DPR IAN (also known as Christian Yu) is a Korean-Australian rapper, director, composer, chief editor and co-founder of the company Dream Perfect Regime (DPR).
Korean Name: 유바롬 / Yu Barom
Birthday: 6th September 1990
Solo Debut Date: 26th October 2020
Solo Debut Single: So Beautiful
Fandom Name: SALT (Super Amazing Loving Team)
About his background and career:
DPR IAN was born and raised in Sydney, Australia and moved to South Korea when he was 18 years old.
He is a former member and leader of the now-disbanded group C-CLOWN under the stage name Rome.
He can fluently speak both English and Korean.
Dream Perfect Regime, the entertainment(?) he founded, is a music group that deals with multiple music genres.
He is pretty active on his Instagram account @dprian
From an early age, he was into performing arts and his childhood dream was to be a dancer.
While he was a part of C-CLOWN they released 4 EPs before disbanding.
Christian said that the group had turned him into something that he was not which he clearly wasn’t happy with.
After C-CLOWN disbanded, he founded his own independent label and has collaborated with other artists.
For a while, he was an Adidas model.
He only recently made his solo debut with the single So Beautiful.
He is also good friends with soloist and former 2NE1 member CL- they have even made appearances in each other’s music videos.
- He can play the drums
- His favourite sports are football and surfing
- He has a dog called Lori who often makes appearances in his social media posts
- In his free time, he said that he enjoys listening to music and boxing
- He likes to watch anime
- He has directed quite a few famous music videos
- Jazz, rock and heavy metal are his favourite genres of music
- He has a low spice tolerance
- He doesn’t like paranormal things to the point where he even avoids talking about them
- Although he likes tattoos and motorbikes he said that he isn’t a typical bad boy
Check out the music video of his latest song So Beautiful:
DPR IAN’s stellar performance in CL’s 5 STAR:
Listen to C-CLOWN’s last title track Let’s Love: