GRAY MINO, First Line Up Producer for SMTM10
Mnet hip hop surprised their followers today (16/07) by revealing the first producer team for the upcoming rap competition Show Me The Money 10. They uploaded a picture of Gray Mino both on twitter and instagram. In the caption, Gray invites rappers to join by saying “Participant with a picture of good music coming out” while Mino stated “Participant who can show off his ‘coolness’ as well as his skills”. Be ready to brand new chart-like music from this producer team!
GRAY Mino already drop a ‘hint’
Before the announcement, Gray and Mino already dropped the hint but they were not expected to be the producer. First, some fans spotted them hanging out together in the cafe. After that, Gray posted some pictures when he visited Korean Eye 2020 that Mino participated in by the name Ohnim. Mino exhibited seven art works in this artwork exhibition. Along with Mino’s groupmate Seungyoon, iKON Jinhwan, and artist Youn Gimin, they took a picture together. What a good hints, right? We should’ve know
Mino Show Me The Money 4
Gray Mino are not new faces in Show Me The Money. Mino was the first to join Show Me The Money 4 in 2015. Participated as a contestant, he took the runner-up place of the season. His phenomenal lyrics, “Yang CEO says ‘Pack my bags if I get eliminated!’” was the spotlight of the audition episode. Passing the audition, he joined Zico and Paloalto team and survived until the final round.
Finish the season as a runner-up, he successfully topped South Korean music charts with the songs Fear feat Taeyang of Big Bang in the semi-final and Okey Dokey feat Zico in Final Roun 1. Even last year the song Okey Dokey was viral again after being featured in Korean drama True Beauty. After 5 years, people still jammed to the song! And probably will be for the next upcoming years.
Gray Show Me The Money 5
While Mino joined as a contestant, Gray came up as the producer right next season after Mino. Along with Simon Dominic, he became a producer on the AOMG team for Show Me The Money 5 in 2016. The team recruited One, BewhY, G2 and DayDay as their team members. Not coming for playing, Gray produced a lot of hit songs for this season, dominating the domestic chart with I’m not the one you knew, Comfortable, Day Day, and Forever. His team also bought BewhY as the winner of the season. Gray is ready to top the chart again!
Gray is a South Korean rapper and producer under Jay Park label, AOMG. He is well-known as the forefront producer who has been catching the hip hop trends in South Korea. Gray produced high-quality hip hop music with his own style, successfully gaining high praises as the producer. Supported by Zion T, Gray debuted in 2012 with single Blink. Next year after debut, he joined AOMG after meeting Jay Park in TV Program Immortal Song. Then, expanding his position as a major producer in the agency.
Mino is a member of South Korean boy group Winner under YG Entertainment that debuted in 2014. The group was formed from previously named Team A who won the survival program WIN: Who Is Next. Positioned as main rapper of the group, not only in charge of rapping, he also produced Winner songs since debut.
After debut, he joined Show Me The Money 4, taking place as the runner-up of the season. Continuing his music career, he released his first full-length solo album XX in 2018, fully expressing his original colors. After several comebacks as a group and solo artist, Mino released his second full-length album TAKE last year. He showed various genres such as hip hop, R&B, and ballad, boasting a wider musical spectrum.
We really looking forward to producer Gray Mino cool and catchy songs this season! Are you?
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