Wonstein infrared camera is a turning point of Wonstein career as a musician. From an underrated rapper under the Mommy Son label, Beautiful Noise, he became a famous musician who is loved by netizens. It all started with his journey in Show Me The Money 9 that is indeed amazing. He made everyone amazed by his musical ability in every performance he did throughout the show. The climax of his charming appearance in Show Me The Money was a semi-final stage performance, Infrared Camera. Why is this song loved by many?
Wonstein Infrared Camera, a Romantic Love Song for SMTM 9 Semi-final
Usually, the semi-finalist from Show Me The Money would show something related to hip hop, whether it is about themselves or their career as the rapper. But Wonstein showed otherwise, he chose to perform a romantic hip hop song as his weapon to win against Mushvenom, his opponent. Using downtempo 111 bpm within dreamy flute melodies, Wonstein Infrared Camera brings the listener into Wonstein fairytale-alike love story.
Infrared Camera is the song about a man who is deeply in love with his lover. Based on the lyrics, they always want to be together in every condition. Their condition at that moment is not pretty good, but the man wants the woman to stay, asking her to trust him and face the struggle together without leaving each other even once. This performance was praised by viewers and charted high in the domestic chart right away. Even until today, the comment section went, “The next season is coming soon but I don’t get tired (with this song), I keep listening to this song again and again.” Every Korean hip hop enthusiast can relate with this comment, right?
Deep More about Wonstein Infrared Camera
On one occasion, Wonstein got a chance to be interviewed by BIAS youtube channel about Infrared Camera. Wonstein deliberately tells a story about the first time his inspiration came, “I’m going for a walk in the park. There is a big camera in the doorway. ‘Oh, what is this?’ I walked and looked at it. It was measuring the temperature and showed a beautiful infrared color. Therefore, I have thoughts to create music from that video. I think I was going to write the melody first.”
After that, he explained more about the meaning of Infrared Camera in the song. He explained that he positioned himself as the one who sees the world from an infrared camera point of view, which can see the ‘feeling’ of others which cannot be seen in real life. Then, he found the one he was secretly in love with and ‘The love is blooming.” That’s what Wonstein Infrared Camera is all about.
Wonstein is a rapper under the Beautiful Noise label founded by Mommy Son. Debuted in 2018 with the single Spider Web, he is famous two years later for his appearance in MNet hip hop competition program, Show Me The Money season 9. Only survived until the semi-final round, Wonstein path in the show is memorable and gained a lot of netizens respect. He is acknowledged as the artist with a tender but trendy sense.
Listen to Wonstein Infrared Camera on Spotify and Apple Music.
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