Jay Park (Korean name: Park Jae-beom (Hangul: 박재범; Hanja: 朴載範); born April 25, 1987) is a Korean American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, model, dancer, choreographer, entrepreneur, actor and a member of the Seattle-based b-boy crew, Art of Movement (AOM), and founder and CEO of the independent hip hop record label AOMG and his new global label H1ghr Music. He also signed with the record label Roc Nation, becoming the first Asian American to do so. Park started as a b-boy and dancer, known for his charismatic performances and stage presence. Park was described as a "born entertainer" by 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."
In February 2012, Jay Park released his first full-length album, New Breed, quickly topping charts in South Korea and internationally, and went multi-platinum in less than a week. Park also released an English mixtape, Fresh Air: Breathe It, which became the first mixtape by an Asian artist to have gold status by surpassing 100,000 downloads on DatPiff. Following the release of New Breed in 2012, Park successfully held his first solo concert in Seoul, as well as embarking on tours around Asia and Australia. Park headlined the Verizon APAHM Tour in the United States, and was the closing act at MTV World Stage Live in Malaysia 2012. Also in 2012, Park returned to KBS' Immortal Songs 2, became a fixed panel member on MBC's Come to Play, and hosted tvN's Saturday Night Live Korea. Park became a permanent cast member of Saturday Night Live Korea in early 2013. In 2014, Jay Park performed 2014 South by Southwest (SXSW) as a Korean representative pop singer. Jay Park released his album Worldwide in November 2015.
Park is signed to Roc Nation due to "his activities in the US." On July 27, 2017, it was announced that he will be the new judge, replacing Melanie C and Vanness Wu, on the second season of Asia's Got Talent alongside Anggun and David Foster. In 2017, Park also founded H1ghr Music with producer Cha Cha Malone. Currently, the label houses South Korean and American artist such as G-Soul, Groovyroom, Woogie, Sik-K, pH-1, Avatar Darko, Phe R.E.D.S, Raz Simon, and Jarv Dee.
On July 20, 2018, Park released the EP Ask Bout Me, which features seven tracks.