While it’s normal for Korean celebrities to frequent Korean ‘W,’ 2NE1‘s CL was recently featured on the American issue of ‘W”!
She was listed as one of the ‘6 Un-Americal Idols’ by the fashion magazine, joining other names including Gaby Amarantos, Sirusho, Jelena Karleusa, Haifa Wehbe, and Googoosha.
‘W’ introduced her as,
“The front woman of 2NE1, the undisputed queens of the wildly popular Korean subgenre known as K-Pop, CL (aka Chaelin Lee) launched her solo career this summer with the single “The Baddest Female.” The lithe and spunky ballerina–meets–Fly Girl careers in and out of English and Korean, rapping and singing about gold chains, B-boys, and private planes. The accompanying video racked up around 1 million views on YouTube in less than 24 hours, but despite that success, CL vows not to ‘Beyoncé’ her bandmates to the curb, citing personal exploration as the impetus for stepping out on her own. Where have we heard that one before?”
Article by: Emily
Edited by: Ashleigh
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