Zico (rapper)

This is a Korean name; the family name is Woo.

Zico performing with Block B at the 2011 Cyworld Dream Music Festival
Background information
Native name 우지호
Birth name Woo Ji-ho
Born (1992-09-14) September 14, 1992
Seoul, South Korea
Genres Hip hop, K-pop
Occupation(s) Rapper, record producer, MC
Instruments Piano, keyboards, drum machine
Years active 2011–present
Labels Seven Seasons
Associated acts Block B, Bastarz, Park Kyung, P.O, Verbal Jint, D-Unit, Buckwilds (벅와일즈), Song Min-ho
Hangul 우지호
Hanja 禹智皓
Revised Romanization U Ji-ho
McCune–Reischauer U Chiho
Stage name
Hangul 지코
Revised Romanization Jiko
McCune–Reischauer Chik'o

Woo Ji-ho (Korean: 우지호; born September 14, 1992), widely known by his stage name, Zico (Korean: 지코), is a South Korean rapper, producer, singer-songwriter and leader of the boy group Block B, signed under the label Seven Seasons. He has released one solo album, Gallery (2015).[1]

Zico is notable for his successful crossover skills in the Korean hip hop scene, maintaining an underground reputation along with mainstream appeal as a Korean idol. He is also a producer of both K-pop and Korean hip hop music.[2][3][4] In 2015 he appeared as a producer with Paloalto of Hi-Lite Records in rap competition television show Show Me the Money 4.[5]

Life and career

Early life and career beginnings

Zico was born in Mapo, Seoul on September 14, 1992.[6] He was a Vocal Performance major at Seoul Music High School.[7] In the lyrics of his song "Release," he mentions that he spent a year studying abroad in both Canada and China, as well as three years in Japan.[8]

He began his musical career as an underground rapper, going by the name "Nacseo" (Hangul: 낙서), meaning 'doodle' or 'scribble' in Korean. He was part of a hip hop crew with Rap Monster,[9][10] and also promoted as Nacseo in the Japanese underground hip hop scene alongside the crews "Dope Squad" and "Undisputed."[11] He auditioned for S.M. Entertainment as a teenager.[12]

In 2009, he officially debuted in a duo with Park Kyung named 'Harmonics' in Korea with the digital single "The Letter."[11] He joined Stardom Entertainment in 2009.[13] He featured in IU's song "Marshmallow" as well as Cho PD’s “Expectations for K-Hip Hop” and Jung Seul-gi’s “Outsiders.”[14]

In 2010, he released his first mix tape, "Zico on the Block." The mix tape was well received by the Korean hip hop scene.[15]

2011–2012: Block B and solo appearances

Main article: Block B

Zico debuted as the leader of Block B on April 15, 2011 with their first promotional single "Freeze". Zico had produced their debut mini-album Welcome to the Block.[16] The Korean Ministry of Gender Equality and Family and public broadcast channel KBS banned the songs "LOL" and "Did You or Did You Not" from minors. When asked about the banning, he said:

"It's not that we don't consider the regulations when we're producing the songs, but I did often think that our freedom of expression was being interrupted. Still, I do acknowledge that as as a producer that creates songs meant for the public, it was a shortcoming of mine to not have paid more attention to the regulations."
Zico, Welcome to the Block Showcase Q&A[17]

That year he featured in Hyuna's debut mini-album Bubble Pop! on the track "Just Follow".[14] He promoted with her on Korean music shows from July to August.[18] He attended the 2011 MTV EMAs in Belfast, Northern Ireland as part of Block B[19] and on November 27 began hosting the SBS-MTV interactive radio show "Studio C!" with rap duo Mighty Mouth.[20] Zico made an appearance at Swings' It's My Year II concert, performing "I'm Still Fly" and "Cocks".

Battle Royal
A sample of Zico's "Battle Royal" from his Zico On the Block 1.5 mixtape.

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In 2012, he appeared on stage featuring in girl group Wink's song "Stay in Shanghai" on Inkigayo on February 19.[21] He also performed at the All Force One hip hop festival on July 21, alongside Dok2 and Beenzino.[22] On October 24, he began co-hosting SBS-MTV's The Show with Block B member P.O.[23] At the 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards he participated in a hip hop collaboration called "Beats Rocks The World" with artists including Loco, Double K, Davichi, and Dynamic Duo.[24] In October, he produced and released a second mixtape, Zico On The Block 1.5.[25] In December, he co-produced D-Unit's third mini-album.[26] That year, he also entered Dong-ah Institute of Media and Arts as a Drama major.[27]

2013: Diss tracks

Zico performed at Phantom's concert on May 17 and at the ONE Hiphop Festival on September 7.[28]

In August, Zico was dissed in Deepflow(딥플로우)'s response to Swings' "King Swings", a diss track over the instrumental from "Control".[29] In it, Deepflow accused Zico and Jay Park of only being in hip hop for the money.[30] Later, rapper Aphelia created a diss track called "Zicontrol", specifically speaking of his frustration with Zico's guaranteed popularity as an idol compared to the difficulty of being a hip hop artist alone.[31] Dead'P(데드피), in the track "Rap Game Control," also expressed frustration over idols portraying themselves as "hip hop" and the integration of mainstream K-pop culture into the underground hiphop scene.[32]

Feel So Young
A sample of Zico's collaborative digital single with Ugly Duck and Crush.

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On October 18, Zico and fellow Block B member P.O walked during Seoul Fashion Week for the brand Dominic's Way by designer Song Hye-myung (송혜명).[33] In November, Zico was featured in IZE magazine,[34] and publicly tweeted about how the intrusion of sasaeng fans into his life forced him to constantly change his phone number to avoid their communications.[35] He performed at the SBS Gayo Daejeon 2013 as part of a collaborative hip-hop stage featuring MFBTY, B.A.P.'s Bang Yongguk, and Eun Jiwon.[36]

2014–present: Debut as a solo artist and producing career

In late May 2014, following the Sewol Ferry Disaster, Zico attended the funeral of a fan who had died in the incident and dedicated a rap to her at Block B's 2014 Blockbuster Concert.[37][38]

In June, T-ara's Hyomin released the Brave Brothers-produced mini-album Make Up, which allegedly plagiarized lyrics from Zico's various mix tapes and previous releases. She denied the allegations, saying that the lyrics in question were in homage and that she had permission from Zico to use them. She did not credit him as a songwriter on her mini-album.[39][40]

In July, Zico appeared as an MC on MBC's Show! Music Core.[41][42] He also appeared in the second season of the television show Fashion King Korea, along with fellow Block B member P.O.[43][44] He was a headliner at the 2014 Freestyle Day concert held on August 2 at Uniqlo Ax.[45] He also participated on a special stage with Dynamic Duo for the M! Countdown 10th Anniversary Special, performing the song "Friday Night."[46] On September 9, he produced the music for Go Tae Yong's S/S15 show at New York Fashion Week and further collaborated with him for Seoul Fashion Week.[47] Zico headlined The Hiphop Festa with Dok2, The Quiett, and Simon D on October 4.[48] He also performed at the Hiphopplaya Show Weekend, a Korean hip hop festival at the Itaewon Blue Square on October 31.[49] Zico presented the 2014 Asia Song Festival along with Super Junior's Leeteuk and Girl's Day's Minah.[50] He also performed a collaborative stage at that festival with Beast's Hyunseung.[51]

On November 7, Zico released his official solo debut single entitled "Tough Cookie" featuring the rapper Don Mills.[52] He was criticized for wearing a jacket emblazoned with an American Confederate flag in the single's accompanying music video and the use of a homophobic slur in the song's lyrics.[53] Zico's label officially addressed the issue saying the homophobic implication of the term had been unintended and that Zico held no prejudice towards sexual minorities.[54]

He performed a collaborative stage with Seo Taiji for the 2014 Mnet Asian Music Awards, performing the Seo Taiji and Boys' song "Come Back Home."[55]

On February 13, 2015, Zico released "Well Done," his second single, featuring Ja Mezz.[56] In March, he provided the soundtrack for Beyond Closet's 2015 S/S runway at New York Fashion Week. He also graduated from the Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Arts with a bachelor's degree.[57] February 2015 also saw Zico join the cast of the female rap competition show Unpretty Rapstar for the second episode, as a producer.[58][59] He produced the song "Up All Night" for contestant Yuk Ji-dam;[60] the song's chorus then became a part of the "Say It! Yes or No" skit on the Korean sketch-comedy show Gag Concert.[61] In May 2015, it was announced that Zico would be appear for the entire season of Show Me the Money 4 as a producer with Paloalto of Hi-Lite Records.[5] After a car Zico was riding in crashed July 8 because the manager driving it was drunk,[62] Show Me the Money said it was considering removing him as producer.[63] Zico was cleared of responsibility for the accident by police, however,[64] and the show kept him on.[65] He produced the song "Turtle Ship" for the show, and it was followed by "Moneyflow," which was released on August 7,[66] and "Fear," which was released on August 21.

In October, Zico released his own version of "Up All Night" titled "Say Yes or No," featuring the rappers Penomeco and The Quiett.[67] He also featured on "Traveler", the seventh track of f(x)'s fourth album 4 Walls.[68] His single "Boys and Girls" was released on November 3, and was the number one song on the Gaon Digital Chart for all of November.[69] In November, he released his first solo EP, Gallery, with title track "Eureka".[70]

On January 25, 2016, Zico released two songs, "It Was Love," featuring Luna from f(x), and "I Am You, You Are Me."

In mid-November of 2016, Jellyfish Entertainment announced that Gugudan's Kim Se-jeong would release a song produced by Zico. The song, "Flower Road," was created by Zico during an episode of the variety show Talents for Sale.[71] The song topped numerous Korean real-time digital charts when it was released on November 23, 2016.[72]

Later that month, it was announced that Zico, Crush, and Dean would collaborate on a single called "Bermuda Triangle," released November 28. The song also hit #1 on various Korean real-time digital charts upon its release.[73]

In addition, Zico, Crush, and Dean were scheduled to perform at the 2016 Mnet Asian Music Awards on December 2[74] in a special collaboration with American rapper Wiz Khalifa.[75]

Personal life

Zico is a devout Roman Catholic with his baptismal name "John the Apostle" tattooed on his chest, along with a portrait of his mother and below it the phrase "God saved Paulus".[76] He also has an older brother, Woo Taewoon, who was a former member of idol group Speed. Zico studied at the Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Arts University (a technical college specializing in media design, production, and communications) between 2013–February 13, 2015.[77]

In August 2016, it was confirmed by Seven Seasons that Zico is in a relationship with Seolhyun from AOA and they had been dating for five months. In September 2016, it was revealed that the couple had broken up due to personal reasons.[78]



Title Track list

(with Park Kyung)

  • Release Date : March 18, 2010
Ninja Files

(with Park Kyung)

Baton Track Chapter

(with Park Kyung)

Zico On The Block[15]
  • Release Date : November 19, 2010
Zico on The Block 1.5
  • Release Date : October 17, 2012


Title Album details Peak positions Sales
  • Released: December 7, 2015
  • Re-released: January 25, 2016 (Limited Edition)
  • Label: Seven Seasons, CJ E&M Music and Live
  • Format: CD, digital download


Charted songs (as lead artist)

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album
(with Pia)
2012 85 Golden Time Soundtrack
"Brilliant Is"
(with Geeks, Mad Clown, Swings, SKULL, Double K and Zizo)
2013 75 Brilliant is[82]
"Tough Cookie"
(featuring Don Mills)
2014 13 Non-album Single
"Well Done"
(featuring Ja Mezz)
2015 9
"It Hurts"
(with Sojin)
12 Mask OST
(with Song Min-ho and Paloalto)
7 Show Me the Money 4: Episode 3
"Okey Dokey"
(with Song Min-ho)
9 Show Me the Money 4: Episode 6
"Dark Panda"
(with Hyolyn and Paloalto)
39 Non-album Single
"Turtle Ship (Remix)"
(with Paloalto, G2, B-Free and Okasian)
"Say Yes or No"
(with Penemeco and The Quiett)
3 Gallery
"Boys and Girls"
(featuring Babylon)
(featuring JTONG)
(featuring Zion.T)
"Pride and Prejudice"
(featuring Suran)
"Veni Vidi Vici"
(featuring DJ Wegun)
"I Am You, You Are Me" 2016 1 Break Up 2 Make Up
"It Was Love"
(featuring Luna of f(x))
"Bermuda Triangle"
(featuring Dean and Crush
TBA Non-album Single

Charted songs (as featured artist)

Year Title Artist(s) Peak positions Sales Album
Billboard K-Pop Hot 100
2013 "Red Lipstick" Hyolyn (featuring Zico) 12 40 KOR: 98,771+[99] Love & Hate
2014 "Beautiful" Park Bo Ram (featuring Zico) 2 KOR: 1,047,559+[100] Beautiful
"That XX" Oltii (featuring Zico) 39 KOR: 192,078+[101] Show Me the Money 3: Bobby vs Olltii
2015 "Oasis" Crush (featuring Zico) 5 KOR: 868,532+[102] Oasis
"Traveler" f(x) (featuring Zico) 24 KOR: 58,057+[103] 4 Walls
"Pour Up" Dean (featuring Zico) 96 KOR: 25,562+[104]
"Picnic" Dynamic Duo (featuring Zico) 23 KOR: 97,964+[105]
2016 "Beautiful" Cjamm (featuring Zico) 8 KOR: 335,611+[106] Show Me the Money 5

Other singles

Year Song Artist Album
2010 "And The Winner Is…"[107] Cho PD (featuring Zico and Outsider) Part 1 - State of the Art
"Outsider"[108] Jeong Sulgi (featuring Zico) Miss Terious
"It's All An Act"[109] Finally In Place
"Map Music"[110] Cho PD and Verbal Jint (featuring Zico) 2 The Hard Way
"Hero"[111] Bizniz (featuring Zico, Park Kyung, L.E.O., Basick(베이식), Pento, J.kyun, SQ, Huckleberry P, B-Free) Ego
"Faddy Robot Foundation”[112] Vasco, Verbal Jint, Sangchu, Outsider, Yong Jun-hyung, Joosuc, Hyuna, Zico Charity Single
2011 "Life Goes On"[113] Hanhae(한해) (featuring Zico) Eargasm
"Take It Off"[113]
"Finale 2011" Scotch VIP (featuring Zico, Jay Moon, Yammo, VEE X KILLA(ko:Vee X Killa), Qwala, Mino, Hanhae(한해), Park Kyung) Wake Up
"Mic Ceremony" [114] i11evn (featuring Zico) The Next Top 5
"Bachelor Monkey" Verbal Jint Go Easy (ko:Go Easy)
"Just Follow Me"[14] Hyuna (featuring Zico and Dok2) Bubble Pop!
2012 "Manipulating Women"[115] Giriboy (featuring Zico, Gganmo) Fatal Album II
"Hot MC"[116] J.Kyun(제이켠) (featuring Zico) These Days I Just
"Pride"[117] Fame-J (featuring San E, Jo Hyuna, Okasian(오케이션), New Champ, Zico)
"Out of Breath (Remix)"[118] Geeks (featuring Ugly Duck, Fana(화나), Zion.T, Crucial Star, Zico, and DJ Dopsh) In the Morning (2nd Mini-album Repackage)
"Give and Take"[119] JJK(ko:JJK) (featuring Zico) Arrival
2013 "Feel So Young" (Doraego Remix) Crush, Ugly Duck, and Zico
"Show StopperS (Remix)"[120] FANA(화나) (featuring Zico, Andup, Gganmo, Louie, UglyDuck, TakeOne, Psycoban, DJ Wegun) FANAttitude


Music video appearances

Year Song Artist Role Reference
2011 "Hero" Bizniz (feat. Zico, Park Kyung, L.E.O., Basick(베이식), Pento, J’kyun, SQ, Huckleberry P, B-Free) Himself Hiphopplaya
2011 "Mic Ceremony" i11evn (feat. Zico) Himself Hiphopplaya
2012 "Oasis" Pia (feat. Zico) Himself Loen Entertainment
2012 "Officially Missing You, Too" Soyou and the Geeks Himself


Loen Entertainment
2013 "Feel So Young" Ugly Duck, Crush and Zico Himself 9oods Product
2013 "I Already Know" Phantom Himself


Brand New Music Korea
2014 "Tough Cookie" Zico (feat. Don Mills) Himself CJENMusic
2015 "Well Done" Zico (feat. Ja Mezz) Himself CJENMusic
2015 "MOMMAE" Jay Park (feat. Ugly Duck) Himself (Cameo) JAYPARKOFFICIAL
2015 "Whoa Ha!" VASCO Himself (Cameo) 1theK
2015 "Oasis" Crush (feat. Zico) Himself Amoeba Culture
2015 "Living Is NiNaNo" (PAYCO Ad Campaign) Himself Himself PAYCO
2015 "Dark Panda" Hyolyn, Paloalto, and Zico Himself 1theK
2015 "Boys and Girls" Zico (feat. Babylon) Himself CJENMusic
2015 "Pour Up" Dean (feat. Zico) Himself Dean The Official
2015 "Eureka" Zico (feat. Zion T) Himself CJEN Music
2015 "Veni Vidi Vici" Zico (feat. DJ Wegun) Himself CJEN Music
2016 "I Am You, You Are Me" Zico Himself CJEN Music

Music credits

Full production credits

Artist(s) Song Information
  • "Head Banging"
Block B
  • "Talk to My Face"[121] - D-Unit's Affirmative Chap. 1
Block B - Bastarz Subunit
  • "Zero For Conduct" - Zero For Conduct
One, Mino, Andup, Jamezz
  • "Turtle Ship"
Mino feat. Taeyang
  • "Fear"
Kim Se-jeong
  • "Flower Way"

Partial credits

Artist(s) Song Role
Block B "NalinA" co-lyricist, co-composer
"Very Good" lyricist
"Movie's Over" co-composer with Kye Bum-Joo[122]
D-Unit featuring Beenzino "Thank You" composer[123]
Park Bo Ram featuring Zico "Beautiful" lyricist[124]

Variety show

Year Title Network Notes
2016 Radio Star MBC Episode 463 with Ryeowook, Henry Lau (Super Junior) and Jung Joon-young
Weekly Idol MBC Every 1 Episode 244 with Block B members
Infinite Challenge MBC Episodes 472, 474-475,493
Happy Together KBS2 Episode 441, Close friend special with Choi Tae-joon
Celebrity Bromance MBig TV Season 2 with Choi Tae-joon
Running Man SBS Episode 299 - Center Race (winner along with Song Ji-hyo)
Talents for Sale KBS Episode 7-8 (winner along with Noh Hong-chul)
Radio Star MBC Episode 491 with Simon D, Gray, Lee Sun Bin.
We Got Married MBC Episode 347-348 with Choi Tae-joon Guest

Awards and nominations

Main article: Block B § Awards
Year Award Category Nominated Work Result
2011 2011 HipHopPlaya (힙합플레이야) Awards[125] Featuring of the Year Zico Nominated
2012 2012 HipHopPlaya (힙합플레이야) Awards[126] Featuring of the Year Zico Nominated
Mixtape of the Year Zico on the Block 1.5 Won
2013 2013 HipHopPlaya (힙합플레이야) Awards[127] Collaboration of the Year "Feel So Young (Remix)" (with Ugly Duck & Crush) Won
2014 2014 MBC Entertainment Awards[128] Popularity Award - Music/Talk Show Zico (with Minho & Sohyun) Won
KMC Awards 2014[129] Best Rap Song "Tough Cookie" Won
2015 MelOn Music Awards[130] Hot Trend Award "Fear" Song Min-Ho (feat. Taeyang) Nominated
OST Award "It Hurts" (with Sojin) Nominated
R&B/Soul Award "Oasis" Crush (feat. Zico) Nominated
25th Seoul Music Awards[131] Bonsang Award "Boys and Girls" Nominated
Bonsang Award "It Hurts" (with Sojin) Nominated
Popularity Award "Boys and Girls" Nominated
Popularity Award "It Hurts" (with Sojin) Nominated
2015 HipHopPlaya Awards[132] Artist of the Year Zico Nominated
Rookie of the Year Zico Nominated
Fashion Icon of the Year Zico Won
Korean Music Awards Best R&B & Soul Song "풀어 (Pour Up)" Dean (feat. Zico) Won
2016 5th Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards[133] Artist of the Year(song) - November "Boys and Girls" Won
Popular Singer of the Year Zico Nominated
Melon Music Awards[134] Best Artist of The Years Zico Nominated
Top 10 Artists Zico Won
Hot Trend
Rap / Hip Hop
Mnet Asian Music Awards[135] Best Male Artist Zico Won
Best Rap Performance "I Am You, You Are Me" Nominated
HotelsCombined Artist of the Year Zico Nominated
HotelsCombined Song of the Year "I Am You, You Are Me" Nominated
SBS PopAsia Awards
Best Solo Star
31st Golden Disk Awards
Digital Daesang
"I Am You, You Are Me"

Music program wins


Year Date Song
2015 November 15 "Boys and Girls" [136]


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  84. Cumulative sales of "Well Done":
  85. Cumulative sales of "It Hurts":
  86. Cumulative sales of "moneyflow":
  87. Cumulative sales of "Okey Dokey":
  88. Cumulative sales of "Dark Panda":
  89. Cumulative sales of "Turtle Ship (Remix)":
  90. Cumulative sales of "Say Yes or No":
  91. Cumulative sales of "Boys and Girls":
  92. Cumulative sales of "Day":
  93. Cumulative sales of "Eureka":
  94. Cumulative sales of "Pride and Prejudice":
  95. Cumulative sales of "Veni Vidi Vici":
  96. Cumulative sales of "I Am You, You Are Me":
  97. Cumulative sales of "It Was Love":
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  99. Cumulative sales of "Red Lipstick":
  100. Cumulative sales of "Beautiful":
  101. Cumulative sales of "That XX":
  102. Cumulative sales of "Oasis":
  103. Cumulative sales of "Traveler":
  104. Cumulative sales of "Pour Up":
  105. Cumulative sales of "Picnic":
  106. Cumulative sales of "Beautiful":
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