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For other people known as 'Eun Bi', see Eunbi.

Jessi (제시) is a Korean-American rapper and singer-songwriter. She is a former member of the hip-hop groups Uptown and Lucky J, and project girl groups Unnies and Refund Sisters.

She made her solo debut on December 1, 2005 with the single album "Get Up", under the name Jessica H.O.

Career

2005–2006: "Get Up" and Uptown

On December 1, 2005, she made her solo debut with the single album "Get Up" and performed the title song, "Get Up", on the TV program Music Bank.[1]

A year later, in 2006, she was added in the hip-hop group Uptown, replacing their original vocalist, Yoonmirae, and their debuted on May 25 with the studio album Testimony.

2009: "The Rebirth"

On January 15, 2009, Jessi released her first digital single, "The Rebirth". She then took a break from music and returned to the United States.[2]

2014–2016: Lucky J and Unpretty Rapstar

On July 17, 2014, after a five year hiatus, Jessi debuted as a part of the hip-hop trio Lucky J, under YMC Entertainment. From January to March 2015, she participated in the first season of Unpretty Rapstar. In 2016, Jessi was a member of the first season of the variety show Sister's Slam Dunk and its group Unnies. The project group released their first single on July 1, 2016.

2017–2019: Un2verse, "Down" and signing with P NATION

On July 13, 2017, Jessi released her first mini album, Un2verse. A year later, on July 6, 2018, she released her sixth and last digital single under YMC Entertainment, "Down".

On January 24, 2019, she signed with PSY's new agency, P NATION.[3] Her first release under the agency was the single "Who Dat B" on September 23, 2019.[4]

On November 1, 2019, she released the single "Drip" which featured Jay Park.

2020: Nuna, Refund Sisters

On July 30, Jessi released her second mini album Nuna with "Nunu Nana" as the title track.

On the June 20 episode of Hangout with Yoo, Lee Hyori revealed she wanted to form her dream girl group consisting of herself, Uhm Jung Hwa, Hwa Sa, and Jessi.[5] On July 30, it was confirmed the four would be holding their first meeting to discuss on the project.[6]

The project group, Refund Sisters, debuted on October 10 with their first single "Don't Touch Me". Under the group Jessi's official stage name is Eun Bi.[7]

2022: Departure from P NATION

On July 6, P NATION announced Jessi's departure from the agency after her 3-year contract expired and she decided not to renew it.[8]

Discography

Mini albums

Single albums

Digital singles

Collaborations

  • Kwaejina Ching Ching Nane (with Kim Young Im, Crispy Crunch) (2016)
  • "Bebopalula ♡ Jessi" (with Tae Jin Ah) (2016)
  • "K.B.B" (with Microdot, Dumbfoundead, Lyricks) (2016)
  • "All I Need" (with Flowsik) (2018)
  • "Wet" (with Flowsik) (2018)
  • "Thorn" (with Microdot, Double K) (2018)
  • "Verdades" (with Dillaz, Suran, MONSTA X) (2019)
  • "Life Is Beautiful" (with Vava, YiTai Wang, Dok2) (2020)

Features

OSTs

Other releases

  • "Unpretty Rapstar Track 3" ("My Type" with Cheetah) (2015)
  • I'm a Singer Season 3 Episode 6 'Duet Mission' ("March" with Wheesung) (2015)
  • Unpretty Rapstar Semi Final ("Unpretty Dreams") (2015)
  • <Immortal Songs - Singing the Legend> Goo Chang Mo Part.1 ("Lonely Lonely" feat. Yuk Ji Dam) (2016)
  • Duet Song Festival Episode 1 ("Lie" with Ian) (2016)
  • Duet Song Festival Episode 2 ("3!4!" with Ian) (2016)
  • "Two Yoo Project - Sugar Man Part.28" ("Why Do You" with Hanhae) (2016)
  • High School Rapper Regional Competition Part.2 ("I'm Good" with Gree) (2017)
  • Fantastic Duo 2, Pt. 13 ("Love Is...", "Some Jazz Bar") (2017)
  • "Mix and the City Part.3" ("Love Me When I’m Gone") (2017)
  • "Mix and the City Part.4" ("Just One More" with DJ H.One, Hyomin, TRITOPS, Ji Min, Xie, Kim Chang-ryul) (2018)
  • "Kill Bill 2nd Live" ("Why", "Wet", "Spirit Animal, "Down") (2019)
  • Kill Bill Special ("Why", "Wet", "Spirit Animal, "Down", "A Match") (2019)

Producing and writing credits

  • All credits adapted from KOMCA, unless stated.[9]
Artist Song Album Type
2005
Jessica H.O "W.T.H" "Get Up" Writing, Composing
"Missin' U (English ver.)" Writing
"All I Need.. (1-2 Step English ver.)"
2014
Wheesung, Bumkey "How Much is Your Love" Writing
2015
Bill Stax "Bonnie & Clyde" Code Name : 211 Writing
Cheetah, Kangnam, Jessi "My Type" "Unpretty Rapstar Track 3"
Jessi "Unpretty Dream" "Unpretty Rapstar Semi Final" Writing, Composing
J.Y. Park "Who's Your Mama? (어머님이 누구니)" 24/34 Writing
Jessi "I Want To Be Me"
"Pull Your Trigger" "Pull Your Trigger (Sudden Attack)"
Primary "Just Like U" 2
Jessi "Ssenunni"
Heize "Me, Myself & I" "Unpretty Rapstar Track 2"
Jessi "Raise Your Heels"
Turbo "We (우리)" Again
2016
Kim Young Im, Crispy Crunch, Jessi "Kwaejina Ching Ching Nane (괘지나 칭칭 나네)" Kwaejina Ching Ching Nane Writing
"Kwaejina Ching Ching Nane (괘지나 칭칭 나네) (Areia Remix)"
"Kwaejina Ching Ching Nane (괘지나 칭칭 나네) (Awal Remix)"
"Kwaejina Ching Ching Nane (괘지나 칭칭 나네) (Beatrappa Remix"
"Kwaejina Ching Ching Nane (괘지나 칭칭 나네) (Noke Remix)"
Whee In "Who's Your Mama? (어머님이 누구니)" "King of Mask Singer eps. 56"
Double K "Never Enough" Writing, Composing, Arranging
Unnies "Shut Up" "Sister's Slam Dunk" Writing
Microdot "Talkin Bout" +64
G2 "We Are Young"
2017
Gree, Jessi "I'm Good" "High School Rapper Regional Competition Part.2" Writing, Composing
Kyuu "Star" "High School Rapper Final"
The Quiett "The 1llest" Millionaire Poetry
Jessi "Gucci" Un2verse Writing
"Boing"
"My Walk (걸음걸이)"
"Spirit Animal" Writing, Composing
"Arrived"
2018
Jay Park "Run It" Writing
Los "Gyopo Rap (Remix)" Flame Boys
Maniac "MoneyMakerz"
Flowsik "All I Need" Writing, Composing
Flowsik, Jessi "Wet"
Double K, Microdot, Jessi "Thorn"
Superbee, twlv "Mogul (거물)" Moolood Gang Tape II Writing
Jessi "Down" Writing, Composing
Paloalto "Price Tag" Summer Grooves
Avatar Darko "Super Duper Freak" Truly Unruly Writing
2019
Sik-K "Mi Casa Es Tu Casa" FL1P Writing, Composing
Jessi "A Match"
Ted Park "Drippin" They Don't Know Writing
Jessi "Who Dat B"
"Drip" Writing, Composing
2020
Jessi "Digital Lover (Jessi ver.)" Arranging
"Nunu Nana (눈누나나)" Nuna Writing
"Star" Writing, Composing
"Put It On Ya" Writing
"Numb" Writing, Composing, Arranging
DAWN "Dawndididawn (던디리던)" Dawndididawn Writing
Refund Sisters "Don't Touch Me"
Mushvenom "The Beauty of Void (여백의 미)" "Show Me The Money 9 Final Performances Part.2" Writing, Composing
2021
Jessi "What Type of X" Writing, Composing
D.Ark "Do My Best" High School Rapper 4 Final Writing
Team P Nation "난 네 Brother" LOUD Live Round. Part1
Yumdda "9ucci Remix"
Jessi "Cold Blooded"
SECRET NUMBER "Fire Saturday "Fire Saturday"
2022
Jessi "Zoom" Writing
Composing
PSY "Ganji" PSY 9th Writing
Kang Daniel "Don't Tell" The Story

Concerts

Concerts participation

  • Waterbomb Festival Seoul[10] (2022)
  • Waterbomb Festival Daegu[11] (2022)
  • MIK Festival 2022 (2022)
  • Waterbomb Festival Incheon[12] (2022)

Filmography

Dramas

  • Somehow Family (TV Chosun, 2020–2021)

Reality shows

Web shows

  • Showterview (YouTube, 2020-2022) - host

Trivia

  • Her MBTI personality type is ENTP.[13]
  • She has a dog named Chewie.[14]
  • She likes listening to others speaking Korean in different accents. She can also mimc people speaking in Busan Accent.[15]

Gallery

Main article: Jessi/Gallery

References

Official links

Korean
Chinese


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