South Korean singer and model best known as the lead rapper of pop group SHINee.
He signed his first music contract with SM Entertainment in 2006.
He released his fourth studio album with the pop group SHINee, The Misconceptions of You, Chapters 1 & 2, in 2013.
His full name is Choi Min-ho. He was raised in the Yeonsu District of South Korea with his older brother Choi Min-seok.
He danced alongside Taeyeon Kim in the music video for Girls' Generation's 2009 single "Gee."