Epik High (Hangul: 에픽하이) is a South Korean alternative hip hop institution from Seoul, consists of Tablo, Mithra Jin, and DJ Tukutz.
They are recognized for having blended genres and unique sorts of hip hop for the duration of their profession, which has a visible discharge of eleven studio albums on account of their debut in 2003, as well as for various coverage of numerous lyrical themes.
The organization went on hiatus between 2010 and 2012 at the same time as two of the contributors served as a mandatory military providers.
Upon their return, YG Entertainment signed Mithra Jin and DJ Tukutz on July 25, 2012, with Tablo having already released a solo album below the label. They have obtained worldwide acclaim, winning several music awards in Korea and becoming the first Korean act to play at Coachella.
South Korean hip-hop trio Epik High has introduced a launch date for a lot-predicted album, ‘Epik High Is Here 下, Part 2′.
At noon today (January 25), leader Tablo revealed that his long-awaited album “Epik High Is Here 下, Part 2″, the sequel to last year’s “Epik High Is Here 上, Part One”, will be released on Valentine’s Day (February 14) at 6 p.m. KST.
“Starting fresh with a new note,” Tablo wrote. More details about the upcoming album, such as the tracklist and more, are expected to be released in the coming weeks.
Fresh Start After the Pandemic
Last year, the group released two singles, “Rain Song” and “Face ID”, which could appear on their next album. Recently this month, Coachella announced that the K-hip-hop organization could be a part of the pageant’s comeback lineup.
Epik High – which comprises Tablo, Mithra Jin, and DJ Tukutz – may be performing on Coachella 2022’s two Friday dates, both to additionally mark the very last dates in Epik High’s previously announced North American excursion.
“Coachella added to Epik High’s North America Tour? A dream came true,” said the trio in a statement, per Rolling Stone. “The last two years were tough for everyone, so we’re gonna go 1,000% to make the crowd forget the world and enjoy themselves.”
‘Epik High Is Here 下, Part Two’ will act as the follow-up much as last year’s ‘Epik High Is Here 上, Part One, the first half of their 10th studio album. That undertaking had featured collaborations with South Korean R&B and hip-hop acts, along with CL and Zico on the hit track ‘Rosario’, Heize on ‘Based On The True Story’, and B.I on ‘Acceptance Speech’.