Jin And His Hong Kong Debut

Friday, August 15, 2008

While Jin's last effort ABC has been out for a while ('07), it's really just getting promoted in Hong Kong right now where Jin is making his HK debut, and down at the IBTimes they talk about his music, trying to crack into that market, and whether or not he's lost his edge:

But Universal faces the challenge of promoting a largely unknown rapper in a Hong Kong industry dominated by clean-cut pop idols and sappy ballads.

"In Hong Kong, he's starting from scratch," Ho said.

Jin, who is based in New York, has been in Hong Kong for the past two months promoting the album, also appearing on a radio show in which he competes in a freestyle rap competition with local competition.
Read the full article here.