Taste that PINK VENOM. This track is just a slay.
BLACKPINK has finally made their return to the K-Pop music industry after releasing their track, “Pink Venom” on August 19, 2022 at 1 P.M. KST. This pre-release single is a prelude to their upcoming 2nd studio album titled, “Born Pink” that is slated for release on September 16, 2022.
Prior to the song’s release, YG Entertainment unveiled the group’s “Light Up The Pink” campaign, where several of the world’s famous landmarks were lit up in pink. Amazing.
#BLACKPINK “PINK VENOM” Light Up The Pink Campaign – Brooklyn Bridge, NYC
— BLACKPINK BLINK UNION 💕 (@BBU_BLACKPINK) August 19, 2022
💓 LIGHT UP THE PINK by THE OT4 VIETNAM 💓
One of the 5 highest Ferris wheels in the world located in Vietnam has been lighting up in pink for the welcoming of Blackpink and Pink Venom!
— Catherine Nguyen (@caseenguyen) August 18, 2022
Light Up The Pink in Seoul pic.twitter.com/cb1BbYnA3a
— ｂｏｙｆｒｉｅｎｄ (@fanboylizlalisa) August 18, 2022
— ᴄʜᴇʀʀʏ ʙʟɪɴᴋ ♡︎ (@DARKXSTAR99) August 19, 2022
“Pink Venom” is a hip-hop track combining sounds from traditional Korean instruments (geomungo) with strong beats, highlighting BLACKPINK’s charismatic vocals and rap with their signature powerful presence.
BLINKs were all waiting in anticipation for the group’s pre-release single and were so quick to catch the track’s music video as soon as it dropped. Afterwards, they all raved about it on social media, bringing almost all topics related to BLACKPINK and “Pink Venom” to the trending list.
— 🖤💗 (@NickSyb) August 19, 2022
— Jinho (@attorney_jinho) August 19, 2022
— v ✘ is seeing tubatu this oct 2022 (@304txtease) August 19, 2022
Jisoo having a decent amount of lines and screen time, she looking so fcking flawless I'M SO HERE FOR THAT
— ✿ (@livsoo_) August 19, 2022
the best rapper duo in the whole kpop industry are back 😭
— ً (@bjhkim) August 19, 2022
JISOO PLAYING THE INSTRUMENT, JENLISAS RAP PART, ROSEANNE PLAYING THE GUITAR, THE DANCE BREAK?!?! OH MY GOD
— h ❄ | PINK VENOM DAY (@lalisalovemme) August 19, 2022
— toast 🌸 (@frenchtoatsie) August 19, 2022
— sitoy | PINK VENOM (@sitoyland) August 19, 2022
ROSÉ got asked to show what PINK VENOM is and she did this 💖
— ROSEANNE DAYS #ROSÉ (@roseanne_days) August 19, 2022
EXACTLY BLACKPINK pic.twitter.com/sEnXWvyVJx
— ؘ (@blackpinkjpgs) August 19, 2022
However, not every BLINK was impressed with how the song turned out, churning out their frustrations towards YG Entertainment’s in-house producer, Teddy Park. Just see the Tweets right here.
Teddy you will never be taylor swift
— elphie (@damnroseanne) August 19, 2022
PINK VENOM INTRO IS SO DAMN STRONG THEN IT FALLS OFF…SOMEONE FIRE TEDDY AND THESE KIDZBOP BEATS
— Flop (@Kkanjiun) August 19, 2022
yall was saying the same thing about hylt and look at the numbers 2 years later 😭 even non fans liked it. Same scenario every year, free teddy. https://t.co/0YTxBfJAbr
— ' (@pinkIovesick) August 19, 2022
Pink Venom was… hm… blackpink needs to fire teddy immediately
— Tony (@hellotonylee) August 19, 2022
idk what i was expecting for pink venom but the chorus is idk it’s not bad but it’s just like their other songs…… teddy is so mf annoying
— 💌 (@lbloodmarked) August 19, 2022
the outro is so odd 😭 like teddy really couldn't sit down for 20 minutes to come up with ANY words?
— sage 🕷 (@zkdohwan) August 19, 2022
i would love for blackpink & yg to work with some other producers & just drop teddy… my god 😭 that mf recycles the same songs over & over again pic.twitter.com/iiW7sbWYXH
— k⁷ (@belcaIiszn) August 19, 2022
I’m going to need Teddy Park to come up with something new because it’s literally been a decade of the same fucking formula and the Blackpink girls deserve better than this.
— Yoshi's Publicist (@StaticJungle) August 19, 2022
Anyway, no matter what anyone says, this song is a banger and nothing will change that. Will we all have “Pink Venom” on repeat this weekend? Yeah, same here. Some good ass-shaking music if you ask me.
BLACKPINK will always be iconic.
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