Hong Si-young( Hangul : 홍시영; born January 24, 1991),better known by his stage name,Giriboy(Hangul: 기리보이), is a South Korean rapper, songwriter, and record producer signed to Just Music.

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 Giriboy's Career

Fatal Album,much of which he had written years earlier as a high school student.He released a second EP titledFatal Album IIlater that year.

He also released the albumSexual Perceptions, which reached #10 on the Gaon Album Chart in March.

. In 2017, he released his fifth EP, called "5 Songs For Initiation".In December of the same year, he released his fifth album, "Graduation".

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 Giriboy's Discography

Studio albums

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsSales
Sensual Album(육감적인 앨범)
  • Released: January 20, 2014
  • Label: Just Music / Linchpin Music Corp.
Sexual Perceptions(성인식)
  • Released: March 17, 2015
  • Label: Just Music / Linchpin Music Corp.
Mechanical Album(기계적인 앨범)
  • Released: May 31, 2016
  • Label: Just Music / Linchpin Music Corp.
  • Released: December 20, 2017
  • Label: Just Music / Linchpin Music Corp.
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Extended plays

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsSales
Fatal Album(치명적인 앨범)
  • Released: June 19, 2012
  • Label: Just Music
Fatal Album II(치명적인 앨범 II)
  • Released: December 4, 2012
  • Label: Just Music
Lonely 4Songs(외롬적인 4곡)
  • Released: September 1, 2015
  • Label: Just Music / Linchpin Music Corp.
5 Songs For Initiation(신고식 5곡)
  • Released: April 4, 2017
  • Label: Just Music / Linchpin Music Corp.
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.


TitleYearPeak chart
As lead artist
"You Look So Good to Me"
2011Non-album single
"It Shows On Your Face" (얼굴에 다 써 있네요)
feat.Ugly Duck
2012 Fatal Album
"My Body Is Burning" (내 몸이 불타오르고 있어)
feat. Swings
Non-album single
feat. Swings
2013Sensual Album
"Wake Up"
feat. Swings
"Special" (특별해)2014
"Why Do You Live Like This?" (왜 그렇게 사니)Non-album singles
"Edited By Devil" (악마의 편집)
"Back and Forth 30 Min" (왕복 30분)
feat.Shin Ji-soo
2015 28 Sexual Perceptions
"Wu Gyeol" (우결)
feat. Fromm
55 Lonely 4Songs
"Hogu" (호구)
feat.Brother Su
29Non-album singles
"All Day" (하루종일)
feat. DJ SQ and Han Yo-han
2016 71
"Because You're Pretty" (예쁘잖아) 33Mechanical Album
"I'm In Trouble"
"Let's Drink" (술자리) 46Non-album single
"High Speed" (고속)2017 42 5 Songs For Initiation
"TV Star" (바보상자스타)
feat. Kim Seung-min
feat. Kid Milli
2018Non-album single
"Method" (방법)
produced by Fisherman, HAYAKE
2018 Two Song
"Let's Have a Drink" (한잔해요)
withLil Boi
2012Non-album single
"Rain Showers"
with Swings andC Jamm
2014Ripple Effect
"Hongkiyoung #2"
with Swings andGenius Nochang
"I'm Going" (난 앞으로만)
with Swings, C Jamm, andVasco
with Swings, Vasco, and Genius Nochang
"Fluttering Feelings" (설렘주의)
withNS Yoon-G
6Non-album single
"Breath" (숨)
withShannonand Vasco
64 Eighteen
"Pillow" (팔베개)
withSoyou, feat. Kihyun
2015 5 No.Mercy Part 2
"O Young"
withMad ClownandJooyoung, feat.No Mercy
71 No.Mercy Part 3
"Cliché" (글쎄...)
with Moonshine
Non-album single
"Days of Disturbance" (소란했던 시절에)
2016 Vintage Box Vol. 3
"Eum Eum" (음음)
with Goretexx,Black Nut,Bill Stax, Genius Nochang, and Swings
2017 We Effect
"Bunzi" (번지)
with Xitsuh and Young B
28 High School RapperPart 2
"Gu" (구)
with Goretexx and Han Yo-han
2018 Non-album single
As a featured artist
"The End" (끝)
by 2LSON, feat. Giriboy and Jo Hyun Ah
2014 47Non-album single
"Ma First"
byJang Hyun-seung, feat. Giriboy
2015 19 MY
"Don't Be Such a Baby"
bySistar, feat. Giriboy
10 Shake It
"Person Like a Person" (사람 같은 사람)
by NO:EL feat. Giriboy
2018 18'S/S
Soundtrack appearances
"Move" (이사)
feat. Mad Color
2016 EntertainerOST Part 9
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

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 Giriboy's Filmography

Television & Radio

2014 Show Me The Money 3 Mnet Contestant
You Hee-yeol's Sketchbook KBS2 Episode 249 (performing Rain Shower Remix)
2015 No Mercy Mnet Guest appearance
Yaman TV Mnet Episode 11 with Iron,Tymee,Cheetah, Lil Cham, & Oltii
Super K-pop Arirang Guest appearance
The ICON tv Guest appearance
2016 Super K-pop Arirang Guest appearance
Space Korea EBS1 Guest appearance
2017 High School Rapper Mnet Judge with Seo ChulGu
You Hee-yeol's Sketchbook KBS2 Episode 348 withJunggigo
NCT's Night Night radio SBS Guest appearance
HIPHOPPLAYA Guest appearance
Mix Nine JTBC Episode 5
A Man Who Feeds The Dog Channel A Season 2 Episode 26 withSwings

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 Giriboy's Awards and nominations

Hiphopplaya Awardsedit

YearCategoryNominated workResultRef
2012 Rookie of the Year GiriboyNominated
2014 Album of the Year Ripple EffectWon
Fashion Icon of the Year GiriboyNominated

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 Giriboy's References

  1. "기리보이 (Giriboy)". Mnet (in Korean). Retrieved 2016-05-09. 
  2. Glasby, Taylor (2016-06-01). "The Korean rapper talking #feelings & leaving hip hop behind". Dazed. Retrieved 2016-06-01. 
  3. Lee, In-hye (2013-02-28). "기리보이(Giriboy) - '치명적인 앨범 II' 인터뷰" [Giriboy - 'Fatal Album II' Interview]. Hiphopplaya Magazine (in Korean). Retrieved 2016-05-10. 
  4. Lee, Ji-hyun (2014-07-18). "기리보이, 씨잼과의 대결서 탈락…스윙스 눈물의 결과발표 왜?". Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). Retrieved 2016-05-10. 
  5. "Gaon Digital Chart, September 21-27, 2014". Gaon Digital Chart. Retrieved 2016-05-09. 
  6. "NS Yoon-G Releases A New Song With Giri Boy, 'Fluttering Feelings'". KpopStarz. 2014-09-23. Retrieved 2016-05-10. 
  7. "Giriboy, Mad Clown, Jooyoung, and "No Mercy" Contestants Release MV for "0 (Young)"". Soompi. 2015-02-04. Retrieved 2016-05-10. 
  8. "'No.Mercy' Comes To An End With Seven Trainees Set To Debut As Idol Group Monsta X". KpopStarz. 2015-02-12. Retrieved 2016-05-10. 
  9. "Weekly Gaon Album Chart, March 22-28, 2015". Gaon Album Chart. Retrieved 2016-05-09. 
  10. "Gaon Album Chart". Gaon Music Chart. 
  11. "2015년 03월 Album Chart". Gaon Music Chart. Retrieved 2018-04-20. 
  12. "2016년 06월 Album Chart". Gaon Music Chart. Retrieved 2018-04-20. 
  13. "2017년 12월 Album Chart". Gaon Music Chart. Retrieved 2018-04-20. 
  14. "Gaon Digital Chart". Gaon Music Chart. 
  15. "Hiphopplaya Awards 2012 결과 발표". Hiphopplaya (in Korean). 2013-04-10. Retrieved 2016-05-09. 
  16. "Hiphopplaya Awards 2014 결과발표". Hiphopplaya (in Korean). 2015-02-17. Retrieved 2016-05-09. 

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