Grace Neutral Gets Personal With Jay Park About His Tattoos and How They Affect His Career in South Korea
Find out more about the drastic measures the international hip-hop star has to take for live performances in his hometown.
In the latest episode of “Beyond Beauty,” Grace Neutral finds out why South Koreans have a jaundiced perception to tattoos due to gang affiliations through an interview with an actual gang member. He revealed that the unfavorable relations may have stemmed from the fact that only 1 in 100 gang member do not have a tattoo. Grace also speaks to Jay Park, a widely popular international hip-hop artist from South Korea who is known for his extensive collection of tattoos, to find out how body art affects his image and career in the country. Despite the fact that most people do not welcome his tattoos (he has to cover them up during televised performances), Jay has slowly, but surely, influenced and changed the perception of tattoos in South Korea. Watch the video above to hear what these men have to say about the tattoo-taboo in South Korea.