Mnet’s “Show Me The Money 5” winner BewhY was recently named as the number one hip hop artist with the best reputation and branding, overtaking Leessang.
The results were finalized based on the data of many factors such as music charts and consumer analysis in order to judge the artist’s branding. BewhY’s score consisted of multiple indexes for participation, media, communication, and community, and resulted in a combined score of 2.97 million.
Rapper DinDin placed second with a score of 2.29 million, while Leessang came in at third place with 2.19 million. Artists that followed were Defconn, Tiger JK, Jay Park, Tablo, Zion.T, Dynamic Duo, and many others.
According to the manager of a reputations research lab, “Based on the analysis, the best branded hip-hop artist as of August was found to be rapper BewhY. It is because the recent appearance in a variety program raised the public’s awareness of BewhY as an artist.”