Despite being relatively new to the music industry, girl group Red Velvet has quickly become one of the most popular artists in Korea.
And while the members of the SM Entertainment group recently confessed that they were surprised at how quickly they’ve risen to fame, netizens weren’t so confused. According to netizens, however, Red Velvet’s popularity is only due to the fact that they’re part of SM Entertainment. In fact, some have even claimed that the group is actually doing quite poorly for an SM group.
Koreaboo has collected reactions from Netizens who commented on the original article from our Korean source. The below comments are the most popular comments at the time of this article being published.
[+ 610, – 57] It’s only possible because they’re from SM
[+ 483, – 37] Well it’s SM’s power and they have their unique color. No matter which group it is you can’t take out company power.
[+ 438, – 51] Power of the company~ㅋㅋ
[+ 182, – 37] For an SM group they’re not that big…they’re not doing as well as f(x) did at that point
Source: TV Report