K-pop Hot Issue: When BTS Apparel Becomes Political

In our raw, unedited, hot issue series we quickly react to current news and happenings in the world of kpop. In this episode, Ariana and PLo discuss the political controversy over BTS Apparel.

If you’d like us to dive deeper into this topic for a polished full-episode, let us know. Seperately, we have regular episodes in-development and will be publishing those shortly.

Articles to read:

– Tamar Herman’s story on Big Hit’s statement: www.billboard.com/articles/news/bt…ons-mocking-past

– Jeff Benjamin’s story on the history of Japan-Korea relations as it relates to kpop: www.billboard.com/articles/columns…rea-kpop-history

– Soompi’s story on the t-shirt designer’s statement: www.soompi.com/article/1260311wp…ng-behind-t-shirt

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