Song Joong-ki recommended Lee Hye-jung to be in the smash Netflix K-drama Vincenzo and BTS’ RM made his debut thanks to rapper Sleepy’s support. Photos: @songjoongki.kg, @sweetyhye, @btsrm.offical, @sleepycamo/Instagram
Song Joong-ki recommended Lee Hye-jung to be in the smash Netflix K-drama Vincenzo and BTS’ RM made his debut thanks to rapper Sleepy’s support. Photos: @songjoongki.kg, @sweetyhye, @btsrm.offical, @sleepycamo/Instagram

From BTS member RM’s discovery by rapper Sleepy, to Song Joong-ki getting friend Lee Hee-joon cast in Netflix’s Vincenzo: 4 K-stars who would be nothing without their celebrity mentors

  • NCT’s Jaemin and Exo’s Suho were famously scouted volunteering – but these K-celebs got lucky when established K-drama actors and K-pop idols began rooting for them
  • RM’s rap dreams only became real after Sleepy recommended him to BTS and Lee Seung-gi’s talent was first spotted by ‘national diva’ Lee Sun-hee

Song Joong-ki recommended Lee Hye-jung to be in the smash Netflix K-drama Vincenzo and BTS’ RM made his debut thanks to rapper Sleepy’s support. Photos: @songjoongki.kg, @sweetyhye, @btsrm.offical, @sleepycamo/Instagram
Song Joong-ki recommended Lee Hye-jung to be in the smash Netflix K-drama Vincenzo and BTS’ RM made his debut thanks to rapper Sleepy’s support. Photos: @songjoongki.kg, @sweetyhye, @btsrm.offical, @sleepycamo/Instagram
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