Several breakdancers perform on stage with a large crowd watching.

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Given the Black roots of hip-hop, rap, K-pop and other musical genres, BLM is hard to ignore, but artists must straddle all kinds of considerations including restraints on freedom of expression in their respective countries. 

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A dancer performs during breakdancing competition in Shanghai, April 27, 2013.

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