BLACKPINK’s Jennie is confirmed to be making a solo debut before the year is out!
On October 18, news outlet Sports Donga reported that according to their findings, Jennie is currently preparing for her first solo album, with the goal of releasing it in November.
She is said to have filmed the music video for her debut title track when she was in Europe recently, and will also reportedly prepare other various content. According to the news outlet, YG Entertainment will be finalizing the release schedule soon.
In response to the reports, YG Entertainment commented, “Jennie is in the final stages of preparation for her first solo promotions aimed to be within the year.” The agency further revealed, “All four members of BLACKPINK will be releasing solo tracks. As a project that is simultaneously happening with [the production of] BLACKPINK’s upcoming track, Jennie will the first member to [make her solo debut].”
The same day, Yang Hyun Suk posted on his Instagram, “We are simultaneously working on new BLACKPINK songs as well as solo projects for all 4 members at the moment. Jennie’s track will be released first, and following that will be Rosé’s solo track. BLACKPINK’s greatest strength is that all four members’ individual talents are as strong as their bond as a team.”
BLACKPINK debuted in August 2016. After making their mark on the industry with “BOOMBAYAH” and “Whistle,” the group has made consecutive successful comebacks, with their latest track “DDU-DU DDU-DU” being their highest performing title yet. Jennie is the multi-faceted main rapper and vocalist of the group, who is known for her charisma on stage and distinct fashion sense.
Meanwhile, BLACKPINK will be holding their first Korean concert on November 10 and 11 at Olympic Gymnastics Arena for their “In Your Area” tour.