Kim Nam-joon (김남준) also known under his previous stage name Rap Monster (랩몬스터) is known for being a Korean Hip-Hop artist, leader and lyrics writer of boy group 방탄소년단. Born on September 12, 1994 in Ilsan. In November 2017 he changed his stage name to RM. During predebut he has been an underground Hip-Hop rapper and have been writing his own lyrics and producing his own songs ever since predebut and is still doing so for 방탄소년단. His role models are Kanye West and Nas.