Zico (Block B, FANXY CHILD)

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Member of: FANXY CHILD

Real name: 우지호 / Woo Ji Ho

Stage name: Unknown

Gender: Male

Age: 30 years

Date of birth: September 14, 1992

Place of birth: Mokpo, Sudogwon, South Korea

Height: 182cm

Weight: 65kg

Bloodtype: O

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

Chinese Zodiac Sign: Bun

Zico Profile

About Zico

Zico (Block B, FANXY CHILD) Facts

  • Group: Block B
    • Position Leader, Rapper and Dancer.
  • Group: FANXY CHILD
    • Position: Leader and Rapper.
  • Education:
    • Attended Music High School Seoul.
    • Graduated with honors from Dong Ah Institute of Media and Arts University.
  • Languages: Korean (mother tongue) and Japanese (fluent).
  • Religion: Catholic.
  • Official Fanclub Name: COMMON.
  • Hobbies: Shopping, drawing, reading, watching American sitcoms and collecting fashion items.
  • Specialties: Freestyle rap, composing, using melodic lines.
  • He was a trainee at SM Entertainment.
  • Lived in Japan for three years.
  • The Mixtape “ZICO ON THE BLOCK” was personally written, recorded and mixed by himself.
  • In 2012 he was diagnosed with throat nodules, so he was unable to actively participate in the promotions of “Nanlina” he will have to rest at home and will be
  • He had the opportunity to participate in “SCOTCH VIP – Finale 2011 (feat. JAY MOON, MINO, YAMMO, VEE X KILLA, 한해, 박경, 콸라, ZICO).”
  • Zico made an appearance on the song “Stay In Shanghai” by the girl group Wink on February 19 at Inkigayo.
  • Zico was chosen to co-host SBS-MTV’s “The Show” along with P.O.
  • In December it was announced that Zico was helping to produce D-Unit’s third mini-album. In 2012 Zico also entered Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Arts as a freshman in the Bachelor of Arts in acting.
  • When Hyo Min the (T-ARA ), released his mini-album “Make Up” whose lyrics were an alleged plagiarism of some of the songs on Zico’s mixtapes. he denied the allegations, claiming they were a tribute and that he had Zico’s permission to use them. he did not credit him as the composer of his mini-album.
  • He was one of the producers of Show Me The Money 6, next to Dean.
  • On November 23, it was reported that Zico’s contract with Seven Seasons has come to an end. An industry source stated that he would be parting ways with both the agency and Block B, with alleged plans to set up a solo agency and return as a solo artist next year.
  • All kill and perfect all-kill in the Korean charts with his song “Any Song”.
  • In 2020 “Any Song” broke the record of two years with the most hours with perfect all-kill at ichart (with 330 hours), by surpassing iKON’s “Love Scenario” (who had 204 hours in 2018), later surpassed by BTS’s “Dynamite” (with 608 hours)
  • “Any Song” (with 7 consecutive weeks) broke the record for most #1 weeks in GAON Digital Chart , beating iKON’s “Love Scenario” (which achieved 6 consecutive #1 weeks in 2018).
  • Currently Zico is still with Block B and has only left the agency to start his own.

Zico (Block B, FANXY CHILD) Career

Pre-Debut

Born in Mapo, Seoul, on September 14, 1992, he attended Seoul High School of Music to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in “Vocal Performance”. spent a year studying abroad in Canada and China, as well as three years in Japan.

He began his career in the underground environment, in his beginnings he used the artistic name ‘.Nacseo (Korean for doodle) and was briefly part of a hip-hop group (whose name was not mentioned). He promoted himself as ‘Nacseo in the Japanese hip-hop/underground scene together with the teams ‘Dope Squad and ‘Undisputed.

Debut

In 2009, he made his official debut in a duo with Park Kyung called The Harmonics” ‘in Korea with the digital single ‘ The Letterthat same year he joined Stardom Entertainment..

On April 15, 2011, he made his debut as the leader of Block B with its first promotional single ‘Freeze’.. and produced Welcome to the Block’. the group’s debut mini album. On October 7, 2014, Zico released a debut single titled ‘Tough Kookie’. with Don Mills.

Zico (Block B, FANXY CHILD) Collaborations

  • Epic High – Rosario (Feat CL zico) (2021)
  • Sik-K – DO MAIN 2020 (Feat Lil Boi, Ugly Duck zico, TAKEONE) (Prod. by GooseBumps) (2020)
  • dress & sogumm – My Taste (Feat. Zico) (2020)
  • Sam Kim – It’s You (Feat.Zico) (2018)
  • Crush – Cereal (Feat. ZICO) (2018)
  • ELO – Osaka (Feat. Zico) (2018)
  • Swings – Keep Going (Feat BewhY, nafla, ZICO) (Prod. By IOAH) (2018)
  • Penomeco – L.I.E (Prod. ZICO) (2018).
  • Tae Yang – Tonight (feat. Zico) (2017)
  • Dynamic Duo – 야유회 (feat. Zico) (2015).
  • DEAN – Pour Up (feat. Zico) (2015)
  • Fire wave – 거북선 Remix (Feat G2, B-Free, Okasian & ZICO) (2015).
  • f (x) – Traveler (feat. Zico) (2015)
  • Crush – Oasis (feat. Zico) (2015)
  • Bobby & Olltii – 그 XX (feat. ZICO de Block B ) (2014)
  • Park Bo Ram – Beautiful (feat. Zico de Block B ) (2014)
  • Hyorin – Red Lipstick (feat. ZICO de Block B ) (2013)
  • Fana – Show StopperS Remix (Bonus Track) (feat. Andup & Gganmo & Louie & Ugly Duck & TAKEONE & Psycoban & ZICO & DJ Wegun) (CD Only) (2013)
  • FAME-J – 자존심 (feat. Zico, Okasian, New Champ, San E 조현아) (2012).
  • Geeks – 숨이차 (Remix) (feat. Ugly Duck & Fana & Zion.T & Crucial Star & Zico & DJ Dopsh) (2012)
  • JJK – Give & Take (feat. Zico) (2012)
  • Giriboy – 계획적인 여자 (feat. Gganmo & Zico de Block B ) (2012)
  • J’Kyun – Hot MC (feat. Zico) (2011)
  • ZoPD – Thrilla (feat. Zico, Park Kyung & Hanhae ) (2011)
  • Verbal Jint – 원숭이띠 미혼남 (Feat. Zico de Block B ) (2011)
  • Jung Seul Gi – 주변인 (Song ver.) (Feat. Zico de Block B ) (2010)

Zico (Block B, FANXY CHILD) Music

Compositions
  • Penomeco – 걘 아니야 Pt.2 (2021)
  • SSAK3 – Beach Again (2020)
  • AB6IX – The Answer (2020)
  • Hwasa – Kidding (2020)
  • Super Junior – 2YA2YAO! (2020)
  • X1 – Move (X1 ver.) (2019)
  • PRODUCE X 101 – Move (2019).
  • BIBI – 언제 어디서 무엇을 어떻게 (2019).
  • O3ohn – Shine Your Star (Prod. by ZICO) (2018)
  • Triple Position – Kangaroo (Prod. ZICO) (2018)
  • HAON – Graduation (Feat. Vinx, Webster B) (2018)
  • Penomeco – L.I.E (Prod. ZICO) (2018).
  • Block B – Don’t Leave (2018)
  • Kang Seung Yoon & Mino – Door (2017)
  • Block B – 일방적이야 (2017).
  • Block B – Shall We Dance (2017)
  • Block B – My Zone (2017)
  • PSY – I LUV IT (2017)
  • Block B – YESTERDAY (2017)
  • Kim Se Jeong – Flower Road (Prod. by ZICO) (2016)
  • Mighty Mouth – NICE 2 MEET U (Prod. by ZICO) (Feat. Soy ) (2016)
  • Block B – Walkin’ In The Rain (2016)
  • Block B – It Was Love (2016)
  • Block B – Toy (2016)
  • Block B – A Few Years Later (2016)
  • BASTARZ – Zero For Conduct (2015)
  • Block B – his (2015)
  • Block B – Jackpot (2014)
  • Block B – Be the light (2013)
  • Block B – Very Good (2013)
  • Block B – Mental Breaker (Acappella Version) (2012)
  • Block B – Nillili Mambo (Acappella Version) (2012)
  • Block B – Halo (2012)
  • Block B – Did You or Did You Not? (2012)
  • Block B – Dreams Come True (2012)
  • Block B – Movie’s Over (2012)
  • Block B – No Joke (2012)
  • Block B – Mental Breaker (2012)
  • Block B – Nillili Mambo (2012)
  • Block B – 11:30 (2012)

Zico (Block B, FANXY CHILD) Awards

YearAward
2014
  • MBC Entertainment Awards: Popularity Award
2015
  • SBS Inkigayo (11/15): “Boys and Girls”.
2016
  • 5th Gaon Kpop Awards: Artist Of The Month “November”.
  • MelOn Music Awards Top 10 Artist (Zico)
  • MelOn Music Awards: Hot Trend Award
  • MelOn Music Awards Best Rap/Hip Hop Award
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards Best Male Artist
  • SBS Inkigayo (11/12): “Bermuda Triangle (feat. Crush & DEAN )”
2017
  • 31th Golden Disk Awards: Digital Bonsang
  • 26th Seoul Music Awards: Bonsang
  • Korea Music Copyright Association Artist Award
  • Asia Artist Awards Best Star Award
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards Best Male Artist
2018
  • SBS Inkigayo (12/08): “SoulMate (Feat. IU )”
  • Asia Artist Awards Artist of the Year
  • Asia Artist Awards Best Musician
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards : Best Hip Hop & Urban Music
2019
  • Asia Artist Awards: Best Producer Award
  • Asia Artist Awards: Best Artist Award (Singer)
2020
  • Golden Disc Awards: Best R&B/HIP HOP
  • SBS Inkigayo (26/01): “Any Song”
  • KBS Music Bank (01/31): “Any Song”
  • MBC Show! Music Core (01/02): “Any Song”
  • SBS Inkigayo (02/02): “Any Song”
  • KBS Music Bank (07/02): “Any Song”
  • MBC Show! Music Core (08/02): “Any Song”
  • SBS Inkigayo (09/02): “Any Song” (Triple Crown)
  • MBC Show! Music Core (02/15): “Any Song”
  • KBS Music Bank (02/21): “Any Song”
  • MBC Show! Music Core (02/22): “Any Song”
  • Genie Music Award: Best Rap/Hip Hop Track (Any Song)
  • Genie Music Award: Song of the Year – Daesang (Any Song)
  • 12th Melon Music Awards: Top 10 Award
  • 22nd Mnet Asian Music Awards: Best Hip Hop & Urban Music (by Any Song)
2021
  • 35th Golden Disc Awards: Trend of the Year (Any Song)
  • 35th Golden Disc Awards: Digital Song Bonsang (Any Song)
  • 10th Gaon Chart Music Awards: Artist of the Year – Digital Music (January) (Any Song)
  • 10th Gaon Chart Music Awards: Artist of the Year – Digital Music (July) (Summer Hate (Feat. Rain ))

Zico (Block B, FANXY CHILD) Radio Programs

Zico (Block B, FANXY CHILD) TV Programs

  • 2020 I-Country (Mnet)
  • 2020 Running Man (SBS, Ep.496)
  • 2017 Guerrilla Date (KBS, 2017)
  • 2017 Show Me The Money 6 (Mnet) (Producer together with DEAN)
  • 2017 Happy Together (TV Show) (Ep. 480) Brother Special (besides TaeWoon)
  • 2016 Happy Together (TV Show) (Ep.441) Close Friends Special (besides Choi Tae Joon)
  • 2016 Radio Star (Ep. 491)
  • 2016 Infinity Challenge (Ep. 472 and 475)
  • 2016: Celebrity Bromance (Next to Choi Tae Joon)
  • 2016: Running Man (SBS, Ep.299)
  • 2016: The Collaboration (China)
  • 2015: Umpretty Rapstar Vol. 2 (Guest Judge)
  • 2015: Show Me The Money 4 (Mnet) (As judge)
  • 2015: Unpretty Rapstar (Producer)
  • 2014: 5 Minutes Before Chaos
  • 2014: Show! Music Core – (As MC)
  • 2012: MTV “The Show” – (As MC with P.O )
  • 2011: SBS/MTV “Studio C” – (MC together with Sang Chu and Shorry J from Mighty Mouth )

Zico (Block B, FANXY CHILD) TV Drama’s

  • My Day Is Full Of You (besides Wendy ) subject for The King: Eternal Monarch (2020)
  • Sick (together with So Jin ) theme for Mask (2015)
  • Oasis (next to PIA) theme for Golden Time (2012)

Tour

  • Zico “King Of The Zungle” Tour 2018
    • august 11 and 12 – Seoul, South Korea – SK Olympic Handball Gymnasium
    • 01 and 02 September – Tokyo, Japan – Tokyo Dome City Hall &
    • september 26 – Madrid, Spain – Riviera Hall
    • 28 September – London, England – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
    • 30 September – Berlin, Germany –columbiahalle
    • 03 October – Warsaw, Poland – Progresia
    • 06 October – Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Galaxy
    • 07 October – Moscow, Russia – Glavclub
    • 21 October – Los Angeles, USA – The Novo
    • october 24 – San Francisco, USA – The Warfield
    • october 26th – chicago, USA – The Vic Theatre
    • october 28 – New York, USA – Playstation Theater
    • November 18 – Hong Kong, China – Kitec

Zico (Block B, FANXY CHILD) Music Videos

  • Epik High – Rosario (Feat. CL, Zico) (2021)
  • Sam Kim &- It’s You (Feat.Zico) (2018)
  • Crush – Cereal (Feat. ZICO) (2018)
  • Penomeco – L.I.E (2018)
  • VASCO – Whoa Ha ! (2015)
  • Jay Park – MOMMAE (2015)
  • So You and Geeks – Officially Missing You Too (2012) cameo

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