BLACKPINK‘s music video for “DDU-DU DDU-DU” was released on June 15, 2018. It became the first K-Pop group MV to reach one billion views in March 2020, a little over a year and nine months after it was revealed.
It’s currently on the road to reaching 1.5 billion views. To celebrate, check out a few facts about “DDU-DU DDU-DU” that you may not know about below!
1. There was an actual person driving Jennie’s tank
First up, Jennie excitedly shared that, “The tank was driven by a real person in there!” A man was driving the shiny vehicle the entire time, making it more than just for show.
2. Jisoo’s hair was in the way
Jisoo laughingly pointed out in Star Road that a strand of her hair was stuck to her forehead.
When you review the footage, it’s barely seen!
3. Rosé was afraid of her set
Rosé and Jennie both had sets that positioned them meters off the ground. The former found it particularly daunting because she had only a small platform to balance on.
I was a little scared their too. It was hard to balance.
4. Lisa’s scenes were all shot in a single set
Each side of Lisa‘s room was decorated differently, allowing her to have numerous backgrounds in one location.
5. If they could exchange sets, most wanted Rosé’s chandelier scene
Lisa exclaimed in Star Road that she wants to “try that scene of riding on the chandelier!”
6. Jisoo was supposed to have explosives in her scene
Though her first solo scene already had fire and rain in the background, Jisoo revealed that there was also supposed to be bombs to hype it up even more. Unfortunately, she said, “I think that did not work out”.
7. Jennie’s pet was a desert fox
The cute animal Jennie held in her first solo scene was a desert fox, and its name was Coco!
8. The popcorn scene was captured in one take
Finally, Jennie was able to land the popcorn in her mouth in one take. She recalled everyone on the set being impressed that she got it immediately!
Check out the full video below!