Became known as a member of the K-pop boy band SF9 (aka Sensational Feeling 9), which was formed by FNC Entertainment. He and the band made their debut with the single "Feeling Sensation," which ranked at number eight on the Geon Music Charts.
He landed a spot on SF9, which was formerly known as NEOZ Dance after appearing in the Mnet competition series Dance or Band in 2016.
He and SF9 became FNC's first dance boy group.
He was born Kim Young-kyun, but is better known by his stage name Hwi-young.
He and Young-bin are both on the K-pop band SF9.