On December 31, singer, rapper, producer and businessman Jay Park announced his decision to step down as CEO of two music labels he runs, AOMG and H1GHR Music. Jay Park, in a letter shared on his personal Instagram account, said that after much thought on his part, he had decided to resign and would continue as a consultant to both labels.
Jay Park co-founded AOMG separately in 2013, then co-founded another music label, H1GHER Music, with producer Cha Sa Malone in 2017. He thanked the staff and team behind the growth and success of AOMG and H1GHR music. He expressed his deep gratitude to the fans of the artists under the labels and asked for their continued support in the years to come.
“After taking a lot of time to think and organize my emotions, I decided to step down as CEO of AOMG and H1GHR Music. I know this will shock many people, but I will be a consultant to both labels and we will continue to be family and team. Trust me, I would like to thank all the fans who have supported me in all my endeavors, and hope that you will continue to support Aomg, H1ghr Music and everything we do for me over the years. Like all the artists and staff of AOMG and H1ghr Music, I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude for handing over your future to these two labels that I have established, and it is truly an honor to be able to put this together and continue to write the story side by side. . I did not take it casually for even a second and it will always be close and loving to my heart. I am not perfect, but I have always done what I can and will continue to do what I can. I love all of you. Thanks and Happy New Year. “
Leihi, Gray, Yukiom from GOT7, Simon Dominic, Cote Kunst and many more are running AOMG. Meanwhile, H1GHR Music has an impressive list of artists, including GroovyRoom, GOT7’s JAY B, JMIN and pH-1. Both labels and their artists are instrumental in laying a solid foundation for hip-hop and RnB styles in the Korean music industry.