Eddy Kim’s New Track “Paldangdam” Gets Banned from MBC

Ben Cho, Feb. 27, 2016, 10:58 a.m.

Eddy Kim’s newest track “Paldangdam” feat. Beenzino has been banned from MBC because of their inappropriate language. On February 26th, MBC stated that Eddy Kim’s newest track “Paldangdam” had some very inappropriate language in their lyrics. The word that triggered the MBC ban was the word “dam”.


The word “dam” in Korean means either river or ocean water, and it sounds like the word “damn” in English. MBC stated that Eddy Kim used the word “dam” in such a way that it carried the same meaning as the English word “damn”. The song is considered inappropriate to be aired on their station.


Eddy Kim may need to change his lyrics for the ban to be lifted, unfortunately. After having deleted the word “dam”, it seems that it will be difficult since its one of the most frequently used words in the song. It looks like Eddy Kim is faced with unexpected “dam” trouble.


Kim Jung-hwan (born November 23, 1990), better known by his stage name Eddy Kim is a South Korean singer, songwriter and guitarist. He is known as the one of the Top 6 finalists of Mnet's Superstar K4. On April 2, the singer released the music video to "2 Years Apart," the title track of his first mini album, "The Manual". He released The Manual on April 11, 2014. On 21 January 2015, he released his second fully self-composed mini album entitled "Sing Sing Sing". He is currently signed to Mystic89. He was featured in BoA's 8th album "Kiss My Lips".

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