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RaNia teases for comeback

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RaNia has released a mysterious teaser image!


It seems the girl group is returning with a party theme as well as four new members. You can't see any of the members because they're all in silhouette, but fans are definitely excited for their return!


Stay tuned for more.


SEE ALSO: BP RaNia 'Start a Fire' in dance practice; Alex disappointingly missing from most of it

 

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    nami_chan 27 days ago

    I wish them good luck with their comeback, fighting

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    kenichi_kun 27 days ago

    Plot twist: one of the four new members is Jaden Smith.

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    snsdtwinkle 28 days ago

    4 new members... I have no words anymore...

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    karebearsays snsdtwinkle 27 days ago

    there's a possible chance that one of the new members is an original member, Saem, but no one knows for sure yet.

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    Hae_Jun 28 days ago

    How can people trust info that their label isn't even making official. Seriously Dr. Music hasn't put anything on FB, twitter, or instagram.

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    MeniNova 28 days ago

    Honestly, this group is a hot mess and they're going nowhere.

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    Lovely_Cornchips MeniNova 28 days ago

    The company fucked them up and is now trying to grasp for attention...too bad they lost me with all the original members leaving-I no longer care about them.

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    Hae_Jun MeniNova 28 days ago

    Not to mention all their members with any real talent are gone.

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    MeniNova Lovely_Cornchips 28 days ago

    I didn't even know of their existence until last year when Alex was added. I feel like she is just there so that they will get more attention.

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    MeniNova Hae_Jun 28 days ago

    Oh really? I didn't know that.

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    Lovely_Cornchips MeniNova 28 days ago

    I don't know if thats fact or not because we don't know what the new members will bring. And you're correct about her being added for attention, otherwise she wouldn't have been tossed into the group last second with their "Demonstrate" comeback. Its very rare and atypical for a company to grab someone and be like "Oh yeah you're now the lead rapper of this group so just do you and perform" Obviously using her for attention worked because every performance video and music video is flooded with comments about Alex. The group is basically Alex and the Girls, not Rania.

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    MeniNova Lovely_Cornchips 28 days ago

    Hahaha yeah. I also read somewhere that she is the new leader. If she is, then it's not fair to the original member(s). It's not fair to the others as they had to go through years of training and preparing only to suddenly add some random girl just to "spice" things up and gain attention.

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    Lovely_Cornchips MeniNova 28 days ago

    I think her addition and this is honestly just me speculating might be the reason the original members all left-that a long with the companies shitty management. No hate to Alex of course, but she didn't earn a spot in the group and like you said she didn't go through years of training like the others. She was dumped into the group with no training, no education on Korean culture, and a very, very, very basic understanding of the language as well. I feel like the hate she is getting is excessive, but it is mainly the companies fault for being so sloppy with integrating her into the group and the decision to make her the leader is still really...baffling to me.

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    MeniNova Lovely_Cornchips 28 days ago

    I don't blame her but I'm sure she knew what she was getting herself into. Apparently her career in America flopped and when she was offered the Rania spot, she took and ran with it. Also, I just don't understand why they would even add a foreigner for that matter. She seems so out of place with all of them and the whole Kpop scene. Yeah, making her a leader is a BIG slap to whichever member that is truly deserving of that role. But yeah, like you mentioned, I also wonder if the other members left not only because of bad management but if it was also because of Alex as well.

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    Lovely_Cornchips MeniNova 28 days ago

    But the only reason I would think that might not be true is because it seemed like the company put her in their last comeback last minute because she got along well with the other members quickly. But the Kpop industry is pretty scripted so that could be scripted as well and was just an excuse to get her into the public eye quicker. I agree she doesn't fit with Kpop too well, but the Korean fans seem to love her already and thats what the company was going for...so they achieved that.

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    MeniNova Lovely_Cornchips 28 days ago

    To me, it is just a bad idea all around. I do feel like they will see success but it will be brief because of people's curiosity. I mean with groups like Twice that are dominating the industry right now, these ladies are going nowhere real soon, that's for sure.

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    Lovely_Cornchips MeniNova 28 days ago

    Yeah, I ultimately feel bad for them. But their company made way too many poor decisions with them and ultimately screwed them over. I hope the girls who trained aren't too far in debt at this point if they do fail with this comeback.

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    MeniNova Lovely_Cornchips 28 days ago

    Me too. It wasn't their fault and I feel as though, Alex can easily walk away without having to be in in debt which is very sad for the other members.

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    karebearsays Lovely_Cornchips 27 days ago

    The thing is, Alex really only needs to be trained in Korean as far as training goes. From my knowledge she's been basically training her whole life to be famous. So technically she doesn't really need to be trained. She really has it all down, she can rap, she writes and composes her own songs, she's been dancing for a long time, if you go on her YT from 2011 there are clips of her dancing with a group before RaNia, she has amazing stage presence, and she can sing. Personally I think the whole "Alex isn't trained she can't do this, she can't do that" is irrelevant at this point because she's been with RaNia for over a year and what do you think they do in between comebacks? They train. She even choreographs the girls' practice dances. And also about the Korean thing, she's working very hard at learning Korean, and tries to learn around 70 words a day. Let's not forget Amber from f(x) barely knew Korean when she first debuted.

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    karebearsays 27 days ago

    also about Alex being added in, in case you didn't know Teddy Riley, who was one of the Co-founders of RaNia, has always wanted a Black girl in the group, even before they even debuted. They just decided to go with it now. And I'm pretty sure the girls didn't mind Alex becoming the leader at all. They love her, and she loves them. The old members and new. In fact the reason she was so quickly added in the last comeback was because the girls wanted her to be in that comeback really badly, they had all gotten so close to each other. And honestly I always thought she should've been the leader because of her personality and her maternal nature, that's really what being a leader is about. Being able to take control of situations and lead those around you. That's who she is. Everything that's been happening so far is pretty much the company's fault, they haven't paid the members for so long, they constantly delayed their comebacks, and yet they still kept them locked up in a contract without any real notice of what was to happen to them, blaming Alex is useless and honestly makes no sense.

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    MeniNova karebearsays 26 days ago

    The girls loving Alex could be a facade as they most likely don't want to look bad. Also, I stand by all the things I have said about her. She sticks out like an eyesore on stage and it just doesn't look right. She didn't go through the same grueling and training that Kpop is infamously known for. She was just placed in there randomly. She is nothing but a object to draw more attention to the group.

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    MeniNova karebearsays 26 days ago

    Also, I gave her songs a listen and she is mediocre. Her rapping is that of an idol rapper who was assigned the role of rapper. No one is blaming her here but she saw the chance and ran with it. Her American career flopped and in Kpop, the group is going to see brief success but with the likes of Twice dominating, they're going nowhere.

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    robin1 28 days ago

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    Lovely_Cornchips 28 days ago

    Is she actually the leader? How? What? I'm really...what? Someone explain please....

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    karebearsays Lovely_Cornchips 27 days ago

    Is there something wrong with that?

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    Lovely_Cornchips karebearsays 26 days ago

    How can she be a leader, when she knows nothing about the Kpop world or Korea accept for what she learned from being a fan which is most likely nothing. Also she never went through years and years of grueling training like the other members did, she also does not speak Korean fluently or well enough to actually direct her members or lead them. It makes no sense as to why she was suddenly made the leader. There is no logical explanation or reason as to why she should be the leader.

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    karebearsays Lovely_Cornchips 26 days ago

    I'm going to tell you what I've been saying to everyone else. She is learning, and she works very hard at it. You do know that she lives in Korea right now and has been living there since Demonstrate era, which was over a year ago. So obviously she knows a lot more about Korea than just what a regular fan knows. Also she's basically been training her whole life to be famous and being a leader doesn't mean you have to speak Korean, it means you are supposed to be able to lead the ones around you and take responsibility for your group. She's a very responsible and maternal person, and I think she's almost perfect as the leader. I wasn't even surprised that she was announced as the leader because of who she is. And on top of that, she choreographs RaNia's practice dances, why can't you have an open mind?

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    Lovely_Cornchips karebearsays 26 days ago

    Because her being in Korea for one year does not mean she is an expert on Korea, its cultures or how to lead a fucking group. You can't lead a group if you can't communicate with them. You also can't learn a language in one year, its impossible even with tons of practice. Even foreign members from other groups had years to learn and train and be taught Korea's ways and language. She has not. You can't lead a group if you can't communicate with them, plain and simple. Being in America and training to be in the American industry is COMPLETELY different from training to be in a Kpop group. She has not trained to be in a Kpop group therefore she has not earned that position, regardless of prior experience. She has not trained, she is not indebted to the company and has nothing to lose, however her fellow members do. She has not earned her title or position, it was handed to her because the company wanted her. I do not see the logical reasoning behind her being the leader, her choreographing dances does not mean she is leader material at all.

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    karebearsays Lovely_Cornchips 26 days ago

    A lot of you guys act like she's not even qualified to be part of the group period simply because she was scouted and not trained, but even though the American music industry is different from Korean industry, the basics are all the same. Singing, rapping, dancing, stage presence, those are some of the things that they train you for in the Korean music industry, and those are things that Alex has already gotten down thanks to her experience in the American music industry. Plus do you know that in between comebacks they train. So basically she's been training with them for a little over a year, which is around the same time lots of other kpop celebrity's have trained. Another thing is, she can communicate with her members, maybe she is not as advanced as you probably want her to be, but she has been learning the Korean language/culture for a while with the help of her members etc. Also have you ever noticed the similarities between the leaders though? Usually they are maternal, responsible, helpful, and practically selfless, these are all things that Alex possesses. She already naturally possesses a leader-like aura. And although I'm pretty sure a lot of it was media-play on Dr Music's part, I don't feel like the members aren't complaining about her position. I don't know much about the new members, but I can tell you that Seulji/Zi.U and HyeMe don't seem like ones who would want to be a leader, they probably don't mind her being the leader. Also what do you mean by she has nothing to lose? She signed a contract just like the rest of them, and either way just because she's more well off than her members has nothing to do with her being a leader.

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    karebearsays Lovely_Cornchips 26 days ago

    All I ask of you people who don't seem like you support Alex, whether it being her position as a leader or her addition to the group period, is just give her some time, she will improve and she is working hard to improve. You never know, she might impress you. (dang, I wrote a lot more than I thought I did)

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    Lovely_Cornchips karebearsays 26 days ago

    She did not go through years of training as in she will not lose thousands and thousands of dollars if the group fails, she will not be in debt if the group fails because she literally has nothing to lose because she is not indebted tot he company. When an idol trains under a company for years upon years the company invests time and money into them and the trainees eventually have to pay that off-she will not because she hasn't under gone any training. Prepping for a comeback does not count as training, you can keep saying "but she trained in America and its the same thing" even though its not the same DAMN thing. TRAINING IN KOREA IS WAY MORE INTENSIVE, WAY HARDER, AND WAY MORE TIME CONSUMING AS WELL AS LITERAL HELL. American training is not the same damn thing, if it was their would be law suits left and right from every person in these company's that produces artists in the U.S because the treatment Korean trainees undergo is abysmal in comparison and would NOT fly over here in America. So no she didn't train, not the way her fellow members trained, she also like I just said has nothing to lose because she won't be indebted to the company like the other girls are, she still does not have the ability to fluently communicate with her fellow members and lead them, she cannot lead well in this aspect and should not be a leader. She does not have the skills required to be a Kpop idol though, even if she has past experience. Being an artist in America is different from being an Idol in Korea. She has no stage presence, she gets exhausted super quickly, and it makes her live rapping very breathy and sloppy. That alone shows she hasn't been through training to me and I watched a recent performance from her and she still sounded like she had no experience when it comes to performing like that, her part that she rapped in Korean was sloppy and also clearly memorized rather than learned. Not only that but a video that was posted from a girl visiting in Korea who sat down and had a meal with her showed that Alex still struggles with using damn chopsticks...look Alex is sweet and I don't hate her. But she didn't earn the title of leader, she didn't go through the trials and hardships the other girls had to go through, she is lacking in understanding the Korean language and using it, and she still knows nothing about Korean culture (she can't even use chopsticks well)-that alone screams that she shouldn't be a leader. I don't care what her personality tells you-from every thing I saw it seemed like the other members had to watch out for her not the other way around, that does not scream maternal to me. I get it you want her to be supported. But she hasn't earned my support. I try to be kind to every group even if I don't like them because I know they went to hell and back to just get on that stage-I can't say the same for her.

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    karebearsays Lovely_Cornchips 25 days ago

    I understand that you don't like her, but like I said, just give her a chance, she works very hard and I have no doubt that she will improve over time, on her breath support and Korean language/culture knowledge. If you just give her some time I have no doubt that she will earn her leader position. Side note: I personally think she has great stage presence, yes she needs to work on her breath support and stamina, but even when she gets tired she never gives up on the show, she always has high energy and keeps it entertaining for people to watch. Side Side Note: I appreciate your actual legitimate reasoning as to why you don't really like her, and thorough explanation rather than just basic, useless things other people point out.

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    Lovely_Cornchips karebearsays 24 days ago

    I don't hate her like I stated before-she is a genuinely a sweet person and she's not talentless. But I don't think she earned her spot and she still has so much to work on to be a Korean idol and for me it makes no sense as to why the company made her the leader. But either way I'm not going to convince you and vice versa so lets just drop the subject.

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    Laylay_99 28 days ago

    LES GO RANIA LES GO ALEEEEEEEXXXXX!!!! SLAY QUEEN!

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    kkrazy 28 days ago

    So weird, a year ago I thought Demonstrate was like such a bad ass song and Ioved it and thought only good things for Rania and then all of a sudden...  I'm very curious about this group.  At the end of the day, Rania hasn't resembled their debut for many years now.

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    Devis128 28 days ago

    I'm paying attention because it's RaNia, but without any of the original members, I'm bored as hell.

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