|Unpretty Rapstar 2|
|Presented by||San E|
|Theme music composer||D.O|
|Opening theme||"Don't Stop" by Heize, Kasper, Ash-B, Hyolyn, Gilme, Ahn Soo Min, Yezi, KittiB, Sua, Yubin & Truedy|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||10|
|Running time||90 minutes|
|Original release||September 11 –|
November 13, 2015
|Preceded by||Unpretty Rapstar|
|Followed by||Unpretty Rapstar 3|
|Related shows||Show Me The Money|
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First runner-up: KittiB (rapper signed with Brand New Music after the show ended)
Second runner-up: Hyorin (former Sistar member)
Third runner-up: Moon Sua (former YG Entertainment Trainee. Now Mystic Story Trainee. Part of Mystic Rookies)
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