Kim Ji-hyun, profesionally known as Golden, is a South Korean singer-songwriter. He first made his debut as G.Soul with the release of his EP Coming Home on January 19, 2015. On June 6, 2017, it was revealed that he leave JYP and later joining H1ghr Music. On December 2, 2019, it was announced by H1GHR Music that G.Soul would change his name to Golden, named after a song by Jill Scott.
R&B singer who debuted as a JYP Entertainment artist in January 2015, when his album Coming Home was released to much fanfare. He has been known to frequently cover songs by popular American artists such as Rihanna, Chris Brown and Bruno Mars.
He attended Brooklyn College in New York City and was mentored by R&B superstar R. Kelly.
In 2017, he left JYP Entertainment to join the hip-hop label H1GHR MUSIC.
His real name is Kim Ji-hyun. His father passed away in April 2017.
His song "Smooth Operator" features rapper San E.