This is his Japanese artist page. For his Korean releases, we suggest searching under his Korean name "대성" (Daesung)
Daesung (born Kang Daesung 강대성 on April 26, 1989 in Seoul, South Korea) is a member of South Korean hip hop group Big Bang. Since his debut, he has released solo singles, performed in musicals, and became a member of reality-variety series Family Outing.
Stage Name: Daesung (대성) | D-Lite in BIGBANG
Birth Name: Kang Daesung (강대성)
Birthdate: April 26, 1989
Education: KyeongIn High School
Likes: Rap, beat boxing, trot
Daesung is one of the lead vocalists in Korean group Big Bang, and the second Big Bang member to star in a musical, the Korean adaptation of Cats. He was on the first season of Family Outing, a variety show that is part of SBS's Good Sunday line-up. So far, he has released three solo trot singles, 날 봐, 귀순 (Look At Me, Gwisoon), 대박이야! (Big Hit!) and Cotton Candy.
Although his parents were against the idea of him becoming a singer, Daesung pursued a career as a singer and was eventually recruited by YG Entertainment after auditioning. He later appeared on a documentary show following the potential members of what eventually became Big Bang. Their first appearance as a group was on August 19, 2006 at YG Family's 10th Anniversary concert. On September 23, 2006, they had their debut performance.
Daesung is set to embark in solo activities as he release his first solo album in Japan. Big Bang's official fan club in Japan confirmed that Daesung will be releasing his first solo album on February 27, 2013 and will hold a number of promotional activities in the country.
The solo album will have a total of 12 tracks, mostly remakes of Japanese originals. It will also include Daesung's solo tracks "Wings" and "Baby Don't Cry."