5 Fan favourite BTS songs that are banned for broadcast in South Korea; What made them inappropriate?

These BTS songs are banned for broadcast for some of the most far-fetched reasons we can imagine!
5 Fan favourite BTS songs that are banned for broadcast in South Korea; What made them inappropriate?
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BTS is the biggest musical act in the world not only for their appeal as idols or even the incredible strength of their fandom but for their music, first and foremost. BTS was one of the first idol groups to unabashedly tackle sensitive issues of mental health which wasn't common among idols at the time of their debut. Their music has always been revolutionary in a sense and continues to bring positivity, hope, and strength to millions around the world, regardless of any variables. However, did you know that some songs by BTS were actually banned from being broadcast on television in South Korea? For various reasons, ranging from explicit lyrics to violation of traffic rules, these BTS songs were apparently not safe for TV. You'll be surprised to know that some of ARMY's favourite BTS songs of all time fall under this banned list. 

Converse High

The classic story of youthful love is banned from being broadcasted on South Korean television owing to the mention of the brand names "Converse", "Alexandr McQueen" and "Chanel F". As this is not allowed to be aired on national TV, this song has been banned from broadcast. 

Cypher Part 3: Killer

Easily one of the most loved cyphers from BTS, Part 3, is banned from broadcast in South Korea. The reason behind this is the use of inappropriate expressions and once again, the use of brand names. However, it continues to be one of the most popular cypher tracks from BTS, both in South Korea and worldwide.

Intro: Nevermind

This one might be obvious for those who know the lyrics, regardless of whether they speak Korean or not. The song is banned from television in South Korea because of the lyrics, which say. "I don't give a sh*t, I don't give a f**k". Clearly, BTS wasn't making music to please the masses and the authorities but for their fans and all that mattered was that they got the message across. 

Dope

Dope is one of those songs that inevitably makes any non-fan into an ARMY. However, this song too, is banned from being broadcast in South Korea because of its "vulgar" lyrics, although fans, both Korean and international, have unanimously deemed this judgment to be silly. 

Pied Piper

This song is one of the most clever songs in BTS' discography, both lyrically and sonically and fans can't help but love it despite the obvious diss. However, this song was banned from television because it mentioned the names of some apps such as V App and Twitter. 

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Which song on this list surprised you the most? Share your thoughts with Pinkvilla in the comments section down below!

Anonymous 1 week ago

Omg why just why all these songs are just meaningful and whyyyyyyyyyyy

Anonymous 1 week ago

Pied piper and dope?? Like seriously?!?! WTH!!

Anonymous 1 week ago

I love all of the song by the way

Anonymous 1 week ago

Pide piper !!! Like seriously !!! They even encourage us so much by this song to study and they banned it !!! Seriously such a silly excuse it is !!

Anonymous 1 week ago

Pied Piper is such a inspirational song. How can it be banned just becoz of mentioned Twitter???? This is ridiculous. And what's wrong with dope song. Dope is dope.

Anonymous 1 week ago

Dope is my favorite why did they ban it?

Anonymous 1 week ago

I'm not surprised they banned chyper 3 and nevermind. But Dope & pied Piper I'm surprised and disappointed

Anonymous 1 week ago

Well there are going to be some song that are band but look how much songs they have released and they are good, all you haters can rejoice over the five songs saying "yes it should be band", they just look pathetic to me because the they are still rocking the world and ur puny comments still don't stop them making topnuch songs. And if u don't like the band no one ask u soo just leave cause it look u don't have anything to do with ur life

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Dope.... Pied piper....damn lie...

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

They need not be banned . If it is inappropriate for them, then we should accept that. Anyways, we can hear right?

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

I love

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

NO.WHY?

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

I don't know why you tell me this.The notice of Dope is false.

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

All are good

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

I ain't a Army but Dope and Pied Piper are some of my favorites. Don't know what they are thinking.

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Wht??? Pied Piper and dope?????? Seriously????????????

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Pied Piper oh ok these people should listen to wap or 34+35 smthing

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

you guys find anything to hate on them. This is so RIDICULOUS! All of these songs listed are for reasons trust me they are on of the best songs in history.!. They weren't just singing it just like that, there were valid reasons behind it.

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Dope and pied piper is my favourite, i think they are gone crazy

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

If this was the condition then there won't be a single sing existing in this world

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

What the damn. Pied Piper, ArE yOu SeRiOuS? Bruh-

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Pied piper and Dope ...Yaahh!! Seriously??

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Pied piper seriously....

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Dope and pied paper!!!! seriously??? And nevermind!!!! cypher was for haters and converse high. They should watch the lyrics before they banned them. And I didn't find any vulgar word

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

What the actual f*ck

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Like what the heck ...... whats wrong with pied piper and dope... they are such beautiful songs.....

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Converse high is also one of the Best Songs of BTS

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Pied Paper and Dope. Especially Pied paper, that song is my all time favourite.

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Even GoGo is also banned ... Saying its vulgur

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Seeing this article I actually forgot the meaning of vulgar..

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

So OA HAHAHAHHA

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

What is vulgar??

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Like slang abusive language something which shouldn't be said in public is called vulgur

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

I love all the songs. Specially dope. This song made me love them even more. I can't agree to this ARMYs.

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Really! Dope and High!!! Seriously! What's vulgar in that?

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Whats vulgar in dope?

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Seriously pied piper is banned...its one of my absolute all time favourites...its not even dissing anyone, just a sweet song with message for their fans....there cant be a logical justification to ban pied piper

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Dope....dope

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Dude what? How insecure can these people be? How on earth does dope have vulgar lyrics!?

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

whoever banned these songs is so insecure

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

I became army after seeing Dope

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

SERIOUSLYYYYYYY?????

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Never mind is one of a best song

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Just gotta be greater than the haters you can ban the songs on your live broadcasts fam that ain't gonna do nothing we still listening to them and thriving those songs are hella fire yall just lack taste in music #shame

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Exactly

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Wtf!?!? Specially for so called "vulgar" lang and for mentioning apps?!?!?!?!? Like - WHAT THE F-IN F!?

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Bts's each and every song is about feelings and emotions what they feel, what they face convert all that into the lyrics which are amazing by every side either by lyrics or by music or by presentation, just feel them, you canot stop yourself loving amd sopport them

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Can someone tell me the definition of "vulgar"? Cause I didn't find anything as "vulgar" in Dope song.

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Theru should just ban themself.

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Pied Piper and DOPE ????!!! These are my daily driving song, I am so jams with it!!

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Converse high and dope I am shocked they banned BTS songs for those silly reason

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

If, these amazing songs were banned due to these reasons, then half of the songs in Hollywood would be banned.

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

I have already heard about dope but peid Piper????

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Just for those silly reasons?

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

All are my favorite

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Hahahaha seriously

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

WhatThe???! Dope and Pied piper????? really???? theyll just making issue to good music expression..and the fact they banned the songs, its perfectly damn.. justsayin.

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Are you guys kidding me?? Dope and pied piper?!!! Oh my god, two of them are my fav song ever kot!!aishh

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Dope and pied piper?! Seriously??!

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Dude! Like seriously?!! Pied Piper and Dope??

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

REALLY?!?!You've gotta be kidding me. All these songs are inspirational and mindblowing. And they're banned just because of some apps mentioned? And so-called "VULGAR" language? Come on. If it weren't for haters on Twitter they wouldn't be mentioning it. And these songs are OUTSTANDING WTF?!?!?!

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Pied Piper is my most favorite song. This is stupid reason to ban such masterpiece.

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

I think these people are just jealous that Bts is finally at the top and they are below them because these songs are amazing.

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

why

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Dope

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

All these songs are good and there banned In korea really dumb

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

WTH like all of them are one of the best songs.

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

What the hell is this

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

What the hell is this

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Converse High and Pied Piper

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

WHT THE ACTUAL HELL

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

What the hell!? Pied Piper and dope and cypher pt 3.

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

I am obsessed with pied piper and dope

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

ALL OF THESE SONGS DESERVED TO BE BANNED AND WERE RIGHTFULLY BANNED. I AM HAPPY FOR THIS. I WANTED MORE SONGS AND RAPS OF THEIRS TO BE BANNED, FOR EXAMPLE, THE SONG N.O., DO YOU, BLANKET KICK, AND WHERE ARE YOU FROM.

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Huh... jealousy -_-

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Lol haters gonna hate players gonna play

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Dude, idk what on earth is wrong with you? Btw may I know the reason why you want all these songs to get banned!?

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Ok now go touch some grass weirdo

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Ok now go touch some grass kiddo....

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Ok now go touch some grass kiddo....

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Jealous

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

got jealous?

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

I had heard that Gogo was also banned in South Korea because of explicit lyrics

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Yh I also heard. Gogo is suck a playful song... and I dont know y they banned gogo.

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

I had heard it too

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

JINJA, ARE THEY INSNAE, LIKE DOPE, SRSLY??

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Dope is one of my most favourite songs and I don't see what part of it is vulgar

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Pied Piper and convers high

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Pied Piper, though?

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Pied Piper

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Why Dope song? I feel like I should say all the bad words that are used. What the hell!

Anonymous 2 weeks ago

Pied Piper and dope us literally my fav.... Like seriously