AKMU release cinematic teaser for upcoming “collaboration album”

‘Next Episode’ drops later this month

South Korean sibling duo AKMU have dropped a teaser for their upcoming album, ‘Next Episode’.

The clip refers to the forthcoming release as a “collaboration album”, hinting that the new record will feature a number of different guest artists. In addition, ‘Next Episode’ is set to be released on July 26. More information is expected to be revealed in the coming weeks.

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Last month, South Korean news outlet Hanguk Gyeongje reported that AKMU would be making a comeback in July, and had began filming their new music video. On the same day, their agency confirmed the news and stated that “AKMU are in the middle of filming a music video for a new track”, per Soompi.

‘Next Episode’ will be the duo’s first project in eight months, after last year’s single ‘Happening’. Member Lee Chan-Hyuk had also previously shared that ‘Happening’ would act as a connection to AKMU’s next full-length album. It will also be their first release since renewing their contracts with YG entertainment earlier this year.

In other K-pop news, BLACKPINK’s Lisa is set to make her solo debut “this summer” according to YG Entertainment. The Thai-born singers is also reportedly set to shoot a music video for her upcoming release sometime this week.

Meanwhile, members Jennie and Rosé were also recently spotted in LA. YG Entertainment later shared in a statement that that the singers were in America in order to work on new music.

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