Show Me The Money 10 Finalists Revealed; SMTM10 Concert and New Tracks: Details
After weeks of competition, the four talented finalists of the successful hip-hop competition show “Show Me The Money (season 10)” have been revealed.
Featured Image: @mnet_hiphop (IG) Show Me the Money 10 Semi-finalist sokodomo, SMTM10 Producer Zion.T, and SMTM9 Finalist Wonstein performing their track “MERRY-GO-ROUND”
About Show Me The Money
Show Me The Money is one of the most watched and talked-about TV phenomenons in the Korean Hip-hop industry and one of the most popular Korean music competition survival shows of all time.
- The program premiered in 2012, and during the show’s ten seasons, SMTM has seen the start of countless careers with previous stars including, iKON‘s BOBBY, 2020 winner lIlBOI, and AOMG rapper punchnello, among other talented artists.
- Related Korean programs include “High School Rapper” and “Unpretty Rapstar.”
The most recent season of the show, season 10, has been one of the toughest competitions in the history of this competition. This season’s competitors included underground rappers and established artists like Don Mills, Sokodomo, Tabber, and Basick.
Under the mentorship and guidance of the eight producers, Zion.T, Slom, Yumdda, Toil, MINO, GRAY, Gaeko, and Code Kunst, the contestants of SMTM10 have released iconic tracks and stages. Together, the music of this season has made this season one of the most legendary Korean music programs of the year and a good follow-up after the international success of the previous season.
The Semifinal Episode of Show Me The Money 10
Last Friday, the eight semifinalists took to the stage to each perform a new track and compete for a spot in the finale episode.
Competitors and Stages:
The first semifinalist to be confirmed as a finalist was the incredibly talented BE’O, who performed the catchy track “MBTI (Featuring Coogie and Loco.”
- BE’O Previous Performance: “Limousine (Featuring MINO)”
The second contestant confirmed was the dynamic rapper Gwangil Jo, who blew away audiences on Friday with his performance of “Waterbomb (Featuring Gaeko and Nuksal).”
- Gwangil Jo Previous Performance: “Thorn (Featuring Gaeko and JUSTHIS)”
The first female rapper to become an SMTM finalist; SINCE became the third semifinalist confirmed as a finalist after her unforgettable performance of “FACE TIME (Featuring GIRIBOY, Gaeko, and ph-1).”
- SINCE Previous Performance: “Refresh (With Tabber; Featuring Gaeko, and Kid Milli)”
The final contestant announced was the unique and remarkably talented musician KOONTA, who performed “Hopefully (Featuring Jung In).”
- KOONTA Previous Performance: “Gganbu (Featuring Yumdda and ASH ISLAND)”
Eliminated contestants include the skilled artists sokodomo, Mudd the student, Anandelight, and Season 4 winner Basick. Following the finalization of the four finalists, Show Me The Money uploaded compilation videos of the four competitors’ performances for fans to review before the upcoming final episode.
The SMTM10 Concert and Other Details
Following the final episode on December 3rd, the cast of Show Me The Money 10 will perform a SHOW ME THE MONEY 10 Concert at the Olympic Park KSPO Dome in Seoul, South Korea. Fans can purchase their tickets for either of the two concerts on December 11th and 12th at 6 PM KST.
With anticipation at an all-time high, fans from around the globe have flocked to music platforms like YouTube and Spotify to stream the tracks of their favorite Show Me The Money 10 competitors. As a result, the SMTM10 songs have dominated charts like the Spotify “South Korean Weekly Top Songs Chart” (where the top four spots are all currently taken by SMTM tracks) and the Korean Weekly Gaon music charts.
The finale of Show Me The Money will be broadcast by Mnet on Friday, December, at 11 PM (KST). Fans can find performances on Mnet’s Official YouTube Channel.