jyp invades nyc

Here's a recent Village Voice article on South Korean pop mogul Jin Young Park, whose company JYP Entertainment recently branched out and set up shop in New York: Seoul Train. Park purchased a $4 million townhouse and turned the place into a dorm/recording studio, complete with party space below. He's like the Korean Berry Gordy, building his own Motown-like empire. You may not have heard of him here in America, but he's kind of a big deal, and the stateside launch is apparently big news in Korea. This is the guy who brought the world Rain. Yes, that Rain. But earlier this month, Rain opted to leave JYP after his five-year contract expired, and now Park is looking for his next big thing...

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