The Korean music scene is buzzing with news this week! Blackpink’s Lisa finally announced the official release date of her highly-anticipated solo debut while Megan Thee Stallion's Butter remix with BTS will get to see the light of day. Meanwhile, Twice’s first English song also gets a release date while Seventeen is officially making their comeback in October.
K-drama land is relatively quiet this week as dramas airing towards the end of the year are finishing up finally. But we have news that Kang Dong-won is in talks to lead the remake of a Hong Kong movie.
Find all about that and more on this week's Korean entertainment roundup. Missed last week's summary? You can still catch up here.
1. Blackpink's Lisa announces debut solo album release date
Blackpink’s Lisa officially announced the release date of her debut solo album, titled Lalisa, the rapper’s real name. Releasing on September 10, the solo album promises to exude her charm and showcase a different side to her.
Her agency, YG Entertainment also shared the visual concept for the solo album where the Blackpink rapper is holding her long braided ponytail, dressed in a red outfit, with puffed sleeves and a matching choker.