Garion (artist)

Jae Hyun Lee

Garion, formed in 1998, is a South Korea Hip hop group that lead the start of Korean underground hip-hop. The group is consisted of MC Meta (Jae Hyun Lee) also known as Tronical or 每他, and Naachal (Hyun Il Jeong). J-U (Jae Yu Choi) was once a member of Garion but seceded since 2004 and from their second album, released in 2010, DJ Skip (Do Hyoung Kim) joined them temporarily in concerts. They are members of a crew called 'Bulhanddang' (불한당, 不汗党).

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Before J-U's secession

Before J-U joined Garion, they usually had dark beat and badly lyrics influenced by East Coast Hip-hop. However, after J-U's joining, lyrics became more abstract and poetic. They wrote lyrics purely with Korean, even removing simple English like "yo". J-U's beats were based on progressive Abstract Hip-hop from the 90's, which influenced many other producers in Korea. During this period, Garion's music style tried to define "Korean Hip-hop".

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