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. Later On November 4, DR Music confirmed that Alex was added to the group.
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. 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."
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.
- Letters to My Ex (2012)
- "Want Me Some U" (2014)
- "East West" (2018)
- She was the first African-American member of a Korean group group.
- She can speak fluent English and Korean.
- ↑ RaNia 'Demonstrate' what they've got in MV teaser ft. American rapper and possibly new member?
- ↑ 라니아, 美 흑인 래퍼 알렉산드라 합류 '화려한 이력'
- ↑ BP Rania perform “Beep Beep Beep”, which has Alex standing in the corner
- ↑ Alexandra expresses criticism following her departure from BP RaNia
- ↑ 걸그룹 라니아, 韓 최초로 흑인 멤버 발탁…美 활동 박차
- ↑ [현장영상 라니아 알렉산드라 "한국 래퍼들과 랩 배틀로 실력 인정받고 싶어"]