Valentin Brunel (born 17 December 1996), better known by his stage name Kungs, is a French DJ, record producer and musician. His collaboration with Cookin’ on 3 Burners titled This Girl reached number 2 on the UK Singles Chart in 2016.
Brunel’s stage name ‘Kungs’ means ‘Mister (Mr.)’ in Latvian. He began playing music when he was five, playing a djembe that was a gift from his parents. He grew up listening to rock and roll classics with his father, including The Who and The Kooks. He began writing and posting online his own compositions when he was seventeen.
Kungs’ three 2016 singles were released on his debut album Layers, which was released on 4 November.