박혜진 Park Hye Jin’s unique vocal sees her singing and rapping in English and her native Korean. In brighter tracks like opener Let’s Sing Let’s Dance and I Need You, her voice takes on a chanting quality amid warm keys and uttering birdsong. As the tracks go darker and the BPM quickens, her repetitive lyrics act like another percussive hook.
Before I Die closes on a softer note, with the muffled keys and hazy cloud rap production of I jus wanna be happy. It’s a simple request, but it resonates.