Show Luo Accused Of Plagiarizing G-Dragon For Comeback Music Video "Let Go"
Tuesday 27 Oct, 2015 - 08:07pm UTC
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Netizens accused Show Luo
of plagiarizing G-Dragon
after noticing similarities between the singer's comeback music video "Let Go
" and the rapper's past work.
Those critical of Luo said that the singer was copying G-Dragon's "Heart Breaker
" and "Coup D’Etat
" music videos. Both artists cover a wall in white masks, and dancers in both videos dancing in white masks.
In addition to the visual similarities, netizens accused Luo of copying South Korea's musical style for his comeback track.
The director of the music video "Let Go", Muh Chen
, is no stranger to accusations of plagiarism. He directed Jolin Tsai
" music video which was accused of copying TaeTiSeo
" music video.
Fans of Luo dismissed plagiarism accusations, pointing out that the similarities are minor and that the singer has always had trendy music.
Despite this initial controversy, Luo's "Let Go" has been a commercial success. The video amassed 1 million views after only a day, and the song has rocketed up music charts.
Show Luo's comeback album "Reality Show
" will be released on November 20. It will be his first album in over 2 years.
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