Yang Hyun-suk Biography
(Music Executive & Rapper)
Birthday: December 2, 1969 (Sagittarius)
Born In: Anguk-dong, Seoul, South Korea
Yang Hyun-suk is a South Korean rapper, dancer, record producer and music executive. Yang started his journey by being part of a band named Seo Taiji and Boys in the early 90s. Yang, met with the founding members of the band with some other purpose and not with an intention of joining them in their journey, but he got really inspired by the way the band approached music and he became a part of it in 1992. The group, after beginning its journey in South Korea, became one of the most successful music groups of all time in the country with chart-busting songs such as ‘Nan Arayo’. However, the group eventually got disbanded in 1996 due to some controversies that they had to face due to censorship laws. The members of the group went on their separate ways and Yang ended up establishing YG Entertainment in 1998 and ever since, YG Entertainment has become one of the most influential labels in the country. As the judge of TV reality shows, Yang has appeared in several seasons of ‘K-pop Star’, a South Korean music show that looks out for emerging talents.