I saw this Kpopsecret posted in the Big Bang thread over at 6Theory and wanted to comment on it. As a Black woman I wasn’t offended by Brian Joo’s impression infact I thought it was funny but to say in the same breath that my favorite artist is a racist is crossing the line. Taeyang’s love of African American music and culture is obvious. The fact that he has chosen to pursue a genre not readily accepted in South Korea proves his love and dedication. When it comes to social networking Taeyang has an official Twitter, Me2Day and a cyworld he hasn’t updated since his Wedding Dress promotions. Due to this persons inability to check facts has spread false rumors that he is a racist when he is not.
Update: I checked out Taeyang’s cyworld and this post which isn’t recent (11.25.08) was written on his wall. It was Taeyang’s friend who referred to him by that word and not the other way around.