MC Sniper

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MC Sniper (엠씨 스나이퍼)
Birth name Kim Jung Yoo (김정유)
Also known as MC Sniper
Born (1979-02-08) February 8, 1979 (age 36)
Origin South Korea
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper, songwriter, lyricist
Years active 2002 – present
Labels Sniper Sound
Universal Music Korea
Associated acts Masta Wu, Buddha Baby, SniperSound

MC Sniper (엠씨 스나이퍼, born February 8, 1979) is a South Korean male rapper. Recording artist and founder of underground hip-hop crew Buddha Baby, MC Sniper is considered a controversial and relatively influential musician in South Korea. He debuted in 2002 with the album "So Sniper..." and immediately became recognized for acrid lyrics that challenged economic, governmental, and societal conditions - his backdrop: a powerful mixture of hip-hop and traditional Korean music.



Studio albums[edit]

  1. So Sniper..., 2002
  2. 초행, 2003
  3. BE IN DEEP GRIEF, 2004
  4. How Bad Do U Want It?, 2007
  5. Museum, 2009
  6. Full Time 2012



Year Award-Giving Body Category Work Result
2002 Mnet Asian Music Awards Best Hip Hop Performance[3] "BK Love" Nominated


  1. ^ Ho, Stewart (13 September 2012). "MC Sniper Takes Part in ‘Arang and the Magistrate’ OST". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "MC Sniper releases "Danger" for ‘Vampire Prosecutor 2′ OST". allkpop. AllKpop. 6 September 2012. Retrieved 21 December 2012.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  3. ^ "2002 MMF part 1". Mwave. Retrieved 2014-08-17.

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