ASIA

Andrew Choi

Andrew Choi

Coach & Sendo

COACH & SENDO

Deez

DEEZ

Kenzie

Kenzie

Yoo Young Jin

Yoo Young Jin

IMLAY

IMLAY

J-dub

J-dub (Jinoo)

Jinbo

Jinbo

Le'mon

Le’mon

Noday

Noday

Realmeee

Realmeee

Space Cowboy

Space Cowboy

Tommy $trate

Tommy $trate

Yoon Gun

Yoon Gun

BICKSANCHO

BUMZU

Emily Kim

KT Park

minGtion

TOYO

Andrew Choi

Songwriter / Vocalist

Andrew Choi is a Korean-American singer/songwriter and one of the most sought after pop/R&B topliners on the K-pop and J-pop scenes. Andrew started his songwriting career in Korea in 2011, and soon his incredible toplining ability attracted lots of A&R executives at Asian labels.

Since the beginning of the career, Andrew has been working with various superstar artists such as EXO, 2PM, TVXQ, Exile and many more. In 2012, Andrew Choi participated in major TV audition show “K-Pop Star 2” and by making top 3, he proved his capability as an artist as well.

SELECTED CREDITS

EXO ‘Lucky One’
VIXX ‘Dynamite’
EXILE ‘ALL NIGHT LONG’
SHINee ‘Why So Serious?’

COACH & SENDO

Producer

With SHINee’s stellar single “Everybody” released in 2013, Coach & Sendo has become one of the most renowned production teams of EDM in Korea. Their music is instantly recognizable and comes with very characteristic sound designs. Simultaneously they are more than capable of designing their sounds to suit any type of artist or co-write situation. With firm arrangements, they cover most of EDM’s various genres. The word “cutting edge” would best describe this amazing songwriting and production team.

SELECTED CREDITS

  • SUPER JUNIOR – “Black Suit” (SM Entertainment)
  • NCT DREAM – “MY PAGE’ (SM Entertainment)
  • SAAY “CIRCLE – (ft. Tish Hyman)” (Universal Music)
  • NCT 127 – “Heartbreaker” (SM Entertainment)
  • SHINee – “Everybody” (SM Entertainment)
  • JO1 – “GRAND MASTER” (Lapone Entertainment)

DEEZ

Producer / Songwriter / Vocalist

DEEZ is a neo-soul/R&B singer-songwriter/producer located in Seoul. He made his mainstream K-pop debut with Rain’s single “Only You” in 2008, and has since then been writing and producing a string of of K-pop R&B/Soul influenced classics such as “ACE” (TAEMIN), ‘Love, Love, Love’ (EXO), “Candy” (BAEKHYUN), “Kick It!” (NCT127), etc. As an artist, he released his own album ‘Get Real’ in 2010, of which the single “Sugar” was awarded ‘Best R&B/Soul Song of the Year’ at the Korean Pop Music Awards.

With his total package skillset, such as producing, chord progression and harmony creation, he’s become one of the most established songwriters in the scene.

SELECTED CREDITS

  • EXO – “Love, Love, Love” (SM Entertainment)
  • TAEMIN – “Ace”, “Thirsty” (SM Entertainment)
  • SAAY – “CIRCLE (ft. Tish Hyman)” (Universal Music)
  • NCT127 – “Cherry Bomb”, “Kick It!” (SM Entertainment)
  • BAEKHYUN – “Candy” (SM Entertainment)

Kenzie

Producer / Tracks

Seoul-based songwriter-producer Kenzie, is one of the most influential writers in the K-pop world. After graduation from prestigious Berklee College of Music, Kenzie has written a number of songs for K-pop superstars including ‘My Name’ (BoA), ‘Into The New World’, ‘Oh’ (Girls’ Generation), ‘Wolf’, ‘Overdose’, ‘Monster’, ‘For Life’ (EXO), ‘Devil’ (Super Junior), ‘Why So Serious’ (SHINee), ‘Limitless’ (NCT 127), etc.

With energetic and limitless creative power, Kenzie’s creating extremely musical, fresh and hi-quality music, no matter what genre it is. Not only the songwriting, Kenzie also possesses matchless skills of music, production, vocal production and lyric writing. Needless to say, Kenzie’s upholds world-class status as songwriter.

SELECTED CREDITS

  • NCT DREAM – “Chewing Gum”, “We Young” (SM Entertainment)
  • TAEYEON – “I Got Love” (SM Entertainment)
  • NCT 127 – “Limitless”, “Punch” (SM Entertainment)
  • EXO – “Wolf”, “Overdose”, “Monster”, “For Life” (SM Entertainment)
  • SHINee – “Why So Serious?” (SM Entertainment)
  • Girls’ Generation – “Into The New World” (SM Entertainment)
  • BoA – “My Name” (SM Entertainment)

Yoo Young Jin

Songwriter / Producer / Vocalist

Yoo Young Jin is a legendary Korean songwriter, producer, singer & mix engineer who led the early boom of K-pop. He is also a pioneer of R&B music in Korea. From back in 1996, Yoo Young Jin has been producing and writing hit singles for numerous K-pop superstars such as H.O.T, S.E.S, Shinwha, SHINee, SUPER JUNIOR, EXO, and TVXQ!. Beyond creating songs, he also possessed the talent of planting musical identities with artists and connect his compositions to them. This has left big footprints on SM Entertainment’s huge success.

SELECTED CREDITS

  • Red Velvet – “Happiness” (SM Entertainment)
  • TVXQ! – “Something”, “Catch Me”, “Keep Your Head Down” (SM Entertainment)
  • EXO – “MAMA”, “What Is Love” (SM Entertainment)
  • SUPER JUNIOR – “Sorry, Sorry”, ‘Mr. Simple” (SM Entertainment)
  • SHINee “Lucifer”, “Ring Ding Dong”, (SM Entertainment)

IMLAY

Producer

IMLAY is a Korean promising DJ/producer. Especially strong at future tracks which are based on trap beats, he’s becoming more and more popular in hiphop & electronica scene as well. He participated in JONGHYUN’s album “Inspiration” as one of the main producers, and as an EDM artist, he’s been performing on numerous stages such as Ultra Music Festival Japan, Spectrum Dance Music Festival, World DJ Festival, etc.

SELECTED CREDITS

  • TRAX X LIP2SHOT – “Notorious (Feat. Sophiya)” (SM Entertainment)
  • JONGHYUN – “Lonely (Feat. TAEYEON)” (SM Entertainment)
  • JONGHYUN – “Inspiration” (SM Entertainment)
  • IMLAY X Laura Brehm – “Daylight” (SM Entertainment)
  • SEHUN & CHANYEOL (from EXO) – “On Me” (SM Entertainment)

J-dub (Jinoo)

Singer / Songwriter

J-dub (Jinoo) is a singer-songwriter who mainly work with Super Junior D&E. He’s being loved by artists with his beautiful / emotional melody using guitar riff.

Cadillac X DONGHAE ‘Perfect’
SUPER JUNIOR ‘One More Chance’
B.A.P ‘Feel So Good’
SUPER JUNIOR-D&E ‘Growing Pains’

Jinbo

Singer / Songwriter / Producer

Jinbo is a singer-songwriter/producer based on Neo-soul/Hiphop. As an artist, he won “Best R&B/Soul Album” at Korean Music Awards in 2010, and “Best R&B Soul Single” at Korean Music Awards in 2012. He’s also created phenomenal songs for K-pop artists, such as BTS, Red Velvet, SHINee, and so on.

Red Velvet ‘Look’ (Dance Practice 영상입니다;;)
SUMIN ‘U & Me (Feat. JINBO)’
G.Soul ‘Can’t’
Hoody ‘By Your Side (Feat. Jinbo)’
KIM BUM SOO ‘Home meal (Feat. Geeks, Mrs. Lee)’

Le’mon

Singer / Songwriter

Le’mon is a hiphop based singer-songwriter. She’s extremely talented at making rap flow, but also capable of creating trendy/powerful melody especially getting along with rap in songs.

MARK from NCT ‘Drop’
Lee Hi ‘Video’

Noday

Songwriter / Producer / Vocalist

Noday is a pop producer/singer-songwriter, who’s been with JYP Entertainment for long time. With numbers of K-pop superstars like Twice, GOT7, TVXQ, Girls’ Generation, etc, he has been covering various genre of music. He also made his debut as an Electronic artist in 2015.

Signed with EKKO Music Rights in 2018, actively writing and producing songs for various K-Pop and J-Pop projects

SELECTED CREDITS

  • GOT7 – “Sign” (JYP Entertainment)
  • JIMIN PARK – “Dasi” (JYP Entertainment)
  • KANG DANIEL – “Interview” (Konnect Entertainment)
  • DOBERMAN INFINITY – “Thrill Life” (LDH)
  • SUHO (from EXO) – “Let’s Love” (SM Entertainment)

Realmeee

Songwriter / Lyricist / Producer

Realmeee has been a one of the most beloved producers/songwriters/lyricists in Korea, after she wrote “Dream” and “Because” sung by LEE Hi. She covers different styles from ballad to electro-pop, with her touching and delicate melody & producing.

SELECTED CREDITS

  • YESUNG – “At the Time (Feat. KYUHYUN)” (SM Entertainment)
  • TAEYEON – “Cover Up” (SM Entertainment)
  • XIA “..IS YOU” (CJES Entetainment)
  • G.Soul – “Love Me Again” (JYP Entertainment)

Space Cowboy

Producer

Space Cowboy has made his debut as an Electronica musician in 2009, and he’s also been consistently producing K-pop music. He made a producing team called “1Piece”, and produced a K-pop superstar “Lovelyz”. “1Piece” is beloved by K-pop fans with their unique synth-pop sound and beautiful melodies.

SELECTED CREDITS

  • Lovelyz – ‘Destiny”, “WoW!”, “Ah-Choo” (Ullim Entertainment)
  • Uhm Jung Hwa – “Dreamer” (MYSTIC Entertainment)

Tommy $trate

Singer / Songwriter

Tommy $trate is a Canadian singer-songwriter who is actively involved in the work of famous hip-hop musicians and is developing his presence in the hip-hop market.

Swings ‘문 뒤 (Prod. By Offair) (Feat. Tommy Strate)’ (오피셜 계정 아님)
NCT ‘INTRO: Neo Got My Back’
Ash-B ‘On My Way’ (오피셜 계정 아님)
Tommy Strate ‘August’
Tommy $trate ‘Soundwave’

Yoon Gun

Singer / Songwriter

Yoon Gun is a legendary ballad singer-songwriter of Korea. He made his artist debut as a member of “Brown Eyes”, with the single “Beol Sseo Il Nyeon” which was one of the most successful single in the history of Korea. He’s expanding his genre to the EDM pop these days, as well.

Jung In ‘UUU’
Brown Eyes ‘Don’t Go, Don’t Go’
Brown Eyes ‘Jeom Jeom’
Brown Eyes ‘Beol Sseo Il Nyeon’
TVXQ! “Sun & Rain’

BICKSANCHO

Producer/Songwriter

SELECTED CREDITS

  • HYUNA – “Red”, “Lip & Hip” (Cube Entertainment)
  • 4MINUTE – “Crazy” (Cube Entertainment)
  • IDLE – “La Ta Ta” (Cube Entertainment)

BUMZU

Songwriter / Producer / Vocalist

BUMZU firstly has become a well-known R&B/Pop artist after his performances on the TV show “Superstar K” Season 4. Still very active as an artist, but his main focus is songwriting and producing artists.

BUMZU formed a producing/songwriting crew called “Prism Filter” and as a leader, his team has been producing most of the songs for K-pop superstars such as Seventeen, Nu’Est, etc.

SELECTED CREDITS

  • SEVENTEEN – “Fear”, “Left & Right” (Pledis Entertainment)
  • NU’EST – “Bet Bet”, “I’m in Trouble” (Pledis Entertainment)

Emily Kim

Songwriter/Vocalist

Emily is an amazing topliner from South Korea who graduated from the prestigious Seoul Institute of the Arts.

With her emotional, melodious toplining and the vocal she’s one of the most highly requested female topliners in recent K-pop scene, actively writing for top notch artists such as BAEKHYUN, GFRIEND, BoA, etc in 2020. Emily has also been participating in various international songcamps, and gaining great attentions from outside of Korea as well.

SELECTED CREDITS

  • U-KNOW – “Swing” (SM Entertainment)
  • TAEMIN – “I Think It’s Love” (SM Entertainment)
  • JEONG EUN JI – “Away” (PlayM Entertainment)
  • BAEKHYUN – “Underwater” (SM Entertainment)
  • GFRIEND – “Labyrinth” (Source Music)

KT Park

Songwriter / Producer

KT Park is a one of the most famous Korean songwriters & producers for his megahit ballad numbers. Since his debut as a writer back in 1994, with a megahit dance song of Roo’Ra, he has written a number of hit singles for K-pop superstars such as Wheesung, Ailee, Suzy, Sechskies, Yangpa, Baek Ji Young, etc. With those hit songs, he won 5 Songwriter of the Year awards from 2002 to 2004. KT Park is still actively working on new music with young producers.

SELECTED CREDITS

  • Ailee “If You” (YMC Entertainment)
  • BAEK JI YOUNG – “SA RANG AN HAE” (KakaoM)
  • SUZY & BAEKHYUN – “Dream” (LOEN Entertainment)
  • SUHO (from EXO) – “Let’s Love” (SM Entertainment)

minGtion

Producer / Songwriter

minGtion is an all-around writer who mainly focuses on producing tracks while also making outstanding toplines. She graduated from the prestigious Seoul Institue of the Arts, the top university for the arts here in South Korea, where she studied music composition.

minGtion has become a one of the best rising producer/songwriter in 2019, especially with her chart-topping ballad song “Geu Dae Ra Neun Si” (Taeyeon), which was tied up in a popular TV series <Hotel Del Luna>. She’s a cutting-edge producer and also very talented melody maker at the same time, which makes her skillset very unique in this market. From dance music to ballad and jazz, she covers various genres.

SELECTED CREDITS

  • Chanyeol (from EXO) – “SSFW” (SM Entertainment)
  • BAEKHYUN – “Underwater” (SM Entertainment)
  • IRENE SEULGI – “Jelly” (SM Entertainment)
  • Taeyeon (from Girl’s Generation) – “Geu Dae Ra Neun Si” (<Hotel Del Luna> OST)

TOYO

Producer / Music director / DJ

TOYO is a music producer, music director, DJ in Korea.
He produces EDM / Trap as an electronic musician.

He is influenced by classical music and jazz musicians, so he does not cling to specific genres. He makes various kinds of music for K-Pop.

He has been performing at many festivals such as Global Gathering, World DJ Festival, etc.
And he has been working for Seoul Fashion Festival, Water Bomb as a music director.    

THE RAMPAGE from EXILE TRIBE / WELCOME 2 PARADISE
KEY of SHINee – City Girl
– NICHKHUN – Colorful X’mas
THE BOYZ – Lucid Dream (자각몽)