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Suga
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Personal Information
Real Name Min Yoon-gi
Hangul 민윤기
Other Names Gloss (Pre-debut Name)
Agust D (Stage Name)[1]
Min Slug[2]
Motionless Min
Black Suga
Swag
Grandpa
Supsup
Lamb Skewers Duo (with Jungkook)
Birthdate March 9, 1993 (age 25)[3]
Birth Place Daegu, South Korea
Height 174 cm (1.74 m)[3]
Weight 57 kg[3]
Blood Type O[3]
Occupation
Job Rapper, songwriter, record producer
Genre Hip hop, K-pop, R&B
Years active 2013–present
Labels LOEN Entertainment[4]
Agency Big Hit Entertainment
Associated acts BTS
Signature
Suga's signature
Website Official Website
BTS Twitter (Shared by members)
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Min Yoon-gi (민윤기) known by his stage name Suga (슈가) or Agust D is a rapper, song writer and music producer in South Korea aside from being the lead rapper for the boy band BTS, under Big Hit Entertainment agency.[5] In 2016, he released his first solo mix tape "Agust D." He is one of the major music producers of BTS, and 60 of his songs are registered in Korea Music Copyright Association.[6]

Education

Suga was born as Min Yoongi in Buk-gu, Daegu, South Korea on March 9, 1993.[7][8] He is the younger brother of the two sons in their family. After graduating in Daegu Taejeon Elementary School and Gwaneum Middle School, he was just a sophomore in Kangbuk High School in 2010 when he won as the 1st runner up in the audition of "HIT IT," which is recruiting new members for BTS by Big hit Entertainment.[9] He graduated from Apgujeong High School in Seoul on February 2012.[10] He is currently enrolled at Global Cyber University under the Department of Broadcasting and Entertainment.[11]

Suga became a Hip-Hop artist after he saw artists like Stony Skunk and Epik High.[12][13] He worked a part-time job in a recording studio when he was 17 years old. After that, he started composing, arranging, lapping and performing music.[14] Before his formal debut, he started performing using his underground name "Gloss."[15] Suga made a song "518-062" at the age of 18 in honor of the May 18th Gwangju Democratization Movement as a member of Hip-Hop crew D-Town'. The title of the song 518 means May 18, the day May 18 Democratic Uprising took place, 062 came from the Gwangju Metropolitan City area number and the title of this song was given by the leader of D-TOWN.[16]

Schools Attended

  • Daegu Taejeon Elementary School (Graduated)
  • Gwaneum Middle School (Graduated)
  • Kangbuk High School (Transferred) → Apgujeong High School (Graduated)
  • Global Cyber University (Department of Broadcasting and Entertainment)

Solo Work

Suga adopted the alias Agust D in 2016, which is derived from the initials "DT", short for his birth place "Daegu Town", and "Suga" spelled backwards. He released a free self-titled mixtape via SoundCloud on August 15. He decided against releasing the project as a commercial studio album, describing it as the "feeling of being trapped in some sort of framework." On the record, he discussed matters such as his struggles with depression and social phobia. Fuse TV rated it as one of the top twenty mixtapes of 2016.

In 2017, Suga composed the song "Wine" for singer Suran, who he had previously worked with for a single on his mixtape. The record peaked at number two on the Gaon Digital Chart and won best Soul/R&B track of the year at the Melon Music Awards on December 2, 2017. Suga also received the "Hot Trend Award" for his work on the track.

Suga re-released his mixtape for digital purchase and streaming in February of 2018. The success of the reissue placed it at number three on Billboard's World Albums Chart, number five on the Heatseekers Albums chart, and number 74 on the Top Album Sales chart. It also caused Suga's solo alias, Agust D, to reach number 46 on the Emerging Artists chart for the week of March 3.

Discography

See also: BTS Discography

Mixtapes

Unofficial songs

See also: BTS Unofficial songs

  • It Doesn't Matter (2013)

Filmography

Music videos

Year Title Other artist(s) Album
As main artist
2016 Agust D Agust D
Give It to Me
Guest appearances
2012 I'm Da One JoKwon I'm Da One

Credits

◯ = Participates as writing/composer/producer, ✖ = Not participated as writing/composer/producer

BTS Discography

Album Song Writing Composer Producer Ref.
No More Dream We Are Bulletproof Pt.2 [17]
No More Dream [18]
Like [19]
Outro: Circle Room Cypher [20]
O!RUL8,2? N.O [21]
We On [22]
If I Ruled the World [23]
Coffee [24]
BTS Cypher, Pt. 1 [25]
Attack on Bangtan [26]
Satoori Rap [27]
Skool Luv Affair Intro: Skool Luv Affair [28]
Boy In Luv [29]
Where You From [30]
Just One Day [31]
Tomorrow [32]
BTS Cypher, Pt. 2: Triptych [33]
Spine Breaker [34]
Jump [35]
Skool Luv Affair Special Addition Miss Right [36]
Like (Slow Jam Remix) [37]
Dark & Wild Danger [38]
War of Hormone [39]
Hip Hop Phile [40]
Let Me Know [41]
Rain [42]
BTS Cypher Pt.3: Killer [43]
Can You Turn Off Your Phone? [44]
Embarrassed [45]
24/7 = Heaven [46]
Look Here [47]
So 4 More [48]
No More Dream
(Japanese Single)
No More Dream
(Japanese Ver.)
[49]
Boy In Luv (Japanese Single) Boy In Luv (Japanese Ver.) [50]
N.O (Japanese Ver.) [51]
Single Danger (Mo-Blue-Mix)
(Feat. Thanh)
[52]
The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Part 1 Intro: The Most Beautiful In Life [53]
I Need U [54]
Hold Me Tight [55]
Dope [56]
Boyz with Fun [57]
Converse High [58]
Moving On [59]
The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Part 2 Intro: Never Mind [60]
Run [61]
Butterfly [62]
Whalien 52 [63]
Ma City [64]
Autumn Leaves [65]
The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever Fire [66]
Save Me [67]
Epilogue: Young Forever [68]
Love is Not Over
(Full Length Edition)
[69]
I Need U (Urban Mix) [70]
I Need U (Remix) [71]
Run (Ballad Mix) [72]
Run (Alternative Mix) [73]
Butterfly (Alternative Mix) [74]
Wings Blood Sweat & Tears [75]
First Love [76]
BTS Cypher 4 [77]
2! 3! [78]
Interlude: Wings [79]
You Never Walk Alone Spring Day [80]
Outro: Wings [81]
A Supplementary Story: You Never Walk Alone [82]
Love Yourself 'Her' DNA [83]
Best of Me [84]
Pied Piper [85]
Outro: Her [86]
Sea [87]

Discography as a soloist

Album Song Writing Composer Producer Ref.
Agust D Intro: Dt sugA (feat. DJ Friz) [88]
Agust D [89]
Give It to Me [90]
Skit [91]
724148 [92]
140503 at Dawn [93]
The Last [94]
Tony Montana (feat. Yankie) [95]
Interlude: Dream, Reality [96]
So Far Away (feat. Suran) [97]

Other songs

Album Song Artist Writing Composer Producer Ref.
Walkin` If I Get Drunk Today (Wine) Suran [98]

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Recipient Result
2017 Melon Music Awards Hot Trend Award "Wine" (with Suran) Won

Trivia

  • Suga is one of the three rappers in BTS.
  • Suga's solo stage name is Agust D.
  • He released his first mixtape, Agust D in 2016, which featured singer Suran in the track 'so far away'.
  • He used to rap underground prior to joining BTS under the alias 'Gloss'.
  • He is the second oldest as well as the second shortest in the group.
  • His Zodiac sign is Pisces.
  • Suga has an older brother.
  • His Hobbies are: Sleep or writing music when he has free time, taking photos and avoiding having to do work.
  • He once stated that he wants to be reborn as a stone in the next life.
  • His favorite food is meat.
  • His favorite color is white and black.
  • His favorite number is 3.
  • His favorite movie is Tazza
  • Suga decided to pursue a career in music after hearing Stony Skunk ‘Ragga Muffin’ in 6th grade.
  • Suga wanted to be Firefighter, Basketball Player, and Musician when he was younger.
  • If he has a lover, Suga wants to make her listen to the songs he writes.
  • Suga’s resolution in 2014 is he hope he don’t get sick.
  • Suga used to be terrible with English.
  • Suga thinks that his legs are pretty.
  • When he was in school, he won basketball games quite a few times, and when he was a trainee, he played basketball every Sunday.
  • Suga chose his stage name because he used to be a shooting guard when he played basketball (shoo • gua).
  • Suga's most stressed usually from midnight to 6AM, and he doesn’t dislike it.
  • He doesn’t really like places with lots of people or noise.
  • The BTS members said if Suga wasn't human he'd be: a turtle (Jungkook), a Lion trainer (Jimin), Baseball player’s 3rd batter/hitter (V) , Candy (J-Hope), and a Rock (Jin).
  • Suga loves taking photos.
  • His role models are Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, Lil Wayne, and Hit Boy.
  • Suga can play the piano.
  • He produced Suran's single "If I Get drunk Today (Wine)".
  • He has a male dog named Min Holly.
  • If he would choose who Min Holly should date, he would choose RM's dog, Rap Mon.
  • In Run BTS Episode 11, he played as Yoonji, a female transfer student.
  • His parents used to own a restaurant.
  • He is a really good cook.
  • He has slept for about 20 hours before.
  • At the 2017 Melon Music Awards, he won the Hot Trend Award along with Suran for "Wine".
  • He is good friends with Kihyun from Monsta X.
  • RM stated in Run BTS that Suga recently started to learn Judo.
  • Suga likes the character Kumamon, and the reason why he likes it is because he thinks Kumamon looks stupid.
  • The first album that Suga bought with his own money was an Eminem album.
  • He was considered as a grandma by Jimin.
  • He is dubbed a 'Tsundere' by many fans.

Family Tree

Father
   
   
   
   
   
   
Mother
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Older Brother
   
   
Yoon-gi
(b.1993)

References

  1. 방탄소년단의 슈가, 민윤기, 혹은 Agust D
  2. BTS’s Jimin Explains Suga’s Adorably Fitting Childhood Nickname On “Cultwo Show”
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Suga's profile on BTS Japan Official Fanclub [1]
  4. Suga listed with a label in LEON Entertainment
  5. Get To Know BTS: Suga
  6. “Songs credited to Suga”
  7. RM & Suga of BTS as the ambassador of the Republic of Korea
  8. BTS - Suga, Min Yoongi, Agust D
  9. Bang Si-Hyuk of Big Hit Entertainment is planning to create a Hip-Hop group called "Bangtan Boys" - Original post of September 2010
  10. BTS Suga April 30, 2015
  11. An idol enrolled in Global Cyber University? Why?
  12. BTS are GLOBAL TREND "Wings" and "Spring Day"
  13. BTS - "What are your dreams?" (interview)
  14. BTS - Suga, Min Yoongi, Agust D
  15. The long awaited debut of 7 boys living in one house.
  16. BTS Suga - The 5-18 song
  17. Information of the Song "We Are Bulletproof Pt.2" on Melon
  18. Information of the Song "No More Dream" on Melon
  19. Information of the Song "Like" on Melon
  20. Information of the Song "Outro: Circle Room Cypher" on Melon
  21. Information of the Song "N.O" on Melon
  22. Information of the Song "We On" on Melon
  23. Information of the Song "If I Ruled the World" on Melon
  24. Information of the Song "Coffee" on Melon
  25. Information of the Song "BTS Cypher, Pt. 1" on Melon
  26. Information of the Song "Attack on Bangtan" on Melon
  27. Information of the Song "Satoori Rap" on Melon
  28. Information of the Song "Intro: Skool Luv Affair" on Melon
  29. Information of the Song "Boy In Luv" on Melon
  30. Information of the Song "Where You From" on Melon
  31. Information of the Song "Just One Day" on Melon
  32. Information of the Song "Tomorrow" on Melon
  33. Information of the Song "BTS Cypher, Pt. 2: Triptych" on Melon
  34. Information of the Song "Spine Breaker" on Melon
  35. Information of the Song "Jump" on Melon
  36. Information of the Song "Miss Right" on Melon
  37. Information of the Song "Like (Slow Jam Remix)" on Melon
  38. Information of the Song "Danger" on Melon
  39. Information of the Song "War of Hormone" on Melon
  40. Information of the Song "Hip Hop Phile" on Melon
  41. Information of the Song "Let Me Know" on Melon
  42. Information of the Song "Rain" on Melon
  43. Information of the Song "BTS Cypher Pt.3: Killer" on Melon
  44. Information of the Song "Can You Turn Off Your Phone?" on Melon
  45. Information of the Song "Embarrassed" on Melon
  46. Information of the Song "24/7 = Heaven" on Melon
  47. Information of the Song "Look Here" on Melon
  48. Information of the Song "So 4 More" on Melon
  49. Information of the Song "No More Dream (Japanese Ver.)" on Melon
  50. Information of the Song "Boy In Luv (Japanese Ver.)" on Melon
  51. Information of the Song "N.O (Japanese Ver.)" on Melon
  52. Information of the Song "Danger (Mo-Blue-Mix) (Feat. Thanh)" on Melon
  53. Information of the Song "Intro: The Most Beautiful In Life" on Melon
  54. Information of the Song "I Need U" on Melon
  55. Information of the Song "Hold Me Tight" on Melon
  56. Information of the Song "Dope" on Melon
  57. Information of the Song "Boyz with Fun" on Melon
  58. Information of the Song "Converse High" on Melon
  59. Information of the Song "Moving On" on Melon
  60. Information of the Song "Intro: Never Mind" on Melon
  61. Information of the Song "Run" on Melon
  62. Information of the Song "Butterfly" on Melon
  63. Information of the Song "Whalien 52" on Melon
  64. Information of the Song "Ma City" on Melon
  65. Information of the Song "Autumn Leaves" on Melon
  66. Information of the Song "Fire" on Melon
  67. Information of the Song "Save Me" on Melon
  68. Information of the Song "Epilogue: Young Forever" on Melon
  69. Information of the Song "Love is Not Over (Full Length Edition)" on Melon
  70. Information of the Song "I Need U (Urban Mix)" on Melon
  71. Information of the Song "I Need U (Remix)" on Melon
  72. Information of the Song "Run (Ballad Mix)" on Melon
  73. Information of the Song "Run (Alternative Mix)" on Melon
  74. Information of the Song "Butterfly (Alternative Mix)" on Melon
  75. Information of the Song "Blood Sweat & Tears" on Melon
  76. Information of the Song "First Love" on Melon
  77. Information of the Song "BTS Cypher 4" on Melon
  78. Information of the Song "2! 3! " on Melon
  79. Information of the Song "Interlude: Wings" on Melon
  80. Information of the Song "Spring Day" on Melon
  81. Information of the Song "Outro: Wings" on Melon
  82. Information of the Song "A Supplementary Story: You Never Walk Alone" on Melon
  83. Information of the Song "DNA" on Melon
  84. Information of the Song "Best of Me" on Melon
  85. Information of the Song "Pied Piper" on Melon
  86. Information of the Song "Outro: Her" on Melon
  87. Information of the Song "Sea" on Melon
  88. Track Info of "Intro: Dt sugA (feat. DJ Friz)" on Genius
  89. Track Info of "Agust D" on Genius
  90. Track Info of "Give It to Me" on Genius
  91. Track Info of "Skit" on Genius
  92. Track Info of "724148" on Genius
  93. Track Info of "140503 at Dawn" on Genius
  94. Track Info of "The Last" on Genius
  95. Track Info of "Tony Montana (feat. Yankie)" on Genius
  96. Track Info of "Interlude: Dream, Reality" on Genius
  97. Track Info of "So Far Away (feat. Suran)" on Genius
  98. Information of the Song "If I Get Drunk Today (Wine)" on Melon

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