K-Pop Singer Seo Minwoo Dead: 100% Boy Band Member Was 33

According to his record label Top Media, the artist died from cardiac arrest

By Elyse Dupre Mar 28, 2018 12:10 PMTags

Korean pop star Seo Minwoo has died. He was 33-years-old 

According to a statement released by his record label Top Media, the 100% boy band member went into cardiac arrest at his Seoul home on Mar. 25. Paramedics were reportedly dispatched but found the singer dead.

"His family, the 100% members, and the Top Media artists and staff members are all grief-stricken and in mourning from the unexpected, sad news," a Top Media statement, translated by The Guardian, read. 

A funeral "will be held quietly, according to the will of the family."

On Mar. 27, the record label expressed its "sincere gratitude" to all of fans, fellow artists and members of the industry who expressed their condolences. The company also asked fans to remember Minwoo as someone who "always laughs brightly."

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Fellow bandmate Changbum paid tribute to the late artist on social media.

"May the souls of the deceased refrain," he wrote on Instagram in Korean. "I hope you are comfortable in the sky. I want you to be a bright star and shine this world."

Minwoo was the lead vocalist of 100%, which made its debut in 2012. That same year the band released its EP We, 100%, which contained songs like "Bad Boy" and "Still Again."

In 2014, he left the group to serve in the Korean military.

In addition to his music career, Minwoo was an actor and appeared in the show Sharp 3.

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