Zion.T

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Zion.T
자이언티
Native name 김해솔
Birth name Kim Hae-sol[1]
Born (1989-04-13) April 13, 1989 (age 26)[1]
South Korea
Genres Hip hop, R&B, K-pop
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, record producer
Years active 2011–present
Labels Amoeba Culture
Associated acts G-Dragon, Infinite H, Primary, Crucial Star
Website Official website (Korean)
Zion.T
Hangul 김해솔
Revised Romanization Gim Hae-sol
McCune–Reischauer Kim Hae-sol
Stage name
Hangul 자이언티
Revised Romanization Jaieonti
McCune–Reischauer Chaiǒnt'i

Kim Hae-sol, professionally known as Zion.T (hangul: 자이언티, Jaieonti, born 13 April 1989), is a South Korean hip hop artist and record producer, managed by agency Amoeba Culture. He started his career with collaborations and went on to release acclaimed solo records.[1] MTV Iggy called his solo album, "Red Light" "Korea’s Best R&B/Soul Album of the Year" in 2013.[2]

Career[edit]

Zion.T debuted in 2011 and his first works were collaborations with well-known Korean hip hop artists. He released his first solo single, "Click Me" in April that year. His first solo album, "Red Light" was released on 9 April 2013.[3] In December the same year an EP titled "Mirror Ball" came out, with the first music video released for his song "Miss Kim".[4]

Zion.T also featured on albums of several K-pop artists, including Infinite H, G-Dragon and Kim Jonghyun from SHINee.[3][5]

On February 1st he released his single 'Just' with recently debuted Korean artist Crush.

Discography[edit]

Album Tracklist
Red Light
  1. O
  2. Doop (feat. Verbal_Jint)
  3. 도도해
  4. She (feat. Beenzino)
  5. Neon
  6. Babay (feat. Gaeko)
  7. 지구온난화 (feat. YDG)
  8. 뻔한 멜로디 (feat. Crush)
  9. Doop (inst.)
  10. Neon’ / Director’s Cut
  11. Click Me (feat. Dok2)
Mirrorball
  1. 돌아버려
  2. 모던보이
  3. 미스 김
  4. 마담
Yanghwa BRDG
  1. 양화대교
Just (with Crush)
  1. 그냥
Eat
  1. 꺼내 먹어요

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Nomination Result
2014 11th Korean Music Awards[6] Best R&B and Soul album Red Light Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Zion.T". KBS World. Retrieved 2014-01-26. 
  2. ^ "Zion.T Can Get It (Korea’s Best R&B/Soul Album of the Year, That Is)". MTV Iggy. 2013-04-25. Retrieved 2014-01-26. 
  3. ^ a b "Zion.T drops details on his solo album 'Red Light' + teaser for "Babay"". Allkpop. 2013-04-05. Retrieved 2014-01-26. 
  4. ^ "Zion T. Teases Fans with a "Trot-Dub" Comeback". MTV K. 2013-12-16. Retrieved 2014-01-26. 
  5. ^ "Zion T was Grateful when G-Dragon Sent a Love Call". MWAVE. 2013-10-04. Retrieved 2014-01-26. 
  6. ^ "자이언티, 최우수 알앤비&소울 음반상.."불참 죄송"" (in Korean). Chosun. 2014-02-28. Retrieved 2014-02-28. 

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