Dynamic Duo are a Korean hip hop duo consisting of Choiza and Gaeko. They could be considered the main representatives for urban music label,Amoeba Culture. Their debut album “Taxi Driver (2004) was the best-selling Hip Hop album in South Korea that year, recording 50,000 sales in its first month of release. In their 1st album, ‘Ring My Bell’ was the title track and since then they have continually come back with hits such as,‘Confession,’ ‘Attendance Check,’ ‘Solo,’ and ‘The Person Who Should Be Killed.’ Their second album, “Double Dynamite” also won them “Best Hip Hop Album” in the Korean Music Awards in 2006. Since their first album in 2004, they have released a total of 7 full-length albums.
Choiza and Gaeko met in the 6th grade of elementary school have a long standing history of being friends, who then started to work together through an underground hip hop group named CB Mass, before establishing themselves as Dynamic Duo in 2003. They have grown to become a highly respected hip hop duo.
Choiza and Gaeko have also individually produced and recorded their own singles through the NOWorkend project. It was a series of singles that Amoeba Culture released from it’s artists to show a completely different side of themselves to their fans.
Dynamic Duo have had many highlights throughout their career. On the Melon Music Awards in 2012, Dynamic duo won “Music style awards: rap/hiphop for Without You” and in 2013 they won “Top 10 (Bonsang) for their 7th album “LuckyNumbers”. Dynamic Duo also won 2 awards in the MAMA awards one for best music video in 2007 and another for best rap performance in 2013.
Leah – June 2014