BLACKPINK’s song Kill This Love was played and danced to by the crowd at the presidential election campaign in the Philippines.
A video of the scene in Pasig City, Philippines has gone viral on Twitter. The video shows hundreds of thousands of people in a crowd chanting the line “BLACKPINK in your area” from the song Kill This Love by BLACKPINK. The crowd was full of enthusiasm, tuning in with the exciting music of the song.
The video was filmed during the presidential campaign of Vice President Leni Robredo and Senator Francis Pangilinan held in the city. The rally is said to have attracted more than 180,000 people. This is said to be the largest election campaign ever.
The presidential election in the Philippines will take place on May 9th. The candidates running for the election include politician Bongbong Marcos, Senator Manny Pacquaio, Vice President Leni Robredo, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno and Senator Panfilo Lacson.
In recent days, the presidential candidates have held election campaigns across the country.
According to NME magazine, Vice President Leni Robredo also played K-Pop music during previous rallies. Specifically, on March 11th, she had an election campaign in Bacolod city.
Here, the selected music is the song The Feels by Twice. The song Fancy was also played during the election campaign at the end of March 20th for the crowd to sing and dance along.
The fact that the song was played and received at a major political event shows BLACKPINK‘s global popularity. This also made the fans of the group extremely excited.
Kill This Love is a hit song of BLACKPINK released in 2019. The song helped the group set a series of records such as becoming the MV with the most views within the first 24 hours since its release (56.7 million views), the fastest K-pop group’s MV to reach 100 million views, with just 2 days, 14 hours and 15 minutes, etc.