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Mad Clown

Weight: 59kg
Height: 175cm
Real name: 조동림 / Jo Dong Rim
Date of Birth: January 29, 2023

Mad Clown

About Mad Clown


Mad Clown is a Hip Hop singer, he lived and studied in Canada and the United States, then came back to Korea.He joined in 2013 to Starship Entertainment (Starship X) after his former agency “Soul Company” closed down. After he went out on Show Me The Money 2gained a lot of popularity making people love his way of rapping.

Participated in Show Me The Money 777under his second stage name Mommy Son, but was eliminated in the second round.

Mad Clown Facts

  • Debut: 2006
  • He studied Sociology.
  • He made an Original Remix called Ferry.
  • It was part of the former Soul Company.
  • Debuted with the digital single album Luv Sicknessen in 2008.
  • In 2013 he signed a contract with Starship Entertainment.
  • In Show Me The Money 2reached the semi-final stage against Zizobut he was unable to continue.
  • In 2014 he won together with Soyou at the Mnet Style Icon Awards
  • Mad clown said in “The Real Me” (Music Documentary), “If you ask me what kind of artist I want to be, I want my rap to be the answer for people who are in search of them. For those who have unresolved problems, frustration or emotions that words can’t describe, I want to reach them.”
  • Participated in the jury of NO.MERCY.
  • Participated in the MV of NO MERCY (traineers) with Giriboy and Joo Young entitled (YOUNG).
  • He made a Special Clip with Joo Heon from MONSTA X entitled “Get Low”-
  • His song “Fire “ranked #1 on the Gaon Chart.
  • He participated with Hyolyn in the songs Without You, Stalker and Fire (in a KBS special).
  • The name of the album “Piece Of Mine” is chosen because of a novel that Mad Clown read in high school, he says he liked the book so much that he always waited for the opportunity to name a song or album, he said “in a way, my songs are pieces of my emotions, so I decided to call this album “Piece Of Mine”.
  • “Coffee Copy Girl” composed by Mad Clown’s aunt and mother, he included it on his album, because he says it’s hilarious.
  • Starahip released an acoustic version of “Fire “with the collaboration of Yoo Seung Woo.
  • Mad Clown showed its support for new female Hip Hop group Rubber Soul collaborating in his single “Life “.
  • He collaborated in the new mini album “Hawwah ” of Ga Inin the composition of the lyrics of the song “Guilty”.
  • He will make a collaboration for Valentine’s Day together with Brother Su entitled “Like Romance Comics”.
  • He got married on May 15, 2016 to his non-celebrity bride.
  • Soon to become a father, it has been announced that his wife is in the early stages of pregnancy.

Mad Clown Collaborations

  • Yu Ju – Barely Winter (Feat. Mad Clown) (2022)
  • J ust – I Think I Have To Move (Feat. Mad Clown) (2021)
  • Hyolyn – 없던 이유 (Feat. Mad Clown, kim Seung Min) (2021).
  • K.Will – 어머님께 전화해 (Feat. Mad Clown) (2018).
  • Kim Seung Min – Untitled #6 (Feat. Mad Clown) (Prod. by Coa White) (2018).
  • Kim Tae Woo – Hungry For Love (Feat. Mad Clown, Son Ho Young) (2017)
  • Starship Planet – Love Wishes (2016)
  • Starship Planet – Softly (2015)
  • SISTAR – Bad Guy (Feat. Mad Clown) (2015)
  • Davichi – Two Lovers (feat. Mad Clown) (2015)
  • Giriboy Mad Clown & Joo Young – 0 (Young) (NO.MERCY) (Feat Seok Won, I.M, Won Ho, Ki Hyun& Joo Heon) (2015)
  • Starship Planet – Love Is You (2014)
  • Melody Day – Anxious (Feat. Mad Clown) (2014)
  • Hyolyn – Stalker (Feat. Mad Clown) (2013)

Mommy Son Collaborations

  • Doplamingo – 바퀴벌레 (Feat. Mommy Son & Dilla) (2021)
  • Sleepy – 그랜저 (Feat. Bang Yong Guk, DinDin Mommy Son) (2021)
  • Verbal Jint – 비정한 세상 피토하는 음악 (Feat. Mommy Son) (2021).
  • Verbal Jint – Cold World (Feat. Mommy Son) (2020)
  • Bumkey – 러브땡 (Feat. Mommy Son) (2020).
  • DinDin – 몸값 (Feat. Mommy Son) (2019).
  • Giriboy – 범퍼카 Remix (Feat. Mommy Son, 김승민, 한요한) (2018).


  • Starship X Label Busan Concert (2014.08.16)
  • Starship X Label Seoul Concert (2014.12.05)

Participatory Concerts/Festivals

  • Christmas K-Hip-Hop Movement Concert “Here I Am” (24.12.2021) (As Mommy Son)

Mad Clown Awards

  • MBC Music Core (09/28): “Stupid in love” (with So You)
  • Gaon Chart K-pop Awards: Artist Of The Year (with So You) (September)
  • MBC Show Champion (16/04): “Without You”
  • SBS Inkigayo (25/01): “Fire”
  • MBC Show Champion (28/01) “Fire”
  • Mnet M! Countdown (01/29) “Fire”
  • MelOn Music Awards Best Rap & Hip Hop
  • 5th Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards: Artist Of The Year (January) “Fire”.
  • Korean Hip Hop Awards Music Video of the Year – Shonen Jump (Feat. Bae Ki Sung) (Mommy Son)

Mad Clown TV Programs

  • 2019 Show Me The Money 8 (as producer)
  • 2018 Show Me The Money 777 (as participant)
  • 2017: School Rapper (as juror and mentor)
  • 2016 Show Me The Money 5 (as producer)
  • 2015 Unpretty Rapstar 2 (Ep. 8, as a juror)
  • 2015 Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook
  • 2015: Weekly Idol
  • 2014-2015 NO.MERCY (as juror and mentor)
  • 2014: After School Club
  • 2013 Show Me The Money 2 (as participant)

Mad Clown TV Drama’s

  • In My Head theme for Voice 3 (2019)
  • When It Rains besides So You theme for The Third Charm (2018)
  • Tonight (besides BoA) theme for The Best Hit (2017)
  • Once Again (besides Kim Na Young) theme for Descendants of the Sun (2016)
  • Chocolate Cherry Night (together with Yozoh ) theme for High School – Love On (2014)


  • Mad Clown & San E Tour We Want You 2018
    • 05 April – Atlanta, United States – Ibiza
    • april 06 – New York, United States – Highline Ballroom
    • april 07 – Washington, D.C United States – Howard Theatre
    • april 10 – Pittsburgh, United States – August Wilson Center
    • april 11 – Tallahassee, United States – Club Downunder
    • 12 April – Tampa, United States – Orpheum
    • April 14 – Providence, United States- Rhode Island School of Design Auditorium
    • april 15th – Cambridge, United States – Middle East
    • April 19 – Seattle, Washington – Crocodile
    • april 20 – Los Angeles, Canada – Union
    • April 21 – Oakland, Canada – Complex Oakland
    • april 25 – San Antonio, United States – Jack Rabbit
    • april 26 – Dallas, United States – Trees
    • 27 April – Champaign, United States – City Center
    • april 29 – Chicago, United States – Park West
    • May 01 – Durham, United States – Motorco

Mad Clown is a member of:

Starship Planet

Starship Planet

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