BTS Takes Their Anti-Violence ‘Love Myself’ Campaign to the World
The South Korean boy band is currently taking over the world with their World Tour: Love Yourself.
Recently, Namjoon displayed his leadership skills at the United Nations for UNICEF’s ‘Generation Unlimited’ launch. Previously, BTS worked with the UNICEF to start their ‘Love Myself’ anti-violence campaign. The ‘Love Myself’ campaign promotes the end of youth violence.
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Double click on #RM now and participate in the LOVE MYSELF campaign! • You can join the campaign by simply: 1. @Tagging a friend you want to join the campaign with in the comments, or 2. Sharing the moment you love yourself on your personal social media account with the hashtag #BTSLoveMyself • 지금 #RM 을 더블 터치하고 LOVE MYSELF 캠페인에 참여해보세요. • 1. 러브 마이셀프 캠페인을 함께 하고 싶은 친구를 댓글로 @태그하거나 2. 개인 SNS에 나를 사랑하는 순간을 공유하고 #BTSLoveMyself 해시태그를 사용하기만 해도 돼요!
During Namjoon’s very powerful speech, he shared his own struggles and how he used those struggles as life lessons and influence the people around him. He also expressed that creating music is a that heals him. Namjoon is a talented rapper but he is also known for writing and producing a lot of BTS’ music and his own. We love a multi-talented King.
“I had one sanctuary, and that was music. There was a small voice in me that said, ‘Wake up, man, and listen to yourself!’ But it took me a long time to hear music calling my name,” Namjoon expressed during the speech.
“I want to hear your voice. I want to hear your conviction. No matter where you’re from, skin color, gender identity, just speak yourself,” he concludes.
It is nice and refreshing to see a K-Pop group acknowledge that we all come from different backgrounds and we have different skin colors. It was especially nice that Namjoon reassured Black Kpop fans who face racism every day in the K-pop fandoms.
To me, BTS’ greatest strength is that they realize art has no boundaries when you love yourself, remain open to the people around you, and respect those who came before you. Namjoon’s UN speech embodied that humility in a way I never thought was possible from a global superstar.
— Joshua Calixto (@HiThereJosh) September 24, 2018
Loving yourself is important because you cannot love another until you fully love yourself.
— JP 🐨 (@agirlinthepark) September 24, 2018
live footage of me taking namjoon home after his un speech pic.twitter.com/hHknLsHyJH
— michaela 6 (@ilsancult) September 24, 2018