Lee Min-hyuk (rapper, born 1990)
Lee Min-hyuk (Korean: 이민혁; born November 29, 1990), commonly known as Minhyuk or Huta, is a South Korean singer, rapper, songwriter and actor. He is a member of the South Korean boy group BtoB. He has appeared in multiple supporting roles in television series such as A New Leaf and Sweet, Savage Family.
Lee Min-hyuk at a fansign in November 2016
|Born||November 29, 1990|
Seoul, South Korea
|Also known as||Huta|
|Revised Romanization||I Min-hyeok|
Lee Minhyuk was born on November 29, 1990 in Seoul, South Korea. He graduated from Kwangsung High School and attended Dankook University, majored in Musical. He's been active as an underground music artist by the name Huta and was featured in Block B's Zico and Park Kyung's songs.
Lee, together with fellow members of BtoB, Seo Eunkwang, Lim Hyunsik, Jung Ilhoon, and former BtoB member Lee Minwoo (now ex C-Clown member T.K) acted in a JTBC sit-com as a member of the fictional boy group Invincible Chungdam No. 5, before officially debuting as BtoB.
In 2014, he received supporting roles in the dramas A New Leaf and the idol special of Love & War 2.
Lee featured as a rapper under the stage name Heota in Postmen's "I'm OK", released on July 14, 2015.
Lee is also known for his athletics abilities, as he was crowned as the MVP of the 2014 Idol Star Athletics Championships, where his group, Team B, won and Lee won three gold medals and one silver medal.
Lee released the self-produced "Purple Rain" featuring Cheeze as part of BTOB's solo project series, Piece of BTOB on August 10, 2017. Later in the year on December 6, Childlike (유치해도) produced by Lee was released.
In 2018, Lee made his solo debut in Japan with his first Japanese EP, Summer Diary, released on July 25 with a total of five tracks.
In January 2019, Lee's solo Korean debut was announced with an all self-composed album, 'Hutazone'. The album contains a total of eleven songs, including a Korean version of "All Day", "It Must Have Been A Dream" and "You Too? Me Too!", featuring Yook Sungjae and Jeon So-yeon, respectively.
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions||Sales|
Note: Bolded Tracks are the title song of the album(s).
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Sales||Album|
|As lead artist|
|"Purple Rain" (with CHEEZE)||2017||51||N/A||HUTAZONE|
(with Eunkwang and Changsub)
|As featured artist|
|"I'm OK" (Postmen feat. Heota)||2015||—||
|"2Limes" (Inoran feat. Minhyuk, Peniel, Ilhoon)||—||N/A||Beautiful Now|
|"It's You To The Bone" (Song Yuvin feat. Heota)||2016||—||Non-album single|
|"Incorrect Answer" (Kim Na-young feat. Minhyuk)||2018||80|
|"Past Days" (with Junhyung, Ha Yeon-soo, Changsub, Hyunsik, Sungjae)||2013||56||
|"After Time Passes" (with Junhyung, Changsub, Hyunsik, Sungjae)||32||
|"First Love" (with Junhyung, Changsub, Hyunsik, Sungjae)||61||
|"No" (with Minah)||2015||—||N/A||Sweet, Savage Family OST|
|"After the Show Ends" (with Changsub, Elkie)||2016||—||After the Show Ends OST|
|"For You" (with Changsub, Eunkwang, Ilhoon)||—||Cinderella and Four Knights OST|
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.|
Songs written and produced for other artistsEdit
|2019||"Sorry (미안해)"||Yes||—||Yes||Yang Seungwook, Kkannu|
|2013||Reckless Family 2||MBC||Himself|
|Fantastic Tower||tvN||Min-ho||Episode 8, Part 1.|
|2014||Love and War 2: Her Choice||KBS2||Hyun-woo||Idol Special|
|A New Leaf||MBC||Lee Ji-hyeok|
|2015||Sweet, Savage Family||Yoon Sung-min|
|2016||Nightmare Teacher||Naver TV Cast||Seo Sang-woo||Web-drama|
|Oh My God Tip||MBC MBig TV||Himself||With TWICE Nayeon|
|After the Show Ends||tvN||Ma Rok-hee|||
|2017||Unexpected Heroes||Naver TV Cast||Bae Joon-young||Web-drama|
|2018||Dae Jang Geum Is Watching||MBC||Min-hyuk|
|Number Six||POOQ (푹)||Won Tak||Web drama |
|2017||Halfway (KitKat micro film)||Yonu|
|2020||The Swordsman||Gyeom Sa-bok|
|2012||The Show||SBS MTV||MCs together with member Sungjae.|
|The Romantic & Idol Season 2||tvN||He was paired with Jewelry's Yewon|
|2018||Law of the Jungle in Indian Ocean||SBS||Cast member |
- HUTAZONE: Two Night (2 and 3 February 2019)
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2019||Seoul Webfest 2019||Best Actor||Number Six||Nominated|||
- Moon, Wan-sik (July 13, 2015). "비투비 이민혁, 래퍼 허타로 컴백..포스트맨 랩피처링". Star News.
- "BTOB每个人的中文正确名字正式公开(按照年纪大到小的排名顺序)". Retrieved March 28, 2012.
- "큐브 측 "비투비 이민혁 2월7일 의경입대, 장소-시간 비공개"(공식)". Newsen. January 11, 2019.
- "비투비 이민혁, 12일 코로나19 여파 미복귀 전역 "그룹 내 3번째 군필자" [공식]". OSEN. September 9, 2020.
- "Cube Entertainment's new boy group completes a successful fictional debut". allkpop.
- "BtoB's "Insane" MV revealed!". allkpop. Retrieved March 22, 2012.
- "BTOB Targets Global Audience With Debut Showcase". Archived from the original on February 26, 2014. Retrieved March 22, 2012.
- "Cube Entertainment Unveils Its Newest Boy Group, BtoB – MNET". Archived from the original on October 5, 2012.
- Yi, Yoonjung (October 13, 2015). "BtoB's Lee Minhyuk Casted in 'Sweet Family'".
- 비투비 이민혁, 육성재 이어 김소현과 연기 호흡 (in Korean). September 22, 2015.
- "Nightmare Teacher". Archived from the original on April 2, 2016. Retrieved March 3, 2016.
- "비투비 민혁, 래퍼 '허타'라는 이름으로 데뷔 이래 첫 랩 피처링 참여". Retrieved July 13, 2015.
- "'아육대' 비투비 민혁, MVP 차지…B팀 종합 우승" (in Korean). TF News. January 31, 2014. Retrieved February 17, 2015.
- "비투비 이민혁, 솔로곡 'Purple Rain' 커버 공개 (ft. 치즈)". TenAsia. August 8, 2017.
- "MINHYUK JAPAN FIRST MINI ALBUM '夏の日記 (Summer Diary) リリースイベント新宿BLAZE詳細". June 8, 2018.
- "비투비 이민혁, 첫 솔로앨범 트랙리스트 공개 'ALL 자작곡'". sportschosun. January 8, 2019.
- ""더 멋있어져 돌아오겠다"…'입대' 비투비 이민혁, 잠시만 안녕 [엑's 현장]". February 2, 2019.
- "'BTOB Lee Minhyuk solo concert, 'members send a surprise support message'". February 3, 2019.
- [단독] 비투비 이민혁, 스크린 진출…영화 '검객' 논의 중 (in Korean). Retrieved January 24, 2018.
- "'검객' 장혁X정만식X조 타슬림X이민혁, 캐스팅 확정...15일 크랭크인" (in Korean). Retrieved January 24, 2018.
- Gaon Weekly Album Chart: "Hutazone – Week 3, 2019". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Retrieved January 24, 2019.
- "Oricon Chart" (in Japanese).
- "Hot Albums" (in Japanese). Billboard Japan.
- "2019년 상반기 Album Chart (see #58)". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Archived from the original on July 12, 2019. Retrieved July 12, 2019.
- Charted songs:
- "2015 Gaon Download Chart – Week 30".
- "Gaon Download Chart – June, 2013". Retrieved May 3, 2017.
- "2013 Gaon Download Chart Week 30". Retrieved May 3, 2017.
- Jeon, Hyo-jin (April 29, 2016). "tvN 측 "백성현·민혁, 예능드라마 '연극이 끝나고 난 뒤' 출연" [공식입장]" (in Korean). Retrieved April 29, 2016.
- "[넘버식스] POOQ(푹) 오리지널 드라마, 넘버식스 대본리딩 현장 최초공개!". November 28, 2018.
- ""국가대표에 핫아이돌까지"..'정법in인도양' 16명 특급★ 뭉친다(공식)". Heraldpop (in Korean). August 1, 2018.
- "Seoul Webfest 2019 Nominations". SeoulWebfest. July 23, 2019.
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