Black History Month Spotlight: The K-Music Edition!
Here’s a list of some not-so-well-known Black musicians in Kmusic that you should show some love to all the time but especially this Black History Month!
Korean and Black rapper Maniac is known for being part of multiple legendary korean hip-hop groups/crews. He was a member of the Jiggy Fellaz crew from 2007 to 2009. Then in 2010, he joined the group Uptown. After leaving Uptown, Maniac then formed another group with fellow group mate Snacky Chan called New Dynasty. Maniac recently returned in 2016 with a track called “K.O. Like Tyson” featuring Owen Ovados.
Black Moss is one half of the Seoul, South Korea based duo, Part Time Cooks. Moss, originally from Durban, South Africa, has been gaining much attention in the Khiphop scene along with his group mate Saul Goode. The group plans to do much more in 2017 so be on the look out.
Lee Michelle is a Korean and Black singer who first made herself known when she auditioned for Kpop Star season 1 in 2011. Since then Michelle has collected numerous different accolades. After Kpop Star, it was reported she signed with Yg Entertainment. Unfortunately, the plans to debut her in a girl group fell through and she left. Later she returned under DIMA Entertainment where she successfuly debuted as a solo artist with her mini album, I Can Sing. Recently, she came to attention again as she went on Hip Hop Tribe 2 where her powerful and self written rap got popular enough to get released as a single. After gaining attention from the show, she was casted in an upcoming musical.