A milestone for DPR LIVE Eung Freestyle is one of the Korean hip hop songs that are popular internationally. This song is a successful YouTube ads product, what did that mean?
Eung Freestyle is a song by DPR LIVE back in 2016. This song is his second song he released after TILL I DIE in 2015. Beside DPR LIVE, the song is also featured with Sik-K, punchnello, Flowsik, and Owen Ovadoz. This freestyle already received 45 million views. The song was produced by GroovyRoom and you could hear their tagline ‘groovy everywhere’ in the song.
DPR LIVE EUNG FREESTYLE MUSIC VIDEO
The video potrays a traditional Korean house where they rapped in front of the house and having fun together. They were just sitting in front of the house, chatting, and even eating. Not many things are going on in the video, more like they are just hanging out together. DPR LIVE said in an interview that he wanted to appeal through visuals, since not everyone understands the language.
Beside YouTube, Eung Freestyle is also on Dream Perfect Regime’s Soundcloud. This song got 10 million plays on Soundcloud. This shows how popular this song is.
DPR LIVE Eung Freestyle Story
DPR LIVE mentioned that he wanted to show people that Koreans are good at rapping. This freestyle happened by just asking some friends if they wanted to participate or not and they started working on it.
Eung actually means ‘yes’ in Korean. But if you listen to the song crealy, you didn’t hear them saying ‘eung’ even once. There was just the beat that sounded like ‘eung’ in very low sound.
DPR LIVE Eung Freestyle as YouTube Ads
Before YouTube premium was a thing, we always watched advertisements everytime we opened a video on YouTube. DPR LIVE Eung Freestyle used to appear as a YouTube ad and by just 3 seconds teaser of the video played, a lot of people were tempted to watch the full version of this video. You can still find people in the comment section that said they watched it because it appeared in YouTube ads.
DPR LIVE Eung Freestyle widened the audience in Korean Hiphop back in 2017. Started from YouTube ads and made people make reaction videos for the song. It reached international listeners and made people start to find out more about Korean hip hop songs.
This song also got celebrities attention. The supermodel Tyra Banks tweeted that she enjoyed Eung Freestyle on her Twitter account @tyrabanks. The tweet got thousands of retweets and people are happy to see her enjoy the song.
DPR LIVE Eung Freestyle Achievement
Because of the quality, Eung Freestyle won the Collaboration of the Year in Korean Hiphop Awards 2017 by Hiphoplaya and Hiphople. They attended the awards and performed this song together. watch one of the fancam that fans took for the performance!
DPR LIVE Profile
Hong Da-bin or betterly known as DPR LIVE is a rapper and a member of Dream Perfect Regime. He started his career with TILL I DIE in 2015. Before releasing his album, he posted songs on YouTube such as GOD BLESS with punchnello and thirst.
He made his first EP Coming to You Live with the song Know Me, Laputa, Please, Right Here Right Now, Interlude, and his popular ‘DPR we gang gang’ song, To Myself. After this EP, he made his second EP that has a different vibe with Her. This album also made him get more love because of the song Jasmine. Other songs in the album are Martini Blue, Text Me, Is You Down?, and Your Name? (Intro). Since then he got more reputation and even won Rookie of the Year in Korean Hiphop Awards 2018 by Hiphoplaya and Hiphople.
Recently, he came back with the EP IITE COOL with 6 songs included. He made a pre-release song Yellow Cab before releasing the EP on July 23rd 2021. He collaborated with MAMAMOO’s Hwasa and Beenzino for the song Hula Hoops in the IITE COOL album. The songs in this album are Venus, Hula Hoops, Summer Tights, Boom, Yellow Cab, and Awesome!.
Even though it was released 5 years ago, until now people are still listening and love Eung Freestyle. We would never forget this YouTube ads song! Among all the verses in DPR LIVE Eung Freestyle, whose verse do you like the most?