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All right. Some bittersweet news from the world of K-pop this week.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "BOY WITH LUV")

BTS: (Singing in Korean).

GREENE: That's the sound of Korean pop supergroup BTS.

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For the last 10 weeks, pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have been demonstrating everywhere...

(SOUNDBITE OF PROTEST)

GREENE: ...From the streets to Hong Kong's bustling international airport.

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In April 2018, the iconic Mexican regional band Los Tigres del Norte walked in the footsteps of country music legend Johnny Cash, performing inside of California's Folsom Prison, both as a tribute to Cash's historic 1968 concert and an attempt at raising awareness of its shifting population.

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