Blackpink’s Pink Venom references Rihanna’s Pon de Replay

Blackpink just released their latest single Pink Venom, which is going viral as it interpolates Rihanna’s 2005 hit song Pon de Replay.

Here is everything you need to know.

Blackpink’s Pink Venom is inspired by Rihanna’s Pon de Replay

K-pop girl group Blackpink recently released their comeback song Pink Venom on Friday. It is the lead single from the band’s upcoming second album, Born Pink.

However, the song is creating quite a stir on the internet for the notable references that get in the way of Rihanna’s theme song Pon de Replay.

During the beginning of Pink Venom, fans noticed that Lisa briefly sings the verses: “It goes one by one, even two by two.” These are some of Pon de Replay’s most recognizable lyrics.

The official video for the song was subsequently released after the song was viewed by over 14 million users within hours of its release.

The band, especially Jennie, have previously revealed their love for Rihanna.

Jennie shared that she sang Rihanna’s Take A Bow when she auditioned for YG Entertainment.

In a previous interview with Elle Korea, the Snowdrop actress mentioned, ‘My number one idol will always be Rihanna. She has everything I want to have.

Fans React To Blackpink By Referencing Rihanna’s Replay Pon On Pink Venom

Blackpink and Rihanna fans were thrilled when they heard Lisa sing the Pon de Replay tune on her latest song.

They took to Twitter to share their excitement over Pink Venom’s unexpected lyrics.

One fan shared: ‘Did Lisa just reference Rihanna’s Pon de Replay?’

A second fan chimed in saying: ‘Lisa with the Rihanna tribute. I smiled.’

While a third user wrote: “Lisa and Rihanna are duets we never knew we needed.”

Someone added: ‘If you’re a fan of Rihanna and Lisa… You’re freaking out right now. LOL.’

One fan noted: ‘Lisa with that, “one by one, two by two” “Pon de Replay” by Rihanna. Go, queen!

Meanwhile, one user chimed in, ‘Lisa paying tribute to her mother Rihanna. I am obsessed.’

Someone else mentioned that ‘replay song interpolated by a Blackpink song is absolutely the last thing I expected’.

Another user claimed, “Not Blackpink trying Rihanna’s Pon the reprise on Pink Venom.”

Another user said: “I love the reference to Rihanna’s Pon De Replay in Pink Venom.” It’s one of my favorite Rihanna songs! It makes me very nostalgic!!! And when I first heard it, I was like OMGGG.

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