Show Me the Money 5

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Show Me the Money 5
Broadcast fromMay 6 (2016-05-06) –
July 15, 2016 (2016-07-15)
JudgesTeam AOMG:
Simon Dominic
Gray
Team YG:
Kush
Zion.T
Team Illionaire:
Dok2
The Quiett
Team Mad Clown & Gill:
Mad Clown
Gill
Host(s)Kim Jin-pyo (김진표)
Co-host(s)DJ DaQ (Resident DJ)
BroadcasterMnet
Winner
Bewhy
Runner-up
C Jamm (1st Runner-up)
SuperBee (2nd Runner-up)
Chronology

The fifth season of the series Show Me the Money, known as Show Me the Money 5 (also referred to as SMTM5), premiered on May 6, 2016 and ended July 15, 2016. It is on broadcast every Friday at 23:00 KST on Mnet.

Mnet's fifth season of SMTM features YG Entertainment judges Kush and Zion.T, Dok2 and The Quiett from Illionaire Records, AOMG co-CEO Simon Dominic and producer Gray, and judges Mad Clown and Gill of Leessang.[1] A record-breaking amount of 9,000 contestants auditioned this season.

The process of SMTM5 was similar to that of Show Me the Money 4 with open auditions where contestants were asked for an a cappella rap, but for the first time LA auditions were also held in addition to the traditional audition in Seoul. American rapper Timbaland was a guest judge during Round 2 of the LA auditions.

Judges[edit]

Team YG:

  • Kush: Co-head of The Black Label, an independent sub-label of YG Entertainment. Producer of hit songs and former member of Stony Skunk
  • Zion.T: Singer and producer under The Black Label and member of VV:D crew alongside Gray. Previously an artist under Amoeba Culture

Team AOMG:

Team Illionaire:

  • Dok2: Co-CEO of Illionaire Records and rapper. He also participated in SMTM3 as a judge.
  • The Quiett: Co-CEO of Illionaire Records and rapper. He also participated in SMTM3 as a judge.

Team Mad Clown & Gill:

Teams[edit]

Team YG

  • C Jamm : Former SMTM3 semi-finalist. Signed under Just Music label. Member of $exy Street with BewhY
  • Reddy : Hi-Lite Records rapper. Previously auditioned for Superstar K as a rapper for All-Male K-Pop group Bangtan Boys but did not make it pass the auditions.
  • Killagramz : Rapper from LA signed under Cycadelic Records
  • Xitsuh : Freestyle rapper that was Formerly a part of the Angdreville crew. Gained popularity after he was eliminated during the freestyle round in SMTM4. Known previously on SMTM as Seo Chul Gu.

Team AOMG

  • G2 : Signed under Hi-Lite Records.
  • BewhY : Gained popularity after his elimination on SMTM4, Known as a member of the duo Sexy Street with C Jamm.
  • ONE : Rapper signed under YG Entertainment and formerly part of the duo 1PUNCH.[2] He was on Team ZiPal during SMTM4.
  • DayDay : Producer/songwriter of boy band DMTN (Dalmatian). He was a member of Team AOMG during SMTM4 and went by his birthname, David Kim.

Team Mad Clown & Gill

Team Illionaire

  • myunDo : Participant of SMTM in the past, but was eliminated during the one-on-one rap battle round. Part of "82 Hottest MC's" with Superbee.
  • Flowsik : Former member of Aziatix, entered the competition through the LA auditions. Timbaland's favorite of the LA auditions. Previously signed with Lil Wayne's Cash Money Records from 2013-14.
  • Kim Hyo-eun : Previously participated in SMTM3 in which he caused stir with rapper Tarae for winning their 1 on 1 battle round. Also known by his moniker "Kenny Raw". Currently signed with Illionaire Records' Sub-Unit Company "AMBITION MUSIK"
  • Superbee : A member of Team YG during SMTM4, he returned to SMTM5 through the LA auditions. Has participated in all seasons of SMTM. Part of "82 Hottest MC's" with myunDo.

Rounds[edit]

Round One: Contestants must rap a cappella in front of a judge. The contestants are given a necklace if they pass.
Round Two: Contestants prepare a one-minute rap using the beat of their choice and rap in front of all the judges. In order to pass onto the next round, they must receive at least one pass.

Notable Rappers at the One-Minute Rap Round

Rapper Team Illionaire Team AOMG Team Mad Clown
& Gill
Team YG Timbaland
(LA Auditions)
Bewhy PASS PASS PASS PASS
C Jamm PASS PASS PASS PASS
SuperBee PASS PASS PASS PASS PASS
Reddy PASS PASS PASS PASS
Xitsuh FAIL PASS FAIL PASS
#Gun PASS PASS PASS PASS
myunDO PASS PASS PASS PASS
Flowsik PASS PASS PASS PASS PASS
Killagramz PASS PASS PASS PASS PASS
Junoflo PASS PASS PASS FAIL PASS
Boi B PASS PASS PASS PASS
ONE FAIL PASS PASS PASS
Donutman* PASS PASS PASS PASS
Sanchez PASS PASS PASS PASS
₩uNo PASS PASS PASS PASS
Jung Sang-soo PASS PASS FAIL PASS
G2 PASS PASS PASS PASS
Snacky Chan PASS PASS FAIL PASS
Giant Pink FAIL FAIL PASS FAIL

     PASSED by the Producer Team
     FAILED by the Producer Team
(*) Received an ALL-PASS from the Producer Teams but was placed on the Fair Cypher Group during the Cypher sessions.


Round Three: Contestants pair up for a 1v1 rap battle. Prior to this round, all the rappers participate in a cypher in order to assess each other's skills. Only one person can win the battle and move onto the next round. Unlike previous seasons, there was no revival round in SMTM5.

Rapper "Terrible" Grade Cypher
(Nas - "Made You Look")
"Poor" Grade Cypher
(Tupac - "Ambitionz Az a Ridah")
"Fair" Grade Cypher
(Dr. Dre - "The Watcher")
"Good" Grade Cypher
(Notorious B.I.G. - "Hypnotize")
1 Cho Seung-youn (of UNIQ) Xitsuh (Seo Chul-goo) Snacky Chan C Jamm
2 J'Kyun Kim Seunghwan Donutman* G2
3 LeellaMarz Moranae (Hwang Keung-il) Jung Sang-soo Dilla
4 Tilda JDUB Junoflo #GUN
5 Giant Pink Evo Kim Hyo-eun ₩uNo
6 K9 Mojae Kidd King (Baek Minhyuk) BewhY
7 Lee Kyu-hwan ONE myunDO
8 CARAT (Shim Hye-ji) Bray SuperBee
9 Lee Taek-min Yang Hong-won (Borntong/YoungB) BoiB
10 Kim Taejung Sanchez
11 Reddy
12 Jo Hee-chul
13 Killagramz
14 Hashswan
15 DayDay (David Kim)
16 Flowsik

(*) Received an ALL-PASS from the Producer Teams but was placed on the Fair Cypher Group during the Cypher sessions.

Notable 1-on-1 battles
BewhY vs. JDUB
C Jamm vs. Kidd King
LeellaMarz vs. SuperBee
Flowsik vs. Cho Seung-youn
Junoflo vs. Hash Swan
Bray vs. Donutman
G2 vs. Snacky Chan
ONE vs. Lee Kyu-hwan
J'Kyun vs. Xitsuh
Sanchez vs. Evo
myunDO (via sudden death) vs. ₩uNo
CARAT vs. Miss LA*
Dilla vs. Giant Pink
Kim Hyo-eun vs. Kim Tae-jung
Lee Taek-min vs. Tilda
Moranae vs. Boi B
K9 vs. Jo Hee-chul
Reddy vs. Mojae
Jung Sang-soo vs. Killagramz
     Winner advances to the Team Selection Round.

(*) Miss LA (from the LA auditions) was chosen by the show's producers as a replacement for fellow LA contestant Legendary Temo after not making it to the later rounds due to Visa Issues. Unlike the other LA rappers that made it through auditions, she did not participate in the Cypher Round of the show.


Round Four: Contestants and judges must choose each other for the contestant to become part of the Top 16. If the contestant fails to get a match with one of the judging teams, they are eliminated. This round deviates from the typical SMTM team selection process.
Round Five: The new teams participate in a team song mission to assess their rapping and teamwork skills. The worst rapper in the team is eliminated by their team's producers.

Team Rappers Song Eliminated Rapper
Illionaire Kim Hyo-eun, SuperBee, myunDO, Flowsik "Air DoTheQ" Kim Hyo-eun
YG C Jamm, Reddy, Killagramz, Xitsuh "$insa" Killagramz
Mad Clown & Gill Sanchez, Donutman, Boi B, #GUN "Rose of Sharon" Sanchez
AOMG ONE, Bewhy, G2, DayDay "I'm Not The Person You Used To Know" DayDay


Round Six: Team diss battles.

Diss Battles
Team YG vs. Team AOMG
Xitsuh vs. ONE
Reddy vs. G2
C Jamm vs. Bewhy
Diss Battles
Team Gill & Mad Clown vs. Team Illionaire
Donutman vs. Flowsik
Boi B vs. myunDO
#GUN vs. SuperBee
     The team won during the diss round and gains the advantage of having three contestants participate in the live performances instead of just two.
     Winner of their respective match-ups


Round Seven: Following the results of the team diss battles, losing teams face against each other and winning teams face against each other at the live performances. Losing team producers choose one rapper to perform during the live show. The two remaining rappers write verses for a collaboration song written by their producers. Prior to the live show, the two rappers go through a mic-selection, where the producers choose one rapper to perform with them. The other rapper is eliminated from the show. Meanwhile, the winning teams choose one rapper to perform on their own and the remaining two rappers perform a song together.

Match-Ups[3] Eliminated Rapper(s)
ONE - "Comfortable"
(featuring Simon Dominic & Gray)
vs. #GUN - "Going Home"
(featuring Mad Clown & Gummy)
ONE
G2
Donutman
BewhY - "Forever" vs. Boi B - "Swallowtail"
(featuring Gill & Rhythm Power)
Boi B
C Jamm & Reddy - "Most Wanted" vs.  Superbee  & myunDo - "Beverly 1lls" myunDo
Xitsuh- "Like a Drummer"
(featuring Zion.T & Olltii)
vs. Flowsik - "I Just + Rapstar (Remix)"
(featuring Dok2 & The Quiett)
Flowsik
     The contestant won against his opponent during the live performance and moved onto the next round.
     The contestant lost against his opponents but was saved to move onto the next round.


Round Eight: Semi-finals. - The remaining six contestants will have solo performances with a special guest performer(s) with each of them matched-up against another contestant. The contestant who earned more amount of money during their match-up will advance to the final round, while the other gets eliminated.

Match-Ups[3] Eliminated Rapper(s)
#GUN - "I miss you, I love you"
(featuring Jessi)
vs. C Jamm - "Beautiful"
(featuring Zico)
#GUN
Superbee - "Sun Block"
(featuring Microdot)
vs. Xitsuh - "AND"
(featuring Suran)
Xitsuh
BewhY - "Day Day"
(featuring Jay Park)
vs. Reddy- "Like This"
(featuring Bobby)
Reddy
     The contestant won against his opponent during the live performance and moved onto the next round.
Semifinals Voting Results
Team Rapper Money Earned [4]
Team AOMG Bewhy 7,550,000
Team YG C Jamm 5,475,000
Team Illionaire SuperBee 5,450,000
Team Gill & Mad Clown #GUN 4,025,000
Team YG Xitsuh 3,975,000
Team YG Reddy 1,825,000
Bold : Indicates Top 3 contestants advancing to the final round.


Round Nine: Finals – The final round is televised live with 50% of the votes from the TV audience and the remaining 50% from the live audience. In the first part of the finals, all three remaining finalists will perform live on stage with their producers. The finalist who receives the least amount of money through audience votes in the first part of the finals will be eliminated. In the second part of the finals, the final two contestants will have one last performance alone or with a special guest featuring. The contestant who earned the most amount of money will be this season's champion.

Finals (Part 1) Results
Team Rapper Song Money Earned
Team AOMG Bewhy "XamBaqJa" (쌈박자)
(featuring Simon Dominic)
5,700,000
Team YG C Jamm "MM"
(featuring Kush)
2,400,000
Team Illionaire SuperBee "Air DoTheQ part 2" (공중도덕 part 2)
(featuring The Quiett and Dok2)
1,900,000
     Indicates Top 2 contestants advancing to the next round.
Finals (Part 2) Results
Team Rapper Song Money Earned
Team AOMG Bewhy "Fake" (자화상 pt.2) 10,750,000
Team YG C Jamm "Let It Be" (재방송)
(featuring Crush)
7,525,000
     Indicates winner of Show Me The Money 5.

Notable contestants[edit]

Contestant Team 1 2 [5] 3 4 5 6 7 [3] 8 9
BewhY AOMG PASS ALL-PASS PASS PASS PASS WON PASS PASS Winner
C Jamm YG PASS ALL-PASS PASS PASS PASS LOST PASS PASS Runner-Up
Superbee Illionaire PASS ALL-PASS PASS PASS PASS WON SAVED PASS 3rd place
Reddy YG PASS ALL-PASS PASS PASS PASS WON PASS ELIM
Xitsuh YG PASS FAIR PASS PASS PASS WON PASS ELIM
#GUN Mad Clown & Gill PASS ALL-PASS PASS PASS PASS LOST PASS ELIM
Flowsik Illionaire PASS ALL-PASS PASS PASS PASS WON ELIM
myunDo Illionaire PASS ALL-PASS PASS PASS PASS WON ELIM
Boi B Mad Clown & Gill PASS ALL-PASS PASS PASS PASS LOST ELIM
ONE AOMG PASS GOOD PASS PASS PASS LOST ELIM
G2 AOMG PASS ALL-PASS PASS PASS PASS LOST ELIM
Donutman Mad Clown & Gill PASS GOOD PASS PASS PASS LOST ELIM
Sanchez Mad Clown & Gill PASS ALL-PASS PASS PASS ELIM
Killagramz YG PASS ALL-PASS PASS PASS ELIM
David Kim AOMG PASS ALL-PASS PASS PASS ELIM
Kim Hyo-eun Illionaire PASS GOOD PASS PASS ELIM
Hash Swan - PASS ALL-PASS PASS ELIM
₩uNo - PASS ALL-PASS ELIM
Junoflo - PASS GOOD ELIM
J'Kyun - PASS LOW ELIM
 WINNER  The contestant won Show Me the Money 5.
 Runner-Up  The contestant was the runner-up.
 3rd place  The contestant was the 3rd place.
 ALL-PASS  The contestant received an All-Pass during the second round.
 GOOD  The contestant received one fail during the second round.
 FAIR  The contestant received two fails during the second round.
 LOW  The contestant only received one pass during the second round.
 ELIM  The contestant was eliminated.
 WON  The contestant's team won during the diss battle round.
 PASS  The contestant won against his opponent during the live performance and moved onto the next round.
 SAVED  The contestant lost against his opponent but was saved to move onto the next round.
 ELIM  The contestant was not chosen to perform in the live performance.
     The contestant did not participate in this round.

Discography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ an0ya (11 March 2016). "Kush and Zion.T Confirmed as Final Producer Team for "Show Me the Money 5"". Soompi. Retrieved 26 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Rapper 'ONE' of 'ONEPUNCH' signs exclusively with YG – Koreaboo". Koreaboo. 2015-09-21. Retrieved 2016-06-26.
  3. ^ a b c jun2yng (4 July 2016). "6 Rappers Remain On "Show Me The Money 5"; Finale To Be Broadcast Live". Soompi. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  4. ^ https://seoulrebels.com/2016/07/15/show-me-the-money-5-episode-9-recap-semifinal/
  5. ^ "[Spoiler] 'Show Me The Money 5' releases full list of contestants who made it to the 3rd round!". allkpop.