Kwon Hyuk-woo ( 권혁우), better known by his stage name Loco (Hangul: 로꼬), is a South Korean rapper signed to hip hop label AOMG. He won the first season of Mnet's rap competition Show Me the Money in 2012 (single “See the Light”).
- Occupation: singer, rapper
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
- Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
- Blood type: A
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– Education: Hongik University, Department of Economics
– His stage name “Loco” means “crazy”.
– His nickname is Gochoo.
– He won the rapping competition show “Show Me The Money” season 1.
– After he won Show me the Money, he joined a crew, named VV:D (which includes members: Crush, Zion.T, Elo, Gray, and Loco)
– He signed to hip hop label AOMG (Jay Park‘s label).
– He debuted as a solo artist on Sept 4, 2012, with the single “See the Light“.
– He collaborated with artists like Hyomin, Lim Chang Jung, Crush, etc.
– He stutters when talking, and that was one of the reasons he started rapping. (Loco’s interview with Jay Park)
– He said that when he was still in middle school and high school he couldn’t really talk to girls.
– Back in high school he used to listen a lot to Kanye West, which inspired him to write his own raps.
– During high school he and his friends created a hip-hop group called Satgotbong.
– When Satgotbong was performing, all the group members were wearing sauna clothes, because they wanted to be different from any other group. XD
– His first stage name was “Demaine”.
– In college he used to drink a lot before the shows, so people called him “crazy”, that’s when he got the idea of the “Loco” stage name.
– When he gets drunk he calls his stage name a lot. XD (Loco’s interview with Jay Park)
– He speaks English.
– Loco has previously said that he lost weight (8 Kilograms) because when he had taken a photo with Jay Park and a few others behind the scenes at a Jay Park concert, he thought he looked like a pig. (Loco’s interview with Jay Park)
– He collaborated with Punch for the Scarlet Heart OST.
– Loco is part of the cast for “It’s Dangerous Beyond the Blankets“.
– Loco is going to enlist on 7th February 2019.
– Loco’s ideal type: Mamamoo‘s Hwasa