The Quiett

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The Quiett
Birth name Shin Dong-gab
Born (1985-01-29) January 29, 1985 (age 32)
Gwangmyeong, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
Genres Korean hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper, composer, lyricist, producer
Years active 2003-present
Labels

Soul Company (2004-2010)

Illionaire Records (2011-present)
Associated acts Dok2, Crucial Star, Tiger JK, Yoon Mi-rae, Minos, Beenzino, Jay Park, Swings, Bobby
Website http://www.illionaire.kr/

Shin Dong-gab (Hangul: 신동갑; born January 29, 1985), better known as The Quiett (Hangul: 더콰이엇), is a South Korean rapper and a producer. He co-founded indie rap label Soul Company in 2004 and left in 2010. He is currently under hip hop label Illionaire Records, which he co-founded with rapper Dok2 in 2011.[1][2]

Career[edit]

2004-2010: Soul Company and indie popularity[edit]

In 2004, The Quiett co-founded indie Korean hip hop record label and talent agency, Soul Company, alongside rappers Kebee, Jerry. K, and several other artists.[3] He released his first album, Music, the following year.[4] In 2006, he released a solo album, Q Train, and a collaboration with rapper Paloalto called Supremacy.[5] His 2010 album, The Real Me, went gold, selling 7,000 copies and solidifying his reputation as one of the most popular indie rappers in Korea.[1]

The Quiett left Soul Company in 2010 to start a new label.[1][6]

2011-present: Illionaire Records and Show Me The Money[edit]

The Quiett and rapper Dok2 founded Illionaire Records on January 1, 2011. Rapper Beenzino joined the label later that year.[1]

The Quiett appeared on the third season of the TV rap competition Show Me the Money in 2014. He and Dok2 were the producers behind winning contestant Bobby of the group IKON. The Quiett and Dok2 also reappeared in the show's fifth season in 2016 as producers again.[7]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Album information Track listing
Music Released: July 28, 2005

Label: 브라우니 엔터테인먼트

Q Train Released: February 7, 2006

Label: 브라우니 엔터테인먼트

Supremacy

(with Paloalto)

Released: July 24, 2006

Label: 브라우니 엔터테인먼트

The Real Me Released: December 18, 2007

Label: Mirrorball Music

Quiet Storm: A Night Record Released: March 11, 2010

Label: Mirrorball Music

1 Life 2 Live Released: October 15, 2015

Label: Illionaire Records

Q Train 2 Released: April 29, 2016

Label: Illionaire Records

EPs[edit]

Title Album information Track listing
Stormy Friday Released: November 29, 2011

Label: Illionaire Records

AMBITIQN Released: February 22, 2013

Label: Illionaire Records

Mixtapes[edit]

Title Album information Track listing
Back On The Beats Vol.1 Released: April 16, 2008

Label: 브라우니 엔터테인먼트

Rapsolute Mixtape Vol. 1

(with Dok2)

Released: 2010
Back On the Beats Vol.2 Released: June 10, 2011

Label: Illionaire Records

As a featured artist[edit]

  • Zico - 말해 Yes or No (feat. Penomeco & The Quiett)
  • BoA (feat. The Quiett) - Lookin'
  • Beenzino - Summer madness
  • Beenzino - Profile (ft The Quiett & Dok2)
  • Bizniz - The Inspiration (ft The Quiett)
  • Bobby - YGGR #hiphop
  • Crucial Star (Park Se Yoon) (ft. Dok2) - Change of My Life
  • D.C - Still Shining
  • Dok2 (ft. Rado) - Girl Girl
  • Dok2 (ft. Paloalto & B-Free) - Hilite & Illionaire
  • Dok2 - Always Awake (Remix)
  • Dok2 (ft. Beenzino) - 그쯤에서 해 (Don't Do That)
  • Dok2 (ft. Beenzino) - Mr. Independent 2
  • Dok2 (ft. Rado) - Come Closer/Flow2Nite
  • Dok2 & Double K (ft.Beenzino, B-Free, Bizzy, Jay Park, Paloalto, Swings, & Yankie) - Hip Hop (Anthem Version)
  • Elcue - 생존보고서
  • G-Slow - Dreamality (feat. The Quiett, Dok2)
  • 화나, Jerry.K & Kebee - 의뢰인
  • 화나 & Kebee - Soulful Christmas
  • Jay Park (ft. Dok2) - AOM & 1llionaire
  • Jay Park (ft. Dok2) - Enjoy the Show
  • Jay Park - Touch the Sky
  • Jerry.K (Feat. 화나) - 상승곡선
  • Jerry.K & Kebee - One Rainy Day
  • Kebee - 두번째 일기
  • Kebee - Stableman
  • Leessang - River To Ocean (feat. The Quiett, Dok2, Rhyme Bus, Bizzy, Maboos)
  • Loptimist - Boogie Night Remix (Feat. RHYME-A & D.C)
  • Loquence - 지배자 (feat.The Quiett, JJK, 일탈)
  • Loquence, Optimization, Planet Black, Kebee, Mc Meta - Ah Ae E O Wu Uh!?
  • Mad Clown - Luv Sickness II
  • Makesense, D.C., 화나, Mad Clown, & DJ Silent - Tuff Enuff
  • MYK, Minos, Paloalto, Verbal Jint, Kebee, E-Sens, Simon Dominic - 8 by 8, Part 2
  • NODO - Black Way (feat. Dok2, The Quiett, 화나)
  • Paloalto - Master Mind
  • Pe2ny - Still Shining
  • Pe2ny - Supremercy 08 Remix (feat. Paloalto, The Quiett)
  • Planet Black - OH YEAH!
  • RAMA - 10월1일
  • Swings - 나한테 그러지 마
  • Swings - 일 안 해도 돼 (feat. Dok2, The Quiett, 단아)
  • Syntax-Error - Syntax-Error
  • U'noo (of Fatburners) - Skooldayz
  • UNtouchable - S.O.B (Spot Of Brokerz) (feat. Joosuc, The Quiett, E-Sens, 9C)
  • YDG - Give It To Me (feat. Dok2 & The Quiett)
  • Verbal Jint - My Audi
  • Xia - ROCK THE WORLD (feat. The Quiett and Automatic)
  • Microdot - Celebrate

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "The Rise of Illionaire Records, the Independent Label Taking Korean Hip-Hop to the Next Level". Complex. 2015-06-30. Retrieved 2016-04-23. 
  2. ^ "더 콰이엇" [The Quiett]. Mnet (in Korean). Retrieved 2016-06-06. 
  3. ^ "[한국의 인디레이블]④ 소울컴퍼니(Soul Company)". The Kyunghyang Shinmun (in Korean). 2008-07-30. Retrieved 2016-04-24. 
  4. ^ "소울컴퍼니의 메인 프로듀서, 'The Quiett'" [The main producer of Soul Company, 'The Quiett']. Hiphop Playa (in Korean). 2005-09-01. Retrieved 2016-04-24. 
  5. ^ "'P&Q' Paloalto & The Quiett 인터뷰, 1부 - Supremacy" ['P&Q' Paloalto & The Quiett Interview, Part 1 - Supremacy]. Hiphop Playa (in Korean). 2006-07-28. Retrieved 2016-04-24. 
  6. ^ "더콰이엇, 2011년 힙합계를 흔든다" [The Quiett shakes up the hip hop scene in 2011]. Frontier Times (in Korean). 2011-01-11. Retrieved 2016-04-24. 
  7. ^ "Rappers Dok And The Quiett Confirmed As 'Show Me The Money 5' Producer-Judges". KpopStarz. 2016-02-22. Retrieved 2016-04-24.