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2NE1 (usually pronounced "twenty-one" or "to anyone" , Korean: 투애니원) is a Girl Group from South Korea. They debuted in 2009 and obtained instant success, due in part to the fact that their style and lyrics gave the quartet an edge unheard of in the vast Korean girl group scene. As of 2011, they have released 2 mini albums in Korean, 1 mini album in Japanese and 1 full album in Korean, becoming incredibly popular at home and impressing Black Eyed Peas' Will.i.am, with whom they're recording an album in English for their debut in the States.

Members:

  • CL, born Lee Chae Rin, The Leader of the group (Type II/Type IV), and the main rapper. Usually wears Cool Shades.
  • Minzy, born Gong MinJi. At 17, she's the youngest member of the group, but has the deepest voice and is a main singer and rapper.
  • Dara, born Park Sandara. She sings and is the director of communications for the group. She's also the oldest member.
  • Bom, born Park Bom, the main singer. Bom is known for her voice and her affinity for mini dresses.
Discography:
  • 2NE1 1st Mini Album (2009)
  • To Anyone (2010)
  • 2NE1 2nd Mini Album (2011)
  • NOLZA! (2011) (Japanese version of their 2nd Mini Album)

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