BLACKPINK’s Jennie Releases New, Sultry Dance-Pop Single ‘You & Me’

Jennie, who’s one fourth of the famed Okay-Pop lady group BLACKPINK, is again with new solo music!

On Friday, the singer, 27, (whose full title is Jennie Kim) unveiled her newest solo single titled “You & Me.” It marks the celebrity’s first solo effort in 5 years.

“You & Me” is a sultry dance-pop music. The brand new observe finds the Okay-pop idol highlighting her alluring vocals and rap abilities, and lyrically carrying her coronary heart on her sleeve.

“I actually prefer it / Nothin’ on the earth could make me really feel the best way you do, the belongings you do,” the star sings. “I really like you and me / Dancing within the moonlight / No person can see.”

BLACKPINK's Jennie Releases New Single 'You & Me'
Jennie’s “You & Me” cowl artwork by Naoko Takeuchi.

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The music dropped with a dance efficiency video that includes the BLACKPINK artist in a crimson gown and joined by a crew of back-up dancers in black leotards. Towards a minimalist backdrop, they replicate fierce choreography that originated on the Born Pink World Tou. Finally, it is as if Jennie and the dancers are surrounded by stardust and actually dancing within the moonlight, whereas the singer joins only a male companion.

“You & Me” dropped as a double single, arriving together with “You & Me (Coachella ver.).” A sped-up second model of the music, “You & Me (Coachella ver.)” reveals Jennie’s versatility, because the observe is led by a extra hip-hop-heavy beat and contains a further rap verse.

BLACKPINK revealed the information on Instagram Wednesday by debuting artwork impressed by the observe. Within the picture, Jennie wore a crimson ruffled skirt and matching shirt as she appeared earlier than a physique of water and full moon.

“You & Me” reportedly debuted through the opening date of BLACKPINK’s Born Pink world tour on the KSPO Dome in Seoul final October, in accordance with NME.

The one additionally follows her debut solo single “SOLO” in 2018, which hit No. 1 on Billboard’s World Digital Music Gross sales chart.

BLACKPINK's Jennie Releases New Single 'You & Me'

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Her solo ventures additionally embrace her function on The Weeknd‘s HBO drama The Idol earlier this yr, the place she starred reverse Lily-Rose Depp. The performer appeared on the soundtrack for the collection, releasing the music “One of many Ladies” together with The Weeknd, 33, and Depp, 24.

Jennie advised WWDin Could that her friendship with Depp via their Chanel connection helped her really feel snug making her appearing debut on the present.

“She actually helped me rather a lot. Telling me about scenes, and it was very comforting to have her there,” Jennie stated. “She simply taught me to specific myself and be snug with myself, to not be scared.”

She additionally starred in a limited-edition capsule assortment with Calvin Klein — and attended her first Met Gala in Could.

“I am carrying Chanel from the ’90s runway. I am so fortunate to have the Chanel staff recreate this look, the one which Karl did. I am simply so pleased!” Jennie advised Emma Chamberlain for Vogue on the crimson carpet.

 Jennie of BLACKPINK performs at the Coachella Stage during the 2023 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on April 15, 2023 in Indio, California
Jennie performs in Indio, California in April 2023.

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Earlier than making her debut on the annual fête, Jennie received some easy however sound recommendation from one in all her BLACKPINK groupmates.

“I do not know what to anticipate, however Rosé was right here final yr and he or she advised me, ‘Simply have enjoyable,’ so that is the plan for at this time,” she shared.

Jennie — who’s identified for her rapping abilities in BLACKPINK — advised Rolling Stone in 2022 that she seeks normalcy regardless of the celebrity.

“Greater than anybody, we wish to be unusual women,” she advised the outlet. “Certain, there are occasions once we discuss what sort of affect we might have. However what we really love is speaking about our cats, canine, good meals, and fairly locations.”

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