Archive for the 'Hip Hop & Rap' Category

Rain – I’m Coming

Monday, December 10th, 2007

Rain’s real name is Jung Ji-Hoon and was born on June 25, 1982 in Seoul. Rain recalls all the hardships he encountered while auditioning for various talent agencies before he finally got accepted and achieved the fame he has now. His singing and dancing prowess are certainly not to be missed, but another plus factor that makes Rain such a big hit all over Asia is his acting abilities. In 2004, his show “Full House” was one of the highest-ranked Korean dramas of all-time, and was also shown in the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, China, Japan, Taiwan and the U.S. He has also won several acting and music awards since his debut in 2002.

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Shinhwa – Once in a Lifetime

Monday, November 12th, 2007

Shinhwa (Korean for myth or legend) is a popular South Korean boy band comprised of 6 members, three of which are vocalists and the other three are rappers.

Shinhwa is also the longest-running boy band in South Korea, and has released a total of 9 studio albums to date. While most popular in Asia, Shinhwa has also performed in various parts of the globe like the US, Australia, China, Taiwan, North Korea, Singapore, and Japan.

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1TYM – Without You

Monday, October 15th, 2007

A popular hip-hop group, 1TYM is composed of four members namely Oh Jin Hwan, eddy Park, Song Baek Kyoung, and Danny Im. Their official website includes information about the group’s musical beginnings, a photo gallery, and news, and the group’s schedule.

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Jin and Sean – Baby Girl Give Me Your Phonenumber

Monday, September 18th, 2006

These guys use 50 Cent’s beat to create a whole new song. I wonder what fifty would say? I don’t think he speaks Korean so it won’t be a problem.