Alex First Black Kpop Idol. The American singer suffered the worst treatment from the public and her agency just because she had darker skin than the rest. Alex Reid fulfilled her dream of being part of a K-POP group but when she arrived in South Korea.
For international fans of K-pop who arent East Asian it can be difficult to find an idol they can deeply relate to seeing as Korea like most Asian countries is largely racially uniform. Nothing went the way she imagined. She made her solo debut on October 21 2019 with the single Bomb.
The idol would not be included in the groups dance practice videos and sometimes skip on performances.
November 6th 2020 When Alex Reid debuted as BP RANIA s rapper in 2015 she was the only black K-Pop idol in the industry. Alex Reid fulfilled her dream of being part of a K-POP group but when she arrived in South Korea. The members themselves seemed to be ok with her and she got along with them fine for the most part but the company treated her like crap. Though she received notable media attention for being a pioneer she went through countless small hardships that she later detailed after leaving the group.