Beni

There are more than one artist named Beni: 1. Beni, a DJ from Australia 2. BENI is a Japanese pop singer, currenly signed to the Universal Music Japan record label. She made her debut as a member of the defunct supergroup Bishoujo Club 31, and was the first member of the group to pursue a solo career while being an active member. ...show more

There are more than one artist named Beni: 1. Beni, a DJ from Australia 2. BENI is a Japanese pop singer, currenly signed to the Universal Music Japan record label. She made her debut as a member of the defunct supergroup Bishoujo Club 31, and was the first member of the group to pursue a solo career while being an active member.

In 2004, she debuted on the avex trax record label as Arashiro Beni (安良城紅). Her third single, "Here Alone" (the theme song to the dorama Kurokawa no Techou) became her most successful with the label, peaking at #14. In 2008, Arashiro moved from avex to her current label, changed her stage name to BENI and has seen a slight boost in popularity. Arashiro Beni comes from a multi-cultural background.

Her father is an American, while her mother is an Okinawan Japanese who lived in Miyakojima. Her parents were music lovers, who let her take dance and piano lessons from an early age. While Arashiro was born in Kanagawa, she lived out her childhood in California. When she was 12 she moved from California to Yokohama, and attended the American School in Japan. ...show less