YG Entertainment is one of South Korea’s leading entertainment companies, known for producing some of the most popular K-pop groups of all time, such as BIGBANG and BLACKPINK. Over the years, fans have eagerly awaited any news of new artists joining the YG family, and it seems the wait is finally over. YG recently announced their plans to debut a new girl group, which has sent fans into a frenzy.
So what do we know so far about YG’s new girl group? Let’s take a closer look.
The Teaser Poster
On January 25th, YG Entertainment released a teaser poster on their official blog, revealing the silhouette of five mysterious figures. The poster shows five girls standing side by side against a black background, giving fans a glimpse of their profiles without showing their faces. The group’s name has not been revealed yet, leaving fans to speculate about what the letters J, L, and S in the poster might stand for.
Reportedly, the teaser poster had already received over 1.7 million likes on YG’s official Instagram page within 24 hours of its release, sparking excitement and curiosity amongst fans.
Apart from the teaser poster, not much is known about the members of YG’s new girl group. However, there have been rumors and speculations based on the few hints that YG has given out over the past year.
In May 2020, YG posted a video on their official YouTube channel titled “Who’s Next?” with the caption “We’ll knock on the door of your hearts soon.” The video contained several scenes with anonymous individuals, which many fans speculated were hints about the new girl group’s members.
In August 2020, during an airing of SBS’s “My Little Old Boy,” YG founder Yang Hyun-suk talked about the company’s plans for the new girl group, revealing that at least four of the trainees were born in the year 2004 or later, meaning they are between 16-17 years old.
Considering YG’s history of producing some of the most successful and well-known K-pop groups, fans are excited to see what kind of music the new girl group will be releasing. However, YG has yet to reveal any information about the group’s concept or music style.
Based on the teaser poster and the members’ rumored ages, fans are speculating that the new girl group may be reminiscent of YG’s previous girl group, 2NE1, known for their bold and unapologetic sound.
The Debut Date
YG Entertainment has yet to reveal an official date for the new girl group’s debut. However, fans are hoping for a debut sometime in 2021.
YG Entertainment’s new girl group has generated a lot of hype and speculation amongst fans worldwide. With YG’s track record of producing successful K-pop groups, fans are excited to see what the company has in store for their latest project. While many details about the group remain a mystery, fans will undoubtedly keep their eyes peeled for any new hints or announcements from YG in the coming months.