Stage names change, however the Golden Maknae’s love stays the identical.
Kim Namjoon, the chief of BTS, goes by “RM” now, however he had a number of identify adjustments over time. As a teen, RM tore up the underground hip hop scene as Runch Randa, Largo, The Nexist, and Stealo earlier than debuting as Rap Monster in 2013.
In 2017, Rap Monster officially changed his stage name to RM to mark a creative change in his profession.
After selling underneath this identify for awhile, I noticed my identify was actually lengthy and the identify Rap Monster wasn’t consultant of the kind of music I needed to do sooner or later. Additionally, as time glided by, folks referred to me was Rapmon or RM for brief. I’ve determined to alter my identify to RM to mark a unique interval in my creative path.
Jungkook, nonetheless, continues to be calling RM “Rapmon hyung“, and he plans to maintain doing it ceaselessly.
In a scene from BTS’s Reminiscences of 2019 DVD, J-Hope requested Jungkook, “Will you retain calling him Rapmon?”
“He’ll be Rapmon hyung to me ceaselessly,” Jungkook playfully replied. “Simply surrender now, I’ll all the time name him Rapmon hyung.”
How does RM really feel about being Rapmon hyung for eternity? He’s completely cool with it.
This isn’t the primary time BTS have talked about Jungkook’s cute behavior. In Episode 5 of Bon Voyage 4, Jimin identified it whereas RM was packing up their campervan. “To Jungkook, RM will all the time be his Rapmon hyung,” he stated.
Even when BTS are outdated males, and their idol days are lengthy behind them, Jimin believes that Jungkook will nonetheless be calling RM by this nickname.
Like their friendship, it’s simply meant to be.
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