I have never, Yeah, you don’t have to see her speak it to know she speaks Korean. No one would debut someone who didn't know korean in kpop. If a non-korean wishes to be part of the industry, learns and trains like any other idols do, it is their right to be part of a k-pop group... As long as it is included in the Korean industry itself, regardless of the person's origin or ethnicity, it remains k-pop... Are you gonna claim Lisa or Bambam or Ten or other foreign artists aren't k-pop idols because they aren't korean and… Read more », she are so pretty , i am so happy to hire. We have Thai,Japanese and Chinese in kpop.whats makes them different from her.

Other members of Black Swan include YoungHeun, Hyeme, Judy and Leia. Heize) Official Music Video. I am worried about the Kmedia which is very racist towards darker skin. I hope she wont get any death threats all because she is black. So what’s the difference with being a k-pop girl group member? Would love your thoughts, please comment. Youngheun (hangul: 영흔), nascida Go Young Heun (hangul: 고영흔) em Seul, Coreia do Sul [2] em 20 de novembro de 1994 (25 anos). But this isn’t the first time RaNia has had a member of darker colour. Fatou may prove to be the voice and hope for a new chapter in the K-Pop industry. instead. Black Swan 1st Full Album [Goodbye RANIA] Concept Image. It will be released online on October 16, 2020 with "Tonight" serving as the title track. This website uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience possible. While she's not the first black K-Pop idol, as former Rania member Alex was the first, there's definitely high hopes that she'll do well as a member of Black Swan. how are they still dragging rania along like a lifeless corpse? You can find out more about which cookies we are using or switch them off in settings. I am worried abt the sassaeng and death threats. Girl group Black Swan, formerly known as Rania, recently unveiled their new Senegalese member, Fatou, who also happens to be from Belgium. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. Ignorance. Moved to South Korea last year. for the girls, for us, for everyone . Keeping this cookie enabled helps us to improve our website. We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our website. Fatou is a 95 liner and has also been active in modeling as well. It’s totally fair to have a person of color in a Kpop group. K-Pop (Korean popular music) is a musical genre consisting of pop, dance, electropop, hiphop, rock, R&B, and electronic music originating in South Korea. They debuted as Rania with their debut single album Teddy Riley, The First Expansion In Asia with title track "Dr Feel Good" released in April 2011. Rania is dead and gone, rebooted by DR Music as Black Swan, which was amusingly initially identified as B.S. Stop being naive and read the whole thing. how does this company successfully get trainees? Is this wishful thinking??

You're following Black Swan. shows you how desperate people are to be idols, no wonder the agencies hold so much power, there are dozens of other people waiting to replace you if you don't like how the agency you are in works. You can now view more their stories. K-Pop (Korean popular music) is a musical genre consisting of pop, dance, electropop … ??? Obviously she speaks Korean, but it’s that she doesn’t make an effort to speak it. ), What are you talking about? From the perspective of international K-Pop fans, it can't be helped but to be unenthusiastic about the recent news of the lineup, as they may have the tendency to feel that agencies might just include black members in their idol groups out of desperation to appeal to the public.

They wouldn’t debut someone who doesn’t speak Korean for K-pop, It literally says she speaks Korean.

TypeFull album. I just wish her a good luck and I hope she will success. let it end! I was happy there was a black girl in this group but I was quickly upset, she does not effort to speak korean.. She literally speaks korean though... What are you on about?

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Many fans may still however have their concerns at the same time, given that there have been a number of fans in the past who felt that racism was the main reason why Alex left Rania. But putting those concerns aside, Fatou debuting as a member of Black Swan can prove to have a bigger impact as the world is focused on eradicating discrimination.

Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. Andrea Werhun is a writer, performer, and sex worker. Many fans may still however have their concerns at the same time, given that there have been a number of fans in the past who felt that racism was the main reason why Alex left Rania.

Koreans will not care about this group at all so the company will start catering more to international markets. The group rebranded to become B.S. Something about it doesn’t sit right with me. Most likely. I predict international netizens to get offended every week and the company issuing apologies. The only thing that worry me is the kmedia and the sassaeng. 527k members in the kpop community. Based on Bias Wrecker , Alex Reid is an African-American musician who was formally part of RaNia, though, during her time, they rebranded the band to be called BP Rania, or Black Pearl Rania. - Leia: Brazilian/Japanese member. I remember how badly they treated Alex ? After what former member Alex Reid went through, I genuinely hope history doesn't repeat itself.