South Korean rapper-songwriter VIXX’s Ravi was booked by the Joint Investigation Team on January 12 for evading military service by providing false health records.

The Joint Investigation Team suspected the famous rapper of being a member of a broker military evasion group. The idol’s agency, GROOVL1N is also investigating the truth, they mentioned after reports about the rapper came out. 

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Just hours after the agency’s report came out, VIXX’s Ravi was charged with violating military law. The Joint Investigation Team has said that they plan to summon the rapper soon.

Who is VIXX’s Ravi?

Ravi is a South Korean rapper, producer, songwriter, entertainer, and founder of the record-level GROOVL1N and The L1VE. His real name is Kim Won-sik and he is a member of the South Korean boy group VIXX and its sub-unit VIXX LR. 

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Ravi was one of ten trainees who were contestants on Mnet’s survival reality show MyDOL. He eventually became one of six contestants chosen as the final line-up for a new boy group VIXX. 

VIXX debuted on May 24, 2012, on M! Countdown with the single “Super Hero”, which Ravi co-wrote.   

He debuted as a solo artist on January 9, 2017, with the release of his debut mini album R.eal1ze. In February 22, 2019, Ravi’s second mini album R.ook Book was announced to be released on March 5.  However, the second part was released on November 23, after the third mini album Limitless on November 8, 2019.

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On June 27, 2019, Ravi revealed on Twitter and Instagram the name of his own hip-hop label name Groovl1n, which was a combination of Groove and Goblin. The label includes Cold Bay, Chillin Homie, and Xydo (Park Chi Woong) whom he worked in the past.   

On October 7, last year, Ravi’s agency announced that he will enlist for his mandatory military service on October 27. He was supposed to go through basic training and then move on to completing his service as a social worker.