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Kang Daniel apologizes after his comments about ‘Street Woman Fighter’ spark sexism accusations

  • K-pop soloist Kang Daniel issued an apology Wednesday for his remarks about the competition show “Street Woman Fighter,” which he hosted in 2021, following accusations of sexism.
  • Kang posted his thoughts in a chat about the show on the fan platform Universe,
  • His comments mentioned he felt comfortable with hosting the upcoming “Street Man Fighter” because it only features male contestants and didn’t drain his energy like “Street Woman Fighter.”
  • He doubled down on his comments after being criticized, writing “Saying that this is about gender… I am at a loss for words” and threatening to block fans on the platform.
  • Last month, Kang released the single “Move Like This” in collaboration with Ahn Yujin of girl group IVE and Olympic ice skater Kim Yuna.

South Korean soloist Kang Daniel issued an apology on his Instagram today in response to accusations of sexism following his comments about a 2021 dance competition show he hosted.

Kang hosted “Street Woman Fighter” in 2021 and is set to host the all-male contestant version of the show “Street Man Fighter,” which airs on Aug. 16. 

Kang Daniel drops his first full-length album ‘The Story’

  • K-pop soloist Kang Daniel released his first full-length album “The Story” on May 24 and a music video for the title track, “Upside Down.”
  • The 10-track album features songs all co-written by Kang with contributions from other artists such as Konnect Entertainment labelmate Chancellor and songwriter Brian Lee of Blackpink’s “Lovesick Girls.”
  • Other artists featured on the album include rapper Jessi, Sokodomo and Dbo.
  • This is Kang’s first release following his three color-themed mini-albums: “Cyan” and “Magenta” in 2020 and “Yellow” in 2021.

K-pop soloist Kang Daniel released his first full-length album, “The Story,” along with title track “Upside Down” on Tuesday.

Kang expressed his thoughts on the album, saying, “In ‘The Story,’ I wanted to honestly talk about myself. I expressed the journey I’ve had so far like a novel. I thought about what the concept of this album is, but I don’t think it’s really about a concept. Each track is simply my story.”