Are You A Fan Of K-Hip-Hop? Here Are The Facts About Mnet’s ‘Show Me The Money 6’

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Show Me the Money 6 is the sixth season of a South Korean rap competition TV show that airs on Mnet. The first season aired in 2012 and the latest is the eighth season, which aired in 2019. Even though the format differs for every season, the main plot consists of contestants competing against each other in sequences of challenges until the best rapper is left. The contestants range from rookies to experienced rappers. There are also  professional rappers who generally act as judges and mentors, who are known as the producers.

In this article, Channel-Korea will explain about Show Me the Money 6. So, stay tuned!

About the Show

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Show Me the Money 6 aired every Friday at 23:00 KST from June 30, 2017, to September 1, 2017, on Mnet. The producers consisted of four notable teams. The first team was Team Dynamic Duo, consisting of Choiza and Gaeko. The second team was Team DoPark, consisting of Jay Park and Dok2. The third team was Team FANXYCHILD, consisting of Zico and Dean. The fourth team was Team Feel GHood, consisting of Tiger JK and Bizzy. Rapper Kim Jin-pyo acted as the host for the sixth season.

Judges

Team Dynamic Duo

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Team Dynamic Duo consisted of rappers Choiza and Gaeko. The duo debuted in 2004 with the album Taxi Driver. Along with Go Kyung-min, Dynamic Duo founded an independent record label in 2006, named Amoeba Culture. The label is home to prominent artists such as Dynamic Duo, Rhythm Power, Planet Shiver, Yankie, Primary, and Ha:tfelt. It was the first time for Dynamic Duo be producers in the survival show.

Team 도박 (DoPark)

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Team DoPark consisted of Jay Park and Dok2. Jay Park is CEO, rapper and singer for AOMG and H1GHR Music, and a Roc Nation recording artist. He previously participated in season 4 as a judge for Team AOMG, along with rapper Loco. Meanwhile, Dok2 is a CEO and rapper for Illionaire Records, and a member of Ambition Muzik and Feel GHood Crew. He previously participated in seasons 3 and 5 as a judge for Team Illionaire ,along with rapper The Quiett.

Team FANXYCHILD

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Team FANXYCHILD consisted of Zico and Dean. Zico is a rapper and member of the K-pop group Block B. He is also a member of the hip-hop crew FANXYCHILD. He previously participated as a judge in Show Me the Money 4 for Team ZiPal, along with rapper Paloalto. Meanwhile, Dean is a renowned R&B singer and songwriter under Joombas Music Group. He is also a member of the FANXYCHILD and Club Eskimo crews.

Team Feel GHood

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Team Feel GHood consisted of Tiger JK and Bizzy. Tiger JK is a rapper who is well-known for introducing Korean hip-hop during the late ’90s and 2000s. He is the founder and CEO of Feel GHood Music, and a member of the hip-hop groups MFBTY and The Movement. Meanwhile, Bizzy is a rapper under Feel GHood Music and a member of MFBTY and The Movement hip-hop groups.

Rounds

Round One: Open Auditions

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The first round was open auditions. The format is that a random judge listens to a short, a cappella rap from each contestant and hands a necklace to the contestants that have passed to the next round. Over 12,000 contestants auditioned with a mix of rookie rappers, returning contestants, and veteran rappers participating in the competition. The open auditions were held in Seoul, South Korea, and Los Angeles and New York in the United States of America. Grammy Award-winning producer/rapper Swizz Beatz was a guest judge for the New York auditions. A total of 130 applicants out of 12,000 applicants passed to the next round.

Here are some notable videos from the first round:

Round Two: One Minute Rap

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The second round involved a one-minute rap. The format was that contestants had one minute to rap in front of all the judges. At least one team of judges must pass the rapper in order for him to move on to the next round. If all four teams fail the rapper, they are eliminated from the competition.

Here are some notable videos from the second round:

The list of Notable Rappers at the One-Minute Rap Round is as follows:

Rapper Team DoPark Team FANXYCHILD Team Dynamic Duo Team Feel GHood
Hangzoo PASS PASS PASS PASS
Nucksal PASS PASS PASS PASS
Woo Won-jae PASS PASS PASS PASS
Hanhae PASS PASS PASS PASS
Junoflo PASS PASS PASS PASS
Jo Woo-chan PASS FAIL PASS PASS
Young B PASS PASS PASS FAIL
Maniac PASS PASS PASS PASS
Killagramz PASS PASS PASS PASS
Olltii FAIL PASS PASS PASS
Black Nine PASS PASS PASS PASS
Asol PASS PASS PASS PASS
Penomeco PASS PASS PASS PASS
Punchnello FAIL PASS PASS PASS
P-Type FAIL PASS FAIL PASS
Sleepy FAIL PASS PASS PASS
Truedy PASS FAIL PASS PASS
Double K PASS PASS PASS PASS
myunDo PASS PASS PASS PASS
Hash Swan PASS PASS PASS PASS
Ignito PASS PASS PASS PASS
Ato PASS PASS PASS PASS
Digiri FAIL FAIL FAIL PASS

Red color indicates being FAILED by the Producer Team. A total of 70 rappers survived the second round.