Mino (WINNER) Facts
- Group: WINNER
- Position Rapper, Dancer and Vocalist.
- Sub-Unit: MOBB
- Ex-Group: B.o.M
- Yong Baek Hyeonjung school
- Hanlim Arts High School
- Hobbies Dancing, listening to music, drawing.
- Specialties: Acting, rapping, songwriting, beatboxing, dancing.
- Favorite artists Drake, Lil Uzi Vert and Kendrick Lamar
- Mascot: A cat named Jhonny, he named him thinking he was a male, but he turned out to be a female.
- Nicknames: Hugeboy, Candy ssaem, Song Mojiri and Songgarak/Song Finger
- Initially, he would debut with Block B he even made recordings with the group, but then his father objected and he had to leave the group.
- He was a member of B.o.M but the group disbanded due to the agency’s financial problems, and each pursued solo projects.
- He was the leader of Team A, but, unfortunately, he injured his ankle ligament and Yang Hyun Suk decided to replace it with Seungyoon.
- He discovered Hip-Hop when he was in fourth grade, and from that moment on, he says he fell in love with the genre.
- He was a member of the underground rap group Royal Class, together with ₩one (former member of SPEED ) and SIMS.
- He is allergic to dogs.
- He was part of the project “Lucky Boys” together with Nichkhun from 2PM, L from INFINITE, Baro from B1A4 and Yonghwa from CNBLUE.
- On audition day for Show Me The Money 4, he was one of the contestants who first arrived at the audition site; signing up even before many, but being distracted led him to not take the number that corresponded to him, taking it after several hours. In the end, he auditioned with the number 2,740.
- During the third episode aired, Song and the other competitors were forced to do a 1.1 battle, where the opponent was chosen by drawing lots. Mino decided to face a guy who had previously obtained an “all pass” as he found it a challenge. However, the lyrics presented by Mino, even though they led him to win the test, were harshly criticized, branding him as misogynist, sexist and other epithets. The problem was so much that he even had to write a public apology.
- In the selection of teams, Mino was chosen by ZiPal (Zico and Paloalto), also formed by ONE jamezz and AndUp.
- The song “Fear”, produced by Zico and in collaboration with Taeyang, during episode 9 became such a hit that it quickly reached #1 on all music sites in Korea and achieved All-Kill.
- He was part of SK Telecon’s “VARIA-T” campaign together with Lilboi, Hanhae and Basick.
- He is ranked #36 in the TOP of the most beautiful faces in the world by the magazine TC Candler 2016.
- Dispatch reported on May 12 that Mino visited a club in Yangyang County in Gangwon Province on May 3. The report included photos showing Song Mino performing a spontaneous rendition of his song “Fiancé” using the DJ box microphone. Following the report YG Entertainment said we confirm that Song Min-ho has been on a personal trip with acquaintances recently. We are sorry for the inconvenience to many people. “It was later confirmed by the agency that the singer was in a private location with friends and the performance was nothing more than a private act.
Mino (WINNER) Career
2016: Solo debut with a digital single ‘The MOBB’.
August 31 YG Entertainment released the first teaser image of Mino on their official blog. It looks like Mino’s solo song will be released soon as well. Their teasers are similar in style, but in different colors. Mino has words written on his hands, eyelids and forehead. On September 1, they officially released a second teaser for Mino’s solo debut!.
The second teaser has the familiar words “coming soon,” as well as the code “MINO=20160908,” which appears to be the date of Mino’s official debut. The teaser image continues in the deep blue color scheme, with Mino sporting blue eyes and matching jewelry in cool tones.
BODY is a hip hop track that has a dreamy and appealing feel, it is a track with lyrics written by Mino, and composed by Mino and Future Bounce. The digital single will be released on September 8 at midnight.
2018: first solo album “XX”
On November 26, he unveiled his first solo album titled “XX” along with the music video of “Fiancé”, the title track. Within hours of the release, it reached the #1 position on the six biggest music sites in South Korea. Both the album and the title track saw much success on the international charts, reaching the top spot on iTunes in 17 countries.
Mino (WINNER) Collaborations
- Show Me The Money 10 – 지나고 보면 (Feat. Hwasa & MINO) (Prod. by Gray ) (2021)
- Show Me The Money 10 – 리무진 (Feat. MINO) (Prod. by Gray ) (2021)
- Show Me The Money 10 – 이끼 (Feat. MINO, Bobby ) (Prod. per MINO) (2021)
- BewhY – 썸네일각 (Feat. Dynamic Duo, Mino de WINNER ) (2021)
- Kang Seung Yoon – BETTER (besides MINO) (2021)
- Blue.D – Nobody (Feat. Mino) (2019)
- Kim Jin Woo – Call Anytime (Feat. Mino) (2019)
- P.O – Promise (Feat. MINO de WINNER ) (2019)
- Eun Jiwon – HOOLIGAN (Feat. Mino de WINNER ) (2019)
- Ja Mezz – Alchemy (Feat. Dok2, MINO) (2018)
- Seung Ri – WHERE R U FROM (Feat. Mino) (2018)
- Bobby – Up (feat. Mino) (2017)
- Epic High – No Thank You (feat. Mino, Simon.D & The Quiett ) (2017)
- Lee Hi ft Mino – World Tour (2016)
- Kush and Zion.T ft Mino – Machine Gun (Show me the Money 5) (2016)
- Mino ft HAHA – Shoot! (Infinity Challenge) (2016)
- Epic High – Born Hater (2014)
Mino (WINNER) Drama
- K-POP – The Ultimate Audition (Channel A, 2012)
Mino (WINNER) Awards
Mino (WINNER) TV Programs
- Show Me The Money 10 (Mnet, 2021)
- Kang’s kitchen 2 (tvN, 2019)
- (JTBC) Idol Room (27.11.2018) ep. 29
- It’s Dangerous Beyond The Blankets (MBC, 2018)
- Running Man (SBS, 2018) Ep. 402 (with Seung Yoon)
- Kang’s Kitchen (tvN, 2017)
- Master Key (SBS, 2017)
- Youth Over Flowers Winner (tvN, 2017)
- New Journey to the West 4 (tvN, 2017).
- Secret Training Variety Show (2017)
- Radio Star (MBC, 2017) Ep. 522
- New Journey To The West 3 (tvN, 2017)
- The Collaboration (China, 2016)
- Show Me The Money 5 (Mnet, 2016) ep. 01 and ep. 05
- Hip Hop Nation (JTBC, 2016) (next to Seungyoon)
- Running Man (SBS, 2016-2018) Ep. 294, 402
- Tok! Tok! Boni Hani (2016) (next to Seunghoon)
- Sugar Man (jtbc, 2016) (together with Seungyoon and Taehyun)
- Show Me The Money 4 (Mnet, 2015)
- W.I.N: Who Is Next? (Mnet, 2013)
Mino (WINNER) TV Drama’s
- The Door (together with Kang Seung Yoon ) theme for Prison Playbook (2017)
Mino (WINNER) Music Videos
- Kim Jin Woo – Call Anytime (Feat. Mino) (2019).
- Epik High – Born Hater (2014)
- Tae Yang – Ringa Linga (2013)