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Swi.T

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Swi.T is a Korean R&B group from the company YG Entertainment. Swi.T is an acronym that stands for "Song will tell."

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In spring of 2002, after four years of preparation, Swi.T debuted as the first females to release an album under YG Entertainment. They had previously made an appearance rapping on 1TYM's second album on the track Ready or not Yo! (Korean version) in 2000 and singing in the song Don't Leave Me on Perry's album in 2001.

Prior to the album's release, the song Go was released via YG's website. The song featured Lexy rapping and reinforced people's expectations that Swi.T would be a hip-hop group. When their album was actually released, surprisingly over a third of the 12-track album was of a mellow R&B nature. The group was often compared to American group TLC, partially due to musical style and partially due to the similarity of their costumes and sets of the I'll Be There music video compared to TLC's "No Scrubs" video.

During the 2002 Fifa World Cup, Swi.T performed a remix of their song I'll Be There unofficially dubbed the "Hey Micky Remix" by fans as it sampled the song "Mickey" by Toni Basil. Though the song wasn't released on any CDs, it was available for download off of the YG Entertainment website for a period of time.

Swi.T participated in the second YG Family album, Why Be Normal? and after promotion of their song from that album Everybody Get Down (Part 2), left the stage to work on their second album.

On February 25, 2004, Yang Hyun Suk left a message on the YG website updating fans with the status of all the YG artists, including Swi.T In this message, he informed fans of the cancellation of the group's second album and the disbandment of the group. The reasons given were that member Ahn Nai Young moved to America with her family and that Sung Mi Hyun was having family troubles. Only Lee Eun Ju would stay with YG, and at the time would undergo training in Japan in preparation for a solo album.

Alone, Eun Ju has done some collaborative work with other YG Artists such as 1TYM's Danny. Since the 2004 announcement, plans for Eun Ju changed from a solo album to being in a group with 1TYM's Song Baek Kyung and some newcomers.

At one point, Lexy was going to be a member of Swi.T, and Voixco's B-Ya was a member of the group prior to their official debut.

Discography

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