Kim SeHwang is a guitarist from South Korea. He became the first Korean to be inducted to 'Rockwalk of Fame' in Hollywood in the U.S. He grew up in Washington, D.C. under the influences of his father who was a diplomat, and his mother who was a classical guitar player. Kim SeHwang spent most of his childhood in the United States, mostly influenced by Jimi Hendrix, Santana, Judas Priest, Michael Jackson, Prince, Toto, Van Halen, etc.. and his most favorite guitarists in highschool were Steve Vai of whom he later got to perform with. Since then, 18 albums or singles have been released either as a solo artist, a member of band, or as an original sound track. He spent most of his career as the guitarist member of N.EX.T for 20 years since his early 20s, and have sold more than 1 million copies of per album in sales in South Korean for many consecutive years, and as for the first time ever as a Korean rock band, have recorded and performed with world renowned orchestras of the world such as the London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, etc.. and have created many special moments of music history. Recently, Kim SeHwang was ranked at #10 in the UK Club Music Chart with the song, ‘We Need A Change’, and he performed as an artist with Chick Korea in May of 2020, and he appeared on a music TV show as a global legendary celebrity with Siedah Garrett, Solar, Sting, and many K-Pop artists. He performed as a guitarist for Steelheart's single called, ‘Trust in Love’ released in March of 2022, and is joining the band for live shows in concerts.
Over the Rainbow - Kim SeHwang (feat. Orianthi)