Untouchable (South Korean band)

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Untouchable
언터쳐블
Untouchable in K-Force Special Show - Pyeongtaek, South Korea - 7 March 2013.jpg
Background information
Origin Seoul, South Korea
Genres Hip-hop
Years active 2008–present
Labels TS Entertainment (Korea)
Associated acts Secret, B.A.P, Jiggy Fellaz
Website Official Korean website
Members Sleepy
D.Action

Untouchable (Korean: 언터쳐블) is a South Korean hip hop duo managed by TS Entertainment. The group released their first single on August 24, 2006, but made their official debut on October 10, 2008 with their hit single "It's Okay" ft. Hwayobi.

History[edit]

2008–2010: Debut & success[edit]

Untouchable made their official debut on November 10, 2008 with their single "It's Okay" ft. Hwayobi. They released their first full album entitled "Quiet Storm" on January 8, 2009. Their single "Tell Me Why" ft. Hwa Young became a hit and topped online music charts[citation needed]. They followed this with the song "Oh", which was featured in their mini album "Untouchable", released June 9, 2009.

On February 4, 2010 their 2nd mini album "Untouchable: 2nd Mini Album" was released, featuring the vocals of Brown Eyed Girls' Narsha in the song "Living in the Heart."[1] On February 9, Untouchable's "Living in the Heart" topped online music charts.[2]

Untouchable's second album was postponed in 2010 due to the Yeonpyeong Island tragedy.[3] The album "Who's Hot" was released in December with the title track "Make a fuss".[4]

2011: "You you" release & military enlistment[edit]

Untouchable released their digital single "You you" on May 4, 2011.[5]

Both members started their mandatory military service in August 2011.[6][7]

2013: "Trips" and release from military[edit]

They returned from military service on May 1st and took a break before making their music comeback at the end of the year. They released Vain featuring Koonta of Rude Paper in November and followed up with a second track Trip which was released on their agency YouTube page on the 5th of December.

2014: "Take out"[edit]

The duo returned in July with Take out featuring Mayson the Soul.

2015: "Cigarette & Liquor", "Mask On", "Crayon", collaborations & solo debut[edit]

On January 16, 2015, Untouchable released their 8th digital single album titled Cigarette & Liquor. On February 24, 2015 they made their comeback with a digital single called Mask On. On March 18, 2015 they released their 5th mini album titled HEIIVEN, the track Crayon served as the title track. On June 16, 2015, Sleepy collaborated with his labelmate SECRET's Song Jieun on a track called Cool Night. On October 20, 2015 Sleepy released his first digital single titled Kibuntat ft. Baek Ah Yeon. On September 8, 2015, D.Action released his first mixtape accompanied by 2 music videos.

2016: "Check it out"[edit]

On January 19, 2016, D.Action released a music video for a track titled Check it out.

Members[edit]

  • Sleepy (Korean: 슬리피; born February 21, 1984),[8] birth name Kim Sung-won (Hangul: 김성원)
  • The Action/D.Action (Korean: 디액션; born January 14, 1985),[9] (also known as Jiggy Action)[10] birth name Park Kyung-wook (Hangul: 박경욱)

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Album Album details Track list

Quiet storm

  • Release Date : 8 January 2008
  • Genre : R&B / Soul / Hip-hop
  1. Quiet storm
  2. Tell me why (feat. HwaYoung)
  3. Driving me crazy (feat. HwaYoung)
  4. It's Okay (feat. Hwayobi)
  5. This Is Love
  6. 우리 그때처럼(feat. HwaYoung) [translation: Like We Were Back Then]
  7. 비행 (ft. JungHyun) [translation: Misconduct]
  8. Back Again (feat. HwaYoung)
  9. 다줄께 (feat. Song Jieun) [translation: I Will Give You Everything ]
  10. Only U (feat. Saetbyul)
  11. 365일 (feat. Hwayobi) [translation: 365 Days]
  12. Top Sweety
  13. 독약 (feat. Outlaw, Mellow) [translation: Poison]

Who's HOT

  • Release Date : 2 December 2010
  • Genre : R&B / Soul / Hip-hop
  1. We Got Time
  2. 난리 브루스 (feat. Vasco) [translation: Make a Fuss]
  3. Hit Da Club (feat. B-Free & Beenzino)
  4. Feelin Good (feat. Chance & Peter of Oneway)
  5. Talk To Me
  6. MC (feat. Loptimist & DJ Wegun)
  7. I'm A Balla
  8. Jiggy Get Down
  9. Baby Girl
  10. Makin Move Makin HOT
  11. 멋진 꿈 (feat. Palo Alto) [translation: Wonderful Dream]
  12. Get Up (feat. Eluphant)

EPs[edit]

Album Album details Track list

Untouchable: First Mini Album

  • Release Date: 9 June 2009
  • Genre : R&B/Soul/Hip-Hop
  1. Wassup
  2. Oh
  3. Monday Sickness (feat. Hwayoung)
  4. Change The World
  5. My Boo (feat. Hyosung, Sunhwa)

Untouchable: Second Mini Album

  • Release Date: 14 February 2010
  • Genre : R&B/Soul/Hip-Hop
  1. I'm Runnin'
  2. 나를 떠나지마 (feat. Lee Hyun Of 8eight) [translation: Don't Leave Me]
  3. Rainy Day (feat. Vasco)
  4. 가슴에 살아 (feat. Narsha of Brown Eyed Girls) [translation: Living In My Heart]
  5. 너는 왜 나는 왜 (feat. Hwayoung) [translation: Why You, Why Me]

Untouchable: Third Mini Album

  • Release Date: 30 December 2010
  • Genre : R&B/Soul/Hip-Hop
  1. 단 한사람 (feat. Mellow) [translation: The Only One Person]
  2. 잘해준게 없어서 (feat. Gyurin) [translation: Because I Was No Good]
  3. 미안해 (D. Action Solo) [translation: Sorry]
  4. The Way I Feel (feat. Kim Hyuna)

Untouchable: Fourth Mini Album 'TRIP'

  • Release Date: 11 November 2013
  • Genre : R&B/Soul/Hip-Hop
  1. Trip
  2. No Make Up
  3. Vain (feat. Koonta of Rude Paper)
  4. Keep In Touch (feat. Dohee)
  5. Contact More Often (feat. Andrew Choi)

Singles[edit]

Album Album details Track list

Ready to Shot

  • Release Date: 24 July 2006
  • Genre : R&B/Soul /Hip-Hop
  1. Intro - Fasten Your Seat Belt (feat. DJ Wreckx)
  2. 언터쳐블 Untouchable
  3. Back Off (feat. Vasco)
  4. S.O.B - Spot Of Brokerz (feat. Joosuc, The Quiett, E-SENS, 9c)
  5. 언터쳐블 (remix)

It's Okay

  • Release Date: 10 October 2008
  • Genre : R&B/Soul/Hip-Hop
  1. It's Okay (feat. Hwayobi)
  2. 다줄께 I Will Give You Everything (feat. Jieun)

Love Song

  • Release Date: 7 August 2009
  • Genre : Hip-Hop
  1. Love Song (with Geumbi)
  2. Love Song (instrumental)

Merry Christmas

  • Release Date: 11 December 2009
  • Genre: Hip-Hop/EDM
  1. 메리크리스마스 Merry Christmas (with Hwayoung)
  2. 메리크리스마스 (MR)

Merry Go Around

  • Release Date: 15 June 2010
  • Genre: Hip-Hop
  1. Merry Go Round (feat. Jinseong of Monday Kiz)

Jiggy Get Down

  • Release Date: 18 November 2010
  • Genre: Hip-Hop
  1. Jiggy Get Down (feat. Marco, Big Tray, Deepflow, 9c, Basick, Elly, Joe Brown, Woo Side, Vasco)

You You

  • Release Date: 4 May 2011
  • Genre: Hip-Hop
  1. You You feat. Oh Jin Seok (Nom Nom Nom)

Call Me

  • Release Date: 12 July 2013
  • Genre: Hip-Hop
  1. Call Me 연락 좀 자주해 (feat. Andrew Choi)
  2. LUCKY MAN (feat. Hwayoung)

Take Out

  • Release Date: 24 June 2014
  • Genre: Hip-hop
  1. Take Out (feat. Mayson the Soul)
  2. Irony (이상해)
  3. Take Out (inst.)

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