Happy Birthday to BTS Rap Monster, Winner of the Soompi Idol Rap Battle!

Congratulations to BTS‘ Rap Monster who has been crowned the winner of our Soompi K-Pop Idol Rap Battle!

The BTS leader went against 31 other idol rappers in five rounds, beating out other top acts like 2NE1‘s CL, GOT7‘s JacksonB.A.P‘s Bang Yong Guk, and BIGBANG’s G-Dragon. In the final round he won against B.A.P‘s Zelo with 51.35% of the votes.

Here is what some of our Soompiers had to say about his win:

KarinH: Congratz Namjoon Ah! We A.R.M.Y.s did this for your birthday! I’m proud of you!

hiphoppie: WOAHH so Rap Mon won! But Zelooooo~ His rap is also great! And I’m both an ARMY and BABYZ~ Both are great and I have a hard time to choose which one. It’s just too hard cuz I love both. Mehehehe~ 

We also wish Rap Monster a happy birthday! Fans are celebrating all around the world and are trending #BTSRapMonDay on various social networks. Rap Monster (real name Kim Nam Joon) was born September 12, 1994.