BP RANIA

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BP RaNia (BP 라니아; also stylized as BP RANIA) is a six-member girl group under DR Music. They debuted as RaNia with the song "Dr Feel Good" on April 6, 2011. Their name stands for Black Pearl Regeneration Idol of Asia.

Members

  • Alex (알렉스) - main rapper
  • Jieun (지은) - leader, main dancer, lead vocalist
  • Yumin (유민) - sub vocalist, visual
  • Zi.U (지유; formerly Seulji (슬지)) - lead vocalist, lead dancer
  • Ttabo (따보) - lead dancer, lead rapper, sub vocals
  • Hyemi (혜미) - main vocalist, maknae

Former Members

  • Yijo (이조) - dancer (2011)
  • Joy (조이; Jutamas Wichai) - vocals, visual (2011)
  • Riko (리코) - lead vocals (2011–2013)
  • Jooyi (주이) - leader, main vocals, lead rap (2011–2014)
  • Di (디) - leader, sub-vocals, lead dance, lead rap (2011–2016)
  • T-ae (티애) - main dance, lead vocals (2011–2016)
  • Xia (시아) - main vocals, lead dance (2011–2016)
  • Yina (이나; formerly Saem (샘)) - sub vocals, sub rapper, first generation leader (2011–2014; 2016–2017)

Alex (알렉스)

Stage Name: Alex (알렉스)
Real Name: Alexandra Reid
Position: Leader, Main Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: March 5, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Alex facts:
– She was born in Kansas, USA.
– She can speak English and Korean.
– She’s the current leader of the group.
– She is also reported to be the first African-American to debut in a K-pop girl group.

Yina (이나)

Stage Name: Yina (이나) (formerly Saem)
Real Name: Hwang Se Mi (황세미), her legalized name is Hwang Saem
Position: Vocalist, Rapper, Lead Dancer
Birthday: May 4, 1987
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 171 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 48 kg (105 lbs)
Blood Type: AB

Hwang Yi Na facts:
– She was born in Gwangju, South Korea.
– She has a younger brother.
– She speaks Korean and Japanese.
– She can play the guitar.
– She was an original member and the first leader of the group, but then promoted as an actress.
– Hwang Saem, better known as Saem, returned to Rania after two years.

Jieun (지은)

Stage Name: Jieun (지은)
Real Name: Kang Ji Eun (강지은)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: 17 October, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 50 kg (110 lbs)
Blood Type: A

Jieun facts:
– She was born in South Korea.
– She’s a former member of LPG (Lovely Pretty Girls).
– She is a former trainer of Aquagro Entertainment.
– She is one of three new members for this new lineup of Rania.
– She was officially introduced on December 24, 2016.

Yumin (유민)

Stage Name: Yumin (유민)
Birth Name: Kim Yoo Min (김유민)
Position: Sub-Vocalist
Birthday: 22 April, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 46 kg (101 lbs)
Blood Type: A

Yumin facts:
– She was born in Osan, Gyeonggi, South Korea.
– She is one of three new members for the new lineup for Rania.
– She was officially introduced on 25 December, 2016.

Zi.U

Stage Name: Zi.U (지유), (formerly Seulji)
Real Name: Kim Seul Ji (김슬지)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Birthday: February 12, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 161 cm (5’3″)
Weight: 44 kg (97 lbs)

Zi.U facts:
– She was born in Wonju, South Korea.
– She was formerly known as Seulji in Rania, but changed her stage name to Zi.U.
– She is one of two members (not including Saem) who has been in Rania longer than Alex.

Ttabo (따보)

Stage Name: Ttabo (따보)
Birth Name: Fu Ying Nan (付英男)
Korean Name: Boo Young Nam (부영남)
Position: Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist
Birthday: 8 June, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Blood Type: AB

Ttabo facts:
– She was born in China.
– Her real name is unknown for the time being.
– She’s an ex member of Miss Mass.
– Ttabo is the third new member of Rania to join for the new lineup.
– She was officially introduced on 26 December, 2016.

Hyeme (혜미)

Stage Name: Hyeme (혜미)
Real Name: Kim Hye Mi (김혜미)
Position: Main Vocalist, Sub-Rapper, Maknae
Birthday: December 22, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 170 cm (5’7″)
Blood Type: B

Hyeme facts:
– She was born in Gimpo, South Korea.
– She is one of two member (not including Saem) to have been in Rania longer than Alex.