K-Pop industry has been home to all kinds of positivity and negativity, and K-Pop diss tracks have taken over the industry for answering boldly to the latter part. There is no doubt in the fact that all the K-Pop artists out there receive an ample amount of negativity from many people. Sometimes they receive hateful comments, while sometimes, they are spammed with threats. It is no surprise that the glamorous life of an artist has a very painful dark side too.
Many K-Pop artists are still reluctant to release their diss tracks as maybe it can cause them some great damage and unwanted media spam. But many have had enough and have boldly and successfully released diss tracks that have left burn marks on the heart and mind of every hater out there. They have left behind the concept of “letting go” and have adapted to a new and better concept of “clapping back to all the negativities”.
Moreover, since they have moved on to the latter, the K-Pop industry has received some of the greatest bangers of all time.
BTS’s Cypher Pt. 2: Triptych
In the entire K-Pop history, BTS has given the most numbers, and one of the boldest K-Pop diss tracks. Being one of the globally recognized boy bands, they have received an ample amount of hate and negativity from many people out there. But they have always risen above all of them and chose to do better and better in every possible circumstance.
Cypher Pt. 2: Triptych is a very strong response to rapper B-Free and his disrespectful comments towards the group and K-Pop idols as a whole. The track is capable of shutting all the haters out there in every way. The rappers of the group have successfully taken down all those who dared to look disrespectfully towards them.
After all, “Haters gonna Hate, Players Gonna Play!”
Stray Kids’ Cheese
“Cheese” is one of the major releases by Stray Kids. Known for their distinct music style and lyricism, their music has attracted both positive and negative comments like any other artist. Though, instead of getting disheartened by any of them, they took all of them together and created one of the most popular diss tracks in the K-Pop history.
The group debuted on March 25, 2018, under JYP Entertainment with their debut EP “I Am Not”. The group is made up of eight members, i.e., Bang Chan, Lee Know, Changbin, Hyunjin, Han, Felix, Seungmin, and I.N. At present, the group is all set to release their Japanese second EP on June 22, 2022.
BLACKPINK’s Pretty Savage
The playful sound and bold lyrics of BLACKPINK’s “Pretty Savage” make it one of the best K-Pop diss tracks. It clearly highlights the girl’s reaction towards all the hate and negativity they receive from some people out there. Even though it sounds deceptively light because of its playfulness, it gives a clear signal that all the members in there are living their best lives no matter what is thrown their way.
Being one of the K-Pop icons, BLACKPINK is globally popular for its sensational music genres and stage charisma. The group debuted in August 2016 with its single album “Square One”. Moreover, the group consists of Jisoo, Jennie, Rose, and Lisa.
NCT 127’s Sit Down
The song title itself speaks volumes. NCT 127’s “Sit Down” is a strong and brutal reply to all the anti-fans out there who think that they can make the group do whatever they wish. The message is relayed pretty strongly and boldly. Moreover, the intense rap lines and honey-like vocals of the group make the track an impactful combination of everything. Also, the catchy music video of the same is more than enough to make it one of the perfect ones out there.
Operating under SM Entertainment, the sub-unit debuted on July 7, 2016. It is made up of nine people, i.e., Taeli, Johnny, Taeyong, Yuta, Doyoung, Jaehyun, Jungwoo, Mark, and Haechan.
ITZY’s Sorry Not Sorry
ITZY is one of the most successful girl groups in the industry, and as well-known, success is not something everyone can digest. Some people out there couldn’t do that and hence sent lots of hate and negativities towards the girls. It turned controversial for the media out there, but for the group, it became an opportunity to release a fire track.
Putting together their overall incredible charisma and undeniable star power, they created one of the most popular K-Pop diss tracks titled “Sorry Not Sorry”. The title of the song itself is enough to relay the message and shut all the haters up.
Dawn’s DAWNDIDIDAWN Feat. Jessi
Dawn is known globally for his stunning stage charisma and incredible skills in the music field. The release of “DAWNDIDIDAWN” was a beginning of a brand-new era for the singer and also for the rest of the K-Pop industry.
Through this bold diss track he makes it very clear that he is cementing his position in the industry and is more than ready to get back to anyone who tries to degrade him in any way. The nonchalant vibe mixed with the whistled melody of the track makes it fresh and unique.
Furthermore, Dwan signed the contract with PSY’s P Nation and released his first EP under the label on October 9, 2020. The title track of the EP “DAWNDIDIDAWN” featured Jessi.
Setting their own trends has been one of the unique features of the girl group, MAMAMOO. The entire process of making it to the front since their debut has taken them lots of courage and continuous effort. They have received loads of positive and negative comments on their way up here from all the way down there.
Answering all those hateful comments, the group released “Hip,” which relayed the message pretty quickly and clearly. There is something really addictive about how the song unfolds as a whole and how its beats become perfect. Moreover, the lyrics of the track highlight the message that one should never stop being themselves no matter what. It is a perfect dose of self-love and dissing.
BTS’s Idol is one of the boldest K-Pop diss tracks that are capable of making anyone burn in all the ways. It is a tight reply to all the haters out there who have nothing better to do other than spreading negativity. It has been one of the major hits by the group and thus spread the message globally that no one is capable of degrading them in any way.
Even the music video of the soundtrack throws light on some hate comments that the group has received in the past. The lyrics of the song are powerful all the way through and are enough to make all the haters out there that they are unbothered by any of it. It makes all its listeners feel like they are on top of the world, and that’s what makes it one of the best out there.
Zico’s My Team
Considered one of the pioneers of idol rappers, Zico is one of the incredible rappers in the K-Pop industry. He was one of the first idols to get acknowledged for his fantastic rapping skills, and that helped in changing the common mindset that idols can’t be good rappers.
“My Team” was released by him in the year 2015, and it didn’t take long for it to become one of the most popular diss tracks in the South Korean music industry. The song is a way of dissing artificial idol rappers, and through this, Zico has also tried to stop people from using his name in order to build themselves up.
Epik High’s Born Hater
Epik High is one of the rising hip hop groups in the K-Pop industry and is known for its distinct music style and stage presence. “Born Hater” is one of its iconic songs that successfully took everyone’s attention.
It features multiple artists who diss their haters. For instance, Tablo gets back at all the haters who questioned his Stanford education. It won’t be wrong to say that the track is one of the most powerful ones out there and is known for its bold lyrics and upbeats.
Moreover, the group debuted in the year 2003 and has recently announced its “Epik High Is Here Encore” concert, which will be held from May 11, 2022, to May 13, 2022.