[ARTICLE] EPIK HIGH ON SXSW “15 International Acts You Must Watch” 2015

EPIK HIGH (SOUTH KOREA)

epik highWhen the band first started in the early ’00s, South Korea’s Epik High remained fairly unknown because of the country’s nearly non-existent hip-hop fanbase. In the few years following, Epik High essentially created the hip-hop movement in Korea and crossed over into the global market with its unique mix of genres, lyricism, and vocals. The band went on a massive world tour in 2009 and have even reached no. 1 on the iTunes hip-hop charts in the US. In the midst of their Paradetour throughout Asia, the trio will be making a stop at SXSW, celebrating the major success of their ten-year anniversary and comeback album, Shoebox.

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originally posted by YGUNITED

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