Korean rap

Premieres

Dive in and Get Some Money with Okasian, Keith Ape, and Bryan Cha$e in "Underwater Bank"

South Korea's Cohort crew makes waves with the first video in their "Last Orcas" series.
Noisey Staff
7.12.16
we saw this

Keith Ape and Ken Rebel Made Webster Hall Explode at Our Show Last Night in New York

The "It G Ma" rapper brought together Seoul and New York City.
Noisey Staff
12.18.15
Features

2015 Was Korean Rap's Breakthrough Year

If 2014 was the year the underground Korean rap scene captured mainstream attention, 2015 was the year it grew so big that even the Pacific Ocean couldn’t contain it.
Madeleine Lee
12.1.15
New music

Noisey Presents Keith Ape Live in New York: Celebrate with a New Song, "Psycho" Feat. Robb Bank$

The first song in the "The Savage Haring Gallery" series sounds like the apocalypse. Come see what that looks like live at Webster Hall.
Noisey Staff
10.20.15
Interviews

Korean Hip-Hop Supergroup MFBTY Made an Album Just for Their Twitter Followers

Their fans are better than yours.
Beverly Bryan
6.25.15
Interviews

An Epik Interview with Epik High

We caught up with the beloved rap pioneers at the end of the largest North American tour by any Korean act since 2010.
Madeleine Lee
6.17.15
Op-Eds

Rap Monster Is Proving Assumptions About Korean Idol Rappers Wrong

It's time to start taking the breakout star of BTS seriously as a rapper.
Blanca Méndez
5.26.15
The Noisey Guide to

The Noisey Guide to Korean Rap Pioneers Epik High

After a hiatus that sent one member into hiding from fans who wanted to kill him and the other two members into the military, one of Korea's favorite rap groups is back and about to tour North America.
Madeleine Lee
5.22.15
Op-Eds

"It G Ma" Made Asian Rap History (In Addition to Sounding Like OG Maco's "U Guessed It")

Keith Ape, JayAllday, Loota, Okasian, and Kohh brought Japanese and Korean rap together to become new global trap overlords.
Dexter Thomas
2.2.15
The Noisey Guide to

2 Chainz and Rollies: The Noisey Guide to Korean Rap Label Illionaire Records

Dok2, The Quiett, and Beenzino have the hottest rap label in Korea.
Madeleine Lee
1.15.15