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10 Hottest Banned Korean Pop Music Videos

In South Korea, songs and music videos get reviewed by the government and major TV networks, deciding whether they are deemed appropriate for broadcast. Here are some that did not make the cut.

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  • "Touch Me" by Ivy

    Reason: Deemed inappropriate for children. (Link)

  • "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" by Lee Hyo Ri

    Reason: Road rules violations, including driving without a seat belt, dancers performing on top of buses, and dancing on the street. (Link)

  • "Turn It Up" by T. O. P.

    Reason: Indirect advertising, uttering brands like Louis Vuitton, Dior, Alexander McQueen, and Dolce & Gabbana. (Link)

  • "Why Are You Doing This To Me" by Foxy

    Reason: Promotion of sexual relationships with men and women. (Link)

  • "Mirotic" by TVXQ

    Reason: Explicit lyrics, particularly "under my skin." (Link)

  • "Abracadabra" by Brown Eyed Girls

    Reason: BDSM themes, boob touching, and lesbian kissing.

  • "Strong Baby" by Seung Ri

    Reason: The word "crack." (Link)

  • "Oppa, Can I Do It?" by E.Via

    The song itself was banned. Reason: Oppa is what a young girl calls a slightly older male. Now check the title again. (Link)

  • "Wealthy 2nd Generation" by AJOO

    Reason: Promotion of overindulgence and materialism. (Link)

  • "Suspicious Man" by Lee Jung Hyun

    Reason: An extensive bathroom scene. (Link)