2NE1’s Dara has shared an interesting story behind her rap verses for their debut title track, “Fire.” On October 20th, Dara made her first appearance as host for jTBC’s Sugar Man together with Yoo Jae Suk and Yoo Hee Yeol. As the panel and its guests talked about rapping, Dara disclosed that she made her debut rapping for 2NE1, specifically for their debut track, “Fire.”
She also shared an interesting trick and revealed that, “I made my debut with a rap and I recorded ‘Fire’ by blocking my nose.” She further demonstrated her rap verse from and blocked her nose which drew interest from her fellow cast members and the audience.
The trick was further praised for its interesting sound effect before adding that they thought it was simply autotune at first.
After airing their pilot episodes, Sugar Man aired its first episode on jTBC as the program focused on making old hit tracks into newer 2015 version. Dara who appears on the program as one of her first hosting stints was also joined by B1A4’s Jinyoung and Baro and APink’s Namjoo and Bomi.