15 Korean Rappers You Should Know That Aren’t Psy
Although he is a member of Illionaire Records, unlike The Quiett and Dok2 who are now veterans, Zino’s rise is still relatively new. Since his debut in the late aughts, he’s been praised as Korean hip-hop’s rising golden child, bodying every guest feature he hops on, and unleashing the widely lauded solo debut 24:26. Quickly becoming a star of his own, his humorous storytelling abilities—stylistically reminiscent of early records from the Native Tongues posse—are attracting the mainstream fan base, as well as earning the respect from rap heads. Despite the similarity in the name to Boston rapper Benzino, threatening magazine writers or running hate campaigns is not part of his math.