Jay Park Discusses AOMG Deal with CJ E&M
Paul Lee, Jan. 6, 2016, 10:42 a.m.
Jay Park has commented on some of the recent news about CJ E&M acquiring his agency, AOMG! Jay released a statement on his SNS stating, "Nothing change's, only bigger and better things. still gonna be doin' shit 'OUR' way," informing his fans that they will still be seeing the same style and flavor from AOMG, but in a bigger way.
Jay Park and Simon D are the co-CEO’s of AOMG, which has signed artists like GRAY, LOCO, ELO, DJ Pumpkin, DJ Wegun, Hoody, and Ugly Duck. AOMG will be continuing to operate in the same fashion as before, and the distribution and marketing aspects will be handled by CJ E&M.
Jay Park (Korean name: Park Jae-beom; born April 25, 1987) is a Korean-American singer, dancer, rapper, music producer, songwriter, model, choreographer, entrepreneur, and actor. He is a member of the Seattle-based b-boy crew, Art of Movement (AOM). As Park grew up as a b-boy and dancer, he has become known for these skills, as well as his charismatic performances and stage presence. Park was described as a "born entertainer" by legendary Korean pop singer Patti Kim, and The New York Times quoted the president of digital music distributor DFSB Kollective describing Park as "not just an artist, but also his own PR agent, fan club president, and TV network." Park also branched out into entrepreneurship, where he became the founder and co-CEO of AOMG, a Korean independent record label specializing in hip hop.