Jang Woo Hyuk (born May 8, 1978) is a South Korean rapper, who was a member of the band H.O.T.. After H.O.T. disbanded, Woo Hyuk formed the trio JTL with his former H.O.T members Tony An and Lee Jae Won. JTL unofficially disbanded as its members began pursuing solo careers. Woo Hyuk is the CEO of Newest Entertainment (a dancing academy). His nicknames have been "Hammer Boy" for his famous locking dance from H.O.T, and the "The Sun that Will Never Set" in Korea. He has earned his reputation as "The Prince Of Dance Music."Solo
Woo Hyuk collaborated with Kenzie, Pang Shi Hyuk, and many other talented K-pop musicians. Music lovers thirsting for groovy R&B style beats plus a flair of hip hop all blended with Woo Hyuk's inimitable vocals are well advised to check out the release of No More Drama. To prepare for his solo album, Jang Woo Hyuk undergone 10 months of dance training.
Woo Hyuk also changed his style of rapping. Instead of screaming the lyrics out into the mic the way he did during his H.O.T days, he now does his usual rapping.
Jang Woo Hyuk has become popular in the Chinese and Taiwanese markets. In a poll held on China's largest portal site, sina.com, Woo Hyuk topped two catergories, beating out Rain by 500 votes in the poll: "Who do you think is the most popular South Korean singer in China?" and more than double the votes in dancing. He has expressed his deep interest of making appearances in China and Taiwan. During the beginning of April 2006, he started his first promotion in China and finally created his official fan club in China; however, he has never held a concert in Taiwan.
In addition, world renowned singer Amerie has stated her interest in performing with Woo Hyuk.needed
On November 15, 2007, Woo Hyuk went into the military to fulfill his military duties.Albums
2005 No More Drama
2006 My Way
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