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Black Mamba is the debut digital single by aespa. It was released on November 17, 2020 at 6PM KST.[1]

“Black Mamba” is a powerful dance song with a signature synth sound and a strong bass. It has a catchy hook that resembles the chanting of a spell.

The song was later included in the digital edition of the group's second mini album, Girls.

Release[]

On November 2, 2020, S.M. Entertainment announced that aespa would be making their debut with the digital single Black Mamba.

On November 19th, aespa performed "Black Mamba" for the first time through their Youtube channel by using an AR camera that projects a virtual scene of a fantastical world in real-time.

Music show promotions began on November 20th at Music Bank.

The music video for Black Mamba surpassed 100 million views in 51 days, becoming the fastest Kpop debut music video to do so. In celebration of this achievement S.M. Entertainment released a special dance practice of the song.


Audio[]

Spotify[]

Lyrics[]

Line Distribution[]

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Videos[]

Stages[]

Trivia[]

  • The train stage is featured in the last scene of NCT U's "Make A Wish (Birthday Song)" music video.
  • S.M.'s artist BoA is featured in the last scene from the music video, teasing her comeback with "Better". She helped with aespa's concept and preparation.
  • The music video also features æ-KARINA and æ-WINTER.

Chart Performance[]

Weekly charts[]

Weekly chart performance for "Black Mamba"
Chart (2020) Peak Position
Global 200 (Billboard) 138
Malaysia (RIM) 14
New Zealand Hot Singles (RMNZ) 37
Singapore (RIAS) 13
South Korea (Gaon) 49
South Korea (K-pop Hot 100) 21
US World Digital Song Sales (Billboard) 5

Monthly charts[]

Monthly chart performance for "Black Mamba"
Chart (2020) Position
South Korea (Gaon) 69
South Korea (K-pop Hot 100) 25

Accolades[]

Year Organisation Award Result
2021 Gaon Chart Music Awards New Artist of the Year – Digital Won

Music program awards[]

Program Date
Inkigayo (SBS) January 17, 2021

Gallery[]

The gallery for Black Mamba is located here.

References[]

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