This was the first Kpop comeback I was anticipating since I started becoming a Kpop fan (or at least one of the first). Rania were one of my favorite groups and I assumed they maybe quietly disbanded, but they came back with this song and they did NOT disappoint. It's so strong and empowering. The choreography is iconic and sexy. I love the outfits especially with those colorful heels. Everyone gave it their all. Plus this made Alex the first Black Kpop girl so they got some buzz for that. Sadly i-fans still didn't stream nor buy the album which makes this song qualify for the series.
Where do I even start with Rania? They've had a chaotic nonconsistent lineup since debut. After this comeback the three original members left the team while Seulgi, Alex, and Hyeme remained. Di, Xia, and Tae were supposed to redebut under a new company called Ela8te, but that never happened. Rania rebranded as BP Rania adding 4 new members, one of whom was an original Rania member. Alex and Hyeme debuted in a subunit called Rania HEX. Then members of Rania dropped out one by one comeback by comeback. Alex dramatically left the team after consistently not being a part of the choreo. After Alex left, they returned to the Rania name. Even more members left the company to the point where Hyeme was the only one remaining. When Hyeme debuted, you can see how much passion she had in her performance and how strong her movements were. At this point, Hyeme is DONE with Rania and it's very clear, she gave zero effort in her performances. She then re-debuted in Black Swan under the same company but left not even a month after debut. It was revealed she secretly got married during promotions and got divorced shortly after her contract ended. Some guy also said she was scamming him. Her life was just as chaotic as Rania's I guess. Tae got married last year to a member of F.cuz. Seulgi AKA Zi.U was on some BJ streamer competition to debut in a girl group, but I think she had to leave the contest early. She is still active in the entertainment industry as an influencer. Alex also is an influencer.
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