Suga (슈가; also known as Agust D) is a South Korean rapper, composer and producer under Big Hit Entertainment. He is the lead rapper of the boy group BTS.

He released his first mixtape, Agust D, on August 16, 2016.



When he lived in Daegu, his hometown, Suga was an underground rapper under the name of "Gloss".

2013–2016: BTS, Agust D

On June 13, 2013, he debuted as a member of BTS, with the single album "2 Cool 4 Skool".

On December 9, 2013, he had an emergency operation. Suga was in Japan to complete a program abroad. He had to go suddenly to the hospital due to stomach pain, which turned out to be an appendicitis attack. After this diagnosis, he quickly returned to Korea for surgery. His agency Big Hit Entertainment also told Newsen, "Suga was operated on early in the morning. After his surgery, he will recover and immediately resume resuming the program." Even if this incident affected the fans, they supported SUGA, and patiently waited for its return!

On December 24, 2013, while preparing to perform a Bangtan Bom "for Christmas, Suga was re-affected by an infection near appendicitis.

On January 6, 2014 he came back to BTS to monitor the group's performances in Japan.

On August 16, 2016, under the name Agust D, he released his first mixtape of the same name.





Other releases

  • "It Doesn't Matter" (2013)
  • "Ddaeng" (with RM & J-Hope) (2018)

Producing and writing credits

Year Artist Song Album Type
2013 BTS "We Are Bulletproof Pt.2" 2 Cool 4 Skool Writing
"No More Dream"
"Outro: Circle Room Cypher" Writing
"N.O" O!RUL8,2? Writing
"We On"
"If I Ruled The World"
"BTS Cypher, Pt. 1"
"The Rise of Bangtan (진격의 방탄)"
"Satoori Rap"
2014 BTS "Intro: Skool Luv Affair" Skool Luv Affair Writing
"Boy In Luv"
"Where You From"
"Just One Day"
"Tomorrow" Writing
"BTS Cypher, Pt 2 : Triptych" Writing
"Spine Breaker"
"Jump" Writing
"Miss Right" Skool Luv Affair Special Edition Writing
"Like (Slow Jam Remix)"
"No More Dream (Japanese Ver.)" "No More Dream (Japanese Ver.)" Composing
"Boy In Luv (Japanese Ver.)" "Boy in LUV"
"N.O (Japanese Ver.)"
"Danger" Dark & Wild Writing
"War of Hormone"
"Hip Hop Lover"
"Let Me Know"
"BTS Cypher Pt.3: Killer"
"Can You Turn Off Your Phone?"
"24/7 = Heaven"
"Look Here"
"So 4 More" N/A
2015 BTS "Intro: The Most Beautiful Moment In Life" The Most Beautiful Moment In Life, Pt. 1 Writing
"I Need U"
"Hold Me Tight"
"Boyz With Fun" Writing
"Converse High" Writing
"Moving On"
"Intro: Never Mind" The Most Beautiful Moment In Life, Pt. 2
"Whalien 52"
"Ma City"
"Autumn Leaves" Writing
2016 BTS "Fire" The Most Beautiful Moment In Life: Young Forever Writing
"Save Me"
"Epilogue: Young Forever"
Love Is Not Over (Full length edition)"
"I Need U (Urban mix)"
"I Need U (Remix)"
"Run (Ballad mix)"
"Run (Alternative mix)"
"Butterfly (Alternative mix)"
Agust D (Himself) "Intro: Dt sugA" Agust D Writing
"Agust D"
"Give It To Me" Writing
"Skit" Writing
"140503 at dawn"
"The Last"
"Tony Montana"
"Interlude: Dream, Reality" Writing
"So Far Away"
BTS "Blood Sweat & Tears" Wings
"First Love" Writing
"BTS Cypher 4" Writing
"2! 3!"
"Interlude: Wings"
2017 BTS "Spring Day" You Never Walk Alone
"Outro: Wings"
"A Supplementary Story: You Never Walk Alone"
Suran "Wine" "Wine" Composing
BTS "DNA" Love Yourself: Her Writing
"Best of Me"
"Pied Piper"
"Outro: Her" Writing
"Sea" Writing
2018 BTS "134340" Love Yourself: Tear
"Love Maze"
"Magic Shop"
"Airplane pt.2"
"So What"
"Outro: Tear"
"Trivia 轉: Seesaw" Love Yourself: Answer Writing
"I'm Fine" Writing
"Answer: Love Yourself"
"DNA (Pedal 2 LA Mix)"
2019 Lee Sora "Song Request" "Song Request" Writing
Epik High "Eternal Sunshine" Sleepless in Composing
BTS "Boy With Luv" Map of the Soul : Persona Writing
"Make It Right"
Heize "We Don't Talk Together" "We Don't Talk Together" Writing
Halsey "SUGA's Interlude" Manic
2020 BTS "Interlude : Shadow" Map of the Soul : 7 Writing
"Louder Than Bombs" Writing
"Respect" Writing
"We Are Bulletproof: The Eternal" Writing
IU "Eight" "Eight" Writing


  • He won second place in his Big Hit Entertainment Audition.
  • He is the second oldest as well as the second shortest in the boy band BTS.
  • His Zodiac sign is Pisces.
  • Suga has an older brother.
  • His favorite color is black.
  • His favorite number is 3.
  • His favorite food is meat.
  • Suga loves taking photos.
  • His role models are Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, Lil Wayne, and Hit Boy.
  • Suga decided to pursue a career in music after hearing Stony Skunk ‘Ragga Muffin’ in 6th grade.
  • After hearing "Fly" from Epik High (the first version) in 2006, Suga said to himself "Yes I will also rap!". And since that day, he started to train intensively and passionately, to be able to realize his dream. This song is also the one that helps him when he feels drained or tired. It also gives him the strength to make good music.
  • Before knowing Hip-Hop, Suga only listened to classical music.
  • Suga chose his stage name because he used to be a shooting guard when he played basketball (shoo • gua).
  • The BTS members said if Suga wasn't human he'd be: a turtle (Jungkook), a Lion trainer (Jimin), Baseball player’s 3rd batter/hitter (V), Candy (J-Hope), a rock (himself).
  • Suga wanted to be firefighter, basketball player, and musician when he was younger.
  • If he had not been a singer, he would have liked to be a music teacher.
  • Suga is the one who scolds younger members when they make mistakes because he is the only one who knows how to speak harshly and strictly when needed.
  • Suga is a frank and honest person. When he feels something is wrong he always talks about it.
  • He's good at cooking, he would like to have a cooking contest against Jin.
  • He is lazy.
  • He wrote the song "I like it" of 2 Cool 4 Skool in less than 40 minutes.
  • If he were a girl, he would go out with Jin.
  • Suga finds that her legs are prettier than those of Girls' Generation.
  • Since they were trainees, Suga often takes care of Jimin.
  • Suga finds that his "eye-smile" is one of its charms.
  • He envies the age of Jungkook and declares "If I go back to my 17 years like maknae Jungkook, I want to study. I want to be a good son who does not rebel against his parents and their words".
  • Suga had a very bad impression when he first met V.
  • A fan once asked Suga what he preferred between annoying Jin and smiling like V, he replied: Annoying Jin smiling like V.
  • When he is not well he confides in RM.
  • When he was still a trainee, Suga announced to the president of the agency that he wanted to leave the agency.
  • He cannot speak English very well.
  • He doesn't often do aegyo, but he likes to display his "cute" side in front of his fans.
  • The other members think he would be good at a variety show because he makes a lot of jokes.
  • During the program "Rookie King", he and the other members were victims of an infection in the right eye.
  • One of his rules is to stay serious when he makes music.
  • He could ask the other members to speak softly to fall asleep.
  • When nervous, he tends to bite his nails or write lyrics.
  • To feel better, he tends to lie down in his bed and do nothing.
  • He opened up about his struggles with depression, anxiety and social anxiety both in interviews and his self-produced mixtape, hoping to help others who are struggling with their mental health.
  • Aside from mental health, he's also addressed social and political issues in his lyrics.
  • In an interview with Billboard, it was revealed that Suga is supportive of the LGBT community.
  • His MBTI personality type is INFP.[1]


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