New K-pop girl group aespa's first music video breaks records


'Black Mamba' by aespa is now the fastest debut music video to reach 10 million views in K-pop history.

Within just a matter of hours of making its debut, K-pop girl group aespa is already shattering records.

The four-member band released its first song, Black Mamba, accompanied by a music video, on Nov 17.

In just nine hours, the music video reached a staggering 10 million views, making it the fastest debut music video to reach 10 million views in K-pop history, according to allkpop.com.

Boy band TXT previously held the record, reaching 10 million views in 13 hours.

Aespa, comprising Karina, Giselle, Winter and Ningning, is renowned talent agency SM Entertainment's first girl group in six years.

Karina shared in an official statement about the quartet making its debut: “I still can’t believe it’s real. I can feel the pressure, but the feelings of wanting to show the world a good song and a good performance are even stronger.”

The group made headlines shortly before its debut when it announced that there will be an artificial intelligence element to aespa.

Each of the four human members will have a virtual counterpart. Meaning, Karina, for instance, will also exist as a virtual member, or an avatar, named ae-Karina.

It will be interesting to watch how aespa's futuristic concept unfolds.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 18
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3

Music , aespa , k-pop

   

Did you find this article insightful?

Yes
No

72% readers found this article insightful

Next In Entertainment

South Korean rapper Iron dead at 29
Famed Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto diagnosed with cancer for second time
Korean actor Cha In-pyo says ‘I love you’ 6 times a day to wife, Shin Ae-ra
Here's your chance to be a Suria radio deejay
South Korean actress-model Song Yoo-jung dead at 26
'Tenet' actor Kenneth Branagh to play British prime minister Boris Johnson in pandemic TV drama
Reboot of iconic 1990s TVB series 'Armed Reaction' is here
'Godzilla Vs. Kong' trailer: Ultimate showdown of legendary movie monsters
Korean-American actor Daniel Dae Kim lands his 1st lead role after 31 years in industry
K-pop fans take over #ImpeachBidenNow hashtag to silence Trump supporters

Stories You'll Enjoy


-->