Outsider was this weeks AN’R Artist and Repertoire guest in the SoundK studio with DJ SeeAn. Outsider (아웃사이더) debut in 2004 as part of Korea’s underground rap scene. He is currently under Assa Comz. He spent the 3 years between now and his previous album going deeper into his music. He is a flowing musician never stagnant.
– His real name is Shin Okcheol (신옥철)
– He is known for his speed rapping
– He cites MC Sniper as his mentor
– The song Bye U features Mblaq’s G.O
– He was originally under Sniper Sound (owned by MC Sniper)
– He is the CEO of his own company Assa Comz
– Outsider is having a concert August 23 in Hongdae at V-hall and it is free with limited space.
Q & A::
Q: What is the meaning behind the name Outsider?
A: Being an outsider means doing something different from others. Taking a road other won’t go down.
Q: What was it like workIng with K.Will?
A: It was a fun experience. K.Will wants a lot of things from his music and himself. K.Will would make a good rapper with some practice and coaching from a pro. Being a vocal K.Will’s rap style is exclusive to himself. When vocalist raps their raps tend to express things that genuine rappers don’t.
Q: Please explain your company’s name?
A: Assa Comz- Comz is short for communication. He believes communication is one of the most important things in life. He wanted to be different from other entertainment companies in Korea and put this is the name. Assa is a term used a lot in Korea. Put together with communication it gives the meaning of fun and energetic communication.