Big news for former 2PM leader Jay Park, AHH (AllHipHop.com) is reporting that Jay Park will work with record producer Teddy Riley for a new album. Not only that, Jay Park has completed tracks with the likes of T-Pain, Snoop Dogg, Daz Dilinger and Krayzie Bone. Check out the full scoop below.
Hip-Hop/R&B producer Teddy Riley has teamed up with Korean superstar singer/rapper Jay Park to produce his new untitled album.
Park shot to fame in South Korea as a member of the chart-topping group 2PM.
The American-born B-Boy split with the group amidst controversy in 2009, after making controversial statements about Korea on his MySpace page.
He eventually left the group, but resurfaced in Seattle as part of the Art of Movement B-Boy Crew and through a variety of covers on YouTube.com.
Park’s cover of B.O.B.’s “Nothing On You” has received a staggering 4 million views alone, since being released in March.
Since linking with Teddy Riley, Park has completed tracks with Snoop Dogg, Daz, T-Pain, Krayzie Bone and others.
Additionally, Park has been tapped to star in Hype Nation, a flick about breakdancers from the East and the West.
“I scooped this guy up right away because he is an incredible talent and everybody wants to work with him in the U.S.,” Hype Nation executive producer Jason Lee told AllHipHop.com.
Park will return to Korea this June, where 70% of Hype Nation will be filmed.
Teddy Riley is one of the greatest producers of all time and often credited as the creator of New Jack Swing. Mr. Riley is currently working with Amerie, Robin Thickeand Lady Gaga for their upcoming albums. Awesome news for Jay Park, this is very exciting! We’ll make sure to share some more news for you on this as we receive it.