HomeAsian AmericansK-Pop singer Park Boram found dead at 30, cause unknown

K-Pop singer Park Boram found dead at 30, cause unknown

K-pop singer Park Boram, who amassed a fan base after competing in the singing competition Super Star K2, died Tuesday at the age of 30. The cause of death is currently under investigation.

On Tuesday, Boram was reported visiting a private gathering with some of her friends. That night, her friends found her unconscious in the bathroom, and was taken to a nearby hospital, where she passed away, American Songwriter reported. 

“We are here to share sorrowful and heartbreaking news,” read a statement from Boram’s agency, Xanadu Entertainment, American Songwriter reported. “All of the artists and executives at Xanadu Entertainment are deeply mourning the deceased with great sadness. It is even more heartbreaking that we have to tell you this sudden news to all of the fans who support Park Bo Ram. The funeral will be held after consulting with the bereaved’s family. Once again, we send our deepest condolences to the deceased so she may rest in peace.”

Boram first appeared on Mnet’s Super Star K2 in 2010, where she won eighth place, Variety reported. After the competition, she released her debut single Beautiful, which reached the second spot on Korea’s Circle Digital Chart in 2014. 

In the following year, Boram released her first EP titled Celepretty, which also ranked in the top 10 tracks of the year. In 2017, she released her second EP Orange Moon along with several singles, featuring artists such as Eric Nam and Park Kyung, according to Variety.

This past February, she collaborated with the winner of Super Star K2, Huh Gak, for their duet titled I Hope. In April, she released her single I Miss You, Billboard reported.

Boram, Billboard reported, was working on a new album to celebrate her 10th anniversary as a recording musician which would take place this summer. 

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