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RM, March 2019
September 12, 1994
Dongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea
|Home town||Ilsan-gu, South Korea|
|Awards||Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit (2018)|
|Revised Romanization||Gim Nam-jun|
Kim Nam-joon (Hangul: 김남준; born September 12, 1994), better known as RM (formerly Rap Monster), is a South Korean rapper, songwriter, and record producer. He is the leader of and a rapper in South Korean boy group BTS. He also sings his own songs. He has worked with artists such as Wale, Younha, Warren G, Gaeko, Krizz Kaliko, MFBTY, Fall Out Boy, Primary, and Lil Nas X.
He was born on September 12, 1994, in Dongjak-gu, a district in Seoul, and grew up in Ilsan-gu, another district in Seoul, where his family moved when he was four or five. He has a younger sister.
As a child, RM largely learned English through watching Friends with his mother. As a student, he wrote poetry and often received awards for his writings. He posted his work to an online poetry website for roughly one year, where he received some attention. Through this, RM grew interested in pursuing a literary career but decided against it.
Below is a list of RM's own songs. To see songs he has made as a member of BTS, see BTS.
- RM (2015)
- Mono (2018)
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