Bobby (rapper)

Kim Ji-won( Hangul : 김지원; born December 21, 1995 in Seoul , South Korea ), better known by his stage nameBobby( Hangul : 바비), is a South Korean rapper and member of iKON , signed under YG Entertainment .As a trainee, Bobby appeared as a member of "Team B" in the 2013 Mnet reality-survival programmeWIN: Who Is Next. In 2014, he won the third season of Mnet's rap competitionShow Me the Money,and became a member of iKON through the Mnet reality-survival programmeMix & Match, along with bandmates B.I , Jinhwan, Junhoe , Donghyuk, Yunhyeong, and Chanwoo .

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 Bobby (rapper)'s Life and career

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The songs from his performances during the series charted well on digital charts in Korea. On September 13, he appeared in the Illionaire Records11:11concert alongside Dok2, The Quiett, and Beenzino .

He performed "Born Hater" with Epik High at the 2014 Mnet Asian Music Awards , also performing "Come Here" and his single "YGGR".He was featured on GQ Korea's 2014 Men of the Year list.

The group officially debuted on September 15, 2015, with the single "My Type".

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 Bobby (rapper)'s Discography and filmography

Charted songs[]

YearTitlePeak positionDigital sales
2014 "L4L (Lookin' For Luv)"

(featuringDok2andThe Quiett)

"연결고리#힙합" (YGGR#hiphop) 4
"가 (GO)" 16
"가드올리고 Bounce" (Raise Your Guard and Bounce) 4
"Born Hater"
Epik High(featuringBeenzino,Verbal Jint,B.I,Mino, Bobby)
"I'm Different"
HiSuhyun(featuring Bobby)
"Come Here"
Masta Wu(featuringDok2and Bobby)
2016 "사랑인걸 (It's Love)"
(Bobby,Koo Junhoe, Kim Donghyuk)

Production Credits[]

2013Team B "Climax"Co-Lyricist & Co-ComposerWIN: Who Is Next
"Just Another Boy"
2014Himself "Go" LyricistShow Me The Money 3
"L4L(Lookin' 4 Luv)"Co-Lyricist
"연결고리#힙합" (YGGR#hiphop)
"가드올리고 Bounce" (Raise Your Guard and Bounce) Lyricist & Co-Composer
Winner "Empty"Co-Lyricist
Epik High "Born Hater" Shoebox
iKON "Long time no see"MIX&MATCH
Hi Suhyun "I'm Different" Digital single
Masta Wu "Come here" Digital single
2015iKON "My Type"Welcome Back(Half Album)
"Rhythm Ta"
"Welcome Back"
"Today" (오늘따라; Oneul Ddara)
"M.U.P" (솔직하게; Soljighage)
"아니라고(I MISS YOU SO BAD)"Welcome Back(Full Album)
"이리오너라" (Anthem) Co-Composer & Co-Lyricist
"왜 또(WHAT'S WRONG?)"Co-Lyricist
"리듬 타 REMIX (RHYTHM TA) [Rock Version]"
2016Lee Hi "안봐도 비디오 (Video)"Seoulite

Reality shows and appearances[]

2013Mnet WIN: Who Is Next 10 episodes; premiered on August 23
2014 Show Me the Money3 Winner of series; competed withiKON'sB.I
MIX & MATCH 9 episodes
2015 SBS Running Man Episode 278-279; withB.I
KBS Happy Together 3 Episode 429; withB.I
2016 JTBC Two Yoo Project Sugar Man Episode 14; with iKON's Donghyuk andJunhoe
KBS Yoo Hee-Yeol's Sketchbook Episode 306; as iKON
MBC Infinite Challenge Episode 466 - 468

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 Bobby (rapper)'s References

  1. Jee Won, Jeong. "Bobby Wins ′SMTM3′ and Promises Not to Become Lazy". Mnet. eNewsWorld. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  2. "YG Entertainment Hold a Press Conference for ‘WIN’ + Profiles of the Contestants". 
  3. "Dissecting YG's New Male Group "Winner": Team B Members". KpopStarz. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  4. "Winner‘s debut album sweeps music charts". The Korea Herald. 12 August 2014. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  5. Kim, Ye-na. "[핫100신곡] 위너 ‘공허해’-‘컬러링’, 이별직후 남자의 치열한 열병". TVReport. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  6. Kalka, Emma. "YG trainee rapper Bobby wins 'Show Me the Money'". The Korean Herald. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  7. Gwon, Hyerim. "바비, 일리네어 콘서트 깜짝 게스트 출연 '열광' 앙코르 요청까지, 총 두 곡 소화하며 무대 즐겨 Bobby as a surprise guest at Illionaire concert, 'enthusiasm'". Joy 24 News. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  8. "Epik High Explores Dark, Personal Struggles & Tells Off Haters on 'Shoebox' Album". Billboard. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  9. Benjamin, Jeff. "Lee Hi & Akdong Musician's Suhyun Say 'I'm Different' on Brassy Collaboration". Billboard. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  10. "마스타 우, 바비와 ‘YG 힙합프로젝트2’ 참여… 나머지 한 명은? Masta Wu , Bobby and 'YG Hip Hop Project 2 "participation ... the rest one of them ?". Naver News. Retrieved 28 November 2014. 
  11. Stanley, Adrienne. "MAMA 2014:EXO Wins Best Male Group, SISTAR Upsets Girls' Generation & 2NE1 For Best Female Group". KpopStarz. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  12. Kramer, Kyle. "Have You Guys Seen the Korean Migos?". Noisey Music By Vice. Vice Magazine. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  13. "iKON’s Bobby poses for the "GQ Korea" Men of the Year issue". Koreaboo. Retrieved 27 November 2014. 
  14. Jackson, Julie (3 September 2014). "YG to mix and match to create boy band iKON". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  15. Lee, Yousun (7 November 2014). "Kim Dong-hyuk is the final member of iKON". The Asiatoday. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 
  16. "iKON's First Single Slated For January, YG Reveals New Group's Debut Strategy". KpopStarz. October 22, 2014. Retrieved 5 December 2014. 
  17. "Gaon Chart" (in Korean). Gaon Chart. Retrieved 2012-12-01. 
  18. Cumulative sales of "L4L":
  19. Cumulative sales of "YGGR #hiphop":
  20. Cumulative sales of "GO":
  21. Cumulative sales of "가드올리고 Bounce":
  22. Cumulative sales of "Born Hater":
  23. Cumulative sales of "I'm Different":
  24. Cumulative sales of "Come Here":
  25. "Gaon Download Chart - Week 4, 2016". Gaon Chart. Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved 28 January 2016.  >"Gaon Download Chart - Week 5, 2016". Gaon Chart. Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 
  26. "WINNER to debut with song by B.I and Bobby and self-written track". HelloKpop. Retrieved 29 November 2015. 

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