Bobby Kim

김도균,바비김,바비킴

Bobby Kim debuted in 1994. Kim after a short stint as rapper and singer of Dr. Reggae, the first Korean reggae group, Kim went behind the scenes to write and produce songs for artists like Sechskies, Drunken Tiger and T in the late ‘90s. It was only in 2001 that Kim returned to the stage as part of hip-hop trio Buga Kingz with rappers GanD and Juvie.

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 Bobby Kim's Music career

His father, a trumpet player, influenced and exposed him to music. At an early age, he worked as a rapper at night clubs. Since high school, he performed in clubs in the San Francisco underground. That time, he got attracted by hip hop when America was in a golden age of hip hop, but he learned many genres of music as well. Later in 1992, he went to Korea to start his music career. In 1994, He debuted as a member of a group called ‘Dr. Reggae.” However, the group could not achieve much success. Thus, he started doing features as a background rapper, appearing on numerous singles. Also, he worked as a producer, creating singles for artists in Korea.

Bobby Kim is set to release his second special album “OLD & NEW‘ on July 6, 2012. The album is to feature remakes of old songs as well as new tracks for fans to enjoy a total of 11 tracks.

Bobby Kim debuted in 1994. Kim after a short stint as rapper and singer of Dr. Reggae, the first Korean reggae group, Kim went behind the scenes to write and produce songs for artists like Sechskies, Drunk Tiger and T in the late ‘90s. It was only in 2001 that Kim returned to the stage as part of hip-hop trio Bugga Kingz with rappers Gan-D and Juvie Train. Though their first album was not a commercial success, it was recognized by fans and critics alike for its unique and stylish branding of hip-hop and soul. In 2004 Kim released the solo album, “Beats Within My Soul,” a critically acclaimed effort that earned him a Korean Music Award at that year

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 Bobby Kim's Albums

  • 1998년 1집Holy Bumz Presents
  • 2004년 1집Beats With In My Soul
  • 2005년 Ground Zero (Holy Bumz Presents 재발매)
  • 2006년 2집 Follow Your Soul
  • 2008년 랩소디 part3(single)
  • 2009년 Special Album-Love Chapter.1
  • 2012년 Old & New

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 Bobby Kim's Background

Bobby Kim (Kim Do Kyun) was born on January 12, 1973 in Seoul, Korea. His family moved to North America when he was 2 years old. He is a well established hip-hop and R&B artist in Korea.

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