Big Hit Entertainment Releases Statement about Suga’s Mixtape Sampling Controversy

Big Hit Entertainment Releases Statement about Suga’s Mixtape Sampling Controversy
Big Hit Entertainment Releases Statement about Suga’s Mixtape Sampling Controversy

On May 31, Big Hit Entertainment issued an official statement about the use of a controversial sample in the song “What Do You Think?” from BTS’ Suga (Agust D)’s mixtape “D-2”, Sompi reported.

The sample in question comes from a 1977 speech given by Jim Jones, an American cult leader who was responsible for a mass murder-suicide at the remote commune known as “Jonestown.”Big Hit Entertainment has removed the part of the song in question and re-released the new version and apologized to those who felt uncomfortable or hurt due to lack of understanding about the relevant historical and social issues.

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