As the 10th season of Show Me the Money comes to a close, the winner and runner ups have been announced.
Garion (feat. Dynamicduo) - Gwangil Jo
The winning prize consists of 300 million won, a MINI Cooper car, a week-long stay at a luxury hotel, and full promotion for an album release.
The final rankings for the show are:
1st: Gwangil Jo
1st runner up: SINCE
2nd runner up: BE'O
3rd runner up: KOONTA
The final consisted of two stages for the four contestants. Both Gwangil Jo and SINCE were part of team CODE KUNST x Gaeko, while BE'O was mentored by GRAY x MINO, and KOONTA belonged to team YUMDDA x TOIL.
The first stage was an opportunity for the rappers to showcase their talent alongside fellow artists in the industry, and the second stage was a collaboration between the rappers and their mentors.
Double Up (feat. YUMDDA, The Quiett, MUSHVENOM, Layone) by KOONTA
Without You (feat. ASH ISLAND) (prod. GRAY) by BE'O
UP (feat. Jay Park, Woo) (prod. CODE KUNST) by SINCE
Garion (feat. Dynamicduo) (prod. Primary) by Gwangil Jo
There was then a special stage from some of the previous contestants - Basick, Anandelight, Mudd the Student, and sokodomo appeared alongside Zion.T on the track "A Long Day" produced by Fisherman.
Timing (feat. YUMDDA, BIG Naughty) (prod. TOIL) by KOONTA
Nothing (feat. Hwa Sa, MINO) (prod. GRAY) by BE'O
SIGN (feat. Mirani) (prod. CODE KUNST) by SINCE
Journey (feat. AILEE, Hangzoo, Gaeko) (prod. CODE KUNST) by Gwangil Jo
Another special stage was performed by veteran rappers and other big names in the industry - Dynamicduo, GIRIBOY, Paloalto, lIlBOI and JUSTHIS appeared for the track "+82" which was produced by Dynamicduo and THAMA.
The overall results of money earnt came from a combined total of live audience votes and live SMS votes from both round 1 and round 2 of the final.
Gwangil Jo - 27,975,000
SINCE - 23,550,000
BE'O - 20,550,000
KOONTA - 15,375,000
Gwangil Jo is currently signed to Dippin' Carls Records and has 1 studio album out, alongside several singles. He debuted on the scene in 2019 but has shown his potential despite his relative newness; his 2020 single "Acrobat 곡예사" has over 11 million views on YouTube. Check out our WHO YOU? for more information about the rapper.