Vinxen

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Vinxen
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Vinxen performing at the C-Festival, May 2019
Native name
이병재
Born
Lee Byung-jae

(2000-04-20) April 20, 2000 (age 19)
Incheon, South Korea
Occupation
Musical career
Genres
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2018–present
LabelsRomantic Factory
Associated actsHaon
Korean name
Hangul
이병재
Revised RomanizationI Byung-jae
McCune–ReischauerI Byungjae

Lee Byung-jae (Korean이병재; born April 20, 2000), better known by his stage name, Vinxen (빈첸; stylized in all caps), is a South Korean rapper.

Career[edit]

2018: Debut[edit]

In 2018, Lee participated in Mnet's reality show, High School Rapper 2 and finished in 3rd place. Lee released his first EP on 9 May 2018, titled "재련해도" and had a concert with label mate Ovan in March.[1]

Lee's collaborated with Haon, for the song, "Bar Code" and swept the charts.[2]

Artistry[edit]

Influences[edit]

Lee said that his influence is his label mate Ovan.[3]

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
[4]
재련해도
BOYCOLD 2
  • Released: December 27, 2018
  • Label: Romantic Factory
  • Formats: CD, digital download
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart
positions
Album
KOR
[5]
As lead artist
"Not at All" (feat. Woo Won-jae) 2018 10 High School Rapper 2 Final
"Sinking Down With You" How Do You Feel
"How Do You Feel" (feat. Woo Won-jae)
"Stingray" (feat. Sik-K) Boycold 2
"Skin" (허물) (feat. Seori) 2019 80 Non-album single
As featured artist
"Graduation" (Haon feat. Vinxen, Webster B) 2018 Non-album single
"My Paradise" (Groovy Room feat. Chung-ha, Vinxen) 36 Non-album single
"One More Night" (Babylon feat. Vinxen) CAELO
Collaborations
"Bar Code" (with Haon) 2018 1 Non-album single
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Filmography[edit]

Television shows[edit]

Year Title Network Notes
2018 High School Rapper 2 Mnet Contestant
Finished 3rd

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2018 MBC Plus X Genie Music Awards Artist of the Year N/A Nominated
Genie Music Popularity Award Nominated
Melon Music Awards Top 10 Artists Nominated
Mnet Asian Music Awards Best New Male Artist Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Watch: Vinxen From "High School Rapper 2" Drops MVs For First Official Album". soompi.com. May 9, 2018. Retrieved November 24, 2018.
  2. ^ "Haon And Vinxen Of "High School Rapper 2" Take Over Charts As "Bar Code" Achieves Perfect All-Kill". soompi.com. April 2, 2018. Retrieved November 24, 2018.
  3. ^ "Vinxen And Chin Chilla Sign With Agencies + Haon In Talks To Join H1ghr Music". Soompi.com. April 23, 2018. Retrieved November 24, 2018.
  4. ^ "Gaon Album Chart". Gaon Music Chart.
  5. ^ "Gaon Album Chart". Gaon Music Chart.