The Quiett

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The Quiett
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The Quiett at the Busan Sea Festival, August 2018
Background information
Birth nameShin Dong-gab
Born (1985-01-29) January 29, 1985 (age 34)
Gwangmyeong, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)Rapper, composer, lyricist, record producer
Years active2003–present
LabelsSoul Company
Illionaire Records
Associated actsDok2, Paloalto
Websitehttp://www.illionaire.kr/

Shin Dong-gab (Hangul: 신동갑; born January 29, 1985), better known by his stage name The Quiett (Hangul: 더콰이엇), is a South Korean rapper, composer, lyricist and record producer. He co-founded hip hop record 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 in 2017

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]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
[8][9]
Music
  • Released: July 28, 2005
  • Label: Brownie Entertainment
  • Format: CD
Track listing
  1. The Beginning (Intro)
  2. Introduction
  3. Declare
  4. 커다란 실수 (Feat. Fana)
  5. 상자 속 젊음 (Feat. Paloalto)
  6. 위대한 순간
  7. Take the Q TRain
  8. 즉흥곡 (Feat. Jerry.K)
  9. 악몽
  10. Be Quiet (Feat. Kebee)
  11. Get Down
  12. 소중한 만남
  13. 더 나은 내일을 위한
  14. 닿을 수 있다면 (Bonus Track)
N/A
Q Train
  • Released: February 7, 2006
  • Label: Brownie Entertainment
  • Format: CD
Track listing
  1. Go
  2. The Streets (Feat. DJ Silent)
  3. 그 남자 그 여자 (Feat. Cubic)
  4. 대면
  5. Dolphin Dance
  6. Interlude (Feat. Mad Clown)
  7. Martial Beat Arts (Feat. DJ Silent)
  8. 뭐 (Feat. Notorious Kid, Friz & Pumkin Of Unknowndjs)
  9. Music
  10. Take The Q Train Remix (Feat. P-Type)
  11. City Cats
  12. 뒤척임 (Feat. Lee Byong-ho)
  13. Sunshine Luv
  14. 다음에 만나요
N/A
The Real Me
Track listing
  1. More Introduction
  2. The Listening
  3. Punchlines
  4. 뛰어가 (feat. Tiger JK, Jinbo)
  5. 한번뿐인 인생
  6. 매일 밤 03
  7. Keep Right (feat. Loptimist)
  8. Give It To H.E.R. (feat. Leo Kekoa, Dok2, Simon Dominic)
  9. Shine Your Light (feat. Verbal Jint)
  10. 꽉 잡아 (feat. Jinbo)
  11. 진흙 속에서 피는 꽃 (feat. MC Meta, Kebee)
  12. 절대로 잊지 않아
  13. Love People, Love Music (feat. T)
24
Quiet Storm: A Night Record
  • Released: March 11, 2010
  • Label: Soul Company
  • Format: CD, digital download
Track listing
  1. Welcome To The Show
  2. Never Q.U.I.T.T.
  3. Be My Luv
  4. Stars (Feat. Verbal Jint & Swings)
  5. Lonely One
  6. Q's Way (Feat. Venus)
  7. Game Theory
  8. Airplane Music (Feat. Basick, Rimi, Beenzino, Fana & San E)
  9. 시간이 왔나봐 (Feat. Dead'P)
  10. Old Records
  11. Love/Hate (Feat. Jinbo)
  12. Shine 'Em
  13. Be My Luv Remix (Feat. B-Free, 'NUCK'넋업샨, Paloalto & Junggigo)
4 N/A
1 Life 2 Live
Track listing
  1. Bentley
  2. All About
  3. 1 Life 2 Live
  4. World Famous (Feat. Dok2, Jinbo)
  5. Your World
  6. 할렐루야 (Feat. Beenzino)
  7. 과연 누가
  8. Body 2 Body
  9. Montana
  10. My Life (Feat. Dok2, Beenzino)
  11. Lifetime
  12. Be About It (Feat. Babylon)
  13. Illionaire Way 2
15
Q Train 2
  • Released: April 29, 2016
  • Label: Illionaire Records
  • Format: CD, digital download
Track listing
  1. Slam Dunk
  2. Beat King
  3. Soul City
  4. Dope (Feat. Okasian, JustThis)
  5. Paper Chasers (Feat. DJ Wegun)
  6. Ride to Atlantis
  7. Martial Beat Arts 2
  8. Cool
  9. I just (Feat. Notorious Kid)
  10. Very Special
  11. Love Letter
  12. Life of the Party
  13. Last Train
  14. Champion
22
Millionaire Poetry
  • Released: May 18, 2017
  • Label: Illionaire Records
  • Format: CD, digital download
29
Glow Forever
  • Released: September 7, 2018
  • Label: Illionaire Records
  • Format: CD, digital download
25

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
[9]
Stormy Friday
Track listing
  1. T.G.I.F
  2. Came From The Bottom
  3. The Real Me
  4. Mr. Lonely Part 1 (ft. Jay Park)
  5. 우리들만 아는 얘기 (The Story Between You and Me)
  6. 귀로 (feat. Jerry.K & Fana)
  7. Stormy Friday
68 N/A
AMBITIQN
  • Released: February 22, 2013
  • Label: Illionaire Records
  • Format: CD, digital download
Track listing
  1. AMBITIQN
  2. The Greatest
  3. A Long Way
  4. Tomorrow
  5. Livin' In The Dream
  6. Get Dough (feat. Beenzino)
  7. Gettin' Rich (feat. Jay Park & Dok2)
  8. 2 Chainz & Rollies (feat. Dok2)
  9. 1LLIONAIRE So Ambitious (feat. Dok2 & Beenzino)
  10. Hotter Than The Summer
  11. Beautiful Life
36
Q Day Remixes
  • Released: January 29, 2019
  • Label: Illionaire Records
  • Format: CD, digital download
N/A

Collaboration albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
[8]
Supremacy (with Paloalto)
  • Released: July 24, 2006
  • Label: Brownie Entertainment
  • Format: CD
Track listing
  1. Supremacy
  2. 수수께끼
  3. 내일은 오니까
  4. Love Evolution
  5. 웃어넘겨 (feat. IF)
  6. 지켜볼게 (feat. Dok2 & E-Sens)
  7. 보여줘,
  8. 날으는 새처럼
  9. We Are
  10. Cold World (feat. 강태우 aka Soulman)
  11. Life Goes On (feat. Tiger JK & Tasha Reid)
  12. Imagine That
  13. 고해 (feat. Koonta)
  14. 못다한 말
N/A

Charted songs[edit]

Title Year Peak chart
positions
Sales (DL) Album
KOR
[16]
Collaborations
"Air DoTheQ" (공중도덕)
with Superbee, myunDo, Flowsik, Dok2
2016 5 Show Me the Money 5
"Rapstar (Remix)"
with Flowsik, Dok2
46
"Air DoTheQ Part 2" (공중도덕 Part 2)
with Dok2, Superbee
67
As featured artist
"L4L (Lookin' for Luv)"
Bobby feat. Dok2, The Quiett
2014 7 Show Me the Money 3
"Don"
Vasco feat. The Quiett, Dok2, Genius Nochang
68 Non-album single
"Am I" (내가)
Dok2 feat. Beenzino, The Quiett
2015 40 Multillionaire
"Entirely" (싹)
Yubin feat. The Quiett
67 Unpretty Rapstar 2
"Say Yes or No" (말해 Yes Or No)
Zico feat. Penomeco, The Quiett
3 Non-album single
"Worldwide"
Jay Park feat. Dok2, The Quiett
57 WORLDWIDE
"Rock the World"
XIA feat. The Quiett, Automatic
2016 52 XIGNATURE
"Beverly 1lls (Remix)"
Dok2 feat. The Quiett
31 Non-album single
"Ambition and Vision"
Beenzino feat. Changmo, Kim Hyo-eun, Hash Swan, The Quiett
2017 94 Reborn
"Inkigayo" (인기가요)
Changmo feat. Dok2, The Quiett
82 Gettin Money Moment
"Air DoTheQ Part 3" (공중도덕 Part 3)
Superbee feat. Dok2 myunDo, Kim Hyo-eun, The Quiett
88 Non-album single

References[edit]

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  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.
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