Exclusive: Ninety One Talks Coming to America, New Music, & Teaching Me Kazakh | WatersOnAir

 

2021 has introduced us to so many global superstars from all over the world… let’s meet one more before the year is up! A few thousand miles away from the breakout K-pop acts like BTS and BLACKPINK, in the Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan, is a new genre of music looking to go worldwide: Q-pop.

Based on a different spelling of their country’s name (Qazaqstan), Q-pop is only a few years old. But the band who created the style, Ninety One, is already seeking fame internationally! As part of their musical journey, they talked with me over Zoom, where I met the boys in the band, as well as the team that supports them. Check it out: