Shin Ji min


Shin Ji-min(born January 8, 1991), better known by her stage nameJimin, is a South Korean singer and rapper. She is best known for being the leader and main rapper of the girl group AOA , which debuted in 2012 under FNC Entertainment . In 2015, Jimin was a semi-finalist in the first season ofUnpretty Rapstar. During the show, she released several successful collaboration singles, most notably "Good Start" (with Seulong ) and "Puss" (with Iron ).Jimin debuted as a soloist in 2016 with the single "Call You Bae" (featuring Xiumin ).

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 Shin Ji min 's Biography

From her second year of middle school to her first year of high school, she studied abroad at a Chinese language school for two years. While in China, she also attended a practical music school.

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 Shin Ji min 's Career


She is also part of band unit AOA Black, established in 2013.She wrote the rap for AOA Black's single "Moya".

Solo careeredit

She was also a cast member of the variety showOff to Schoolfor four episodes, beginning March 17, 2015.

The song's music video was based onGame of Thrones.

The single is the first release of Jimin's solo project #OOTD (Outfit of the Day).

together with Seo Yu-na , the song is called "If You Were Me" and it was released on January 28, 2018.

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 Shin Ji min 's Discography


TitleYearPeak chart positionsSalesAlbum
(with MC Meta and Nuck)
  • KOR(DL): 73,272+
Unpretty Rapstar
"Good Start"
(withLim Seulong)
  • KOR(DL): 746,517+
  • : 992,890+
  • KOR(DL): 65,255+
Non-album single
"Call You Bae"
2016 5
  • : 661,196
"Hallelujah" 2017
"Hey" 2018


TitleYearPeak chart positionsSalesAlbum
(Kang Min-hee featuring Jimin)
  • KOR(DL): 27,633+
Non-album single

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 Shin Ji min 's Filmography

Reality programs

2013 Cheongdam-dong 111Herself tvN

Variety shows

2015 Unpretty Rapstar Contestant Mnet Semi-finalist
Off to School Cast jtbc Episode 36–39
Let's Go! Dream Team Regular cast SZTV Chinese version (with Chanmi)
2016 Bon Bun Olympic Contestant KBS
2017 Sherlock's Room Main cast MBC

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 Shin Ji min 's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
7th Melon Music Awards
Hot Trend Award
"Puss" (with Iron )

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 Shin Ji min 's References

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  6. Lee KyungNam (July 11, 2013). "AOA to Launch Band Unit AOA Black". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved August 14, 2015. 
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  8. Bae Jae-ryeon (2015-03-13). "지민 키썸 무대 'X싼 느낌' 대박케미 터지나". Newsen (in Korean). Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
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  10. "2015년 14주차 Digital Chart". Gaon Music Chart. 28 March 2015. Archived from the original on 9 March 2016. Retrieved 28 March 2016. 
  11. Hwang Hye-jin (18 March 2015). "'Unpretty Rapstar' AOA's Jimin to Release Duet Song with Iron". Newsen. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  12. Son Ji-hyoung (26 February 2016). "AOA's Jimin's new song features EXO's Xiumin". K-Pop Herald. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  13. Yoon Ho-jung (11 March 2015). "AOA's Jimin, EXID's Hani, Eun Ji Won and More to Join 'I'm Going to School'". Newsen. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  14. Jin Min-ji (23 April 2015). "AOA's Ji-min to release hip-hop track". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  15. Ha, You-bin (28 April 2015). "JIMIN N J.DON Release The Music Video Of 'GOD'". BNT News. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  16. Bae Jung-yun (3 March 2016). "AOA′s Jimin Achieves an All-Kill on Music Charts". BNT News. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  17. "Watch: AOA's Jimin Makes Fierce Solo Comeback With MV For "Hallelujah" | Soompi". Retrieved 2017-12-10. 
  18. AOA’s Jimin And Yuna Sing “If You Were Me” In MV For “Hwayugi” OST Featuring Yoo Hoe Seung
  19. "2015년 19주차 Digital Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). April 7, 2015. 
  20. "2015 Download Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Archived from the original on January 11, 2016. Retrieved January 11, 2015. 
  21. * "2016 Yearly Gaon Download Chart". Gaon Chart. Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved 2017-01-13. 
  22. Jackson, Julie (18 November 2013). "'Cheongdamdong 111' captures K-pop stars off the stage". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  23. Won Ho-jung (11 February 2016). "Networks' pilot programs hit and miss during Seollal". K-Pop Herald. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 

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