Kpop Idol Political Beliefs. BTS is known for being one of the rare K-pop groups that tackle social issues in an industry where political disengagement is the norm for idols. Young and tech-savvy K-pop lovers have used their social media power to take up political causes including mobilizing funds for the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States last year and supporting Thailands pro-democracy protests.
Americans are in pretty much the most politicized country in the world. Well it turns out that much like what happened with RM commemorating US and South Korean soldiers a number of Chinese K-Pop idols too have been commemorating soldiers who fought on the side of China and North Korea. According to reports the management companies have strict policies over the K-pop idol talking about anything related to political influences.
The Korean Wave may be spread rapidly by its active recipients and K-pop fandom in general.
South Koreas pop music industry was bolstered by the government and stars are regularly put front and center at government-associated events. Thanks to the Korean wave and the growth of K-pop idols the country was attracting global investors who would insert fashion in concerts and television series. In an industry where K-pop stars are formally recognised by the government as cultural ambassadors political statements from musicians are rare. K-pop artists and fans support for the Black Lives Matter movement has attracted attention Amid ongoing protests in America against racism and police brutality a global legion of K-pop fans has.