Hit-making South Korean lady group 2NE1 has formally reunited on the Coachella predominant stage for the primary time since disbanding six years in the past. Following a solo mini set by chief CL, the 4 members teamed as much as carry out their 2011 monitor “I Am the Greatest.”
Hypothesis that there could also be a shock reunion arose shortly after the announcement from a now-edited Weibo post by the official account of administration firm and report label 88rising that talked about and tagged 2NE1 alongside the group’s former chief CL as a part of the lineup for its Head in the Clouds Without end showcase. So as to add gas to the hearth, a member of former member Park Bom’s workers shared that he was in L.A., and bandmate Dara, who tweets and shares content material every day, had been M.I.A. for a few week.
The final 2NE1 performance was on the Mnet Asian Music Awards in 2015, the place CL introduced out the group as a part of her solo set, much like what occurred tonight. At Coachella on Saturday, CL carried out solo singles together with “Spicy,” from latest album Alpha, and 2015’s “Hiya Bitches.” For the finale, fellow members Park Bom, Dara, and Minzy got here onstage, and the 4 carried out “I Am the Greatest.” See full footage above.
The group debuted beneath YG Leisure in 2009 and located success early on. The 4 have been pioneers in experimenting with sounds and appears that have been new to K-pop on the time. In 2012, they grew to become the primary Okay-pop lady group to embark on a world tour. Their last album, Crush, was featured as considered one of Rolling Stone’s 20 Best Pop Albums of 2014.
Every member has been retaining busy since their breakup, with tv appearances in Korea and varied solo tasks. In more moderen years, the members have shared extra common meet-ups and have usually teased the concept of getting again collectively.