BLINKS! We have some great news today! We’re finally getting a documentary! For those who don’t know BLACKPINK (where the hell have you been?), then here’s a little background.
BLACKPINK is a K-Pop girl group from South Korea consist of 4 members; Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa and Rosé. Debuted back in 2016 with their song Boombayah, the group became international stars over the years with hits like DDU-DU DDU-DU, Kill This Love and their latest comeback single How You Like That for their first full album.
So anyways, back to the exciting news, Netflix is tapping into the world of K-Pop by announcing that BLACKPINK is coming to the streaming site with their own documentary, BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky.
The documentary will premiere next month as an all-access documentary. According to YG Entertainment, the group’s label, the documentary will cover the 4 years since the group’s explosive debut with footage from their days as trainees, their home life, behind-the-scenes stories and honest interviews with the members.
This is the first time Netflix is launching a K-Pop artist documentary so don’t get it confused with Korean tv shows or movies, or anything that also stars a K-Pop artist that are on the streaming site.
Not only does BLACKPINK have fans(BLINKs) all over the world who have supported them throughout their journey, the group also managed to break multiple records including being the first K-Pop girl group to perform at Coachella and their Kill This Love music video hit 1 billion views on YouTube last week.
In addition to the Netflix documentary, BLACKPINK will be coming out with their first full album in October so BLINKs all over the world are being fed with so much content from the girls. Netflix also shared that the BLACKPINK members will also become Netflix profile icons meaning users can use Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé or Lisa as their avatar while streaming.
BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky will premiere on October 14 with the group’s upcoming The Album full-length dropping days before on October 2. According to local reports, The Album has already surpassed more than 800,000 physical copies in global pre-orders which would mark a new record for K-pop girl groups and instantly make it one of 2020’s best-selling albums from Korea.