A Korean Song From 9 Years Ago Suddenly Blows Up Worldwide — All Thanks To TikTok

The artists are excited about it!

A Korean song from nine years ago is unexpectedly gaining popularity worldwide as a TikTok song.

In 2014, the Korean hip-hop duo Dynamic Duo released a song called “AEAO” with DJ Premier. Although it was known as a hidden gem among Korean hip-hop fans before, the song is now being used for a TikTok trend and being introduced to people worldwide.

Dynamic Duo’s Choiza (left) and Gaeko (right) | @gaekogeem/Instagram

As of July 19, “AEAO” climbed up to the top 30 on Spotify‘s Global Viral 50 chart, and its daily streaming count continues to rise steadily. It also reached 5th on Apple Music‘s Hip-Hop/Rap Top Tracks chart in Korea and ranked 4th on Shazam. Many fans left comments on Korean music platforms saying that they came to listen because “the song was trending on TikTok.”

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These are some of the content made with Dynamic Duo’s song “AEAO.”


♬ AEEAOO – ⭑ 𝓶𝓻𝓼.𝓹𝓪𝓻𝓴



♬ AEEAOO – ⭑ 𝓶𝓻𝓼.𝓹𝓪𝓻𝓴


Aeoaaa #fypage

♬ AEEAOO – ⭑ 𝓶𝓻𝓼.𝓹𝓪𝓻𝓴

Dynamic Duo members Choiza and Gaeko hopped on the trend and made a video using the song, too! The caption read, “‘AEAO’ is a trend on TikTok, so we gave it a try.” It was their first TikTok video on their account.

@official_dynamicduo #AEAO ♬ AEAO – Dynamicduo & DJ Premier

After hearing the news of the song’s resurgence, Gaeko reminisced about the song, saying that it was a “song born from a dream-like songwriting process.” Choiza also expressed his excitement.

It’s so surreal and exciting to see ‘AEAO’ gaining popularity on TikTok and climbing up the global charts.

— Choiza

Watch the music video for “AEAO” here.

Source: Wikitree