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|Birth name||Oh Hye-Rin|
|Born||May 7, 1989|
|Origin||Ulsan, South Korea|
|Occupations||Singer, dancer, model, rapper, lyricist, MC|
|Years active||2009– Present|
|Associated acts||After School
Oh Hye-Rin (born May 7, 1989), better known by her stage name Raina, is Main Vocalist, Dancer, and Rapper of her group After School (band). She is also the leader of After School sub-unit Orange Caramel. Raina debuted with the group in November 2009 following the release of the groups second single, Because of You.
Raina was a JYP Entertainment trainee before joining Pledis Entertainment. Before debut Raina was a barista at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, a Korean cafe. She also previously auditioned for Mnet’s Superstar K and was a student at the SM Academy. Raina is considered to be one of the best vocalists among other idol girl groups in South Korea.
Raina officially debuted with the group for the release of their second single, Because of You, which attained #1 on Gaon Chart and won the "triple crown" on SBS Inkigayo. She debuted with After School sub-unit Orange Caramel on June 18, 2010 on KBS Music Bank with the song "Magic Girl". She released her first solo single for the "My Shining Girl" OST in February 2012. Raina has written lyrics for Orange Caramel's "Still..." and "Standing in This Place". Raina also wrote the lyrics for After School's "Love Love Love" and "Timeless".
|2010||"Love Doesn’t Wait"||Magic Girl|
|2011||"Leaning against time "||Virgin|
Raina & Jungah
|2013||"Meteor and Piercing "||Orange Caramel|
|2013||"Crying While Putting Makeup On"
Raina & Jungah
|2012||"Self Luminous"||My Shining Girl OST|
|2012||"Even After Day"||Tasty Life OST|
|2011||"Even After A Day"
(Kang Jong Wook featuring Raina of After School)
|Even After A Day|
- Orange Caramel - "Standing Here" (2010)
- Orange Caramel - "Not Yet..." (2010)
- After School - "Love Love Love" (2010)
- After School - "Timeless" (2012)
- "Introducing After School’s new member, Raina". Allkpop.com. 2009-11-18. Retrieved 2012-07-31.
- "[Video] Orange Caramel debuts with "Magic Girl" on today Music Bank". Dkpopnews.net. 2010-06-18. Retrieved 2012-07-31.