Cube Entertainment. Following the success of his debut, Rain released his second album, Rain 2 with the lead single " Ways to Avoid the Sun ". December 12, He auditioned eighteen times for entertainment companies but was told that, although he was talented, he was too ugly to become a star. Kpop Herald. Retrieved July 11, On December 12, , R.
Rain's musical career includes seven albums six Korean, one Japanese , 28 singles and numerous concert tours around the world. He achieved breakthrough success with his third Korean album, It's Raining , which spawned the number one single of the same name. The album sold a million copies in Asia, and established Rain as an international star. Rain made his acting debut in the drama Sang Doo! His lead role in the pan-Asia hit drama Full House established his status as a Hallyu star.
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Sign in. The applause was extremely gratifying and he decided on the spot to become a professional dancer. In order to learn, he sought out older street dancers, who sometimes helped him, sometimes bullied and beat him up. Bankrupt, his father left for Brazil to pursue economic opportunities, leaving Rain's mother to try to support the family as a food vendor. Rain's mother was ailing from diabetes due to lack of money for medical care and insulin. Rain got a start in the entertainment business briefly as part of a six-member boy-band called Fanclub.