The cat is ultimately out of the bag: JAY B has formally signed with Jay Park’s H1GHR Songs soon after leaving JYP Enjoyment in January.

Next a slew of teasers and just after a month of rumors and speculation, JAY B (whose authentic title is Lim Jaebeom) was introduced as the label’s new artist on Might 11 and he will be releasing his to start with single underneath H1GHR Music this Friday, May possibly 14. 

“As I am setting up as a solo artist, I wished to be cost-free in the musical spectrum. So I experienced to shell out a large amount of time wondering of what sort of tunes I ought to pursue and other elements outside of the new music,” JAY B explained in a statement shared via email about his determination to be part of the label, where by he also exposed it was Jay Park who approached him very first. “I enjoy that Jay Park 1st contacted me and reliable me throughout. I at last determined to join H1GHR Tunes with the religion that I could execute my ambitions right here, getting an artist who puts out a variety of results based mostly on my former audio profession. I am genuinely psyched to get started as a solo artist here at H1GHR New music.”

Launched by Jay Park and producer Cha Cha Malone in 2017, H1GHR MUSIC’s purpose is “to bridge the gap” amongst the U.S. and South Korea. However also centered around hip-hop and R&B, which is what sets it apart from Park’s previously released label AOMG, residence to names like Loco, Grey, Simon Dominic, and extra recently, JAY B’s fellow Obtained7 member Yugyeom

H1GHR MUSIC’s present roster incorporates artists and producers the likes of pH-1, Sik-K, Woogie, HAON, and Significant Naughty in its Seoul branch. Aside from particular person tasks, H1GHR Audio has also put out roster-huge initiatives. In 2020, they introduced a two-section label compilation album titled The New Chapter, which involves the 14-track EPs Pink Tape and Blue Tape.

Enjoy the H1GHR Audio roster respond to JAY B’s signing down below:

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