Aespa‘s Karina is living the dream as a longtime fan of singer Lee Hi!
Karina often talks about Lee Hi’s music and recommends her releases to fans whenever she gets the chance. In October 2021, Karina said that Lee Hi was her current favorite singer!
Aespa’s Karina asked a fan during a video call “Who’s my most favorite singer these days?” and op said “Lee Hi” and got it right ❤️ Hicecream Karina ❤️ @leehi_hi #이하이 #LEEHI pic.twitter.com/7FaVGLJVd8
— Lee Hi Buzz (@leehibuzz) October 18, 2021
Karina has also spoken about how listening to Lee Hi’s music helps comfort her whenever she’s having a bad day.
Q: What song do you want to listen to when you want to get excited, and when you feel depressed?
Karina: When I want to get excited, I listen to “Love Affair” by UMI! When I’m depressed, I want to listen to Lee Hi’s songs. I like her songs “Savior” and “Only.”
She’s also done covers of Lee Hi’s songs on radio shows in the past, proving she’s a huge fan of her.
karina singing lee hi’s rose pic.twitter.com/CWLwE0MTeC
— ً (@aespapic) May 18, 2021
Karina recently did a cover of “Only” during a video call fansign event, a song that fans have often asked her to sing. This time, Lee Hi herself saw Karina’s cover and posted it on her own Instagram story praising her!
Omg Lee Hi post a video of Karina singing Only during fansign on her ig story and the caption is so cute😭
Caption: The princess is singing… pic.twitter.com/WRPzmX3V1Q
— sky (@ujiminphoria) November 14, 2021
According to fans online, Karina sent out messages about Lee Hi’s response to her cover, and couldn’t hide her disbelief!
Fans are super happy to see Karina get noticed by Lee Hi, and hopefully we can see the two interact more in the future and even work together! Check out the full clip of Karina covering “Only” below!
— 띠띠 (@iamaddiddi) October 21, 2021