(born Ahn Shin-won; December 22, 1978 in Seattle, Washington
) is a Korean American rapper and actor originally a part of the popular boy band g.o.d.
He is notable for his unique rapping. He has one older sister. He attended Department of Theater/Acting in Dankuk University.
He debuted in the K-pop
industry as a rapper for singer Uhm Junghwa, and then became a part of boyband g.o.d. (short for "groove overdose"); the group became one of the most popular groups in the 2000s. He released his solo album on May 28, 2007. He also was a radio DJ on the show Kiss The Radio.
Digital Single 2007-05-28
1. 꿈이었으면(Feat. 스윗소로우) If it were a Dream (ft. Sweet Sorrow)
Film and television
In 2008, he appeared in Crazy Waiting
(also known as The Longest 24 Months
) (기다리다 미쳐). He appeared as Baekho in the KBS drama, Chuno
. He appeared in KBS Let's Go Dream Team season 2, and he was the leader of the team. He also appeared as Manager Baek Nam Jung in Fugitive: Plan B alongside Bi, Lee Jung Jin, Daniel Henney and Lee Nayoung. He is a permanent guest on 'Oh My School'.