Real name Choi Dong-wook, he is a k-pop singer who was awarded Best Newcomer Award from MNET after the debut of his album, Just Listen. He became an international sensation in Japan, China, the US and of course, South Korea.
He was 15 years old when he began training in song and dance under YG Entertainment.
He enlisted for mandatory military service on March 18, 2013. After 5 weeks of training and 21 months of active duty, he was discharged.
Lil Kim was featured on his single "Girls."