Woo Wonjae goes by the stage name Woo. He is a rapper that has a dark aura and style when he raps. The most important part of his songs is the good lyrics. His rap signature is his lyrics that tell about personal life and stories from the deepest place in his heart. In 2017, Woo Wonjae SMTM 6 appearance made him gain huge popularity.
Woo Wonjae SMTM 6 First Preliminary Audition
In his first Preliminary Round of SMTM 6, he was judged by Tiger JK and he rapped acapella in front of him. He stared into Tiger JK’s eyes without hesitation and rapped his first verse confidently. In the first verse, he described his life with ‘my life is a prison locked in misfortune, my life is locked in misfortune’. After that Tiger JK asked him for another verse. Woo showed him his ‘tto tto tto (again again and again)’ verse
Woo Wonjae SMTM 6 legendary Fire Round Performance
Woo showed his 60 seconds rap in front of all the producers. He made the producers focus on him in 60 seconds. All the producers showed a shocking reaction and they were mesmerized by him. He finished his rap right in the 60th second. His rap doesn’t feel like1 minute, he made the listeners enjoy his rap and forget the time. He received an ALL PASS in this round and the producers praised his style.
Woo Wonjae SMTM 6 1 vs 1 battle. Versus Ignito
From the beginning episode, Woo Wonjae has been compared with Ignito. They both have the same rap style. People call them monsters because of their dark and scary rap. In the 1 vs 1 battle, they faced each other. This is the time when the darkness againsts another darkness. They rapped with the beat XX FXXX Boy by Jay Park.
Tiger JK’s First Pick! Woo Wonjae SMTM 6 team Tiger JK & Bizzy
Since none of the cypher winners chose the Tiger JK and Bizzy team, they still have 5 slots of team members. Tiger JK and Bizzy can choose the five rappers they wanted and the rappers can decide if they wanted to go or not. Tiger JK chose Woo as his first pick and that was how Woo got into Tiger JK and Bizzy team.
After forming his team together with MAN1AC, ASoL, P-Type, and BLACK NINE, they have to do the Song Battle mission. They performed a song titled Chopstick. Woo Wonjae rapped his verse perfectly at the last and he advanced to the next round.
Woo Wonjae SMTM 6 Diss Battle | Iconic Verse
It is finally the most iconic diss battle in SMTM. Woo and Asol were against Nucksal and Jo Woochan in the battle between Tiger JK and Bizzy team with Dynamic Duo team. Woo diss Woochan with the line ‘Don’t worry Woochan, you can cry if you want. There’s no such thing as Santa Claus.’
Woo Wonjae SMTM 6 Semi Final
The most awaited round in Show Me the Money, here comes the official stages. Woo was in a mic selection process with BLACK NINE. He made it to the stage and performed T.O with MRSHLL, Tiger JK, and Bizzy. Woo Wonjae stage with all the mesmerizing setting and lighting captivated the audience. He continued his rap even after the beat stopped, did acapella rap and it made the stage more impressive. He showed who Woo Wonjae is in this stage and won against Ja Mezz.
MOVE in the Final Round
The contestants left are only 3 rappers. There are Woo, Hangzoo, and Nucksal. For the first round he chose to perform last. He got the chance to choose the order since he got the highest score in the busking challenge. Woo performed with his producer, Bizzy, a song titled MOVE. This stage also showed his signature style that amazed people. Unfortunately, this is his last stage in SMTM 6. He got the lowest score on the voting and didn’t get to perform in the second stage. He became the third place in SMTM 6.
Woo Wonjae We Are
He already prepared a song for the second stage in the final round titled We Are featuring Gray and Loco. But they didn’t get the chance to perform this song in SMTM6. Woo still released the song after he was eliminated and surprisingly, this song topped the music charts and got a lot of love from everyone. The song is very fun and easy listening. No wonder it got 38 million views in the official audio.
Woo Wonjae SMTM 6 Post Activities
All the journey Woo made in SMTM 6 totally showed his potential and it made him gain huge popularity. After SMTM6 ended, Woo signed with the label AOMG until now. He continued his music with AOMG and often did collaborations with his labelmates. Not only musically, Woo wonjae also appear on multiple television program as a guest, loved by many. The music Woo made after SMTM are varies but he still has the specialty, his poetic lyrics.
What do you think of Woo Wonjae SMTM 6 Journey? We really found a lot of talented rapper that season, he’s really a gift.