Known by the stage name Bitto, he rose to fame as one of the founding members of the ten person boy band UP10TION. He has served as the group's main rapper, dancer, and a vocalist.
Before debuting with UP10TION, he was a trainee for a year and a half.
In addition to his singing and rapping skills, he is also a skilled piano player.
Hailing from Dongducheon, he has one older brother.
He and his fellow bandmates Seon Ye-in and Kim Jin-wook performed "Run" for the 38 Revenue Collection Unit original soundtrack.