Singer and CEO of JYP Leisure, Park Jin Younger (also referred to as JYP or J.Y. Park), shared behind-the-scenes tales about producing his oldest lady group venture.
On November 20, J.Y. Park appeared as a visitor on the MBC FM4U‘s radio present Kim Shin Younger’s Midday Track of Hope, the place singer Sunmi was internet hosting because the particular DJ.
He talked about his expertise producing the KBS present Golden Ladies, a woman group formation venture consisting of 4 of Korea’s high vocalists: Insooni, Park Mi Kyung, Shin Hyo Beom, and Lee Eun Mi.
When requested concerning the inspiration for bringing collectively the Golden Ladies members, J.Y. Park shared an anecdote about listening to Park Mi Kyung singing within the automotive.
Musically, I wished to listen to these vocalists from the Nineteen Eighties sing. Each night time, I hearken to Nineteen Eighties music within the bathe. As Sunmi is aware of, I all the time play Nineteen Eighties music all over the place I’m going, even once I eat or have a cocktail… Anyway, my thirst was rising, and I had a meal with Park Mi Kyung. Whereas dropping her off at house, I performed Nineteen Eighties music, and Park Mi Kyung instantly began singing alongside quietly… I assumed, ‘That is it!’ I went house and considered what it will be like to listen to 4 highly effective voices like hers mixed.
— J.Y. Park
Nevertheless, his dream of mixing 4 of Korea’s diva vocalists to type a woman group didn’t occur as simply as he thought. Individuals didn’t consider that the venture would do nicely—in truth, one of many members, Shin Hyo Beom, additionally exclaimed that his thought was “loopy” upon first listening to his provide.
JYP Already Dealing with Difficulties With His Newest Lady Group Venture
Subsequently, within the early phases of Golden Ladies, the venture nearly collapsed after simply two episodes resulting from difficulties in securing investments.
I can share this now that the present is doing nicely, however at first, KBS authorised the venture however we would have liked an outsourcing manufacturing funding. No one invested as a result of they didn’t assume it will do nicely. So we nearly shut the factor down after filming two episodes.
— J.Y. Park
Ultimately, the present managed to safe funding and the present was in a position to proceed filming. Now, Golden Ladies is successful present, with clips of Insooni singing a jazz model of NewJeans‘ “Hype Boy” and Shin Hyo Beom singing her rendition of TWICE‘s “Really feel Particular” going viral.
The members of Golden Ladies have additionally collaborated with numerous Okay-Pop singers, equivalent to Park Mi Kyung singing with ZEROBASEONE‘s Kim Taerae.
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Regardless of Golden Ladies having bother getting investments at first, it’s at the moment ranked first in Thursday general commercials. J.Y. Park jokingly said that if folks don’t have something to look at now that My Dearest, a Okay-Drama that aired in the identical time slot as his present, was over, they need to go and watch Golden Ladies.
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