Gary Kang

강희건 / Kang Hee Gun

Kang Hee-gun( Hangul : 강희건; born February 24, 1978),better known by his stage nameGary( Korean :개리, often spelled asGarie), is a South Korean rapper, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and television personality. Besides a solo artist, he is also the rapper and lyricist of the former hip hop duo Leessang . Since their formation in 2002, the group has produced a total of eight albums and had several hits under their belt. In 2014, Gary made his debut as a solo artist with the mini-albumMr.Gae. Despite the album being banned by all major TV broadcast stations for its 19+ content, his songs still managed to top several charts.He and long time collaborator Jung-in later went on to form the duo, Jung In & Gary. The two released the singles "Your Scent" and "Bicycle."Aside from his own work, Gary has been featured in works by famous artists such as Psy , Baek Ji-young , Lee Hyori , Dynamic Duo , and MC Mong . He is also a former cast member of the variety showRunning Man.