Archive for the 'Hip Hop & Rap' Category

Free Style – Y (Please Tell Me Why)

Monday, November 17th, 2008

Free Style is a Korean hip hop pop group. The group is most famously known for its hit song Y (Please Tell Me Why) and currently has five albums released and two singles. They have collaborated with various artists, such as As One in a remake single. Enjoy the video of the said song below.

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Buga Kingz – Siren

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Buga Kingz is a Korean hip-hop group made up of Bobby Kim, Juvie Train and GanD. They released their debut album Bugalicious in 2001, and their second, The Renaissance, in 2005 (after GanD completed his military service). Although Buga Kingz formed in early 1999, Ghan-D and Juvie Train had to attend military service, which interrupted their career for a short time. Their 1st album was released in 2001, and their 2nd one 4 years later.

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jtL – Just Say Goodbye

Monday, October 27th, 2008

jtL is a Korean hip hop group who was named after the initials of the members’ stage name. After the release of their second album Run Away, the group has been inactive for 3 years and the band members are each pursuing solo careers.

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Epik High – Fan

Monday, August 11th, 2008

Epik High is a South Korean hip hop group from Seoul, South Korea. Epik High was relatively unknown to Koreans in the beginning of its career due to hip-hop music’s lack of popularity in Korea. Their success began with the release of their second album, titled High Society . Upon the success of their third album, Swan Songs , released in late 2005, Epik High has become one of the most popular hip-hop figures in Korea. Members of Epik High are:

  • Tablo – rapping, vocals , songwriting, programming
  • Mithra Jin – rapping, vocals , songwriting
  • DJ Tukutz – turntables, programming, samples, songwriting,vocals
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