Bad boys of block B

Bad boys of block B
K-pop septet Block B play bank robbers in the music video of Very Good.

Kpop-loving girls dig bad boys.

That cool, nonchalant swagger. That playful, teasing smile. The carefree, fearless attitude towards life.

All the traits of a modern James Dean who will steal your hearts - never mind if he breaks it eventually.

One thing about K-pop diehards that I could never quite get is this: Why are the guys of Big Bang always viewed as the quintessential bad boys?

Unless you've been stuck in a time warp - it was 2011 when G-Dragon got busted for smoking marijuana and Daesung's reckless driving resulted in the death of a motorcyclist - I'm sure you know that the Big Bang quintet have been squeaky-clean for the last few years.

Anyway, with their sold-out world tours and burgeoning solo careers, it's no surprise that they have hardly any time to be "bad".

Please move aside, Big Bang. You're passe.

In that case, who are the true biggest, baddest boys of K-pop? The honour should go to Block B, the youthful guyliner-wearing septet behind last year's addictive hit numbers Nillili Mambo and Mental Breaker.

Remember how they made "disrespectful and inconsiderate comments" about Thailand during a video interview in February last year?

It got so much backlash that leader Zico had to shave his head as an act of remorse.

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