When Did Blackpink Debut?

King of K-pop girl band,” Blackpink, launched by the South Korean music label company YG Entertainment, is a band of four girls popularly known as Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa. With four former members, Blackpink officially debuted on August 8, 2016, at 8 p.m. KST, with the single album “Square One,” which has two title tracks, “Whistle” and “Boombayah.” Now, we will discuss who composed Blackpink’s debut album and single, their first show after their debut, each member’s introduction to the public, and how they got selected for this group.

Blackpink Debut Album, First Show & Members Introduction

The lyrics of Blackpink’s debut single album, Square One, which had two title tracks, “Whistle” and “Boombayah,” were written by B.I Teddy (a South Korean singer) and Bekuh Boom (an American singer). Its music was composed by Future Bounce, Teddy, and Bekuh Boom. Both title tracks peaked at 1st and 2nd on the Billboard and this made Blackpink’s debut album, the third one to achieve two simultaneous positions on Billboard.

Blackpink’s Debut album Square One first title track – Whistle official music video.
Blackpink’s Debut album Square One second title track – Boombayah official music video.

Blackpink got their first music show on August 14, 2016, just six days after their debut, and performed on SBS Inkigayo (a music show). The band also won first place in Inkigayo for Whistle, as reported by Soompi. Blackpink members were revealed to the public in June 2016 through the YG Entertainment official blog, in the order of Jennie, Lisa, Jisoo, and Rosé. Each member joined YG Entertainment as a trainee when they were too young and chosen by the company through direct application or audition.

Also, till now, there have been no official line-up changes made to this band. According to CNBC, only Rosé will continue her journey with YG Entertainment by renewing their seven-year contract, while Jennie, Lisa, and Jisoo will continue their solo journeys or sign with other record labels.

So this is all about Blackpink’s debut date, its album, singles, music composer, and other things. The girl band has never looked back since its debut, and its popularity is growing immensely even today. Many people know K-pop girl bands due to Blackpink, and this is true. If you are interested in Blackpink, then read about the Blackpink leader, each member’s MBTI, and who can speak English fluently.