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CL joins BigHit Entertainment's Weverse, elated fans celebrate 'first soloist on the platform'

Rapper CL, who recently released the track 'Post Up', has finally been confirmed as a solo artiste on BigHit Entertainment's Weverse
UPDATED SEP 28, 2020
CL (Getty Images)
CL (Getty Images)

Rapper CL has finally been confirmed as a solo artiste on BigHit Entertainment's Weverse. The official announcement was made by WeVerse's Twitter handle saying, "Hello, GZBz! See you all on Weverse! #CLWeverse, the official fan community for CL and GZBz is now open! Stay tuned for a variety of exclusive content and be closer with CL than ever before on Weverse!"


It was earlier speculated that the 29-year-old rapper will be making her way onto the Weverse platform. CL herself confirmed the news by simply tweeting the hashtag #CLonWeVerse.

Fans of the rapper were quick to celebrate the announcement on social media. One fan, excited about the announcement, wrote, "CL in Weverse and Yuju covering 'Dynamite' aaaa what a nice day to be alive," while another fan, still in disbelief, wrote, "Hold up – am I trippin or I really see CL on Weverse???????? Holy SH-"

Another excited fan, asking everyone to support CL, tweeted, "Screaming coz literally all of my favs are on Weverse kdhdjd like my queen CL too I'm so happy bfkcbcj legit stan everyone on this green app (except enhypen...Yet ;p)" Another fan of CL, talking about her upcoming releases, tweeted the following: "CL joins Weverse! CL becomes the first soloist to join the platform. Following the release of 'Post Up', CL shared that she would be releasing more singles and a full album beginning in October!"

Another fan, happy about the news, said, "We’re not clowns. I really told yah that CL is now part of the Weverse Family. The queen really is back. Welcome to the Weverse family, our baddest female, queen CL."






Who is CL?

CL, whose real name is Lee Chae-rin, recently released her track 'Post Up' along with a music video. Taking to Instagram, she said, "'Post Up' is a short video that I’m releasing ahead of my new album as a thank you to all of my GZBz. I hope you will all enjoy my special gift."

'Post Up' is CL’s first release since last year's EP titled 'In the Name of Love' which was released after her three-year hiatus from 2016 to 2019. The rapper also said that she will drop a brand new album and single next month, and 'Post Up' serves as the intro to the release.

After joining YG Entertainment at the age of 15, CL debuted as a member of the girl group 2NE1 in 2009. The group went on to become one of South Korea's most popular and successful girl groups worldwide.

Lee Chae-rin aka CL (Getty Images)

CL embarked on her solo career in 2015 after 2NE1 went on an indefinite hiatus. In November 2016, YG Entertainment officially announced 2NE1's disbandment after almost 2 years of hiatus. CL stayed a solo act under YG until December 2019 and, eventually, left the label and released her solo EP 'In the Name of Love'. 

As a featured artist, CL has rapped on tracks such as 'Dirty Vibe' by Skrillex featuring Diplo and G-Dragon, 'Surrender' by Lil Yachty featuring Shaiana, 'Dopeness' by The Black Eyed Peas, and 'Cut It Up' by PKCZ featuring Afrojack. Her track 'No Better Feelin' was featured on the soundtrack of the hit animated movie 'My Little Pony: The Movie'.

What is Weverse?

Weverse is BigHit Entertainment and beNX's exclusive global K-Pop community platform which features in-house artistes like BTS, TXT, GFriend, Seventeen, NU'EST and ENHYPEN. It hosts multimedia content and facilitates artist-to-fan communications for K-Pop bands and musicians.