(슈가; also known as
) is a South Korean rapper, composer, and producer. He is a lead rapper and member of the South Korean boy group
. He has composed and produced a number of songs for the group and released his first mixtape
on August 16, 2016.
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.
He loves 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.
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) and Candy ( J-Hope).
Suga wanted to be firefighter, basketball player, and musician when he was younger.
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.