Netflix’s Blackpink documentary shows K-pop superstars’ wild rise to fame


The K-pop industry is much different from the American music industry. Its biggest stars tour the world and churn out radio-ready bops, of course, but rather than working their way to stardom in the public eye, K-pop idols present their polished images to the world after years of extensive behind-the-scenes training. Netflix’s new documentary, Blackpink: Light Up the Sky, shows what this chaotic process is like while giving viewers a personal — if still manicured — look at Blackpink’s rise to fame.

The group’s fan base, known as the Blinks, is dedicated — so there’s no doubt that they’ll run toward Light Up the Sky‘s glossy examination of their beloved group. But even those who aren’t the most passionate of fans are likely to be captivated by Blackpink’s simultaneously arduous and brisk journey to stardom. Read more…

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