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Like a lot of other Korean stars, Rain (Bi) has expressed his adoration for Michael Jackson as well. In the video below, Rain speaks (in English) about how watching Jackson perform live at Madison Square Garden inspired him to be a performer.
Like Rain, other Asian artists like the hugely successful group DBSK (Dong Bang Shin Ki) and female solo artist BoA have all expressed a solid admiration for Jackson.
Yunho , along with fellow member Jaejoong is seen in the video below talking about Jackson’s influential dance style:
MJEOL also reported about a 3rd DBSK member, Micky Yoochun (Yoocheon), who expressed his adoration for both the King of Pop and RnB legend Stevie Wonder.
Rain also expressed concern that no Asian artist has made it huge in America just yet. He says what he wants to see is an artist strongly emerging from the Asian market who will succeed in the U.S. music market.