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STAYC Covers THIS Iconic BLACKPINK Song — How Did People React?

STAYC covered this iconic BLACKPINK song. Want to know how people reacted to their performance? Then keep on reading!

STAYC Performs Cover of THIS Iconic BLACKPINK Song

On May 8, the second line-up for KCON 2022 in Seoul performed at the event. STAYC was one of the main idol groups performing for KCON 2022. The girl group performed a cover of a famous BLACKPINK song during the event.

That song is BLACKPINK’s hit single, “DDU-DU DDU-DU.”

STAYC Covers THIS Iconic BLACKPINK Song — How Did People React?

(Photo : KCON (GIF by Alexa Lewis))
STAYC Covers THIS Iconic BLACKPINK Song — How Did People React?

The group’s cover performance of this hit song has attracted the attention of many fans. STAYC has received countless compliments from internet users on social media and on South Korean online community forums.

STAYC Garners Praise for Cover of BLACKPINK’s ‘DDU-DU DDU-DU’

In the past, STAYC has been criticized as an all-visual member group with questionable vocals. Many believe their voices are hit-or-miss. Sometimes, they do exceptionally well in some performances and others, mediocre.

However, with STAYC’s cover of BLACKPINK’s “DDU-DU DDU-DU,” internet users are stating that the group has improved remarkably. BLACKPINK’s music is renowned for being hard to cover due to the strong vibe of the girl group, but STAYC was able to digest the song.

STAYC Covers THIS Iconic BLACKPINK Song — How Did People React?

(Photo : KCON (GIF by Alexa Lewis))
STAYC Covers THIS Iconic BLACKPINK Song — How Did People React?

The girls delivered a confident performance, with many praising their live vocal ability. People claimed that out of the fourth generation K-pop groups that have covered “DDU-DU DDU-DU,” STAYC did it the best.

Though they received countless compliments, people stated there is still room to improve. Specifically, many claimed the rap part was a beat weak and slow. However, internet users were understanding, as STAYC’s strength lies with their vocals rather than rap.

STAYC Covers THIS Iconic BLACKPINK Song — How Did People React?

(Photo : KCON (GIF by Alexa Lewis))
STAYC Covers THIS Iconic BLACKPINK Song — How Did People React?

People added that Jennie and Lisa’s raps are too iconic for people to cover just as well.

Comments concerning STAYC’s cover of “DDU-DU DDU-DU” read:

“I think the rap is a bit weak, but it might be because the original rap is too good.”

“STAYC’s voice really suits this song. They digested it so well. Though there is room for improvement, this is the best cover I have seen.”

“This is the first time I heard BLACKPINK’s song covered and actually thought it was good. STAYC’s live singing ability has improved significantly.”

“This is the best cover of the song I have seen. YG songs are so hard to cover, but STAYC did well.”



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Written by Alexa Lewis

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