Senegalese Singer to Debut in New K-Pop Group Black Swan

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K-pop fans are buzzing over a Senegalese singer set to debut as one of the members of the new girl group Black Swan.

About the group: Black Swan, also known as B.S., which is a rebranded version of RaNia, was first unveiled in July with its five members Hyeme (Kim Hye Mi), Youngheun (Go Young Heun), Leia (Ayumi Larissa), Judy (Kim Da Hye) and Fatou (Fatou Samba). 


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  • Black Swan is under the management of DR Entertainment and is currently filming their first music video together as a group.
  • After months of delay due to COVID-19, the group is scheduled to make its debut this month. 
  • Three members, Hyeme, Youngheun, and Judy are Korean. Leia is Brazilian-Japanese and Fatou is Senegalese.

About Fatou: Fatou attracted a lot of social media attention since the group was introduced in July. 


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  • Fatou was born on March 23, 1995, in Yoff, Senegal, KProfiles revealed. 
  • She lived in Belgium before moving to Korea. 
  • Fatou was a model under Cineline Entertainment before becoming a K-pop trainee.
  • The 25-year-old singer can speak five languages: English, French, German, Dutch and Korean.


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  • According to Allkpop, fans have been praising the artist for her good looks and charm.
  • Some comments on social media noted how she can even launch as a solo artist.
  • Fatou has been engaging with her fans on Instagram.
  • In preparation for the group’s upcoming launch, she posted a handwritten letter to her fans.

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