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BTS Showed It’s OK to Appropriate American Culture

‘Life Goes On’ as the band finds mainstream success in America

Divine Treasure, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

In December 2020, BTS has released a holiday version of their number one song “Dynamite.” The generic holiday makeover is an unabashed symbol of how the song trolls American culture. Although one of the biggest acts in the world, BTS has struggled to build traction in the mainstream American media. They have…

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