List of Korean Rappers You Have to Listen to: Kang Gary, Dok2, Cheetah, etc.

Simon D

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Jung Ki-suckborn on March 9th, 1984, is better known by his stage name Simon Dominic. He is a South Korean hip-hop recording artist. He debuted in 2009 as a member of the hip-hop duo Supreme Team, which disbanded in 2013. As a solo artist, he has released two studio albums: Simon Dominic Presents: SNL League Begins (2011) and Darkroom (2018), and one extended play: Won & Only (2015).

In addition to rapping, Simon Dominic was the co-CEO of the hip-hop record label AOMG from 2014 to 2018. He was also a cast member of South Korean variety shows, including Show Me the Money 5 (2016) and I Live Alone (2018).

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Giriboy

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Hong Si-young was born on January 24th, 1991. He is better known by his stage name, Giriboy. He is a South Korean rapper, songwriter, and record producer signed to Just Music.

Giriboy began his musical career in 2011 with the single “You Look So Good to Me,” released under Just Music, a label that had been recently founded by rapper Swings. The following year, he released the EP Fatal Album, much of which he had written years earlier as a high school student. He released a second EP titled Fatal Album II later that year. 

Giriboy competed on season three of the TV show Show Me the Money in 2014. That year, he also entered the top 100 of the Gaon Digital Chart for the first time with the single “Fluttering Feelings,” a collaboration with singer NS Yoon-G. The song ultimately peaked at #6 on the chart. 

In 2015, he appeared on the reality show No Mercy, in which he collaborated on songs with the contestants (who would go on to form the boy group Monsta X) and with established artists Soyou and Mad Clown. He also released the album Sexual Perceptions, which reached #10 on the Gaon Album Chart in March.  In 2016, he released his fourth album, Mechanical Album. In 2017, he released his fifth EP titled 5 Songs For Initiation. In December of the same year, he released his fifth album, Graduation.

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Yoon Mi-rae

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Natasha Shanta Reid was born on May 31st, 1981. She is better known by her Korean name Yoon Mi-rae. She is an American-born South Korean rapper and singer who is currently a member of the Korean hip-hop trio MFBTY. She is considered to be one of the best female rappers in Korea. In June 2007, she married Tiger JK in a private ceremony in a Buddhist Temple. The wedding occurred a month before the death of Tiger JK’s grandmother who had wanted to see them wed before her passing. Yoon Mi-rae gave birth to their son Jordan Seo in March 2008. 

Yoon Mi-rae and her husband are advocates against child abuse. In 2011, they appeared in a photoshoot with their son in Vogue Korea for the “Stop Child Abuse & Love Children” campaign. They also filmed a public service announcement for the World Day for the Prevention of Child Abuse, performing at the 2011 Child Abuse Awareness Concert. In 2012, South Korea’s Ministry of Health and Welfare commended the couple for their efforts in promoting child abuse prevention.

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