Okay-pop star Jennie not too long ago sat down with Billboard to speak about her first-ever single “Solo," which took the No. 1 spot on the World Digital Song Sales chart final month.
Released on Nov. 12, “Solo” is the primary observe from a member of BLACKPINK on her personal, and revels within the emotions of going unbiased after ending a relationship.
Taking the day trip of her schedule, Jennie spoke with Billboard Okay-pop columnist Tamar Herman concerning the tune, BLACKPINK’s current and future plans, and way more.
"There was positively some stress once I was beginning as a result of I used to be representing myself and likewise BLACKPINK for the very first time,” she says about turning into the primary member of the lady group, which put out its first singles in 2016, to launch a observe independently from the group.
As for the tune itself, Jennie says that it’s all about “being true to your self and being assured. I hope that listeners can embrace the message and benefit from the tune as a lot as I did."
When requested about what she does when she has some “Solo” time to herself, Jennie added that she likes to lounge about and play together with her canine. "I like to only keep at house with my household, I eat one thing good,” she says. “Strawberry are in season in Korea, [so] they're my go-to on a regular basis. Just chill out, simply relaxation from every little thing."
She additionally spoke about how busy it’s been with BLACKPINK today and their worldwide live performance tour, and hinted to new plans for the group in 2019. “We're getting ready one thing, yea. For upcoming, I imply, subsequent 12 months. It's an entire new 12 months.”
Jennie later provides that the favored Okay-pop lady group has a world tour arising. "[We're] very, very excited for. And just a few extra different issues that I can't spoil for you guys. It's coming, so please keep tuned. It's coming, that's all I'm going to say."
You can hear extra of what Jennie has to say about “Solo,” filming its music video in London, and BLACKPINK within the video above.