Meet The Famous Rapper and Member of The Dynamic Duo – Gaeko
Gaeko is a famous Korean rapper, he together with another rapper, Choiza, formed a hip-hop group called Dynamic Duo. Dynamic Duo’s first album was incredibly successful and was recorded as the best selling Korean hip-hop album. Gaeko is known for his calm and simple persona. His fashion style is simple and stylish, far from the luxurious and extravagant rapper style. In this article, Byeol Korea will provide you with a detailed rundown of everything about rapper Gaeko. So stay tuned!
Full Profile of Gaeko
- Name: Kim Yoon-sung
- Stage name: Gaeko
- Date of Birth: January 14th, 1981
- Place of Birth: Seoul, Korea
- Education: Hongik University majoring Commercial Design
- Hobby: fishing
- Height: 173 cm
- Weight: 60 kg
- Management: Amoeba Culture
- Zodiac: Capricorn
- Chinese Zodiac: The Year of Monkey
- Instagram: gaekogeem
- Twitter: gaekogeem
- Facebook: dynamicduo.official.page
Facts About Gaeko
- Gaeko has two children from his marriage with his wife.
- His wife’s Instagram has more followers than his Instagram account.
- He got married in the middle of his military service. He returned to base after the wedding ceremony.
- Gaeko, Chioza, and Curbin formed a hip-hop group CB Mass and debuted in 2000. The group disbanded in 2003.
- Gaeko and Choiza are childhood friends who met in the sixth grade.
Gaeko’s Debut as a Member of a Rapper Duo, Dynamic Duo
Gaeko and Choiza began their music career with underground hip-hop group Kod in 1998. The duo met another rapper, Curbin, and formed a hip-hop group called CB Mass. CB mass debuted in 2000 with their first album, Massmediah. In total, CB Mass produced three music albums. CB Mass disbanded in 2003 after a dispute between Gaeko, Choiza, and Curbin. Their dispute became publicly known and Gaeko revealed the reason for the break-up through his rap lyrics in Dynamic Duo’s first album. He said that the third member became too greedy and interested more in money than in music.
Dynamic Duo gained fame with their debut album, Taxi Driver. The album is recorded as the best selling Korean hip-hop music album. Dynamic Duo set up their label record, Amoeba Culture in 2006.
Gaeko released his solo music album titled Redingray on October 16th, 2014. The album sold 3.170 copies and reached a peak chart position at Number 11.
Gaeko and Kim Soo-mi’s Love Story
On June 7th, 2018, Gaeko joined tvN’s Life Bar as one of the guests. The program’s host asked Gaeko about his wife, Kim Soo Mi, and how they knew each other. He said that he met her while she was working part time in Korea. A close friend introduced her to Gaeko and he instantly fell for her. Kim Soo Mi was studying in the US and temporarily returned to Korea to look for a job. She planned to return to the US after two months to finish her studies. After meeting him, she extended her stay for over two years and registered a temporary break from her studies. Kim Soo Mi was majoring in Account Financing in America.
During an interview for a famous Korean talk show, Radiostar, Gaeko revealed the method he used to approach her, his then-girlfriend Kim Soo Mi. At the time, Kim Soo Mi was living alone, so he brought daily necessities and food items such as rice and ham to Kim Soo Mi’s house. However, she didn’t allow him to go into her house, so he delivered the things only to her front door. One time, he brought frozen dumplings for her and finally she allowed Gaeko to enter her house.
While serving at the military, Gaeko got a phone call from his then-girlfriend, Kim Soo-mi, saying that she was pregnant with their baby. Knowing that his reaction was very important to her, he immediately said that they should get married and take care of the baby. Gaeko phoned her father and apologized for their mistake. The phone call lasted over one hour and her father cried upon knowing the news. He convinced her father that he will marry her and take good care of her. He got married while in his military service period.
Regarding his wife’s beautiful visual, Gaeko confessed that people use him as an excuse to take photos with his beautiful wife.