In 2012, Crush burst in hip hop scene with his track 'Red Dress.' Crush has not only made a name for himself with his edgy charisma, but also his knack for understanding current, musical trends as a producer and singer/songwriter.
After debuting in 2013, Crush released his first full-length album, 'Crush On You' in 2014 where he emerged as a new star in the Korean hip hop and R&B scene. In February 2015, his song, 'Young' appeared on music charts, broadcast systems and performances. Soon thereafter, in 2016, his records 'Don't Forget', 'Interlude', and 'Wonderlust' solidified him as a mainstream artist. In 2017, Crush's single album 'Outside' and 'be by my side' showcased a deeper color of his music while continuing to garner a wide fan base.
Crush was awarded 'Best R&B and Soul' at the 2017 Golden Disk Awards and won 'Best Icon' at the Asia Artist Awards in 2017. Crush proves himself to be a representative of Korean R&B and Soul and is widely acclaimed by the public and music critics.
Crush, whose sophisticated sound is influenced from a wide spectrum of music, continues to involve himself in a plethora of musical activities ranging from soundtrack features to collaborations.
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