Tran Lap is best known as the leader of the Vietnamese rock band Buc Tuong. He and his colleagues rose to fame by a song written by him Duong Den Vinh Quang (The Road To Glory).
Tran Lap was born on December 12, 1974 in Nam Dinh, Vietnam. He is the youngest son of a large family with finance hardship. His talent in music was appeared since he was young. He attended Hanoi College of Art from 1993 to 1997 and graduated from Hanoi National University in 2001. In 1994, he formed Buc Tuong with his friends.
Tran Lap met his wife at the university. Years later they got married and had 1 son and 1 daughter.