Rap Monster BTS


Kim Nam-joon( Hangul : 김남준; born September 12, 1994),better known asRM(formerly known asRap Monster), is a South Korean rapper, songwriter, and record producer. He is the main rapper and leader of the South Korean boy group BTS , managed under Big Hit Entertainment . In 2015, he released his first solo mixtape ,RM. To date, he has recorded with artists such as Wale , Warren G , Gaeko , Krizz Kaliko , MFBTY , and Primary . As one of BTS' main songwriters and music producers, he has over 80 songs accredited to his name by the Korea Music Copyright Association .

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 Rap Monster BTS's Biography

Before his debut with BTS , he was an underground rapper under the stage name "Runch Randa". He released a number of tracks and once collaborated with fellow underground rapper Zico .

.He has described himself as an atheist .

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 Rap Monster BTS's Career


M! Countdownwith the track "No More Dream" from their debut single album2 Cool 4 Skool.He has produced and written lyrics for a variety of tracks on all of BTS' albums.

Solo work

RM at KCON Los Angeles in 2016.

RMon March 17, 2015. The mixtape was ranked 48th onSpin's "50 Best Hip Hop Albums of 2015".

2-1,on which RM, along with Kwon Jin-ah , was featured in the song, "U".

Fantastic Four's soundtrack. The digital single, "Fantastic" featuring Mandy Ventrice , was released on August 4, through Melon , Genie, Naver Music and other music sites.

This was his second official production after his participation on BTS' song "Epilogue: Young Forever"and the unofficial SoundCloud release of "I Know".

The track reached number 18 onBillboard's Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles , and helped RM reach number 46 on the Emerging Artists Chart for the week of January 8, 2018.On December 27, 2017, RM made history as the first K-pop artist to chart on the Rock Digital Songs chart, coming in at number two on the list.

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 Rap Monster BTS's Image

released a list entitled "10 Korean Rappers You Should Know," which also included RM. Writer Peter A. Berry compares RM to " Pitbull or Flo Rida for those pop vibes," and promises, "RM rarely fails to live up to his name". He describes the young star as "one of the region’s most dexterous rappers, capable of switching flows effortlessly as he glides across an array of diverse instrumentals".

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 Rap Monster BTS's Discography

Charted songs

TitleYearPeak chart positionsSalesAlbum
As lead artist
feat.Mandy Ventrice
Fantastic Four
"Reflection" 2016 38
"Perfect Christmas"
withJo Kwon,Lim Jeong-hee, Joohee & Jungkook
2013 45
Non-album singles
withWarren G
2015 74
As featured artist
"BuckuBucku" (부끄부끄)
MFBTYfeat. EE, Rap Monster & Dino-J
Primaryfeat.Kwon Jin-ah& Rap Monster
"Gajah" (코끼리)
Gaekofeat. Rap Monster
2017 17
Non-album single
"Champion (Remix)"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.


TitleAlbum details
Track listing
  1. Voice (목소리)
  2. Do You
  3. Awakening(각성 / 覺醒)
  4. Monster
  5. Throw Away (버려)
  6. Joke(농담)
  7. God Rap
  8. Rushfeat.Krizz Kaliko
  9. Life
  10. Drift (표류)
  11. I Believe

Other songs

YearTitleFormatOther Notes
2013Digital download,streaming
with Jungkook
withSuga& Jin
2015 with DJ Soulscape

Other appearances

2012"Blue Bloods" Dynamic Certified feat. Rap Monster Black Power
2015"ProMeTheUs" (튀겨) Yankie feat.Dok2, Juvie Train, Double K, Rap Monster, Topbob & Don Mills Andre
2017"Change" Rap Monster feat.WaleNon-album single
2018"Champion (Remix)" Fall Out Boy feat. RM Mania

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 Rap Monster BTS's Filmography


2014 Mnet 4things Show - Rap Monster Himself 3 Documentary about Rap Monster
2015 tvN Hot Brain: Problematic Men Cast member 1-22
2016 MBig TV Close-up Observation Diary on Idol: Find Me Himself 2 Reality show about his daily life
KBS Gura-Chacha: Time Slip - New Boy Cast member Pilot

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 Rap Monster BTS's References

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  20. Herman, Tamar (March 20, 2017). "Wale & BTS' Rap Monster Team Up for Politically Tinged 'Change'". Billboard. Retrieved December 14, 2017. 
  21. Mench, Chris (March 21, 2017). "Wale & South Korean MC Rap Monster Demand "Change" On Their Political Collab". GENIUS. Retrieved December 14, 2017. 
  22. Kelley, Caitlin (December 14, 2017). "RM From BTS Featured on Fall Out Boy 'Champion' Remix Out Tonight". Billboard. Retrieved December 14, 2017. 
  23. Herman, Tamar (December 15, 2017). "Fall Out Boy Teams Up With BTS' RM For 'Champion' Remix: Listen". Billboard. Retrieved December 20, 2017. 
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