2NE1 Reunite at Coachella: Watch

Hit South Korean girl group 2NE1 has officially reunited on the main stage at Coachella for the first time since disbanding six years ago. After a solo mini set from frontman CL, the four members teamed up to perform their 2011 track “I Am the Best.”

Speculation that there could be a surprise reunion arose shortly after news of a Weibo post now edited by the official account of management company and record label 88rising who mentioned and tagged 2NE1 alongside former CL frontman as part of their Head in the Clouds Forever showcase lineup. To add fuel to the fire, a member of former Park member Bom’s team shared that he was in Los Angeles, and his teammate Dara, who tweets and shares content daily, has been MIA since. about a week.

2NE1’s last performance was at the Mnet Asian Music Awards in 2015, where CL released the group as part of their solo set, similar to what happened tonight. At Coachella on Saturday, CL performed solo singles, including “Spicy,” from recent album Alpha, and 2015’s “Hello Bitches.” For the finale, fellow members Park Bom, Dara, and Minzy took the stage and the four performed “I Am the Best.” See full images above.

The group debuted under YG Entertainment in 2009 and found success early on. The four were pioneers in experimenting with new sounds and looks for K-pop at the time. In 2012, they became the first K-pop girl group to embark on a world tour. Their last album, Crushwas featured as one of Rolling Stone’s Top 20 Pop Albums of 2014.

Each member has been busy since their breakup, with TV appearances in Korea and various solo projects. In recent years, the members have shared more regular get-togethers and often teased the idea of ​​getting back together.

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