One (rapper)

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ONE
Native name 정제원
Born Jung Jae-won
(1994-03-29) March 29, 1994 (age 24)
Seoul, South Korea
Occupation
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • actor
Musical career
Genres
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2015–present
Labels
Associated acts
Website ONE
Korean name
Hangul
Revised Romanization Jeong Je-won
McCune–Reischauer Chŏng Chewŏn
Stage name
Hangul
Revised Romanization Won
McCune–Reischauer Wŏn

Jung Jae-won (Hangul: 정제원; born March 29, 1994),[3] better known by his stage name ONE, is a South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor. He debuted in 2015 as a member of the hip-hop duo 1Punch with Kim Samuel but later One moved to YG Entertainment from D-Business Entertainment following the group's disbandment in September that year.[4][5] He is also known for his appearances on the fourth and fifth seasons of Show Me the Money.[5]

Career[edit]

2015–2016: 1PUNCH, Show Me the Money, and move to YG Entertainment[edit]

ONE started his musical career as part of the hip-hop duo named 1Punch with Samuel under a collaboration between D-Business Entertainment and Brave Entertainment.[6] They debuted on January 23 with the release of "Turn Me Back", which is the title track of their album The Anthem.[4] On September 21, it was reported that YG Entertainment had scouted ONE.[1][2][7] The exclusive contract with YG Entertainment came about after his participation in the fourth series of Show Me the Money.[6] He was a member of "Team Zipal" under team leaders Zico and Paloalto until his elimination in the sixth episode. A year later, he returned and participated in the fifth series of the show.[8] This time, he was a member of the AOMG Team under the leadership of Simon Dominic and Gray. He placed tenth in the season.

In 2016, he also made appearances in the music videos for MOBB's "Hit Me" and Lee Hi's "My Star".[9]

2017–present: One Day and acting debut[edit]

On July 11, ONE officially debuted as a solo artist under YG Entertainment with the release of his first EP, One Day.[5][10] It was also reported that he became the first male solo artist to debut from YG Entertainment in 14 years since Se7en's debut in 2003.[10][11]

In October, YG Entertainment announce that ONE will start his acting career with a supporting role in tvN's drama A Korean Odyssey that was aired in December.[12] In November, ONE was cast in a romantic one-act drama Anthology together with Shin Eun-soo. He played a smart and good looking country boy with a hidden secret.[13]

In February, it's confirmed that ONE and Soyou will join Channel A's Heart Signal season 2 as new panelists.[14]

In July 2018, ONE was confirmed to make his big screen debut with the romance film Goodbye Summer alongside Kim Bo-ra. He will play a high-school student who is terminally ill.[15] In August, he was cast in the tvN drama Room Nine.[16]

Discography[edit]

Single albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak positions Sales
KOR
[17]
One Day 6

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak
positions
Sales Album
KOR
[19]
"I'm Not The Person You Used To Know" (니가 알던 내가 아냐)
(with Simon Dominic, G2, & BewhY)
2016 2 Show Me the Money 5
"Comfortable" (맘 편히) (with Simon Dominic & Gray) 1
"Gettin' by" (그냥 그래) 2017 59 One Day
"Heyahe" (해야해)
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Collaborations[edit]

Title Year Peak
positions
Sales Album
KOR
[19]
"Peep" (힐끔힐끔) (with Dok2 & The Quiett) 2015 N/A #Jeilx
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Videography[edit]

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director(s)
2017 "해야해(heyahe)" VM Project Architecture
"그냥 그래(Gettin’ by)" N/A

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2018 Goodbye Summer Hyun Jae Lead role

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes
2017 A Korean Odyssey Hong Hae-ah tvN Supporting role
2018 Drama StageAnthology Song Jin-hyun One-act Drama; Lead role
Room Nine Ki Chan-sung Supporting role

Variety show[edit]

Year Network Title Notes
2015 Mnet Show Me the Money 4 Contestant
2016 Show Me the Money 5 Contestant
2018 Channel A Heart Signal Panelist (season 2)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Melon Music Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2017 One Best New Artist Nominated

Seoul Music Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2018 One New Artist Award Nominated
Popularity Award Nominated
Hallyu Special Award Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nam, Woo-jeong (September 21, 2015). YG 측 “원과 최근 전속계약 체결…활동 시기는 결정된 바 없다” (in Korean). MBN. Retrieved July 11, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b Uhm, Dong-jin (September 21, 2015). [단독] ´쇼미4´ 출신 래퍼 원, YG와 전속 계약 ´확정´ (in Korean). JTBC PLUS, JTBC Content Hub Co., Ltd. Retrieved July 11, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Wŏn Pŭropil" 원 프로필 [One Profile] (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved July 14, 2017. 
  4. ^ a b 스페셜:제2의 듀스 원펀치, 2015년 가요계가 그들을 주목한다. Music.naver.com (in Korean). Naver. January 23, 2015. Retrieved May 30, 2017. 
  5. ^ a b c Hong, Dam-young. "YG's solo artist One debuts with 'One Day'". Kpop Herald. Retrieved July 11, 2018. 
  6. ^ a b Kim, Ji-ha (July 11, 2018). [이슈&톡] 원펀치, 원과 사무엘 된 후 한판 (in Korean). TV Daily. Retrieved July 14, 2018. 
  7. ^ Yoon, Hyo-jung (September 21, 2015). "1Punch′s 1 Signs with YG Entertainment". MWave. CJ Digital Music. Retrieved July 11, 2018. 
  8. ^ Park, Hyun-min (March 10, 2016). '쇼미5', 정준하부터 원·슈퍼비까지…초호화 참가자[종합] (in Korean). OSEN. Retrieved July 11, 2018. 
  9. ^ Ahn, Woorim (April 14, 2016). "One to Star in Lee Hi′s New Music Video". MWave. CJ Digital Music. Retrieved 2017-07-11. 
  10. ^ a b Min, Susan (July 11, 2017). "YG Entertainment′s ONE to Make Debut with Double Title Tracks ′Gettin′ by′ ′heyahe′". MWave. CJ Digital Music. Retrieved July 11, 2017. 
  11. ^ Kim, Eun-ae (June 27, 2017). [뮤직톡톡] 14년만의 YG 男 솔로가수, 원에 거는 기대 (in Korean). OSEN. Retrieved July 15, 2017. 
  12. ^ "[N1★종합] 차승원·오연서에 YG 원까지, '화유기' 막강 라인업 윤곽". News1 (in Korean). October 19, 2017. Retrieved October 19, 2017. 
  13. ^ "[공식] 신은수·정제원, tvN 단막극 '문집' 출연 확정". Sports Chosun (in Korean). November 23, 2017. 
  14. ^ "[단독] 소유·YG 원, '하트시그널' 새 멤버…윤종신·이상민과 진행". News1 (in Korean). February 15, 2018. 
  15. ^ Kim Young-rok (July 19, 2018). "[공식입장]정제원X김보라, 영화 '굿바이썸머' 출연 확정…청춘로맨스". Sports Chosun (in Korean). 
  16. ^ "[공식]정제원, tvN '나인룸' 합류… 상위 0.01% 천재 변신 예고". Sports Chosun (in Korean). August 14, 2018. 
  17. ^ Peak chart positions for each album in South Korea:
    • One Day: 2017년 30주차 Album Chart [Week 30 of 2017 Album Chart]. Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved August 3, 2017. 
  18. ^ 2017년 07월 Album Chart (see #14) [July 2017 Album Chart]. Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved August 10, 2017. 
  19. ^ a b Peak chart positions of all singles in South Korea: 원 (ONE) | Digital Chart [One | Digital Chart]. Gaon Music (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved July 13, 2017.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "gaon_digital_chart" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  20. ^ a b 2016년 Download Chart [Year 2016 Download Chart]. Gaon Music (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved July 13, 2017. 
  21. ^ Cumulative sales for "Gettin' by":
  22. ^ Total downloads for "Heyahe":

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