Urban Zakapa (어반자카파)

Urban Zapata was in the Super Kpop studio for Kpop Rising with DJ Sam Carter. Urban Zakapa (어반자카파) is a vocal trio of 2 males and 1 female. They have been active since 2009 and are under Fluxus Music.

The members::
Hyuna (조현아) – Maknae, high vocal
Soonil (권순일) – Leader, middle vocal
Yongin (박용인) – Low vocal

About the music::
Their most recently released single ‘거꾸로 걷는다 (Walk backwards)’ is about the short moment of breaking up becoming longer. Urban Zakapa has an unplugged Jazzy R&B sound.

Q & A::
Q: What does the name Urban Zakapa mean?
A: Urban zappy kaleidoscopic passionate

Q: Can you list some of your favorite artist?
A: Hyuna – Erika Badu & Ray Charles
Soonil – Mariah Carey
Yongin – Stevie Wonder

Q: Hyuna do you ever feel uncomfortable being the only female in the group?
A: No, because they have known each other for over 10 years.

Q: Out of all your songs which one is your favorite?
A: Debut song ‘카피를 마시고 (Cafe Latte)’ because without it they might not be where they are now.

Q: What is the best thing about an Urban Zakapa concert?
A: They play a lot of songs and also take time to just play amongst themselves on stage.

Q: Do you have any solo plans?
A: No solo plans as of yet. They like what they’re doing with Urban Zakapa. When the boys go to military service Hyuna might try doing some solo things.

Q: Future plans?
A: Their 3rd album is set to be released in November. They also have a 4 city Christmas tour coming up. Hyuna has a collaboration with Kim Johan (Solid) on Nov. 1

Live Performance::
그날에 우리
(Us on that day) & Just the two of us (Will Smith – rearranged)

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