Among a lot of things that took off in the middle of the pandemic, one of the biggest interest groups that took the world by storm is the Hallyu Wave – with its amazing visuals and performances polished to perfection. It’s no secret that while the K-Pop and K-Hiphop scene was already here pre-2020, the fandom is now even stronger. While not new to the scene, EPIK HIGH has been leading the charge of the Hallyu Wave as a household name since 2003, inspiring the public with their catchy tunes and lyrics that speak volumes about the inner workings of their minds. Here are a few reasons why they remain so loved by the public after almost 20 years of music.

They’re a refreshing spin to your daily playlist. When we hear about Korean artists, we’re immediately reminded of members in matching outfits, dancing to upbeat dance tracks. But with EPIK HIGH, they make music that’s easy to listen to while also speaking to your soul. Their discography is so dynamic that there’s something for everyone. From upbeat tracks that energize you, to lullabies that help you relax and unwind at the end of the day. Yes, they’ve made lullabies, too; specifically dedicated to cats.

Check out – EPIK HIGH – Lullaby for a Cat

As fans, it’s always interesting to see our faves interact and collaborate with fellow musicians. With EPIK HIGH, not only do they collaborate, they bring out the best in whoever they collaborate with. They not only focus on their own parts, but concentrate on the artist that they’re paired with, fully allowing them to shine. It doesn’t matter how many artists are thrown on a track, the EPIK HIGH magic still works wonders.

Check Out: EPIK HIGH – Born Hater ft. Verbal Jint, Beenzino, Mino, Bobby, and B.I:

With the amount of artists in the scene today, EPIK HIGH has managed to stand out from the crowd for so long. When you ask the general public what makes EPIK HIGH so special, the one thing everyone agrees on is that their live performances are on another level. Following the group’s signature catchphrase “My High is Epik”, when they take the stage, it’s always an amazing time- the group radiates so much energy that anyone watching gets swept into it.

Get a chance to experience epic highs and catch Tablo, Mithra Jin, and DJ Tukutz take the Manila stage at the EPIK HIGH is Here Tour live at the New Frontier Theater on November 30, 2022. Show starts at 7:30PM. Tickets are now on sale via www.ticketnet.com.ph and at all Ticketnet Outlets.


A trailblazing trio formed by Tablo, Mithra Jin and DJ Tukutz, EPIK HIGH debuted in 2003. Their singular blend of hip-hop and sharp lyrics, which openly discuss themes like mental health and social issues, turned them into one of the most pivotal groups in Korean music. Throughout their twenty years together, they released hundreds of anthemic songs, inspired artists like BTS and were the first Korean act to ever play at Coachella in 2016.

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