AOA’s Jimin Wiki
Shin Ji-min, better known mononymously as AOA’s Jimin. She is a South Korean rapper and singer. She is best known for being the leader and main rapper of the girl group AOA, which debuted in 2012 under FNC Entertainment. In 2015, Jimin was a semi-finalist in the first season of Unpretty Rapstar.
AOA’s Jimin Biography
AOA’s Jimin was born on January 8, 1991 (age 28 years). She is well known as the main rapper of the girl group AOA. Jimin debuted as a soloist in 2016 with the single “Call You Bae” (featuring Xiumin).
She learned how to play the guitar, harmonica, and piano as a child. From her second year of middle school to her first year of high school, she studied abroad at a Chinese language school for two years. While in China, she also attended a practical music school.
Born: January 8, 1991, Bundang-gu, Seongnam, South Korea
Height: 1.6 m
Nationality: South Korean
Music group: AOA (Since 2012)
Shin Ji-min Career
Jimin made her debut as a member of AOA on Mnet’s M! Countdown with the song “Elvis” from their debut single album, Angels’ Story. She is also part of band unit AOA Black, established in 2013. She wrote the rap for AOA Black’s single “Moya”.
In early 2015, Jimin was part of the variety shows Unpretty Rapstar, a spin-off of Show Me The Money. Unpretty Rapstar is a female rappers survival program.
The show consists of a single-elimination competition through rap performances. During the show, Jimin released a few collaboration singles, such as “T4SA” with MC Meta and Nuck. Her song with Seulong, “Good Start”, was produced by Verbal Jint and peaked at number 2 on the Gaon Singles Chart.
“Puss”, her rap battle song with rapper Iron during the semi-finals, peaked at number 1 on the Gaon Singles Chart. She was also a cast member of the variety show Off to School for four episodes, beginning March 17, 2015.
On April 28, Jimin and N.Flying’s J.Don (Lee Seung-hyub) released the collaboration single “God”. The song was produced by Rhymer of Brand New Music as part of FNC Entertainment’s N Project. The song’s music video was based on Game of Thrones.
Jimin debuted as a soloist on March 3, 2016, with the single “Call You Bae”, featuring Exo’s Xiumin. The single is the first release of Jimin’s solo project #OOTD (Outfit of the Day).
In October 2017, Jimin made a long-awaited solo comeback with single “Hallelujah”, a Latin-pop influenced dance track, a collaboration with magazine W Korea.
Jimin sung the OST for tvN’s A Korean Odyssey together with Seo Yu-na, the song is called “If You Were Me” and it was released on January 28, 2018
AOA Jimin’s Health, Recent Photo
AOA‘s Jimin has recently shared some photos of herself on Instagram that have been making fans worry about her health. On February 12, Jimin shared a series of photos of herself and tagged the brands she was wearing in the caption.
In the photos, however, Jimin was looking much thinner than during her promotions with AOA. Jimin was always on the petite side, but when comparing to her appearance during AOA’s latest promotions with “Bingle Bangle”, she does look noticeably thinner recently.