Okay-pop superstars Blackpink returned yesterday, saying new music dropping in August and the launch of a world tour this yr.
As reported by Billboard through a press launch from YG Leisure, Blackpink are within the “last phases of recording a brand new album” that may begin “a steady large-scale undertaking which is able to lengthen by means of the second half of the yr.”
Based on the report, a world world tour is within the works that guarantees to be “the “largest world tour within the historical past of a Okay-pop woman group.” YG Leisure additionally mentions that “quite a lot of Blackpink-esque music has been ready over an extended time period.”
No particulars got concerning the contents or size of the album, however YG’s trace about music within the works could recommend the inclusion of some beforehand teased and unreleased tracks.
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Within the Netflix documentary “Blackpink: Mild Up the Sky,” the ladies could be seen recording a yet-to-be-released tune known as “Prepared for Love,” which Jisoo and Jennie could have had a hand in co-writing.
In July of 2021, Hypebae reported producer LIL 27 Membership, who has labored with teams like BTS and TXT, took to Instagram to share the total model of a demo tune initially meant for a Hybe artist. Throughout the Instagram Q&A, he mentioned, “Landing’ is a tune for women, however what I uploaded was the primary sketch model demo and this model was not sung by Blackpink.
Across the identical time, NME reported media shops noticed Jennie and Rosé collectively in Los Angeles, inflicting frenzy amongst followers and hypothesis as to what they have been doing there. YG later confirmed “Rosé and Jennie are presently in America to work on music.”
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One other supposed leak got here from YG labelmate Somi throughout an Instagram Dwell final March. Somi was strolling round a constructing and accidently opened the door to an occupied studio enjoying a tune that featured a definite voice that followers thought could possibly be Jennie’s.
Somi then mentioned throughout the Instagram Dwell, “I hope you guys did not hear something”
“I am highly regarded proper now cos i used to be very stunned my coronary heart dropped that seconds.”
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YG Leisure later took down movies and clips of Somi’s Instagram Dwell, inflicting additional hypothesis.
Teases for the quartet’s long-awaited comeback have been plentiful. Jennie herself confirmed the comeback again in March throughout an episode of a preferred Korean selection present known as “The Recreation Caterers,” saying, “Blackpink can also be making a comeback quickly. I don’t know if I’m allowed to say this, however since I’m the one Blackpink member right here, I’ll simply say it, please sit up for it. Thanks very a lot.”
Blackpink’s final comeback was 21 months in the past with the discharge of their first full-length album, “The Album,” in October 2020. Additionally they held their first on-line live performance “The Present” in January of final yr. Since then, all 4 members — Jisoo, Rosé, Jennie and Lisa — have saved busy with a wide range of trend offers for manufacturers like Celine, Dior, Cartier, Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent and occasions like Paris Trend Week. The worldwide superstars have been additionally named U.N. goodwill ambassadors for local weather change final yr for the twenty sixth U.N. Local weather Change convention. They made historical past in Could by turning into the primary Asian woman group to grace the quilt of Rolling Stone journal.
Individually, the members have been busy with their very own actions. Rosé launched her debut solo album “R” in March 2021 with the tracks “On the Floor” and “Gone.” She additionally carried out 9 songs on the present “Sea of Hope,” masking an assortment of English songs like John Mayer’s “Sluggish Dancing in a Burning Room” to Korean tracks with different artists like labelmate Lee Su-hyun of AKMU.
Lisa adopted Rosé together with her personal solo album titled “Lalisa” in September final yr, that includes the music video “Lalisa.”
Jisoo debuted in her first lead Okay-drama position in “Snowdrop” in December final yr and turned an envoy to the favored on-line sport “Maplestory.” She is the one member but to make a solo music undertaking debut.
Jennie has largely saved to trend or journal tasks, showing on the quilt of W Journal final month. In April, she broke the web together with her shiny new orange hair earlier than making a cease in Los Angeles to advertise designer glasses model Light Monster and attend Coachella. She made a short look in Grimes’ music video “Shinigami Eyes” 5 months in the past.
Final week, the group furthered their lead because the most-subscribed music act on YouTube with 75 million subscribers.
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