Garion (band)

Garion(Korean: 가리온) is an influential South Korea hip hop group that pioneered Korea's underground hip-hop scene. The group currently consists of rappers MC Meta and Naachal. They are notable for rapping entirely in Korean .

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 Garion (band)'s History


Producer J-U joined the group in November.[citation needed]

First album and first major award[edit]

It was later chosen as one of the 100 "Masterpieces of Korean Popular Music."

Second album[edit]

In 2011, Garion2 (가리온2) received 'The Best Album of the Year', 'The Best Hip-hop Album of the Year', and 'The Best Hip-hop song of the Year' in the Korean Music Awards .In 2012, MC Meta and Naachal became the founders of the crew 'Bulhanddang' (불한당, 不汗?).

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 Garion (band)'s Members

MC Meta[edit]

Before long, studio album was released and was also praised by the listeners.


Naachal didn't have any solo careers until the release of 《Mutu(무투(武鬪)》. He was busy on his school but also there was a rumor that Naachal didn't prefer featuring on another track. He also had some bad health problems. However, after the release of 《Mutu(무투(武鬪)》, he participated in many songs and on May 2009, released a project album called Golden Boy Training Academy with Issac Squab.


J-U started his career as a producer in 1995 in Germany and when he returned to Korea, he participated in concerts in hip-hop club Honey. Then he moved to Club MP and met with MC Meta and Naachal. After his succession from Garion, people thought he quit his career as a producer.

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 Garion (band)'s Discography


  • Garion(2004)
  • Garion 2(2010)

Mini albums[]

  • 15th Anniversary Album(2013)
  • 15th Anniversary Album (Instrumental)(2013)


  • "무투" (2005)
  • "그 날 이후" (2005)
  • "거짓 2013" (2013)
  • "Heritage" (2016)
  • "이야기" (2016)

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 Garion (band)'s Awards and nominations

Korean Music Awards[edit]

YearCategoryNominated workResultRef
2006 Best Hip Hop Song "무투"Won
2011 Album of the YearGarion 2Won
Best Hip Hop AlbumWon
Best Hip Hop Song "Most Urgent" (feat. NUCK)Won

Hiphopplaya Awards[edit]

YearCategoryNominated workResultRef
2011 Album of the Year DJ AND MC(by MC Meta & DJ WRECKX)Nominated
Featuring of the Year MC MetaNominated
2014Single of the Year "YGGR" (by Illionaire Records feat. MC Meta)Won
"무언가" (by Huckleberry P feat. Ignito & MC Meta)Nominated

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 Garion (band)'s References

  1. Surh, Jung-min (2010-11-04). "Garion rises in hip-hop scene". The Hankyoreh. Retrieved 2016-05-13. 
  2. "가리온(Garion) 소개". Mnet (in Korean). Retrieved 2016-05-13. 
  3. "15 Korean Rappers You Should Know That Aren’t Psy". XXL Mag. 2013-02-12. Retrieved 2016-05-13. 
  4. Kwon, Mee-yoo (2011-02-24). "Garion sweeps music awards". Korea Times. Retrieved 2016-05-13. 
  5. Kim, Dae-hyeong (2004-03-06). "드디어 정규 앨범! '가리온'을 만나다.". Hiphopplaya (in Korean). Retrieved 2016-05-16. 
  6. Bradley, Paul T. (2012-06-25). "Five Quite Good K-hop Albums". L.A. Weekly. Retrieved 2016-05-16. 
  7. "가리온, 오는 7월 공식 컴백", 2010년 6월 24일 힙합플레이야 뉴스
  8. "가리온 “까임방지권은 필요 없다. 실력으로 평가받고 싶다”", 김봉현,, 2010년 8월 27일 작성, 2010년 8월 27일 확인
  9. "가리온 2집이 10월 26일날 발매 확정!", 글쓴이 recrash (김찬우), 2010년 10월 15일, 힙합플레이야 음악 국내 게시판
  10. "한국콘서바토리 - 힙합 뮤지션을 위한 국내 최고의 4년제 음악대학 학사 교육과정 !!", 힙합플레이야 홍보 페이지
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  12. Spolight - 불한당 크루, Bluc & Melo, HIPHOPLE Spotlight, 2012년 5월 8일
  13. "엠씨 메타 & 디제이 렉스 인터뷰 (ME META, DJ WRECKX)", 힙합플레이야 뉴스, 2011년 4월 9일
  14. "Hiphopplaya Awards 2011, 올해의 앨범: 타블로 (Tablo)" [Hiphopplaya Awards 2011, Album of the Year: Tablo]. Hiphopplaya (in Korean). 2012-02-27. Retrieved 2016-05-16. 
  15. "Hiphopplaya Awards 2011, 올해의 피처링 아티스트 : 빈지노(Beenzino)" [Hiphopplaya Awards 2011, Featuring of the Year: Beenzino]. Hiphopplaya (in Korean). 2012-02-24. Retrieved 2016-05-16. 
  16. "Hiphopplaya Awards 2014 결과발표" [Hiphopplaya Awards 2014 Results]. Hiphopplaya (in Korean). 2015-02-17. Retrieved 2016-05-16. 

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