Blackpink has just released their latest single, Pink Venom, which is going viral with Rihanna’s 2005 hit song Pon de Replay.
Here’s everything you need to know.
Blackpink’s Pink Venom is inspired by Rihanna’s Pon de Replay.
Girl group Blackpink recently released a comeback song ‘Pink Venom’. It is the lead single from the band’s upcoming second album, Born Pink.
However, the song is making headlines on the internet by interroping striking references from Rihanna’s groundbreaking track Pon de Replay.
At the beginning of Pink Venom, fans noticed Lisa chanting a short phrase ‘one two, two go’. One of the best known lyrics from Pon de Replay.
The track’s official video was released after more than 14 million users watched the track in just hours after it was released.
The band, especially Jenny, has previously revealed a love for Rihanna.
Jennie confessed that she sang Rihanna’s Take A Bow at the YG Entertainment audition.
Earlier, in an interview with Elle Korea, the actor Snowdrop said, ‘The number one idol is always Rihanna. She has everything I want.’
Fans react to Blackpink referring to Rihanna’s Pon de Replay in Pink Venom.
Fans of Blackpink and Rihanna were at their best when they heard Lisa sing to the melody of Pon de Replay on their latest track.
I came to Twitter to share my excitement about Pink Venom’s unexpected lyrics.
One fan said, ‘Did Lisa just reference Rihanna’s Pon de Replay?’
The second fan was ‘Lisa paying tribute to Rihanna. I smiled.’
A third user wrote, ‘Lisa and Rihanna are a duo we never knew we needed.’
If someone says, ‘If you’re a fan of Rihanna and Lisa… Ha ha ha.’
One fan pointed out Rihanna’s ‘Pon de Replay’, ‘one two two with Lisa’. Part, Queen!’
Meanwhile, one netizen wrote, ‘Lisa pays tribute to her mother Rihanna. I am obsessed.’
Another person said, ‘It would be the absolute last thing I expected to have Pon de replay inserted into a Blackpink song’.
Another netizen claimed that ‘Rihanna’s phone replay in Pink Venom was not sampled by Blackpink’.
Another user said, ‘I like Rihanna’s mention of Pon De Replay in Pink Venom. One of my favorite Rihanna songs! It evokes a lot of nostalgia!!! And when I first heard it, I was like OMGGG.’