Category Archives: JAPAN ACTIVITIES

[YG-LIFE] 171101 Yang Hyun Suk Reveals Video of BLACKPINK From a Billboard in Japan

Girl Group BLACKPINK appeared in a Japanese billboard.

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[MAGAZINE] 171024 BLACKPINK on GQ Japan December 2017 Issue (INTERVIEW + SCANS + OFFICIAL PHOTOS)

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A New Generation of KPOP

From the year 2010 onward, K-POP, Korea’s brand of pop music, has inundated Japan and taken it by storm. Equipped with high quality songs and dances, exceptional visuals, and well-polished MVs, it’s quickly captured the hearts of even the Japanese.

And now, those responsible for K-POP’s new generation are on the rise. One such group representative of this new era is a 4-member girl group, the first to debut in 7 years from the same YG ENTERTAINMENT that brought BIGBANG and “Gangnam Style”‘s PSY — BLACKPINK.

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[YG-LIFE] 171014 BLACKPINK On the Cover of GQ Japan for the First Time as Female Act

For the first time as a female act, BLACKPINK makes it on the cover of GQ Japan.

On October 13, GQ Japan released the cover of its December edition that features BLACKPINK. It’s the first time that a female act appeared in the cover in the magazine’s history.

GQ Japan is the Japanese version of the world-renowned magazine GQ. So far, top stars such as Leonardo DiCaprio, David Beckham, and Ferrell Williams featured on the magazine’s cover.

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[YG-LIFE] 170928 BLACKPINK Performed As A Special Guest at Japan’s “VMAJ”, The Only Foreign Artist

Girl group BLACKPINK fascinated Japanese music fans by performing at Japanese MTV’s “VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS JAPAN” as a guest performer.

On September 27, BLACKPINK gave special performances at MTV “VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS JAPAN” hosted at STUDIO COAST at Shinkiba Studio, Japan.

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[MAGAZINE] 170928 BLACKPINK on Numero Tokyo November 2017 Issue (INTERVIEW + SCANS)

Q. Congratulations on your debut album ranking 1st on the Oricon Weekly chart. It’s just been 1 year since your Korean debut. Your YouTube channel has a total of over 1 billion views, and it seems you’ve also gained the attention of many fans in Japan.

LS: We really hoped that many people would show interest, and so we’re extremely happy with this result.

Q. Your debut showcase in the Budokan in July was also sold out.

JN: I think that rather than ‘fans’, more of the people who came where interested in finding out who we were, but I really felt that every single step of our hard work is bringing us further.

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[YG-LIFE] 170916 BLACKPINK’s Lisa Lets a Peek Into Her Everyday Life

Fans get a glimpse into the everyday life of BLACKPINK’s LISA.

On September 16, pictures were posted on BLACKPINK’s official Instagram page along with the comment “BLACKPINK LISA TOKYO♥”.

The pictures feature LISA in Japan.

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