The rapper had some thoughts to share...
4 Dec 2018 - 11:48 AM  UPDATED 4 Dec 2018 - 11:48 AM

Korean rapper San E caused some controversy recently with the release of his song "Feminist", in which he claimed to be a feminist criticising right-wing feminism. The misogynistic lyrics in the song suggested otherwise though, and many fans attacked him for it including rapper Jerry K who made a song in response.

Since then, San E has come forward to claim the song's narrator is not himself and that "the song is criticising people who appear to be feminists on the outside by talking about gender equality, but are hypocritical and contradictory to their words on the inside".

But he's since courted controversy again with his recent performance at the Brand New Year 2018 concert. San E came on stage to boos, with many people holding banners in the audience criticising him. San E went on to say, "All the Womad and Megal (South Korea's controversial radical feminist online organisations) who came, there's something I've been meaning to say. I don't give a f***. Womad is poison. Feminist no. You all are mentally sick. Jerry K, you're Womad's dickboy. 6.9cm that's your dick though b******".

He went on to say, "I don't care how much you all attack me. I support sane women. Womad and Megal are evils of society".

His outburst put a damper on the festive concert mood, causing Brand New Music's CEO Rhymer to come on stage afterwards and apologise on San E's behalf. “I’d like to take the time to apologize if there were people who felt upset during the concert... all Brand New Music artists think different. Everyone can have their own thoughts, beliefs, and conscience. We will continue to protect their thoughts. Our music and thoughts may be different, but we are one.”

You can watch some of San E's concert speech below.



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