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BTS' Boss Explains Why BTS Is an All-Korean Group

voomvoom 2018.03.21 15:05
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RM·Suga·Jin·J-Hope·Jimin·V·Jungkook. You look at the seven members of BTS and you notice something - they are all Koreans!

Thank you Mr. Bang for BTS ♥

 
Many of the top K-pop groups are composed of international members. EXO is a binational group composed of Korean and Chinese members. TWICE and BLACKPINK are international groups as well.
 
Why do you think BTS is composed of all Korean members?
 
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In April last year, Big Hit Entertainment's CEO Bang Si-hyuk explained this in an interview.
 
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"I wanted BTS to be a truly K-pop group," said Mr. Bang. He wanted BTS to be a group that truly represented K-pop.
 
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"The struggles of being a youth is universal and timeless, which is why I think BTS' message appealed to young people around the world," he explained. "I know that BTS' fans are translating everything BTS does for fans who don't speak Korean. That is a very kind gesture," he thanked the ARMYs.
 
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The reason why BTS is so popular around the world seems to be because of their songs' universal message.
 
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