Unless you’ve been dwelling beneath a rock, you probably know a factor or two about BTS’s rapper, songwriter, and rising producer Min Yoongi, who’s additionally recognized by his stage title Suga, his producer nickname Min PD, and his mixtape moniker Agust D. With over 100 songs credited to him by the Korea Music Copyright Association, of which he’s a full member, Suga has undoubtedly made a reputation for himself within the music trade as a member of BTS, a solo rapper, and a large-scale collaborator.
Here are a few of Suga’s collaborations all through the years as a rapper, producer, or each.
1. Agust D – “So Far Away” (Feat. Suran)
We all know the way arduous it’s to have a dream and to convey it to life. Suga brings this matter up as he addresses the frustration and confusion that stems from it, whereas Suran comforts with messages of hope, singing that there’s a dream for everybody and it’s solely a matter of time earlier than it comes true. Synergic and highly effective, the duet’s sounds ship us on a musical journey of therapeutic.
2. Suran – “Wine” (Prod. by Suga and Feat. Changmo)
After a high-charting collaboration, Suga and Suran be a part of forces once more. Only this time, Suga is collaborating as a producer, which makes this his first time producing for an artist that’s not BTS. The observe is a mixture of R&B, hip hop, and electro-pop and tells the story of somebody who reminisces about their ex over a glass of wine. “Wine” was a primary chart-topper each for Suran since her debut and for Suga as a producer, and this feat earned the 2 artists the Hot Trend Award on the 2017 Melon Music Awards.
3. Lee Sora – “Song Request” (Feat. Suga)
This is one other chart-topping hit for Suga as each a that includes artist and co-lyricist. Co-produced by Tablo who recommended Suga to Lee Sora for this track, “Song Request” displays the loneliness one feels that leads them to activate the radio and match the track taking part in to their present temper. The track achieved an ideal all-kill on music charts and topped iTunes charts worldwide. It additionally marks Suga’s first collaboration as a that includes artist.
4. Epik High – “Eternal Sunshine” (Prod. by Suga)
Suga and Tablo meet once more, with the BTS rapper being within the producer’s footwear this time. This collaboration was an enormous reward for each his followers and Suga himself, who’s an enormous fan of Epik High. This groovy, laid-back beat carries significant lyrics concerning the emotional exhaustion that builds up from the harshness of society and accommodates the trio’s recommendation to stay life one step at a time.
5. Heize – “We Don’t Talk Together” (Prod. by Suga and Feat. Giriboy)
Min PD strikes once more! This time, Suga lent his craft to Heize’s “We Don’t Talk Together” that includes Giriboy. This mellow tune suits completely with the story of two individuals who have grown aside due to their lack of communication. Not solely did this track high main music charts, but it surely additionally won first place on a music present although it wasn’t being promoted. Talk about gifted folks working collectively!
6. Halsey – “Suga’s Interlude”
Halsey is an efficient buddy of BTS’s who has beforehand featured on considered one of their title tracks “Boy With Luv.” This time, Suga was provided to be a part of Halsey’s newest album with an interlude bearing his title. He was requested to put in writing his verse in Korean, and in it, he brought back considered one of his outdated strains from BTS’s “Tomorrow.”
7. IU – “eight”
This is the collaboration that we didn’t know we wanted. Two lyricists with a expertise for phrases, feelings, and mindfulness unite to convey us the masterpiece that’s “eight.” Co-produced by Suga, the ballad delves into subjects that hang-out each particular person in their late twenties. Naturally, this bop swept charts each domestically and internationally.
8. Agust D – “Burn It” feat. MAX
What began as a pleasant encounter became an amazing musical opportunity for Suga and MAX alike. Part of Agust D’s second mixtape, “Burn It” is about setting the previous into flames and gathering the braveness to maneuver on. MAX’s English lyrics completely mirror their Korean counterpart and confirmed flawless concord between the 2 musicians. Fans shall be getting extra of this duo, as Suga will be featuring in “Blueberry Eyes” on MAX’s upcoming album “Colour Vision.”
9. “Dear My Friend” feat. Kim Jong Wan of Nell
This time, Suga comes along with Kim Jong Wan for an additional healthful duet. Agust D blesses us along with his gradual but heart-wrenching rap a couple of friendship that couldn’t stand the take a look at of time, whereas Kim Jong Wan sings by way of the refrain, reminiscing concerning the good outdated days and questioning if issues would’ve been totally different had the 2 pals dealt with issues otherwise again then.
Which Suga collab is your favourite? Let us know within the feedback beneath!
Esmee L. is a Moroccan energetic dreamer, author, and Hallyu fanatic.
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