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BLACKPINK Drops Teaser MV For 'Kill This Love' + Features In Forbes' 2019 '30 Under 30 Asia' List

by Jessica Rapir / Apr 03, 2019 03:32 AM EDT
BLACKPINK drops teaser MV for 'Kill This Love' and Jisoo, Jennie, Rose, and Lisa feature in Forbes' 2019 '30 Under 30 Asia' list. Photo by BLACKPINK/Facebook

A couple of days more before BLACKPINK finally drop their new EP, Kill This Love. Ahead of the release, the group dropped a teaser music video of each member as well as snippet of the actual MV for "Kill This Love" track.

YG Entertainment earlier shared the individual teaser poster of the members and gave a glimpse of what to expect from the upcoming album. Now, the group not only gave a glimpse but a taste of Kill This Love.

The individual videos feature Jisoo, Jennie, Rose, and Lisa in a fierce vibe. The clips were all taken during the same photo shoot of the teaser images. The teaser for "Kill This Love" lead track also show the same vibe with some explosion at the end.

The group's second mini album, Kill This Love, contains a total of 5 tracks. The tracklist has "Kill This Love", sub-title track "Don't Know What To Do", "Kick It", "Hope Not", and the remix version of "DDU-DU DDU-DU. Kill This Love will be available worldwide starting on April 5 at 12 AM KST.

Meanwhile, BLACKPINK has also been named as one of the Korean celebrities in Forbes' 30 Under 30 Asia list this year. This makes BLACKPINK as the first K-pop female group in the list. BLACKPINK is described as "the highest-charting female K-pop performer of all time on Billboard 100."

The Forbes' 30 Under 30 Asia list honors the young innovators and entrepreneurs across Asia. In an interview with Koreaboo, BLACKPINK member Lisa credited their success abroad to their group diversity.

She said having a group with a multicultural background is an advantage for them. Lisa expressed pride that everyone enjoys their music regardless of age, gender, and race.

After the release of their new album Kill This Love, BLACKPINK will kick off the North America leg of their In Your Area world tour. They will make their first stop in Los Angeles on April 17. The group also has tour dates in Chicago, New Jersey, Georgia, Texas, and in Canada.

Also in 2019 30 Under 30 Asia list are former 2NE1 member CL and Mr. Sunshine actress Kim Tae Ri. National goalkeeper Jo Hyun Woo, national soccer player Lee Kang In, and League of Legends professional gamer Lee Sang Hyeok (Faker) also made it to the list.

The other Korean celebrities that were featured in the list in the past are BTS in 2018, and Jay Park, Eric Nam, and Jessica in 2017. BIGBANG member G-Dragon, Girls' Generation's YoonA, Super Junior idol Choi Siwon, and Kim Soo Hyun are in the 2016 list.

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