Famous South Korean Rappers

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 1 RM (Rap Monster)

RM (Rap Monster)
28
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: September 12, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ilsan-gu, Goyang, South Korea

 2 Suga

Suga
27
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: March 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Daegu
Min Yoon-gi, or Suga, gained fame as part of the South Korean pop band BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, the first K-pop group to earn a Billboard award. His first solo mixtape was featured at the third spot of Billboard's World Albums Chart. Suga has also written many tracks.

 3 J-Hope

J-Hope
25
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: February 18, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gwangju

J-Hope is a South Korean rapper, record producer, and songwriter. He gained international recognition as one of the members of the popular boy band BTS. Also a well-known philanthropist, J-Hope has donated 250 million Korean won to an organization called Child Fund Korea. His career and humanitarian efforts have made him an idol in Korea.

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 4 G-Dragon

G-Dragon
24
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: August 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

G-Dragon is a South Korean singer-songwriter, rapper, and fashion designer. Nicknamed the King of K-pop, G-Dragon is recognized for his influence on music, fashion trends, and youth culture in South Korea. In 2016, he was named as one of the most influential Asian under 30 by Forbes. His work is often cited as an influence by many of his contemporaries.

 5 Park Chanyeol

Park Chanyeol
24
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: November 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
South Korean entertainer Park Chan-yeol, also known as Chanyeol, gained fame as part of the South Korean-Chinese boy group Exo, which has delivered hits such as Mama. He has also starred in series such as Secret Queen Makers and Missing 9, and films such as So I Married an Anti-fan

 6 Jungkook

Jungkook
43
Famous As: Lead vocalist of the South Korean musical band, Bangtan Boys
Birthdate: September 1, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea

One of the most loved South Korean celebrities, Jungkook is the lead vocalist, dancer and rapper of the extremely popular South Korean musical band BTS. The charismatic and talented artist joined BTS in 2013 and has since then entertained audience with his songs, videos and live performances. Jungkook has also done solo projects and appeared in many TV shows.

 7 Jay Park

Jay Park
22
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: April 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edmonds

Jay Park is a Korean-American record producer, rapper, singer-songwriter, choreographer, actor, and entrepreneur. He is credited with founding the hip hop record labels H1ghr Music and AOMG. A multi-talented personality, Jay Park has also been credited with popularizing K-hip hop in South Korea. In 2017, he was featured in Forbes' 30 under 30 Asia list. 

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 8 CL

CL
17
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: February 26, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 9 T.O.P

T.O.P
10
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea

 10 Tablo

Tablo
8
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: July 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Tablo is a Korean-Canadian composer, record producer, lyricist, and hip hop recording artist. He is best known for being the producer and leader of the popular alternative hip hop group, Epik High. He is also credited with founding High Ground, an independent music label, which housed bands like The Black Skirts and Hyukoh.

 11 Choi Min-ho

Choi Min-ho
5
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: December 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nam District, Incheon, South Korea

 12 Bobby

Bobby
2
Famous As: Rapper most well known as one member of the K-pop boy band iKON
Birthdate: December 21, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 13 Yong Jun-hyung

Yong Jun-hyung
6
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 19, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 14 Yang Hyun-suk

Yang Hyun-suk
9
Famous As: Music Executive & Rapper
Birthdate: December 2, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Anguk-dong, Seoul, South Korea

Yang Hyun-suk is a South Korean rapper, music executive, record producer, and dancer. He is credited with founding one of South Korea's biggest record companies, YG Entertainment, for which he also serves as the chief executive officer. Yang Hyun-suk is best known for his association with the now-defunct music group, Seo Taiji and Boys.

 15 Eun Ji-won

Eun Ji-won
6
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: June 8, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 16 Simon Dominic

Simon Dominic
3
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea

 17 Kim Joon

Kim Joon
4
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: February 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gwacheon, South Korea

 18 T.O.P (Rapper)

T.O.P (Rapper)
2
Famous As: Rapper, Actor
Birthdate: November 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 19 Joon Park

Joon Park
5
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 20, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

 20 Shindong

Shindong
5
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mungyeong, South Korea

 21 Ahn Hyojin

Ahn Hyojin
3
Famous As: South Korean Rapper
Birthdate: December 10, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cheonan, South Chungcheong

 22 Taeyong

Taeyong
2
Famous As: Rapper, Singer, Dancer, and Lyricist
Birthdate: July 1, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gwanak District, Seoul