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Drunken Tiger, Pioneers of Korean Hip Hop

November 9, 2016 | Comments

Tiger JK was born in July 29, 1974 under a Korean family that immigrated to America when he was young. While his family moved to Los Angeles, Tiger moved to his uncle’s Tae-kwon-do gym in...

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The Mighty Zulu Kings (MZK) defeated the Gamblerz Crew at the tenth anniversary of Freestyle Session in Los Angeles, in August 2007.   This battle became known as “one of the most controversial finals in Freestyle...

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Korean Hip Hop Spotlighted in the US

April 30, 2014 | Comments

Verbal Jint, Beenzino, Bumkey & More Are Coming To The U.S. As Part Of The ‘Asian Music Festival Korean Hip Hop Series’ K-Hip Hop luminary Verbal Jint will headline the ‘Asian Music Festival Korean Hip...

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SXSW 2014: Guide to Global Hip Hop

March 11, 2014 | Comments

This week begins the largest music conference, SXSW (South by Southwest), in Austin, Texas. For those who have made the trek to go sleepless to see a million bands, he is a guide to the...

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Legendary Korean hip hop artists Dynamic Duo will perform at ‘One Mic’ in March. by Adrienne Stanley (for World Hip Hop Market) Dynamic Duo (Choiza and Gaeko) will bring their award-winning sound of Korean hip...

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“It was a nerve-wracking, humbling, yet very loving experience,” says Yoon Mirae of the trio’s MIDEM showcase by Jessica Oak and Jeff Benjamin (Billboard.com) With thumping beats blasting throughout the Palais des Festivals venue, hip-hop...

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by Greg Schick (World Hip Hop Market) Hip Hop Culture is nearing its fourth decade of existence. Throughout those 40 years, main stream hip hop music has tended to be male dominated, with some notable...

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On September 22nd, The Creator’s Project, a global network aimed to introduce and connect artistic individuals together, returned to Seoul to put on one of their signature technology-infused concerts. Tiger JK was selected as the Korea representative...

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Gangnam Style, a peculiar South Korean hip-hop video that lampoons a trendy district in Seoul, has become an unlikely global hit. South Korean rapper PSY’s “Gangnam Style” video has 220 million YouTube views and counting, and it’s easy...

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Hip hop trio Soul Dive has teamed up with Gavy NJ’s Misty for an impressive collaboration for the trio’s second digital single, “A Bit More“....

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