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Alex (알렉스) is a African-American singer under DR Music. She is a former member and leader of the girl group BP RaNia.

Life and career

She was born in Kansas, United States.

2012–14: Letters to My Ex

On August 31, 2012, she released her debut extended play, Letters to My Ex.

On February 2014, she released the single "Want Me Some U".

2015–16: Debuting in BP RaNia

On November 3, 2015, it was announced that the music video for "Demonstrate" would feature in the the African-American singer Alexandra Reid, with the possibility of her becoming a member of the girl group.[1] Later On November 4, DR Music confirmed that Alex was added to the group.[2]

In mid-2016 DR Media announced that they were working on a sub-unit that consisted of Alex and a band-mate Hyemi, the sub-unit never had a music video nor an album, but the girl's together recorded the track "No Dab" for the EP Refresh 7th. On August 15, 2016, Alex announced that she became the group's new leader.

2017–present: Acting opportunity, Refresh 7th promotion controversy

On February 21, 2017, DR Music was approached by a production company with an acting opportunity for Alex.

On August 12, 2017, RaNia released their fifth mini-album Refresh 7th, the promotion for the album became controversial after fans noticed that Alex has little to no lines, and that she spent the majority of performances standing off to the side while the other girls danced and sang.[3] Following her departure, Alex took to Twitter and criticized the company in regards to how she was treated and her departure, saying "People think they can push you around, take advantage of you, manipulate you, violate you then throw you in the trash and walk. Dead wrong."[4]

On December 9, 2017, she announced the upcoming release of "East West", which was intended for the Hex sub-unit (Hyemi & Alex), the single was released on March 19, 2018.

Discography

EPs

Digital singles

Trivia

  • She was the first African-American member of a Korean group group.[5]
  • She can speak fluent English and Korean.[6]

Gallery

Refrences

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