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Blackpink returning with first EP on June 15


Girl group Blackpink will return with its first EP, “Square Up,” on June 15, the group’s management agency said.

Following its first two single albums, “Square One” and “Square Two,” the forthcoming release is the third in the group’s “Square” series.

“Blackpink has so far presented only singles. The upcoming record is gaining anticipation from fans as it is the first EP from the group,” YG Entertainment said in a release on Friday.

The quartet debuted on Aug. 8, 2016, and stormed multiple music charts back-to-back with its edgy hip-hop tracks “Whistle” and “Boombayah.”

The group continued its winning streak last year with “Playing with Fire,” “Stay” and “As If It’s Your Last,” and made its successful Japanese debut in August.

All five songs have surpassed more than 100 million YouTube views with “Boombayah” and “As If It’s Your Last” achieving over 300 million views.

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