Loco (rapper)

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Loco Paula's Choice 9.jpg
Loco in 2017
Background information
Native name
Birth nameKwon Hyuk-woo
Born (1989-12-25) December 25, 1989 (age 29)
Seoul, South Korea
GenresKorean hip hop
Years active2012–present
Associated actsJay Park, Crush, Gray, Zion.T, Woo Won-jae
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGwon Hyeok-u
McCune–ReischauerKwŏn Hyŏku

Kwon Hyuk-woo (Hangul: 권혁우; born December 25, 1989), better known by his stage name Loco (Hangul: 로꼬), is a South Korean rapper signed to hip hop label AOMG. He won the first season of Mnet's rap competition Show Me the Money in 2012.[1][2][3]


Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
Track list
  1. A.O.M.G
  2. Movie Shoot (featuring DPR Live)
  3. So Bad (featuring Sik-K)
  4. Tiger
  5. Like I'm Saying
  6. Too Much (featuring Dean)
  7. I was living hard (CD-Skit only)
  8. Brighten Your Night
  9. Da Da Da (featuring Hoody)
  10. Still (featuring Crush)
  11. You Too (featuring Cha Cha Malone)
  12. Rewind (featuring Sumin)

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
  • Released: November 28, 2014
  • Label: AOMG, LOEN
Track list
  1. Hands Up (featuring Crush)
  2. Act Serious (featuring Ugly Duck & DJ Wegun)
  3. You Don't Know
  4. Thinking About You (featuring Jay Park)
  5. No Manners (featuring Gray)
  6. High (featuring Konsoul)
  7. If I (featuring Gray)
  8. Growing Up (featuring Elo)
  9. Hold Me Tight (featuring Crush)
Summer Go Loco
  • Released: August 18, 2017
  • Label: AOMG, LOEN
Track list
  1. Oppa
  2. Summer Go Loco (feat. Gray)
  3. Party Band (feat. Punchnello, Thur)
  4. Alright, Summer Time (feat. Sam Kim)
  • Released: February 7, 2019
  • Label: AOMG, Kakao M
Track list
  2. It's been a while (feat. Zion.T)
  3. Tangled Up (feat. pH-1)
  4. Some Beatmaker (feat. Woo & yeesang)
  5. Too Fast (feat. Paloalto)
  6. HOW
10 N/A
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.


Title Year Peak
Sales Album



As lead artist
"See the Light" (featuring Gray) 2012 N/A non-album singles
"No More" (featuring Crush)
"Take Care" (featuring Park Narae) 2013
"Hold Me Tight" (featuring Crush) 2014 4 7
  • KOR: 926,128
"Respect" (featuring Gray & DJ Pumkin) 2015 33 N/A
  • KOR: 251,835
non-album singles
"Awesome" (featuring Jay Park & Gray) 17
  • KOR: 189,342
"You Too" 너도 (featuring Cha Cha Malone) 2016 5
  • KOR: 442,275
"Still" (남아있어) (featuring Crush) 6
  • KOR: 291,499
"Too Much" (지나쳐) (featuring Dean) 2017 12 19 Bleached
"Summer Go Loco" (featuring Gray) 53 67 Summer Go Loco
"Post It" (나타나줘) (featuring Jay Park) 2018 39 37 N/A Non-album singles
"It Takes Time" (시간이 들겠지) (featuring Colde) 2
"Late Night" (featuring Gray) 76
"It's Been a While" (오랜만이야) (featuring Zion.T) 2019 17 Hello
"Good" (with Gray, featuring Elo) 2016 N/A
  • KOR: 358,675
Non-album singles
"Think About' Chu" (with Sam Kim) 2017 N/A
"Don't Give It to Me" (주지마) (with Hwasa) 2018 1 1 Hyena on the Keyboard Part.4
"Upside Down" (with Jay Park, Simon Dominic and Gray) 89
"Young" (with Baekhyun) 11 18 4 Station X 0
As featured artist
"My Last" (Jay Park feat. Loco & Gray) 2015 30 N/A 19 ₩orld ₩ide
"Can't Help Myself" (못참겠어) (Eric Nam feat. Loco) 2016 20 4
  • KOR: 250,063
Non-album single
"Double Dip" (Far East Movement featuring Soulja Boy & Loco) N/A Identity
"All I Wanna Do" (Jay Park feat. Hoody & Loco) 37 9 Everything You Wanted
"That Girl" (Jung Yong-hwa feat. Loco) 2017 77 Do Disturb
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.
Notes: Billboard Korea Kpop Hot 100 was introduced in August 2011 and discontinued in July 2014. The chart was re-established on May 29, 2017.

Soundtrack appearances[edit]

Title Year Peak chart
Sales Album
"The Virus"
(with Havy T)
2013 N/A The Virus OST
"This Song"
(with Mamamoo)
2014 65 N/A My Lovely Girl OST
"Spring Is Gone by Chance"
(with Yuju)
2015 5 The Girl Who Sees Smells OST
"Say Yes"
(with Punch)
2016 15 Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo OST
"Star (Little Prince)"
(with U Sung-eun)
2018 TBA Memories of the Alhambra OST
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.



Year Program Network Roles Notes
2012 Show Me the Money Mnet Himself Contestant and Winner
2015 Show Me the Money 4 Judge/Producer with Jay Park
2018 It's Dangerous Beyond the Blankets MBC Himself Cast member[18]
Hyena On the Keyboard KBS2 Himself Cast member (Episodes 7-8)
A Battle of One Voice: 300 tvN Himself Contestant with Gray (Episodes 1-)

Awards and nominations[edit]

MelOn Music Awards[edit]

Year Category Recipient Result
2015 Best OST "Spring Is Gone by Chance" by Yuju & Loco Won
2018 Hot Trend Award "Young" (with Byun Baek-hyun) Nominated
"Don't" (with Hwasa) Won
Best Ballad Nominated

KBS Entertainment Awards[edit]

Year Category Nominated work Result
2018 Hot Issue Entertainer Award Hwasa&Loco Won


  1. ^ Kim, Jae-heun (2015-06-26). "Rapper show launches new season". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2016-06-15.
  2. ^ "LOCO (로꼬)". KBS World Radio. Retrieved 2016-06-15.
  3. ^ Chung, Seo-hee (2014-04-02). "로꼬's Story". IZE Magazine (in Korean). Retrieved 2016-06-15.
  4. ^ Charted albums on Gaon Music Chart:
  5. ^ "Gaon Album Chart, June 2017". Gaon. Retrieved 2018-04-22.
  6. ^ Charted EPs on Gaon Music Chart:
  7. ^ "Gaon Album Chart, December 2014". Gaon. Retrieved 2018-04-22.
  8. ^ Charted singles on Gaon Music Chart:
  9. ^ Charted songs on Kpop Hot 100:
  10. ^ "World Digital Song Sales". Billboard.
  11. ^ Cumulative sales for "Too Much":
  12. ^ Cumulative sales for "Summer Go Loco":
  13. ^ "My Last - 2015".
  14. ^ 2017년 12주차 Download Chart (in Korean). Gaon Music Chart. Retrieved November 30, 2017.
  15. ^ Charted singles on Gaon Music Chart:
  16. ^ "Gaon Download Chart - 2015 (see #15)". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  17. ^ Cumulative sales for "Say Yes":
  18. ^ "'이불밖은위험해' 이이경·로꼬, 새로운 집돌이 합류".

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