LIMITLESS TALENT + BOUNDLESS CHARISMA = MONSTA X’S I.M! DON’T YOU AGREE MONBEBE?
With such a superb round of skills and an inspiring passion for music, it isn’t surprising that MONSTA X’s I.M has his discography filled with multiple bops. The handsome idol has slayed with his magnetic tunes and further spotlighted a remarkable musical growth.
Not just through the group’s eclectic mix of tunes, but also with his solo releases, I.M has successfully dominated both, domestic as well as global music charts. His musical ability has not only broken the prejudices around being an idol, but he has also showcased an unceasing growth that manifested his potential as a powerhouse musician.
I.M’s music has evidentially captivated listeners through the sincere messages it encapsulates within its melodies.
In 2016, the cool musician showed off his unique charm through his first solo collaboration with singer-songwriter Brother Su by releasing the single “Madeleine”. Moreover, he exhibited his artistry by participating in writing the lyrics for this single as well.
Next, I.M amazed listeners with his superlative skills through a mixtape titled “Fly With Me”. The track impressed with its smooth melody and sentimental lyricism which emphasized the MONSTA X member’s distinctive vocals in a striking way. Furthermore, he also released “HORIZON” with American artist ELHAE and “Scent”, both, which revealed a groovy charm.
There is no doubt that with these melodic mixtapes, I.M built his own identity. Each of the releases showed off a different, yet authentic, musical color of the gifted idol. Having broadened the spectrum from rap making to mixtapes and self-composed songs, there is no doubt that there is much expectation for what kind of color and styles he will unravel through his future projects.
I.M.’s musical journey and growth process can definitely not be discussed without MONSTA X. The fierce rapper has been lighting up the music scene with his fellow members through each and every release. Having written, composed, and produced some of MONSTA X’s biggest hits, including “CHAMPAGNE”, “UR”, “ZONE”, “Night View”, “Rotate”, “Autobahn”, to name a few, I.M has solidified his presence as an all-round artist.
In particular, “Night View” from MONSTA X’s 3rd full-length album FATAL LOVE, that was released in November 2020, entered the Billboard World Digital Song Sales Chart in January 2021 and peaked at No. 13. With the feat, he certainly wrote a new history that also highlighted his global popularity.
Aside from attaining these fabulous accomplishments, I.M displayed that he is a musician of great versatility through his first solo album DUALITY. The digital album metaphorically captures the rapper’s passionate inner confession. The tracks not only underline his duality, but also give an insight into the MONSTA X maknae’s raw side and beautiful mind.
Simultaneously, at the time of the release of the album, I.M topped the iTunes Worldwide Album Chart for two days in a row, topped the Top Albums Chart in 18 countries and regions, and charted all songs on the Worldwide Song Chart.
In addition to that, the digital album’s lethal lead track titled “God Damn” entered the Top 10 on Amazon’s best-selling digital song chart. The album also recorded an exceptional performance in the domestic music charts as all of the songs on the topped Bugs real-time music chart and Melon’s latest 24hits chart.
Additionally, he also reigned over music charts with yet another solo release, particularly, the track titled “Loop” from the original documentary series Welcome To My Baverse. The single ranked high on the Billboard World Digital Song Sales Chart, entering at No. 6 at the time. Through these smashing achievements, I.M spectacularly elucidated his musical prowess in a superb way.
Overall, I.M has achieved remarkable results both in group and solo activities. In addition to that, he has established himself as a musical genius who illuminates his experiences intricately through his songs, thereby giving listeners a glimpse into his life as an artist.
Looking back on his career, I.M has unequivocally demonstrated himself as a force to be reckoned with and has consolidated his position as an unprecedented artist of outstanding musicality that one cannot help but applaud.
🎉HERE’S WISHING MONSTA X’s MULTITALENTED AND MAJESTIC MAKNAE I.M A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!🎉
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