Final Friday (October 2), the Ok-pop group Blackpink launched their extremely anticipated, debut Korean-language LP, The Album. Its eight tracks boasted a deft mixing of genres — EDM, hip-hop, pop rock — that includes high-profile collaborations with stateside superstars Cardi B (“Guess You Wanna”) and Selena Gomez (“Ice Cream”). The venture marked a significant profession milestone for the 4 women — Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa — catapulting them into the mainstream.
However the street to success wasn’t at all times a straightforward one, and that hard-won journey is captured in a brand new documentary, hitting Netflix later this month. On Monday (October 5), the streaming large surprise-dropped the trailer for the Caroline Suh-directed Blackpink: Gentle Up the Sky, which follows the quartet from their time as trainees in Seoul (they debuted in 2016) by the second they turned the primary South Korean lady group to carry out at Coachella in 2019.
“Who would have imagined hundreds of individuals singing in Korean?” Jennie requested within the trailer, remembering Blackpink’s Coachella debut. “We grew into one thing that we did not even know was doable,” Rosé stated. The documentary will inform Blackpink’s story by never-before-seen behind-the-scenes footage in addition to one-on-one interviews with the ladies and the producers who helped form their highly effective sound. It shall be in your space on October 14.