Jay Park | Profile

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Jay Park in Melbourne, September 2012
Background information
Birth name Jay Park
Park Jaebeom (박재범)
Also known as The Fresh Prince of Seoul
Born April 25, 1987 (age 26)
Edmonds, Washington, United States
Genres Hip hop, R&B, Soul, Pop, Rap, Dance, K-pop
Occupations Singer, dancer, rapper, b-boy, music producer, songwriter, model, choreographer, and actor
Years active 2008–present
Labels JYP Entertainment (2008–2010)
SidusHQ (2010–present)
AOMG (2013–present)
Associated acts Art of Movement (AOM), Cha Cha Malone, Korean Assassins, Prepix, Project Prepix Asia (PPA), Dok2, The Quiett, Dumbfoundead, SoReal Cru, G.NA
Website jaypark.com

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Jay Park’s signature

Profile

English Name: Jay Park
Korean Name: Park Jaebeom
Stage Name: Jay/Jay Park
Nickname: The Fresh Prince of Seoul
Birthday: April 25, 1987
Height: 174 cm
Weight: 60 kg
Blood Type: A
Hobbies: Basketball, listening music
Favorite Musicians: Eminem, Usher, Musiq Soulchild, Drake, Method Man
Religion: Christianity
Instagram: @jparkitrighthere

Discography

Korean discography

Studio albums
  • New Breed (2012)
  • TBA (2013)[218]
Extended plays
  • Count on Me (Nothin’ on You) (Korean: 믿어줄래) (2010)
  • Take a Deeper Look (2011)
  • New Breed Part 1 (2011)
  • I Like 2 Party (2013)
Singles
  • “Bestie” (2010)
  • “Girlfriend” (2011)
  • “Joah” (2013)
Maxi-singles
  • “Take HD Special Maxi Album” (2012)
English discography

Singles
  • “Bestie” (2010)
  • “Speechless” (with Cha Cha Malone) (2010)
  • “Demon” (2011)
Mixtapes
  • Fresh A!r: Breathe !t (2012)

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Albums

Studio albums

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
New Breed
  • Language: Korean
  • Released: February 7, 2012
  • Labels: SidusHQ, Universal Music
  • Format: CD, digital download
1
  • KOR: 90,481+

Extended plays

Title Album details Notes
Count on Me (Korean: 믿어줄래)
  • Language: Korean, English
  • Released: July 13, 2010
  • Labels: Vitamin Entertainment, Warner Music Korea
  • Format: CD, digital download
  • The first EP released by Jay Park after his rendition of B.o.B’s hit song “Nothin’ on You” on Youtube
Take a Deeper Look
  • Language: Korean
  • Released: April 27, 2011
  • Labels: SidusHQ, Yedang Company
  • Format: CD, digital download
  • First mini-album of his solo career
New Breed Part 1
  • Language: Korean
  • Released: December 28, 2011
  • Labels: SidusHQ, Universal Music
  • Format: digital download
  • First part of his Korean album New Breed

Mixtapes

Title Album details Notes
Fresh A!r: Breathe !t
  • Language: English
  • Released: May 16, 2012
  • Format: Digital download
  • Released in preparation for his 2012 Verizon APAHM US Tour

Singles

Title Language Year Peak positions Album
KOR
Gaon
KOR
Billboard
“Count on Me (Nothin’ on You)”
(Korean: 믿어줄래)(Full Melody Korean Version)
Korean 2010 2 Count on Me (Korean: 믿어줄래) (EP)
“Bestie” (Korean: 베스티) 21 Take a Deeper Look (EP)
“Abandoned” (featuring Dok2) 2011 6
“Tonight” (Korean: 오늘밤) (featuring Kang Min Kyung Of Davichi) 22
“Demon” English 14 20 Non-album release
“Girlfriend” Korean 28 23 New Breed
“Star” (Korean: 별) 17 11
“Know Your Name” (featuring Dok2) 2012 14 9
“Joah” 2013 17 “Joah” (Digital single)

Digital singles

Title Language Year Album
“Bestie” Korean, English 2010 Take a Deeper Look (EP)
“Speechless” (with Cha Cha Malone) English Non-album release
“Demon” English 2011 Non-album release
“Girlfriend” Korean New Breed
“Take HD Special Maxi Album” Korean 2012 New Breed (Deluxe Edition)
“Appetizer” English 2013 Non-album release
“Joah” Korean “Joah” (Digital single)

Promotional singles

Title Language Year Company
“커피를 마시며” (“While Drinking Coffee”) Korean 2011 Caffe Bene
“Manifesto Anthem” (with 권리세) dENiZEN
“I Like It” 2012 Korean Food Foundation

Other charted songs

Title Language Year Peak positions Album
KOR
“Count on Me (Nothin’ on You)” (Full Melody English Version) English 2010 33 Count on Me (Korean: 믿어줄래) (EP)
“Bestie (Remix)” (Korean: 베스티) Korean 73 Bestie (Digital Single)
“Speechless” (with Cha Cha Malone) English 74
“I Can’t Be Without You” (Korean: 너 없이 안돼) Korean 2011 45 Take a Deeper Look (EP)
“Touch the Sky” (featuring The Quiett) 41
“Level 1000” (featuring Dok2) 46

As featured artist

Title Release Date Album
“正(정)”
(Ye-eun (Wonder Girls) featuring Jay Park & Shorty Jang-goon)
July 7, 2007 한성별곡 OST (Conspiracy in the Court OST)
“To Luv …”
(V.O.S featuring Jay Park)
May 27, 2009 Routine Free (EP)
“Clouds”
(Dumbfoundead featuring Jay Park & Clara C)
April 23, 2010 Clouds (Digital Single)
“Nothin’ on You”
(B.o.B featuring Jay Park)
June 15, 2010 B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray (South Korea Edition)
“Doin’ Good (Remix)
(Dok2 & Rado featuring Jay Park)
July 29, 2010 It’s We (EP)
“울고 싶단 말야”
I Want To Cry (Brave Brothers and Jay Park)
September 3, 2010 The Classic
“Catch Me If You Can (Remix)
(Decipher featuring J.Reyez, Dumbfoundead, Flowsik, Chan, Johnnyphlo, Jay Park, Ailee)
December 22, 2010 Catch Me If You Can (Remix) (Digital Single)
“I’m Ready”
(Decipher featuring Dumbfoundead & Jay Park)
January 5, 2011 The Effect
“힙합” (Anthem version)
Hip-Hop (Anthem version) (Dok2 & Double K featuring Beenzino, B-Free, Bizzy, Jay Park,
Paloalto, Swings, The Quiett & Yankie)
January 25, 2011 Flow 2 Flow (EP)
“Maybe One Day”
(J.Reyez featuring Jay Park)
January 29, 2011 Maybe One Day (Digital Single)
“I’ll Be There”
(Swings featuring Jay Park)
April 8, 2011 I’ll Be There (Digital Single)
“My Love”
(Dok2 featuring Jay Park)
April 19, 2011 Hustle Real Hard
“Single Life”
(Cha Cha Malone featuring Jay Park)
September 16, 2011 Single Life (Digital Single)
“Summer Dream”
(Jay Park, Ji Hyun Woo, Jang Seo Won, Kim Randy)
September 29, 2011 Mr Idol OST
“Mr. Lonely Part 1”
(The Quiett featuring Jay Park)
November 23, 2011 Stormy Friday (EP)
“Can’t Stop”
(Brian Joo featuring Jay Park & Beenzino)
January 26, 2012 ReBorn Part 1 (EP)
“Can’t Stop” (English version)
(Brian Joo featuring Jay Park & Dumbfoundead)
“처음 있는 일”
Then I Saw You (Korean Version)(Prepix featuring Jay Park)
March 8, 2012 Look To Listen (EP)
“Then I Saw You”
(Prepix featuring Jay Park)
“Green Light”
(G.NA featuring Jay Park)
May 22, 2012 Bloom (EP)
“Driver”
(Younha featuring Jay Park)
July 3, 2012 Supersonic
“XX걸”
XX Girl (EZIS featuring Jay Park)
July 23, 2012 Invincible (EP)
“Green Light” (English version)
(G.NA featuring Jay Park)
September 21, 2012 Oui (EP)
“Congratulations”
축하해 (Primary featuring Dynamic Duo and Jay Park)
October 31, 2012 Primary And The Messengers LP
“If You Love Me”
(NS Yoon-G featuring Jay Park)
November 1, 2012 If You Love Me (Single)
“Doin’ Great”
(Dok2 featuring Jay Park)
January 11, 2013 South Korean Rapstar Mixtape (Mixtape)
“Gettin’ Rich”
(The Quiett featuring Jay Park and Dok2)
February 14, 2013 Ambitiqn (Mixtape)
“Around the World”
(Mizz Nina featuring Jay Park)
February 25, 2013 Around the World (Single)
“Zonin'”
(Phe featuring Jay Park)
April 22, 2013 December’s Bachelor (EP)
“Unbreakable”
(Kim Hyun-joong featuring Jay Park)
July 18, 2013 Round 3 (EP)
“Audition”
(Gaia featuring Jay Park)
November 1, 2013 Audition (Digital Single)

Soundtrack appearances

Year Title Song
2007 SBS Conspiracy in the Court

  • Released: July 9, 2007
Track 4. “正(정)” (“Jeong”) – 03:20
2011 Hype Nation 3D “Demon” – 03:06
Mr. Idol Track 2. “Summer Dream” (Mr. Children) – 03:54
2012 SBS Rooftop Prince

  • Released: April 19, 2012
Track 3. “해피엔딩” (“Happy Ending”) – 03:16

As a songwriter/producer/composer

Year Song Artist(s) Album
2012 “Can’t Stop” Brian Joo ReBorn Part 1 (EP)
“Can’t Stop” (English Version)
“처음 있는 일” Prepix Look To Listen (EP)
“Then I Saw You”
“4U (For You)” U-KISS DoraDora (EP)
“Polaris” Tiny-G TBA
“Green Light” G.NA Bloom (EP)
“Green Light” (English Version) Oui (EP)
“Driver” Younha Supersonic
“If You Love Me” NS Yoon-G If You Love Me (Single)
2013 “Around The World” Mizz Nina Around The World (Single)
“Audition” Gaia Audition (Single)

Music videos

Year Song title Album Released
2010 “Count on Me (Nothin’ on You)” (Korean: 믿어줄래)(Full Melody Korean Version) Count on Me (Korean: 믿어줄래)(EP) July 13
2011 “Abandoned” (feat. Dok2) Take a Deeper Look (EP) April 26
“Abandoned” (Dance Version) (feat. Dok2) May 7
“Tonight” (Korean: 오늘밤) (feat. Kang Min Kyung Of Davichi) May 10
“Level 1000” (feat. Dok2) May 13
“Demon” Non-album release September 5
“Girlfriend” New Breed November 3
“Star” (Korean: 별) December 26
2012 “Know Your Name” (feat. Dok2) February 6
“Know Your Name” (Acoustic Version Blue) New Breed (Deluxe Edition)
“You Know How We Do” (feat. Dumbfoundead) Fresh Air: Breathe It (Mixtape) May 23
“New Breed” (Intro) New Breed August 12
2013 “Appetizer” February 14
“1Hunnit” (사실이야) “Joah” (Digital single) April 5
“Joah” (좋아) April 10
“Welcome” April 25
“I Like 2 Party” I Like 2 Party (EP) July 10
“Trill” (feat. Dok2) Trill (Free download) October 8

Filmography

Notable appearances
  • Word of the Day – Bromance (2010) – A short skit alongside Ryan Higa and Philip Wang.
  • Dramatic (2011) – First episode aired.
  • Mr. Idol (Mr. 아이돌) (2011)
  • TvN Taxi (2011, 2013)
  • Immortal Song 2 (2011, 2012, 2013) – A regular cast member for parts of 2011, 2012 and 2013.
  • Music & Lyrics (2012) – Alongside actress Lee Si-young.
  • Come to Play (2012) – A fixed panel member for the ‘Trueman Show’ corner of the show.
  • Saturday Night Live Korea (2012, 2013–) – Hosted the highest rated episode of Season 3 in 2012, and rejoined as a permanent cast member in 2013.

Tours and concerts

Headlining

  • New Breed Live in Seoul (2012)
  • APAHM Tour (2012)
  • MTV World Stage Live in Malaysia (2012)
  • New Breed Asia Tour (2012)
  • Australia Tour (2012)
  • Jay Park First European Tour (2013)

Supporting

  • Ne-Yo Live in Seoul (2011)

Awards and nominations

Mnet Asian Music Awards

Year Nominated work Award Result
2011 “Abandoned” Best Dance Performance – Solo Nominated
Song of the Year Nominated

Golden Disk Awards

Year Nominated work Award Result
2012 Take a Deeper Look Disk Bonsang (Record of the Year) Won
2013 New Breed Disk Album Award Nominated
Jay Park Popularity Award Nominated

Korean Music Awards

Year Nominated work Award Result
2013 New Breed Best R&B & Soul Album Nominated
Jay Park Musician of the Year Won

Other Awards

Year Awards Category Result Notes
2010 Naver Most Popular Search Male Solo Won
2011 Mashable Awards Best Web Video Won For his cover of “Nothin’ on You” YouTube video
Must Follow Personality 1st Runner-up
Shorty Awards Connecting People Award Finalist Received the most votes, joint venture with Nokia.
Best Celebrity on Twitter Finalist
O Music Awards Must Follow Artist on Twitter Nominated
2012 Asia Model Awards Popular Artist Award Won

Music Shows

Year Date Song Music Program
2011 May 6 “Abandoned” KBS Music Bank
May 13
2012 February 24 “Know Your Name”

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