CODE-V (코드브이) is a South Korean male group composed of 5 members: Sol, Naro(was known as Sun in BLESS), Rui, Sangwoo and Taehoon. CODE-V means Vision, Voice, Vital, Variety and Visual signs.
With a debut album produced by JYP, they are handled by CODE-M Agency in Korea and Dreamusic in Japan.
CODE-V originally debuted in 2007 as a four-member group named BLESS ( 블레스 ) with the single 첫번째 이야기 . A few months after the release of their debut single, a new member joined the group, Jaewon, which became youngest of the group. After the release of four digital singles the group went into hiatus for not having achieved much success.
A year and four months later, in June 2010, BLESS ( 블레스 ) made their comeback as CODE-V (Roman numeral V means five) with the digital single Poisoning . Just two months later, in August 2010, it was announced that the former leader, Taemin, left the group for personal reasons. However, Taemin officially left the group in August 21, he still participated in two releases of the group, being them songs to OSTs.
In October 2010, it was announced that a new member joined the group, Rui and that they were preparing for their comeback. In May 2011, the group released their first album, Honestly .
In March 2013, CODE-V released their first Japanese album, 初心 , containing 13 tracks. After a scandal with its possible ex-girlfriend, Jaewon (rapper & maknae), left the group in March 29, 2013 this being his last work as a member of CODE-V.
Two new members(Woosik and Taehoon) were added to the group through auditions and while 3 members were in the army, album was released with 3 people(Sol, Woosik and Taehoon)
After Sol also enlisted, they released one album with just the two of them.
In 2017 member Woosik left the group because of personal reasons.
Now Code-V is working as 5, Sangwoo, Naro, Rui, Sol and Taehoon.
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