n recent developments reported by South Korean media outlet Munhwa Ilbo, the beloved K-pop group Blackpink is poised to extend its collaborative journey with YG Entertainment. The renewal of the group contract offers a unique arrangement, enabling members to pursue solo endeavors under different representatives.
While the identities of the committed members remain undisclosed, sources indicate that two members have already expressed their intent to continue Blackpink’s collective activities. YG Entertainment, the agency in question, has acknowledged ongoing discussions, emphasizing that no final decisions have been reached. The exclusive contract negotiations are currently in progress, with details anticipated in forthcoming management documents.
Blackpink, recognized as the “biggest girl group in the world,” consists of Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Thailand’s own Lalisa “Lisa” Manoban. Speculation about the group’s future heightened as their seven-year contract purportedly concluded in August. YG Entertainment’s initial silence on the matter triggered a 13% decline in their stock prices in September, fueled by rumors suggesting that only Rosé might remain with the agency.
Contrary to earlier concerns, a recent CNBC report signals a positive shift, with YG Entertainment shares rebounding by 3%. The resurgence is attributed to the growing possibility of Blackpink continuing as a cohesive group, adding a new chapter to their global music legacy.