Bang Si-hyuk, the “father” of K-pop boy band BTS, says anger is his driving force. “Fury has been my own source of energy,” he said during his commencement address at the 73rd graduation ceremony of his alma mater, Seoul National University on Tuesday. “ I do not have any dream, but I have endless discontent. I raise complaints whenever the situation is not at its best, even if it is irrelevant to my work.” Big Hit Entertainment’s founder and CEO added, “My dissatisfactions evolve into fury when there is no enhancement despite raising issues over the problem.” “My colleagues and juniors are still having a tough time due to evil practices and unfairness in the industry,” said the music industry veteran of 21 years. “Many of them are even ashamed of speaking about their professions.” K-pop boy band BTS wins ‘best Asian artist’ and four other Japan Gold Disc Awards “So I am infuriated,” he said. “Although I am not a revolutionist, I have tried to fight irrationalities. I will fight until the music industry treats them fairly and commonsense takes over.” He called the students to take action, saying: “Don't let the absurdities prevail and don't forget that you are the solution.” Bang also asked them to challenge the other's criteria, saying: “That is not your 'swag' – you should set your own definition of happiness and pursue it.” K-pop band BTS to play 4 Hong Kong concerts in March He lauded BTS, his creation, for setting many records. The band has won Billboard's Top Social Artist Award for the past two years, and sold all 40,000 tickets for its Citi Field gig in New York. The band was invited to the recent Grammy Awards. Bang said that the group had been “over-praised” by some international media as the “YouTube generation's Beatles”, for the comparisons with the iconic four-piece English band which was at its peak in the 1960s. Don't let the absurdities prevail and don't forget that you are the solution Bang Si-hyuk “Our new boy band TXT has grabbed attention before its official debut, too. Based on these, Big Hit is becoming a ‘unicorn company’.” Bang majored in aesthetics at SNU in 1991. He joined JYP Entertainment as a composer in 1997 and created numerous hit tracks before establishing Big Hit Entertainment in 2005. Setting up BTS in 2013 was a game changer in the South Korean music industry, and the seven band members were the most retweeted celebrities in the world in 2017 and 2018. Want more stories like this? Sign up here . Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram and Twitter This article was originally written by Dong Sun-hwa for The Korea Times .