From B.A.P to 2NE1, these artists are serious about tackling important issues
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31 May 2018 - 3:28 PM  UPDATED 31 May 2018 - 3:28 PM

BTS are the biggest boy band in the world right now, and one of the reasons behind their success is their socially conscious music.

However, many K-pop fans know that BTS are far from the only K-pop stars to dabble with socially conscious themes. Many artists have tackled tough issues, from depression to feminism, using their music and star power to bring attention to important causes. 

Here's 10 socially conscious K-pop songs that you should listen to. 

Seo Taiji & Boys - Come Back Home

BTS - Silver Spoon

Lee Hyori - Miss Korea

f(x) - Red Light

Yoon Mi Rae - Black Happiness

Sunny Hill - The Grasshopper Song

B.A.P - Wake Me Up

Gain - Fxxk U

2NE1 - Ugly

Bang Yongguk - AM 4:44


 

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