Zico (Block B, FANXY CHILD) Facts
- Group: Block B
- Position Leader, Rapper and Dancer.
- Group: FANXY CHILD
- Position: Leader and Rapper.
- 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
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.
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
Zico (Block B, FANXY CHILD) Awards
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)
- 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