BLACKPINK is (nonetheless) the revolution! On July 5, the woman group’s label YG Leisure introduced that the quartet are on the precipice of a brand-new musical period.
“Lots of BLACKPINK-esque music has been ready over an extended time frame,” the label stated in an announcement. “On prime of latest music and large-scale tasks, BLACKPINK will even go on the most important world tour within the historical past of a Okay-pop woman group by the tip of the 12 months to develop their rapport with followers worldwide.”
New music by the Okay-pop idols will function a follow-up to their 2020 debut studio effort The Album, which bowed at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 upon its hotly anticipated launch again in October 2020 and featured smash singles “How You Like That,” “Ice Cream” that includes Selena Gomez and “Lovesick Women.” The group additionally unveiled their Netflix documentary BLACKPINK: Mild Up the Sky within the wake of the LP’s success.
Between albums, each Rosé and Lisa debuted solo tasks of their very own: R and Lalisa, respectively. Whereas the latter’s single album contained the namesake monitor and its B-side “Cash,” Rosé’s lead single “On the Floor” peaked at No. 70 on the Billboard Sizzling 100, changing into the highest-charting entry by a feminine Korean solo artist within the chart’s historical past.
And whereas followers are nonetheless ready clamoring for Jisoo’s eventual solo musical debut, the only real South Korea native of the woman group landed her very first main function in Korean drama Snowdrop again in late 2021. (Jennie, after all, went solo first again in 2018 with the appropriately titled “Solo.”)
Under, Billboard has rounded up an inventory of all of the issues it’s good to find out about Blackpink’s newest period of music.