HeeSun Lee wants to tell people who struggle with anxiety and panic attacks that it is okay to have this struggle, and that one should not be ashamed of it. The song shares a story of a girl struggling with anxiety and finishes with the individual not getting over it, rather accepting that it is part of her life.
"I'm just trying to change the world, one day at a time." Hip hop lyricist Heesun Lee sits down with MACG Productions to discuss how she uses her personal experiences in her songs to help set positive examples to all who hear her music.
Heesun’s had a busy couple of weekends. Performing at the K-town Night Market in Los Angeles, then back home to New York for KCON NY the next weekend is a lot of flying.
But a bit of travel doesn’t bother the NYC-based rapper much. Heesun is about to make waves in the mainstream music scene with her upcoming album, “Beauty For Ashes.”
There are songs on my album like "Plastic" and "Role Models" where I'm mimicking the female rappers out there, but I'm not doing it in a way where it's cursing them out. I'm letting people know that they are not role models, but in a nice way.
Stereotypes would have this young Korean woman doing manicures and pedicures in her local nail shop, or because she is a wife and mother have her at home doing dishes and reading 50 Shades of Grey, or even high on a corner somewhere turning tricks because she grew up not knowing her biological parents. But Heesun Lee is breaking all those stereotypes and