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BLACKPINK First K-Pop Group Hit 1 BILLION Views on YouTube

“Blackpink’s single ‘DDU-DU DDU-DU’ has officially become the first video from a K-pop group to enter the Billion Views Club,” a YouTube spokesperson told Forbes. Hooray !!!!🎉🎉

YG Entertainment girl group consisting of members Lisa, Jennie, Rosé and Jisoo surpassed 1 billion views last week for their single “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du,” which came out at on June 15, 2018.

The song was written and produced by Korean American rapper, songwriter and record producer Teddy. The 3.5 minutes song is described as a “fierce hip-pop track overflowing with charisma” that “features a prominent trap beat.”

🎤“When you say ‘Black,’ we say ‘Pink,” says Jennie in her first verse. “We are pretty savage.” “Our two hands are full of a fat check,” raps Lisa in the following stanza. “If you’re curious, fact check.”🎵🎵

Source : Forbes

YG Entertainment thanked BLINKs (BLACKPINK fans) on Twitter for the milestone.

“#BLACKPINK ‘뚜두뚜두 (DDU-DU DDU-DU)’ M/V HITS 1 BILLION VIEWS @YouTube. BLINKs worldwide, thank you so much!”

While BLACKPINK just made history as the first K-pop group exceeding a billion YouTube views, but they are not the first K-pop to do so.

Credit : LA Times

That honor belongs to Psy, who has done it twice with “Gangnam Style” (December 2012) and “Gentleman” (October 2016)

Gosh! Ya .. 🎤 “Oppa Gangnam Style!” still running in my head! But now it’s time to rap 🎤“When you say ‘Black’ we say ‘Pink’ “

Source : Billboard | Twitter | Forbes