BM is an American rapper from South Carolina. He has released several albums and mixtapes, including his breakout effort “The Real BM” in 2015. His music is known for its powerful lyrics that touch on themes of love, loss and resilience.

Full Name
Matthew Kim
Oct 20, 1992
6' 1"
Net Worth


BM (born August 11, 1995) is an American rapper and producer from Los Angeles, California. He began rapping at a young age, writing and recording his own music in his bedroom. After years of honing his craft, BM released his first mixtape “We Live” in 2013 to critical acclaim. The project was praised for its unique production style and witty wordplay.

BM quickly gained attention for his distinct sound and clever lyricism. His breakthrough single “Flexin' On Em” established him as a rising star in the rap game and solidified BM as one of LA's hottest up-and-coming rappers. In 2016, he released his debut album “The Come Up” which featured collaborations with some of the biggest names in hip hop including Future, Ty Dolla $ign, G Eazy, and more. The album was met with rave reviews from critics who praised BM's ability to mix trap beats with conscious lyrics.

Since then BM has gone on to release several successful projects such as “The Unstoppable EP” (2017) and “Wildfire” (2018). He has also collaborated with other artists including Lil Uzi Vert and A$AP Ferg on their respective albums. Today BM continues to tour around the country and collaborate with other artists while working on new music for future releases.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1982</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">BM is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On September 12, 1982, BM was born in Brooklyn, New York.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1998</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Debut Mixtape</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his debut mixtape "Ready to Die" which would go on to become an underground classic.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2000</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs with Def Jam Records</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Signs to Def Jam Records and releases his debut studio album "The Blueprint".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2003</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives Grammy Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Wins a Grammy Award for his song "Crazy In Love" featuring Beyonce.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2006</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Opens 40/40 Club</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Opens the 40/40 Club in Manhattan, New York City.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Launches Roc Nation Label</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Launches the Roc Nation record label in partnership with Live Nation.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases 11th Studio Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his 11th studio album "4:44", which is critically acclaimed.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's an Innovative Artist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">BM is an innovative artist who has pushed the boundaries of hip hop music. His songs are always pushing the envelope, experimenting with new sounds and styles while still staying true to the genre. His creativity and originality have kept him relevant throughout his career.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Versatile Performer</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">BM is known for being a versatile performer who can rap, sing, write lyrics, perform spoken word, and even act. He has consistently brought something new to the table with every project he releases and is able to adapt to any situation, making him one of the most dynamic artists in hip hop.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's a Positive Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">BM is an important role model for young people. As a father of four, he speaks out against violence and encourages youth to pursue their dreams. He also uses his platform to talk about social issues such as racism and police brutality, which makes him an advocate for positive change.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started Rapping at Age 9</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">BM started rapping at the age of 9, and by the time he was 14, he was performing his songs regularly at local events and competitions.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Signed to a Major Label at 17</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">At just 17 years old BM signed a major record deal with Def Jam Records. He released his debut album, 'The Slim Shady LP' in 1999.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Won 15 Grammy Awards</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">BM has won 15 Grammy Awards since launching his career as a rapper, including two for Album of the Year for 'The Eminem Show' (2002) and 'Recovery' (2011).</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Co-Founded His Own Record Label</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 1999, BM co-founded his own record label, Shady Records, which has gone on to sign some of the biggest names in hip hop such as 50 Cent and Obie Trice.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Highest Grossing Rap Tour Ever</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2013 BM embarked on 'The Monster Tour', with Rihanna, which became the highest grossing rap tour ever, earning over $170 million.</p></div>


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