Yaebin (예빈; formerly known as Rena) is a South Korean rapper under OSR Entertainment. She is the main rapper of the girl group HINAPIA and a former member of the girl group PRISTIN and its sub-unit PRISTIN V.
2016: Produce 101
In 2016, Yaebin participated in Mnet's survival television show, Produce 101, along with other five trainees from her agency, Pledis Entertainment. She was eliminated in episode 10 after ranking 29th place.
On May 24, 2019, it was announced by Pledis that PRISTIN was officially disbanding after almost two years without activity. It was also announced that 7 out of 10 members had not renewed their contracts with the agency, Rena being one of them.
2019: New agency and group
On October 20, it was confirmed by OSR Entertainment that she, alongside former PRISTIN members Minkyeung, Eunwoo and Gyeongwon, have all signed with the agency and are preparing for debuting in a new girl group together called HINAPIA alongside one more trainee. The group debuted on November 3, with the digital single album "New Start" and its title track "Drip".
Music video appearances
- She lived in the Philippines for a few years.
- She speaks English.