BTS is utilizing their international platform to make clear the significance of psychological well being consciousness.
E! Information has an unique take a look at the Ok-pop group’s Billboard journal cowl, which features a black and white group photograph in addition to seven particular person covers for every member. All through their meteoric rise to the highest, BTS has set themselves other than different boy bands within the style by addressing social points in tracks like “Go Go,” “No Extra Dream” and “N.O.”
Talking to fellow Ok-pop singer Kim Jong-Hyun‘s December 2017 suicide, BTS desires their ever-growing fan base to know they empathize with debilitating pressures confronted every day.
“I actually wish to say that everybody on the earth is lonely and everybody is gloomy,” Suga mentioned, “and if we all know that everybody is struggling and lonely, I hope we are able to create an atmosphere the place we are able to ask for assist, and say issues are onerous after they’re onerous, and say that we miss somebody after we miss them.”
RM added, “We went to provide our condolences that morning. I could not sleep in any respect that evening. It was so stunning, as a result of we had seen him so typically at occasions. He was so profitable.”
The world-famous singer additionally mentioned he hopes lawmakers enact a plan to alleviate stress for youthful generations.
As RM defined to Billboard, “Truthfully, from our standpoint, daily is aggravating for our technology. It is onerous to get a job, it is more durable to attend faculty now greater than ever… Adults must create insurance policies that may facilitate that general social change.”
“Proper now, the privileged class, the higher class wants to alter the best way they assume,” he continued.
BTS additionally mentioned their help of LGBT rights, and their love for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis‘ “Similar Love” anthem. “It is onerous to search out the proper phrases,” RM shared. “To reverse the phrases: Saying ‘identical love’ is saying ‘love is identical.’ I simply actually favored that tune.”
From Suga’s perspective, “There’s nothing mistaken [with gay marriage.] Every part is equal.”
And relating to resolving battle throughout the group, BTS understands the significance of open and sincere communication.
Suga defined, “And if there’s an issue or somebody has damage emotions, we do not simply depart it, we discuss it then and there.” Jungkook chimed in, So if Hope and Jin struggle, it is not simply the 2 of them that resolve it.”
“Everybody gathers collectively,” RM described. “It is like an agora in historic Greece: We collect and we ask: ‘What occurred?'”
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