Park Jae-beom, better known as Jay Park, is a Korean-American rapper, singer, dancer and entrepreneur. Jay Park was born and raised in Seattle, USA. After winning a local audition hold by JYP Entertainment, Jay Park was brought as a Trainee to South Korea. In 2008, Jay Park debuted as the leader of the kpop boygroup 2PM with the song 10 Out of 10. A year later, after a scandal caused by a series of comments criticizing Korea found on Jay Park’s Myspace account, Jay left the group and returned to Seattle. After signing with HidusSQ, he started his career as a solo artist. Jay Park is also founder of the independent hip hop record labels AOMG and H1ghr Music.