BTS’s Leader, the Monster of Rap
Kim Namjoon is popularly known as Rap Monster, but now he has changed his stage name to RM. He is the oldest member and leader of BTS. RM once made it onto the list of Great Leaders in the group. In addition to being a great leader, the RM’s greatest ability is his rap skills. Besides his rap skills, RM is also a singer-songwriter, composer, and producer. There are already many songs that have been made by RM.
Rap Monster attended Global Cyber University. His Major was Broadcasting Performing Art. One remarkable achievement of his is that he scored in the top 1% when he took a national school exam. Also, his TOEIC score is over 900, and his IQ is 149. Now, lets look at the full profile of Kim Namjoon the Monster of Rap!
Rap Monster’s Full Profile and Facts
Real Name : Kim Namjoon
Stage Name : RM
Date of Birth : September 12, 1994
Age : 24 years old
Position : Leader, Main Rapper
Religion : Christianity
Height : 181 cm
Weight : 67 kg
Zodiac : Virgo
Blood Type : A
Facts About Rap Monster :
- His favorite colors are black, pink, and purple.
- His favorite sports are biking, skating, and tuho.
- His favorite snacks are steak, and sweet children’s snacks.
- His favorite weather is clear weather (with no clouds, blue skies).
- He has an IQ of 148.
- He has TOEIC over 900 points.
- He gets sleepy after lessons.
- He becomes sad when staying home alone.
- He becomes mad when he can’t rap well.
- His hairstyle is a mowhack.
- His makeup tips are natural.
- He does not have any tattoos on his body.
- He always wipes the dining table at the group’s dorm.
- He is known to have very good manners.
- He has produced and composed over 100 songs.
- He speaks English fluently.
- He started to write song lyrics when he was in school, on his textbook.
- He’s a great supporter of Gay/Lesbian’s rights.
- His favorite number is 1.
- He has a dog, whose name is RAP MON.
- He was the first member to join BTS.
- He likes to do imitations of his members.
- Rap Mon said that he and GOT7’s Jackson are good friends. He said Jackson is very handsome, and really good at dancing.
- He is very humble and grounded.
- His ideal type is, sexy, with a brain. Someone who is thoughtful and confident.
Rap Monster Song
In addition to his exceptional rap talent, Rap Mon is also sharp in his song writing abilities. Let’s see what popular songs have been created by Rap Mon.
1. Homme – Dilemma
Homme had a comeback in 2016, with the title song Dilemma. It turned out that the song was written by Rap Mon. Lee Hyun spoke, “At first, we were worried that Rap Monster would be too cautious, because he saw us as seniors since 2009, the year he auditioned.”
Laughing, Lee Hyun continued, “But he’s not like that at all, he’s really very diligent.” As a director he knows how to talk to us, and even though I’m a senior I do not feel bad or offended. I am amazed by the way he handles all this himself.”
They also said they could not imagine Rap Monster would write ballads very well, proof that BTS’s music has many different styles. “It’s a trend, but a unique ballad, I really like it.”
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2. Rap Monster – Always
With the comeback Blood Sweat and Tears, Rap Monster wrote a song that tells the story of his tough times called Always. In this song, Rap Monster also wrote a message on BTS’s official website. Owner Kim Namjoon’s real name revealed that he wrote Always in early 2016, when he was having a hard time.
“When I’m having a hard time, I do not want to let that feeling go,” wrote Rap Monster. “So I made a recording of it, and luckily I feel much better now, but it’s a shame if this song is being ignored, because its emotions are over, so I’m sharing it with you.”
Rap Monster also added that before, he intends to edit Always and slightly improve it. But, he decided to release the song as it is to preserve the emotion he felt when writing it. “Also, when you feel sad, a sad song can make you feel better,” Rap Monster added.
3. Rap Monster – Outro:Her
Like every songwriter, Rap Monster always uses all his emotions so the song is animated version. Rap Monster mentioned the inspiration he had when writing the song Outro:Her, was from a woman he loved.
“I made this in just 20 minutes.This seems to be the fastest work I’ve ever done,” said Rap Monster.
“I wrote this song from the depths of my heart, I think it’s a feeling of work, I meet the woman I love, there’s love in my life I’m confused, I’m looking for love. The world is sometimes confusing,” he said.
On a different occasion, Rap Monster said, he did not have time to go out because he was busy. Even so, Rap Monster did not dismiss, he likes to get inspiration from love storys.
As a result of his statement, some loyal BTS fans speculate Rap Monster has a lover. But he has never discussed the issue of courtship.