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December 2nd, 2010, 11:42 AM
What do you think about this real life auto-typer?
Oh, don't reply with things such as "I don't like rap." "eww only english talking people can rap!", etc. You know what I mean.

Outsider (born Shin Ok-cheol on March 21, 1983) is a South Korean rapper. He is known for his speed-rapping and is reputed to be able to rap at 18.5 syllables per second. Outsider considers fellow Korean rapper MC Sniper as his mentor, and he is currently signed to MC Sniper's label, Sniper Sound.
Here is a History about him:

Outsider first debuted as an underground rapper and received some success. His first break came to him when he was shown on a TV show hosted by the famous Yoo Jae-Seok where he showed his incredibly fast rapping skills, which impressed everyone. He then was scouted by the Korean hip-hop legend, MC Sniper, who signed Outsider to his label "Sniper Sound".
He has released two studio albums, Soliloquist and Maestro. Outsider promoted his first album titled "Like a Man" where he demonstrated his amazing ability and the album did well.
His second album, Maestro, was a huge success topping the charts. The title track "Loner" held the #1 spot on M.Net and Melon music charts for more than 5 weeks, making Outsider one of the fastest rappers to ever reach #1 on a Korean music chart as well as the W- music chart. He was also the first to ever maintain #1 on both charts. Outsider has also performed on MBC, SBS, KBS, Mnet, and had appeared on SBS's Star King as a special guest for a contestant. After the promotion for "Loner" ended, he started to promote another track from the same album titled "My Youth Confession", with the help of Joy and Vassco. This track gained relative success.
Outsider has also worked with underground and overground rappers such as MC Sniper, L.E.O, Illnit, DJ R2, Bae Chi Gi, Dok2, and more. He also did a special performance with the rising ballad singer, K.Will, where K.Will showed his rapping skill by rapping alongside Outsider without a problem.
After a short hiatus, he returned on March 2010 to release his 2nd EP. The album was titled "Vol. 2.5 The Outsider 주변인" and the music video was released on the same day. The album's title track "Acquaintance (주변인)" is a powerful hip-hop song mixed with a classical edge similar to Loner. Outsider also has done a special stage where he rapped his own remake version of Big Bang's "Lies".
On October 2010, Outsider released his 3rd album titled "Hero". The album contains 2 title tracks, "주인공 (Hero)" featuring fellow label-mate, LMNOP, and "Attitude Needed When Breaking Up (이별할 때 필요한 자세)" featuring fellow hip-hop artist, Kuan of All That. The album gained relative success when released, despite being released without a Music Video and not much performances done by Outsider, beside on Mnet. The song "Hero" rose to #7 on Mnet Single Charts, #5 on Melon, and #4 on the prestigious Gaon Chart before it was knocked off the top 10 by idols such as 2 AM and fellow rapper, Psy.

Most well-known songs by Outsider.