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Dara said, "I feel like [the solo album] should be within this year, but I haven't talked about it with my label CEO yet."
She continued, "When an article about a solo album comes up, I think my label CEO will call me and go, 'What's this?' I'd like for it to be released this summer. There hasn't been any talk of it so far."
Dara also talked about starting anew by herself, outside of 2NE1. "I was able to live comfortably as a member of 2NE1. From now on, I have to march out to the battlefield on my own. I will live headstrong in the harsh world. It's time to live the 3rd chapter of my life," she shared.
Meanwhile, 'One Step' premieres in theaters this April 6.