South Korean singer, dancer, artist, songwriter Kim Kibum , better known as Marumir and his stage name in Japan Allen Kibum is famous for being a former member of boy band U-Kiss and younger brother of Kim Hyun-Jun who is the lead rapper and youngest member of boyband SS501. He is active in both South Korea and Japan.
Marumir began his singing career as a member of group XING in 2006, but left the group just after a year. In 2008, he joined the NH Media entertainment company. Together with 5 other members, they formed the boy band U-Kiss and release their first album N-Generation. After 3 years working with U-Kiss, he left the group to launch his solo career.
Marumir has a close friendship with singer Lee Seung Hyun