After School had their first performance alongside label mate Son Dam Bi in 2008 and their official debut occurred on January 2009 with the song AH. The group began a foray into the Japanese music scene in 2011 under Avex Trax with a remake of their Korean hits "Bang! Their debut in Japan was quite a success, as the group managed to enter the Oricon Weekly Chart at 7th.
The group became popular with the release of their hit single, 너 때문에 (Because of You), which attained No. After School went on to win various awards at the Billboard Japan Music Awards and the Seoul Music Awards. Park Kahi, After School's leader, had been as a back-up dancer for artists under both SM Entertainment and YG Entertainment, most notably for Bo A.
They are the first group to debut with a unique admissions and graduation concept in Korea, where members are added or withdrawn in a “natural” manner.
The band currently consists of 5 members: Raina, Nana, Lizzy, E-Young and Kaeun.
The world of K-pop is known for three things: killer choreo, catchy choruses, and flawless skin.
Consider Kahi (Park Ji-Young) a triple threat — because she's got all of 'em.
She took on the role of lead dancer and occasional rapper, favoring thigh-highs and plaid, apropos the group name.
But after "graduating" from After School in 2012 and launching her solo career with two mini albums (an eponymous release in 2011, and in 2013), Kahi ditched the youthful schoolgirl look for something, well, way more badass.
That is why I once said that I like Rain sunbaenim. I am also a woman [laughs].” Jungah Stage Name: Jungah Birth Name: Kim Jung Ah Position: Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Leader Date of birth: August 2, 1983 Date of Withdrawal: 2016 Height: 167 cm (5’6″) Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs) Blood Type: O Twitter:@AS_Jung Ah Jooyeon Stage Name: Jooyeon Birth Name: Lee Joo Yeon Position: Vocalist Date of birth: March 19, 1987 Date of Withdrawal: 2015 Height: 168 cm (5’6″) Weight: 45 kg (99 lbs) Blood Type: AB Twitter: @ASJu Pal Yoo So Young Name: Yoo So Young Position: Vocalist Date of Birth: March 29, 1986 Date of Withdrawal: October 29, 2009 Twitter: @ssosso_1004 Bekah Stage Name: Bekah Birth name: Rebecca Kim Position: Main Rapper, Supporting Vocalist Date of Birth: August 11, 1989 Height: 168 cm (5’6″) Weight: 52 kg (114 lbs) Blood Type: AB Date of Withdrawl: July 1, 2011 Twitter: @__BEKAH Kahi Stage Name: Kahi Birth Name: Park Ji Young Position: Leader, Lead Vocalist, Main Rapper, Main Dancer Date of birth: December 25, 1980 Height: 168 cm (5’6″) Weight: 50 kg (110 lbs) Blood Type: O Twitter: @misskahi Note: Please don’t copy-paste the content of this page to other sites/places on the web.
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The 35-year-old solo artist got her start as a backup dancer for Bo A (a.k.a.
the queen of Korean pop) before moving on to become the leader of girl group After School (billed at the time as the Pussycat Dolls of Korean pop).
After School Fandom Name: Play Girlz / Play Boyz After School Fan Color: I like a person that makes me smile whenever I am with them. 🙂 Make sure to read the comments below as they usually provide fun and useful facts, since we can’t possibly add all the additions in the actual post – Many thanks to all those who bring new info about After School in comments!