Okasian

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Okasian
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Background information
Native name
김지용
Birth nameKim Ji-yong
Also known asAlexander Kim
Born (1987-03-11) March 11, 1987 (age 31)
United States
Genres
Occupation(s)
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2011–present
LabelsTHE BLACK LABEL
Birth name
Hangul
김지용
Revised RomanizationGim Ji-yong
McCune–ReischauerKim Chiyong
Stage name
Hangul
오케이션
Revised RomanizationOkeisyeon
McCune–ReischauerOk'e*isyŏn

Kim Ji-yong (Hangul: 김지용; also known as Alexander Kim; born March 11, 1987),[1] better known by his stage name Okasian (Hangul: 오케이션), is a Korean-American rapper and singer. He released his debut album, Boarding Procedures, on December 6, 2012.[2] In May 2017, Okasian joined YG Entertainment's sub-label, THE BLACK LABEL[3]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
[4]
Boarding Procedures N/A


Mixtapes[edit]

Title Album details
Preseason#1
  • Released: 2010
Preseason#2
  • Released: 2011
  • Label: Hi-Lite Records
Dis//connect
with Bryan Chase, B-Free

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart
positions
Sales (DL) Album
KOR
[5]
As lead artist
"You're The One"
feat. Evo
2011 N/A Non-album singles
"Reddy on Any Okasian"
feat. Reddy
2012
"Good Night" Boarding Procedures
"On My Way" (가는길이야)
feat. Kid Ash
"Can't Stop" (막지못해)
"Spread the Word" (소문내)
"Pshh" 2013 Non-album singles
"Damn Thing Funny"
feat. Paloalto
2014
"Fashionably Late"
"Genius"
"Get That Money"
Collaborations
"Survive" (살아남아)
with Paloalto & B-Free
2013 N/A Non-album singles
"Cavity" (충치)
with B-Free, Paloalto & Reddy
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Awards Category Recipient Result Ref
2017 Korean Hip-Hop Awards Best Collaboration "₩ 1,000,000"
feat. G-Dragon, BewhY and CL
Nominated [6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "오케이션 프로필" (in Korean). Naver.
  2. ^ "지드래곤·씨엘·비와이와 '백만원' 무대 꾸민 래퍼 오케이션 누구?" (in Korean). News Pim.
  3. ^ "래퍼 오케이션, 더블랙레이블과 전속계약…자이언티와 한솥밥" (in Korean). Naver.
  4. ^ "Gaon Album Chart". Gaon Music Chart.
  5. ^ "Gaon Digital Chart". Gaon Music Chart.
  6. ^ "Korean Hip-Hop Awards Nominees" (in Korean). Korean Hip-Hop Awards.
  7. ^ "Korean Hip-Hop Awards Winners" (in Korean). Korean Hip-Hop Awards.

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