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Giriboy Profile, Bio, & Facts

Giriboy

Giriboy (기리보이)  is a South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter, and producer under STANDARD FRIENDS. He made his debut in 2011 with the song “You Look So Good To Me.”

Giriboy Profile

Stage NameGIRIBOY (기리보이)
Birth NameHong Siyoung (홍시영)
OccupationRapper, Singer-songwriter, Producer
Birthday January 24, 1991
Active Years2011–present
Age33 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height176 cm (5’9″)
WeightN/A
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeA
MBTIINTJ 

Giriboy Facts:

Early Life

Hong Siyoung was born in Banghak-dong, Dobong-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
– He went to Sinbanghak Middle School and later graduated from Changdong High School.
– He attended Kukje University of Arts.

Personal Life

– His stage name means “to see the way,” and it signifies that things ahead of him are bright and promising.
– He is scared to be so famous that he gets recognized wherever he goes and doesn’t look up to people who say they want to be famous. (W Korea)
– His bag includes in ear monitors, wipes, lenses, glasses, camera, perfume, file folder, ID photo, Braun electic razor, stationeries, and Louis Vuitton wireless earphones. (MY VOGUE)
– He obtained his driver’s license in August 2021.
– He has a pet poodle named Doldol.
– He has always gone to watch indie band performances since he was young.
– He feels he is lacking in too many things.
– He said he is bad at spelling and has always felt embarrassed about it since elementary school. (W Korea)
– He loves to collaborate with BIG Naughty and considers him like a son.
– Giriboy was afraid to be in front of people and Swings supported him a lot back then.
– The person who hurted his heart the most was an older girl he was dating in highschool but he was dumped a year after dating. They fought and broke up at the subway, after which he cried a lot. (기리보이월드)
– His tattoos include ‘WYBH’, butterfly, cat, rabbit, and a BAPE star.
– He can give up on collecting game machines, clothes, shoes and glasses but can never give up legos.
– He often contacts friends and invites them over when he’s drinking.
– He has three cat tattoos and his tattoos do not have any particular meanings.
– He likes seeing vulnerability in movie characters like crying over an ex and being depressed more than seeing them be cool and uptight. (W Korea)
– He owns a lot of cologne.
– If he could live anyone else’s life, he would choose Leonardo DiCaprio’s and he became his fan after watching his acting in Django Unchained.
– His hobbies include DJing, reading manhwas and playing games.
– His nickname is “Zero languages,” which comes from his often frustrated way of speaking during interviews.
– He was bad at dictation since he was young and didn’t know how to properly give space between letters and words. (10Q)
– He regrets not starting music as a hobby, as it would have made him feel less burdened.
– He wants to collaborate with DABIN (DPR LIVE).
– He likes assembling legos, shopping and watching youtube in his free time.
– In his younger years, he worked part-time at McDonald’s.
– His father is currently managing his finances.
– He said he is not the type to work well with fame as he likes making music from the back and making music in the corner of his room. (W Korea)
Zion.T is the artist who influences him the most.
– GIRIBOY’s ideal type is a cute, stylish girl with short hair.

Career

– Giriboy serves as the CEO of WEDAPLUGG Records and was also the Vice President of Just Music.
– He is a founder of I4P, a business created in 2018 that deals with clothing and accessories.
– He is a member of the Do’main crew and the BUCKWILDS crew.
– He also belongs to the Truck so big crew and the WYBH crew.
– He participated in Show Me The Money 3.
– He served as a mentor on the hip-hop survival show No Mercy.
– He and Zion.T were producers on SMTM9.
– He was announced as a new artist under STANDARD FRIENDS on February 25, 2024.
– He was previously under Just Music.
– In 2015, he collaborated with Soyou and Monsta X‘s Kihyun on the song “Pillow.”
– He appeared on KBS2’s Hello Counselor in 2018.
– He has worked with many artists including Seori, Nafla, YUNHWAYNO:EL, C JAMM, Sik-K and Loco.

Likes & Dislikes

– He prefers dogs over cats and glasses over hats.
– He likes listening to hip hop and rock music everyday.
– His favorite artists when he was young were Sung Si-kyung, Roller Coaster, Kim Dong-ryul and Yoon Jong-shin. (W Korea)
– He likes Keanu Reeves’ character from John Wick.
– He doesn’t like to add curses in the songs. (10Q)
– He really likes the song “All Day” (2016).
– His favorite Netflix movies include “Breaking Bad”, “Kingdom”, “Money Heist”, “Ricky and Morty”, “Black Mirror”, and “Deadpool”.
– He likes using the perfume “FREDERIC MALLE En Passant”.

Food Preferences

– Although he can’t really handle alcohol, he enjoys drinking.
– Giriboy cannot eat seaweed because he once ate it and puked in elementary school. (기리보이월드)
– He eats dried pollack soup on his birthday since he can’t eat seaweed.
– He loves to eat pizza and cereal.
– His favorite ramen is Samyang Ramyeon.

Personality & Habits

– He doesn’t start anything if he feels it’ll burden him. (Korea JoongAng Daily)
– He doesn’t like to make goals because he dislikes the feeling of depression when he can’t achieve what he wants. (Korea JoongAng Daily)
– He said he is the type of person that doesn’t like to reveal stuff.
– Giriboy is a homebody and doesn’t meet his friends often. (기리보이월드)
– He often loses his earphones.
– He prefers sleeping early and waking up early.

Major Works

– His popular songs include “Traffic Control (ft. Heize)”, “Sooljalee” and “DIE DIE (ft. CHOILB)”.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: giriboy91 | grboyworld2252_official
YouTube: GIRIBOY

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer | SoundCloud

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