YG Treasure Box and TREASURE 13- 2018–2019
He appeared in YG Entertainment's new survival show, YG Treasure Box, in 2018. On the 25th of January, 2019. He was revealed to be the seventh and final member of the boy band TREASURE. On January 29, 2019, YGE announced that he would form a second group from the show called MAGNUM, which he would promote alongside TREASURE as TREASURE 13. Unfortunately, the debut was postponed due to scandals surrounding the agency. The tracklist for Lee Hi's album was released on May 27, revealing Hyunsuk as a featured artist for the album's fourth track.
New debut plans, The First Step Series- 2020
On January 6, YGE announced the group's future plans on their official website. This included reorganizing as a 12-person group and combining the two units, TREASURE and MAGNUM, into a single group called simply TREASURE.
TREASURE released a performance video for their pre-debut track, GOING CRAZY, on January 30. On July 20, YG Entertainment released a teaser video and poster announcing TREASURE's August 7 debut. THE FIRST STEP: CHAPTER ONE, TREASURE's debut single album, was released on August 7.
On September 7, it was announced that TREASURE's second single album, THE FIRST STEP: CHAPTER TWO, would be released on September 18. On September 1, LINE FRIENDS teased TREASURE STUDIO, and on October 26, YG confirmed that TREASURE's next single album, THE FIRST STEP: CHAPTER THREE, would be released on November 6.
On December 28, YG announced that their first studio album, THE FIRST STEP: TREASURE EFFECT, would be released on January 11, 2021. MY TREASURE was announced as the full album's title track by YG.
The First Step: Treasure Effect, Japanese Debut- 2021
On January 11, TREASURE released their first full album, THE FIRST STEP: TREASURE EFFECT, which includes all of the songs from the first three chapters plus three new songs. MA:NYO, a cosmetics company, revealed TREASURE as their new models on January 20. On January 21, YG announced that TREASURE would release their debut Japanese album, THE FIRST STEP: TREASURE EFFECT, which will be the Japanese version of all 12 tracks from their first studio album, plus BEAUTIFUL. TREASURE released the full version of their digital single, BEAUTIFUL, on February 14, which was used as the ending theme for the anime, Black Clover. TRUZ's official merch was released on April 29, and the TRUZ dolls were only available for 8 hours. The dolls sold out in South Korea in under a minute and worldwide in under an hour. YG announced the release of TREASURE's official lightstick on June 21, and it was officially launched on June 28.
FeaturesLee Hi - "1, 2" (2019)
Survival showsMIXNINE (JTBC, 2017) - contestant
YG Treasure Box (JTBC2, 2018–2019) - contestant
Web reality showsTreasure - T.M.I (YouTube, 2020)
Treasure Map (YouTube, 2020)
Fashion Brands Worn
Choi Hyunsuk Facts
- He also appeared as a featured artist on Lee Hi's song "1, 2 ()" in 2019.
- He also enjoys eating burgers, earning him the moniker Choi Burger.
- He was told when he was young that he would grow to be 187 cm tall.
- His trademark 7Chill has a deeper meaning. 7 in Korean means "chil," his birthday is April 21st (4/21) 2+1+4=7, 7 was the first number he received when he first played football, and he was also the seventh member.
- Danny is his English name.
- He used to be a MIXNINE trainee, but he is now ranked fifth after his debut was canceled.
- He awakens between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.
- His lucky number is 7.
- He claims that 24 hours is insufficient time to work on his songs.
- Hyunsuk represented himself with a pig emoticon. He's now using a hedgehog emoticon.
- His shoe size is 270 mm.
- He works at YG's new A-1 studio, where he uses Steinberg Cubase to compose songs.
- He has contributed to the songwriting and composition of nearly every TREASURE song.
- Hyunsuk is the only member of TREASURE born in the 1990s.
- He does not like black bean sauce.
- Hyunsuk began rapping while watching Big Bang Theory and became fascinated by it.
- Calls himself "Big Appetite," "Fashionista," and "Newbie."
- He performed "Humble" in his introduction video.
- Hyunsuk's favorite seasons are spring, fall, and winter.
- Hyunsuk serves as the "mother" figure in TREASURE.
- He enjoys being the group's maknae.