After a summer that’s largely seen Korean boy bands dominate, the women are coming out in a big way in the second half June. Beginning this Friday, several high-prile female K-pop acts are going to be releasing new music.
First up is BlackPink, the popular quartet from YG Entertainment, who will release their Square Up EP on Friday. It is the first Korean album from the foursome since 2016's Square Two. Their “As If It’s Your Last” from last year topped the World Digital Song Sales chart, their third song to do so. The highly anticipated Square Up will feature four songs, including the single "Ddu-Du Ddu-Du.”
The following Monday will see EXID release an update their 2010 B-side “Thrilling” from their 2015 Ah Yeah album. It is part their ongoing monthly release Re:flower Project that remasters older tracks from the group.
Girl group Momoland, who are set to appear at KCON 2018 LA in August, will release their first new music since January’s Great!, which featured the electro-pop viral sensation “Bboom Bboom.” The new album will be tilted Fun to the World. As publication, the single’s name has yet to be revealed.