Aespa (Korean: 에스파; RR: eseupa; MR: esŭp'a, commonly stylized in all lowercase or æspa) is a South Korean girl group formed by SM Entertainment.
The group consists of four members: Karina, Giselle, Winter and Ningning.
They debuted on November 17, 2020 with the single, "Black Mamba".
The group's name, Aespa, combines the English initials of "avatar" and "experience" (Avatar X Experience) with the English word "aspect", meaning "two sides", to symbolize the idea of "meeting another self and experiencing the new world".
The group made their broadcast debut on KBS2's Music Bank on November 20 to perform "Black Mamba".
The song reached number one on the K-pop music video charts of China's biggest music-streaming service, QQ Music, for three consecutive weeks and earned Aespa their first music show win on SBS's Inkigayo on January 17, 2021.
On September 14, 2021, SM Entertainment announced Aespa will release their first extended play, Savage.It was released on October 5, 2021.
Seoul, South Korea
K-pop, hip-hop, EDM