Yang Yoseob (Hangul: 양요섭| born January 5, 1990) more commonly known as just Yoseob, is a South Korean idol pop singer and dancer. He is the main vocalist of the Korean boy group Beast.
Yoseob was born in Seoul, South Korea to a small family of one older sister. He first gained interest in music and started practicing singing after listening to Brian McKnight's music. He then listened to a lot of music of a similar style, but he realized that he couldn't be biased towards a certain genre and started listening to dance music and rock as well. When he was in high school, he joined a school band where he performed a lot of hard rock and metal during their performances. Yoseob actually wanted to try modern rock, however, his seniors at that time said that it would ruin the mood and did not push through it.
Yoseob became a JYP Entertainment trainee, but left after receiving a bad grade from practice reviews. He moved agencies, to M Boat Entertainment (a former sister company of YG Entertainment) where he was trained for 5 years before transferring to Cube Entertainment where he finally became a member of Beast. While still a trainee at Cube Entertainment, he became a backup dancer forAJ, his soon-to-be group member and former high school friend, and now known as Lee Gi Kwang, in the music videos and live performances of "Wiping the Tears" and "Dancing Shoes".
Yoseob is the main vocalist of the group and was once a back-up dancer for AJ’s(Lee GiKwang) music videos for “Dancing Shoes" and "Wiping the Tears". He released a digital single together with Dalmatian’s Daniel titled “First Snow and First Kiss”and participated in singing OST’s for various Korean dramas such as “Happy Birthday” for More Charming by the Day and “I Cherish That Person” forMy Princess. and "Loving You" - for All My Love.He also became a permanent cast member on KBS's Oh! My School (a.k.a. 100 Points out of 100), along with other idols such as MBLAQ's Lee Joon, Secret's Hyosung, T-ara's Soyeon, Miss A's Min, NRG's Chun MyungHoon and Simon D. In March 20 to April 10, 2011,BEAST's Yoseob has casted in 'Gwanghwamun Sonata The Musical' as Jiyong,the son of the two leading role. BEAST's Yoseob was featured in Bang Yong Guk's first solo track, "I Remember" which was jointly composed by One Way’s Chance and Bang Yong Guk himself. On September 27, KBS‘s ‘Poseidon‘ released part one of their OST series, which featured the vocal talents of B2ST‘s Yang Yoseob. Yoseob’s new song, “No“, was a collaboration piece between Rado (of Huh Gak‘s “Hello“) and production duo Ji In and Wontag, the men behind MBLAQ’s latest releases. The song features sorrowful lyrics of a man who has no choice but to let go of his lover.
Yang Yoseob currently attends at University of East Broadcasting Arts.