Boy Story

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Boy Story
Boy Story busking at Starfield COEX Mall, April 2019
Boy Story busking at Starfield COEX Mall, April 2019
Background information
OriginBeijing, China
Genres
Years active2018 (2018)–present
Labels
Associated actsJYP Nation
Websiteweibo.com/u/6240904161
Members
  • Jia Hanyu
  • Li Zihao
  • He Xin Long
  • Yu Zeyu
  • Gou Ming Rui
  • Ren Shuyang
Chinese name
Chinese男孩的故事
Korean name
Hangul보이스토

Boy Story (男孩的故事) is a Chinese hip-hop group launched by JYP Entertainment and Tencent Music Entertainment Group (TME). The group is composed of six members: Hanyu, Zihao, Xinlong, Zeyu, Ming Rui, and Shuyang. On September 1, 2017 Boy Story released their first single "How Old R U". In September 21 2018, Boy Story made an official debut with their first mini album Enough.

History[change | change source]

Pre-debut project[change | change source]

Since September 2017, the "Real! Project" special plan has launched with four singles to make the official debut in September 2018. The first single was "How Old R U". The second single was "Can't Stop" that was released on December 15, 2017, and the third single was "Jump Up" released on March 30, 2018. The final pre-debut single was produced by JYP Entertainment founder Park Jin -young himself. The song, "Handz Up", was released on June 12 2018.[1]

2018–present: Debut with Enough[change | change source]

Boy Story made their official debut on September 21, 2018 with their first mini album Enough that included all the pre-debut singles and the debut song "Enough".[2] On October 21, 2018, the group released "Stay Magical" (奇妙里). The following month, Boy Story released the song "For U" on November 22, 2018. Boy Story released "Oh My Gosh" on March 29 2019, followed by another comeback on July 26, 2019 with "Too Busy" featuring Jackson Wang. On January 6, 2020, Boy Story released the album "I=U=WE 序"[3][4]

Members[change | change source]

  • Jia Han Yu (贾涵予) May 20, 2004 .
  • Li Zi Hao (李梓豪) October 22, 2004 .
  • He Xin Long (贺鑫隆) March 11, 2005 .
  • Yu Ze Yu (于泽宇) December 24, 2005 .
  • Gou Ming Rui (苟明睿) August 28, 2006 .
  • Ren Shu Yang (任书漾) April 24, 2007 .

Discography[change | change source]

Extended plait[change | change source]

Title Album details Track listing
Enough Track listing
  1. How Old RU
  2. Can’t Stop
  3. Jump Up
  4. Handz Up
  5. Enough
I=U=WE 序(Xu) Track listing
  1. Intro : Boystory
  2. Ru Guo
  3. Energy
  4. Xu Gao Bai
  5. Bi Ci

Singles[change | change source]

Title Year Peak position CHN Album Ref.
"How Old R U" 2017 8 Enough [5]
"Can't Stop" 7 [6]
"JUMP UP" 2018 2 [7]
"Handz Up" 30 [8]
"Enough" 8 [9]
"奇妙里(Qí Miào Lǐ) - Stay Magical" N/A Non-album singles
"For U" 15 Non-album singles [10]
"Oh My Gosh" 2019 - Non-album singles
"Too busy" - Too Busy
"Intro: BOY STORY" 2020 - I=U=WE 序(xu)
"如果(Rú Guǒ) – If" -
"Energy" -
"序告白(Xù Gào Bái) - Prologue" -
"Outro: 彼此(Bǐ Cǐ) - Each Other" -
"Change" - non-album single

References[change | change source]

  1. "JYP's 1st Chinese Boy Group Sets Date For Official Debut". Soompi.com. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  2. "JYP Entertainment-Produced Chinese Group Boy Story Releases First Single 'Enough'". Billboard.com. Retrieved September 23, 2018.
  3. "JYP 中 보이그룹' 보이스토리, 온라인 언택트 공연 동접자 338만 기록". Kor.com. Archived from the original on July 20, 2020. Retrieved July 20, 2020.
  4. "BOY STORY《I=U=WE:序》中首支单曲在酷狗释出,还将空降翻". Sina.com. Archived from the original on July 20, 2020. Retrieved July 15, 2020.
  5. "How Old R U". Billboard.com. Archived from the original on July 9, 2018. Retrieved September 16, 2017.
  6. "Can't stop". Billboard.com. Archived from the original on October 23, 2018. Retrieved January 3, 2018.
  7. "Jump Up". Billboard.com. Archived from the original on October 23, 2018. Retrieved April 14, 2018.
  8. "Handz Up". Billboard.com. Archived from the original on October 23, 2018. Retrieved Jul 7, 2018.
  9. "Enough". Billboard.com. Archived from the original on October 23, 2018. Retrieved September 29, 2018.
  10. "For U". Billboard.com. Archived from the original on November 27, 2018. Retrieved December 1, 2018.