BLACKPINK is a South Korean girl group formed by YG Entertainment. The group consists of four members: Jennie, Lisa, Jisoo and Rosé. They debuted on August 8th, 2016 with their double title tracks "휘파람 (WHISTLE)" and "BOOMBAYAH".
In May 2016, YG Entertainment started member reveals for the group with individual teaser image. Jennie was revealed on May 31, Lisa on June 7, Jisoo on June 14, and Rosé on June 21. On June 29, YG Entertainment announced the four-member group would debut as BLACKPINK, YG Entertainment's first girl group in seven years since 2NE1.
Prior to the group's formation, the members have made several appearances. Jennie featured on several of her label-mate's songs, such as G-Dragon's "Black", 승리's "GG Be" and 이하이's "Special". Rosé also lent her vocals in G-Dragon's song "Without You".