Mighty Mouth

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Mighty Mouth
마이티 마우스
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Background information
Origin Seoul, South Korea
Genres Hip Hop, Pop
Years active 2008–present
Labels 101 Entertainment[1]
YMC Entertainment
Allmighty Records (present)[2]
Associated acts Son Dam-bi, Soya, Yoon Eun-hye, Sunye (Wonder Girls), Kim Jong-kook, Baek Ji-young, UEE, Hyuna, Han Ye-seul, IU, Nicole Jung (Kara), Insooni, Lee Joo-bin, Kim Hee-sun, Lee Hyun
Website http://www.mightymouth.co.kr/
Members Sangchu
Shorry J

Mighty Mouth (Korean: 마이티 마우스) is a South Korean duet male group made up of Sangchu (Korean: 상추)[3] and Shorry J (Korean: 쇼리 J).[4][5] Debuted in 2008 with their Energy album featuring Yoon Eun Hye for "I love you",[6] Sunye of the Wonder Girls for "Energy" and Son Dambi for "Family".[7]

On 30 October 2012, Sang-chu enlisted for mandatory military service for five weeks of basic training followed by 21 months as an active-duty soldier with the 306th draft in Uijeongbu, Gyeonggi Province, where he served along with Super Junior's leader Leeteuk until his discharge on 8 Aug 2014.[8]

On April 2016, the duo launched their own agency Allmighty Records.[2]

Members[edit]

  • Sangchu (Lee Sang-chul Hangul이상철)
  • Shorry J (So Joon-sup Hangul소준섭)

Acting[edit]

In 2012, Sangchu had a cameo role as a 'muscle boy' student in the K-drama To the Beautiful You, in a bathroom scene with the lead role played by Sulli who was disguised as a boy.[9]

In 2014, Shorry J had his first acting role in a K-drama, Triangle, as a gang member and friend of the lead role played by Kim Jae-joong.[10] In April 2016, he portrayed a skilled pickpocket in the historical K-drama The Flower in Prison.[11]

Controversies[edit]

Sangchu was under investigation for allegedly visiting a massage parlour, famous for prostitution, whilst on military duty[12] on June 22, 2013 alongside Se7en. It was decided that they broke curfew trying to get massages. They allegedly visited several parlors that were closed before they found one that was open late. They left once they realized that it was a parlor for prostitution. Both received ten days in military jail for their actions.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album information
2008 Energy
  • Released: June 16, 2008
2011 Mighty Fresh[13]
  • Released: January 18, 2011

Mini albums[edit]

Year Album information
2008 Family (Repackage album)
  • Released: November 17, 2008
2009 Love Class
  • Released: August 6, 2009

Smile

  • Released: October 22, 2009
2010 사랑이 올까요
  • Released: March 10, 2010

사랑이란

  • Released: October 14, 2010
2011 Tok Tok
  • Released: March 11, 2011

La La La

  • Released: June 29, 2011

Racing Queen 2 OST: Part 1[14]

  • Released: August 12, 2011

Super Hero

  • Released: September 16, 2011
2012 Bad Boy
  • Released: May 10, 2012

Digital Singles[edit]

Year Album information
2008 I Love You
  • Released: February 29, 2008
2012 뿌러졌어 (My Heart Is Broken)
  • Released September 12, 2012

Filmography[edit]

TV Series[edit]

Year TV Series Character Actor
2012 To the Beautiful You Muscle student[9] Sangchu
2014 Triangle Jerry[10] Shorry J
2016 The Flower in Prison Cheon-doong[11] Shorry J

Awards[edit]

Mnet Asian Music Awards[edit]

Year Category Work Result
2008 Best New Male Artist "I Love You" ft. JJ[17] Nominated
Best Hip Hop Performance Nominated
2011 Best Rap Performance "Tok Tok"[18] Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mighty Mouth Comes Back "At Times Like This"". MTV Iggy. 2012-09-19. Retrieved 30 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b elliefilet (April 14, 2016). "Mighty Mouth create their own independent label, Allmighty Records". allkpop. 6Theory Media LLC. Retrieved May 5, 2016. 
  3. ^ Sangchu, Naver.
  4. ^ Shorry J, Naver.
  5. ^ Mighty Mouth, Naver.
  6. ^ "Yoon Eun Hye and her Mighty Mouth", 25 February 2008. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
  7. ^ "Mighty Mouth Hooks Up With Son Dambi", Allkpop, 13 November 2008. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
  8. ^ Suk, Monica (12 September 2012). "Mighty Mouth's Sang-chu to enter army". 10 Asia. Retrieved 6 October 2012. 
  9. ^ a b '아그대' 설리, 근육질 상추와 결투 한판..무슨 일? (in Korean). The Chosun Ilbo/Osen. August 8, 2012. Retrieved May 28, 2016. 
  10. ^ a b Kwon, Ji-Young (November 3, 2014). [단독] 쇼리, 연기자 행보 잇는다..단막극서 1인 2역 도전 (in Korean). The Chosun Ilbo/Osen. Retrieved May 28, 2016. 
  11. ^ a b Kim, Bora (May 8, 2016). ‘옥중화’ 고수, 정의의 사나이..쇼리와 의기투합 (in Korean). Korea JoongAng Daily/Osen. Retrieved May 28, 2016. 
  12. ^ http://www.allkpop.com/article/2013/06/se7en-and-sangchu-reportedly-being-investigated-for-visiting-massage-parlors-while-on-duty duty
  13. ^ "Mighty Mouth releases “Mighty Fresh” album", Allkpop, 17 January 2011. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
  14. ^ "Mighty Mouth to release hot new single, “Racing Queen”", Allkpop, 11 August 2011. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
  15. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (12 October 2012). "Shinhwa’s Andy Reveals his Bargaining Skills". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  16. ^ Ho, Stewart (13 October 2012). "Shinhwa′s Eric Goes Drag As He Struts the Runway for Shinhwa Broadcast". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  17. ^ "2008 Mnet KM Music Festival Part1". MAMA. Retrieved 2014-12-17.
  18. ^ "2011Mnet Asian Music Awards part 1". MAMA. Retrieved 2015-01-20.

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