most in the group. (MBCkpop)
– His favorite foods include meat, sashimi, Coca Cola, and coffee.
– He and Minjae can eat high levels of spicy food. (K style)
– Castle J got inspired to become a singer when he watched idols on TV performing on stage.
– He is a huge fan of the anime “One Piece” and has collected a lot of figures. (Kstyle)
– If BIC turned into a roach, he would send him to a laboratory to make money.
Read more facts about Castle J

2. BIC

Bic MCND Member
Bic
Stage NameBIC (빅)
Birth NameNam Seung Min (남승민)
PositionMain Dancer, Sub Rapper, Sub-Vocalist
BirthdayApril 25, 2001
Active Years2017–present
Age23 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignTaurus
Height173 cm (5’8.1″)
Weight55 kg (121 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood Type B
MBTIISFJ

BIC Facts:

– BIC is known as the mood-maker in MCND.
– He became interested in dancing and singing when he was seven years old. (Soompi)
– He is a big fan of Penomeco and loves listening to his songs.
– The first thing he thinks about when buying clothes is if he will look good in them while dancing.
– He wants to try a sexy concept.
– He loves to eat fruits dipped in honey. (FANVATAR ENTER)
– He believes his charming point is that he is good at showing a fresh vibe.
– He prefers sweet foods over salty food.
– The body part he is most confident in is “hip up”.
– If he gets a vacation tomorrow, he wants to visit Japan for a month.
– He doesn’t watch a lot of anime but likes “Crayon Shin-chan”.
– If he won the lottery, he would travel with his family and buy a meal for the members.
– His favorite nickname is ‘Raccoon’.
– He prefers larger clothes because they are comfortable to dance in.
– His childhood dream was to be a “Guardian”. (Fanvatar)
– He is considered the naughiest member of the group.
– If he turned into a roach, he would start infecting others with the same virus.
– He likes to eat chicken and tteokbokki a lot.
– He has a lot of hobbies including making Gundam, reading books and playing games. (Davidkpop)
– Minjae said he starts throwing his bags and clothes when he arrives in the room and Minjae organizes them.
– If given the choice, he would create an RPG or action webtoon.
– He likes the song “COCO BOTTLE” by Penomeco and ‘deja vu’ by Olivia Rodrigo. (Soompi)
Read more facts about BIC 

3. Minjae

Minjae MCND Member
Minjae
Stage NameMinjae (민재)
Birth NameSong Min Jae (송민재)
Position Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer
BirthdayAugust 23, 2003
Active Years2018–present
Age20 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLeo/Virgo cusp
Height182 cm (5’11.6″)
Weight65 kg (143 lb2)
NationalityKorean
Blood Type B
MBTIESFP

Minjae Facts:

– Minjae is considered the best cook in the group. (ESQUIRE Korea)
– He is a big fan of EXO’s Kai and fans say he resembles him.
– He likes the song “Never Not” by Lauv.
– He loves tteokbokki alot and can eat it for all three meals.
– If he could create any webtoon, he would create a webtoon about heroes destroying monsters. (the kraze mag)
– He said the three nicknames that describe him are ‘Bear’, ‘Handsome’ and ‘Cutie’. (MBCkpop)
– He prefers eating over sleeping when he is stressed.
– The member he texts the most is Huijin among all MCND members.
– He is very strong in physical strength according to BIC.
– His playlist mostly includes songs by foreign hip-hop artists. (the honey pop)
– He wants to try the R&B concept.
– He once cried during his trainee days because he was scolded by BIC. (Celeb Confirmed)
– He makes dad jokes a lot.
– He loves to travel to relax during vacations.
– Minjae started dancing as a hobby in third grade and dreamed of becoming a dancer in fifth grade and idol in sixth grade. (Soompi)
– He likes spicy food.
– He would take Castle J’s producing skills if he had the choice.
– He likes the song “gold” by offonoff (Feat. Dean). (Kcrush)
– If he had a girlfriend, he would want to eat a lot of delicious food together and visit many fun places.
– He is not fluent in English.
– His favorite J-pop artists include Official Higedandism and Mrs. Green Apple.
– He is learning Japanese with Huijin but finds it difficult.
Read more facts about Minjae 

4. Huijun

Huijun MCND Member
Huijun
Stage NameHuijun (휘준)
Birth NameNo Hui Jun (노휘준)
PositionMain Vocalist, Lead Dancer
BirthdayOctober 7, 2003
Active Years2018–present
Age20 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLibra
Height177 cm (5’10”)
Weight60 kg (132 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeAB
MBTIISFJ

Huijun Facts:

– Huijun is incharge of making ramen at the hotel for MCND. (팬바타)
– He considers himself good at rapping.
– The member who has a similar sense of humor with him is Minjae.
– He is a homebody and loves being alone. (Kstyle)
– He would compare himself to a puppy among all animals.
– He has a lot of self-confidence.
– He said he has tried Win’s wish of not getting out of his bed for over 20 hours but said it’s nothing special. (THE STAR)
– He wasn’t interested in becoming a musician prior to joining the agency. (Soompi)
– He likes the song ‘Perhaps That’ by Crush and Loco.
– He has never been in a relationship.
– He and Minjae always sit together on the airplane.
– He loves to rest a lot so likes to visit places like Bali or Guam for vacations.
– Huijun would choose to meet Minjae again if he could go back in time and didn’t know anybody.
– He is confident in his right jawline.
– According to the members, he looks the oldest in the group.
– He wakes up 30 mins before the schedule while Win and Castle J wakes up only 10 mins before.
– He was initially an introvert but became more outgoing after training with the members.
– He likes the nickname “Chick” because he likes the color yellow.
– He believes his charm is his cuteness.
– He enjoys talking about scary things.
– If given the choice, he’d want to be a main lead in a noir film. (Pinkvilla Hallyutalk)
Read more facts about Huijun

5. Win

Win MCND Member
Win
Stage NameWin (윈)
Birth NameBang Jun Hyuk (방준혁)
PositionLead Rapper, Center, Visual, Maknae
BirthdayDecember 19, 2004
Active Years2018–present
Age19 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Height175 cm (5’8.8″)
Weight55 kg (121 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIINFJ

Win Facts:

– Win would spray insect spray on BIC if he turned into a roach but would take care of fans if they turned into a roach. (FanTalk)
– He likes the song “2022” by Anne Marie.
– His specialty is rapping in different genres.
– The dish he can best make is fried eggs. (Fanvatar)
– He would take Castle J’s PC if given the choice.
– He loves to ride his bike and get close to nature to relax when he is not working. (View of the hearts)
– He likes the K drama “Parasite: The Grey”. (zoom)
– His favorite foods are pork belly and tteokbokki.
– Members picked him as someone who’d likely forget their wedding ring at home on the wedding day.
– He believes his charm is his sexiness.
– His favorite nickname that the fans gave him is ‘hip hop bunny’.
– He likes listening to “Paint The Town Red” by Doja Cat. (zoom)
– He would indulge in luxury if he won the lottery.
– His unique talent is moving his ears.
– Minjae said he is quiet but messy since his clothes are always on the floor and it feels like his closet has exploded. (Celeb Confirmed)
– His bucketlist wishes include not getting out of his bed for 20 hours. (THE STAR)
– He frequently hears “Hi,” “You’re handsome,” and “Your voice is nice.”
– As a child, he dreamed of becoming a boxer after watching a boxing match.
– He likes the webtoons “에리카” and “당신의 과녁,” because they are calm and have depth. (the kraze mag)
Read more facts about Win

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