South Korean rapper and singer DPR Live is considered the leader of the creative collective DPR—short for Dream Perfect Regime.
• Born in South Korea and raised in Guam, DPR Live initially had plans to study psychology or philosophy in college. While fulfilling his mandatory military service, he decided to devote himself to music.
• The rapper’s experimental style can be heard on singles like “Jasmine” (2017), “Action!” (2018), and “Kiss Me” (2020).
• DPR Live’s 2020 debut album, Is Anybody Out There?, went Top 5 on South Korea’s Gaon chart.