Rapper Tiger JK to release new track 'Love Peace' on Thursday
Rapper Tiger JK will drop his new song “Love Peace” on Thursday, his agency Feel Ghood Music announced on Tuesday.
The song’s lyrics criticize hatred and prejudice against Asians which has increased since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, while also conveying the message to love oneself.
Tiger JK, who grew up in the United States, wrote the lyrics based on his own experiences of racism and those of his acquaintances.
“It’s a message for Asians to empower themselves to stand up against hate, and also show solidarity,” said the agency.
The rapper recently performed for the U.S.-based hip-hop label 88rising, the proceeds of which were donated to victims of anti-Asian hate crimes, along with his rapper wife Yoonmirae.
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