Daniel Armand Lee, known by the stage name Tablo, is a South Korean-Canadian rapper, songwriter, record producer, author, entrepreneur, and past actor and radio host. Tablo is best known as the leader and producer of veteran Korean hip-hop group Epik High, and the founder of independent music label HIGHGRND (High Ground), which houses bands Hyukoh and The Black Skirts.
Tablo became employed as a lyricist while still in high school. Under the supervision of Tobias Wolff, Tablo graduated from Stanford University with honors in English literature and creative writing. He then moved to Korea, where, in 2001, he formed Epik High alongside DJ Tukutz and Mithra Jin. The group has since released 10 full-length albums and 1 EP, with Tablo having produced and co-written all the songs. His debut solo album, Fever’s End, was released in 2011.
Outside of Epik High, Tablo is a record producer and songwriter for other artists and is involved in collaborative projects such as Borderline, Eternal Morning, and Anyband. His music incorporates numerous styles, ranging from trance, trip-hop, to rock. Tablo is also the author of the best-selling book Pieces of You, published in both English and Korean and Blonote. He made his film debut acting in "Nonstop". In 2016, Tablo left his radio show, MBC FM4U’s Tablo’s Dreaming Radio, after eleven years to focus on HIGHGRND.
Tablo married Korean actress Kang Hye Jung on October 26, 2009. Their daughter, Haru, was born on May 2, 2010.