HeeSun Lee

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HeeSun Lee
Birth nameHee-Sun Lee
Also known asHeeSun Lee
Born (1983-06-04) June 4, 1983 (age 36)
Seoul, South Korea
GenresChristian hip hop, urban contemporary gospel
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
Years active2008–present
LabelsIn My City, Jahrock'n

Hee-Sun Lee (born June 4, 1983),[1][2] who goes by the stage name HeeSun Lee, is an American Christian hip hop musician.[3][4] Her first studio album released by Jahrock'n in 2008, Re:Defined..[1] She released, Stereotypes, in 2014, with In My City Records.[5] This was her Billboard chart breakthrough release.[6]

Early life[edit]

HeeSun Lee was born Hee-Sun Lee on June 4, 1983, in Seoul, South Korea, but was abandoned by both of her birth parents at four months old.[7] She was then adopted by Chinese-American immigrants, who brought her to live and reside in Staten Island, New York.

Music career[edit]

Her music career got started in 2008, with the release of Re:Defined. by Jahrock'n Productions.[1] She released her second album, Stereotypes, on January 21, 2014 with In My City Records.[5] This would be her Billboard chart breakthrough album on the Top Gospel Albums chart at No. 25.[6] The album was reviewed by Wade-O Radio where they called it "a great one", Jam the Hype receiving a 7.6 out of ten, and Reel-Gospel receiving a three out of five star rating.[8][9][10]


Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
Stereotypes[5] 25[6]
Beauty for Ashes


  1. ^ a b c d "HeeSun Lee : Re:Defined". NoiseTrade. Retrieved February 24, 2014.
  2. ^ "Not too shabby for 31 ... thank u to everyone for all of the bday wishes today! Turn up time!!!". HeeSun Lee. June 4, 2014. Retrieved February 24, 2015.
  3. ^ "HeeSun Lee Artist Profile". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved February 24, 2015.
  4. ^ "Heesun Lee Artist Profile". New Release Tuesday. Retrieved February 24, 2015.
  5. ^ a b c "Stereotypes by Heesun Lee". New Release Tuesday. January 21, 2014. Retrieved February 24, 2014.
  6. ^ a b c "Artist Index: February 8, 2014" (PDF). Billboard. February 8, 2014. Retrieved February 24, 2015.
  7. ^ "HeeSun Lee". In My City Records. Retrieved February 24, 2015.
  8. ^ McKay, Aubrey (January 30, 2014). "Album Review: HeeSun Lee – Stereotypes". Wade-O Radio. Retrieved March 5, 2015.
  9. ^ Lucy (January 27, 2014). "HeeSun Lee – Stereotypes". Jam the Hype. Retrieved March 5, 2015.
  10. ^ Robinson, Sam (February 14, 2014). "Album Review: HeeSun Lee – Stereotypes". Reel-Gospel. Retrieved March 5, 2015.