By JONATHAN HICAP, Manila Bulletin
K-pop rapper Jay Park will embark on his first European tour in September.
The tour will be held in the last week of September and will kick off in London, United Kingdom. This will be followed by concerts in Amsterdam in The Netherlands and in Germany.
"Yes, I'm going to be in Europe in September," Jay Park confirmed in a video that he posted on his official Facebook page.
|Jay Park (Photos by www.newsen.com)|
He recently released his EP "I Like 2 Party," which contains four tracks: "I Like 2 Party," "Hot," "Secret" and "Let's Make Up."
The album debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's World Albums chart.
"Big thanks to everyone who supports my music and me as an artist!!" he tweeted upon learning that his album clinched the top position on the chart.
"I Like 2 Party" was used as a song in the Korean release of Will Smith's "After Earth" movie.
Upon its release last July 10, the album reached No. 1 on iTunes R&B/Sould Album Charts in the Philippines, Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia.
It was also in the Top 10 positions in the US, Taiwan, Australia, Canada, Japan, Germany, France, The Netherlands and Italy.
The song "I Like 2 Party" was produced by Filipino-American musician Cha Cha Malone.
This is Jay Park's fourth EP since 2010.
Jay Park is also featured in Kim Hyun Joong's new album "Round 3." The rapper wrote the rap lyrics in the song "Unbreakable" and is also featured in the track.
On Facebook, he also announced his upcoming activities.
Jay Park and DJ Doc will headline the "I Love Beach" party concert on July 26 and 27 at Haeundae Beach in Busan, South Korea.
On Aug. 16, he will be in Beijing, China.
Besides singing, Jay Park is a regular cast member of "Saturday Night Live Korea."
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