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Rapper In The Spotlight: PYMEL

In this week’s Rapper in the Spotlight, we’re diving into the career of an artist who has been making waves since his debut in 2019. Recently, PYMEL has caught our attention with his captivating music and impressive features. Let’s explore the journey of Kang Shin-hyeok, better known as PYMEL.

Early Beginnings and Debut

Kang Shin-hyeok (aka. PYMEL) burst onto the music scene independently in 2019 with his debut single, “Reminiscence.” This remarkable debut featured the rising star Lee Young Ji and the indie artist Bluedayboy, setting the stage for PYMEL’s unique and innovative approach to music.

🎵 Listen to “Reminiscence”:

From the start, PYMEL’s music has been characterized by a refreshing and experimental sound, showcasing his willingness to push boundaries with both composition and concept. This innovative approach has added a unique twist to his discography, setting him apart in the Korean hip-hop scene.

Rising Through the Ranks

In 2020, PYMEL released “Falling,” featuring Gist, followed by his first EP, “A Long Way.” These releases marked a significant step in his career, demonstrating his growth as an artist and his ability to create compelling and engaging music.

🎵 Check out “Falling”:

🎵 Explore “A Long Way”:

In 2021, PYMEL continued to build his portfolio with the singles “Started From” featuring Gist and “Shawty” featuring TRADE L. These tracks further cemented his reputation in the industry as a versatile and talented artist.

🎵 Listen to “Started From”: 

🎵 Groove to “Shawty”: 

Continued Success and First Album

PYMEL’s productivity did not wane. In 2021, he released the single album “NEW ARCHIVE” and in 2022, he followed it up with “Two Sides” and the EP “98%.” These releases showcased his continued evolution as an artist and his ability to consistently produce high-quality music.

🎵 Discover “NEW ARCHIVE”:

🎵 Experience “Two Sides”: 

🎵 Dive into “98%”:

In early 2023, PYMEL released his highly anticipated first album, “Six Sense.” This album featured collaborations with artists such as B JYUN, M1NU, and other prominent figures in the South Korean indie hip-hop scene.

🎵 Listen to “Six Sense”:

Throughout 2023, PYMEL continued to impress with singles like “Stain,” “Farewell,” and “Muse,” showcasing his ability to create music that resonates deeply with his audience.

🎵 Hear “Stain”:

🎵 Explore “Farewell”:

🎵 Enjoy “Muse”:

Latest Releases and Future Prospects

Kicking off 2024, PYMEL released the collaborative EP “OSAKA” with GRIO, featuring notable artists like TRADE L, JAEHA, and GIST. His most recent single, “Die For Her,” continues to showcase his dynamic range and depth as an artist.

🎵 Check out “OSAKA”:

🎵 Listen to “Die For Her”:

Explore PYMEL’s diverse musical journey and stay updated with his latest releases. Follow him on Instagram and dive into his full discography for more amazing tracks.

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