Hsueh Shih-ling, also known as Simon Hsueh, MC40 or 40, is a Taiwanese actor, singer, rapper, songwriter and television presenter. He is formerly a member of the defunct Taiwanese hip hop band Da Mouth, with DJ Chung Hua, Harry Chang, and Aisa.
Hsueh writes most of Da Mouth's song lyrics and is considered one of the best and fastest rappers in Taiwan with his multi-language rapping ability.
2007–2009: Da Mouth debut
Hsueh signed up under Universal Music Taiwan and formed the group, Da Mouth in 2007. The group released their debut self-titled album Da Mouth on November 26, 2007. The album consists of thirteen songs, in which all the songs (with the exception of the three instrumental songs) are penned by Hsueh.
The group received the Best Singing Group at the 19th Golden Melody Awards, which was held in the Taipei Arena on July 5, 2008.
On December 19, 2008, Da Mouth released their second album entitled Wang Yuan Kou Li Kou under the same company. Once again, the album consists of thirteen songs, and almost all of the songs (with the exception of the two instrumental songs and Harry's solo) are written by Hsueh.
In 2009, Hsueh was featured in Chloe Wang's 哥本哈根的童話 album, and rapped on her single entitled "哥本哈根的童話". In addition, he wrote the songs "D.I.S.C.O" by Yungai Hayung and Sky Wu respectively. He also got his acting debut in Possible Love, a drama film.