2NE1, “Our role models are Lee Hyori and Uhm Jung Hwa”

Group 2NE1 has revealed that they take singers Lee Hyori and Uhm Jung Hwa as their role models.

They were on MBC radio ‘Park Kyung Rim’s Starry Night’ on 2nd June for their first radio show when they were asked, “Which seonbae singer do you want to be like” and the answer was Lee Hyori and Uhm Jung Hwa. Park Bom has answered Lee Hyori while the rest of the members answered Uhm Jung Hwa.

And about the males stars they like, Park Bom answered Jang Dong Gun, Sandara Park answered Won Bin, CL answered 1TYM Teddy and MinJi answered Brad Pitt.

The girls also talked a little about the behind story of becoming a singer. Park Bom said, “I was a kid who love and enjoy singing. And in America, my parents sent to me a music university where I studied for 3 years.” Park Bom also shed some tears talking about studying for 3 years at the university and then transitting to be a trainee.

Sandara Park said, “When I heard Seo Taiji’s songs, I wanted to be a singer. Even as I was promoting as an entertainer in the Philippines, I still hold the dream to sing in Korea.”

CL also added, “I had the dream to be a singer after my dad let me listent to singer Lauryn Hill’s music.” Youngest member Gong Minji said, “Through the words of my grandmother Mrs Gong OkJin, we have to be modest on stage.”

Meanwhile, the girls performed a cover of Rihanna’s ‘Umbrella’, Big Bang’s ‘We Belong together’ and their own song ‘Fire’ live on the radio show.

Credit: sookyeong.wordpress.com

~ by ygnxgeneration on June 3, 2009.

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